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UofL FOOTBALL | Cards Hoping Dez Fitzpatrick Has Big 2018 Season

06/22/2018 12:03 PM

Louisville wide receiver Dez Fitzpatrick was a force to be reckoned with last year for the Cards. He made an appearance in all 13 games, hauling in 45 receptions for 699 receiving yards and nine touchdowns. His co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Lonnie Galloway says Fitzpatrick can be even better in 2018: UofL opens the 2018 season in Orlando, Fla. against Alabama on Sept. 1. Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Goodwin Continuing to Collect Offers from Colleges

06/21/2018 03:59 PM

Fourteen-year-old football player Kiyaunta Goodwin continues to make a big impression with college football, despite not having played a down high school football yet. Goodwin, who is getting ready for his first year of high school at Holy Cross (Louisville), recently received offers from programs like Alabama and Florida St. Previously, Goodwin had received multiple other offers, including from Louisville and Kentucky. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle caught up with Goodwin as he gets ready for his freshman year of high school football:  Read more 

NCAA BASKETBALL | In-State Kentucky Basketball Tournament?

06/21/2018 02:11 PM

The Crossroads Classic is a four-team basketball event each year for the state of Indiana that features four of the biggest programs in the state: Indiana, Purdue, Notre Dame and Butler. Would Kentucky ever start an event like that? “I think it’s great for all of us in-state people to play,” said Stansbury on Monday. WKU head coach Rick Stansbury says he hopes there could be some type of tournament that would allow various Kentucky programs play each other each year.  Read more 

NBA DRAFT | Previewing the 2018 NBA Draft

06/21/2018 01:35 PM

The 2018 NBA Draft takes place on Thursday night in Brooklyn, N.Y. Many mock drafts have Arizona center/forward DeAndre Ayton getting picked first overall by the Phoenix Suns. As always, there are plenty of Kentucky Wildcats hoping to be drafted. This year, those players are Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kevin Knox, Hamidou Diallo, Jarred Vanderbilt and Wenyen Gabriel. ESPN 680’s Jason Anderson joined Sports Night on Thursday to discuss when he expects to hear the UK players’ names called during the draft: Meanwhile, there are also... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Only USL Club Remaining in 2018 U.S. Open Cup

06/21/2018 12:10 PM

Louisville City FC will be playing with a sense of pride throughout the rest of the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as it is the lone remaining USL club alive in the tournament. The Boys in Purple beat Nashville SC 2-1 on Wednesday night to punch their ticket to the tournament’s quarterfinals. Next up for LouCity in the event is a road match at Chicago Fire, which is set for Wednesday, July 18 at 8:30 p.m. ET inside Toyota Park.... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Win Again in U.S. Open Cup

06/20/2018 10:34 PM

The magical run for Louisville City FC in the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup continues. The Boys in Purple beat Nashville SC 2-1 on Wednesday night in front of nearly 4,500 fans inside Lynn Stadium to advance to the quarterfinal round of the tournament. Paco Craig scored LouCity FC’s first goal of the match roughly halfway through the first half, before Paolo DelPiccolo put the Boys in Purple up 2-0 thanks to an early goal in the second half. After the... Read more 

NASCAR | Kentucky Speedway Preparing for NASCAR Weekend

06/20/2018 03:55 PM

The annual NASCAR weekend at Kentucky Speedway is getting closer and closer. It will take place in less than a month, from July 12-14 at the 1.5-mile oval in Sparta, Ky. The marquee event will be the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Quaker State 400, which will start at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, July 14. Martin Truex, Jr. is the defending race winner. Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger stopped by Sports Night on Wednesday. He spoke with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff... Read more 

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