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Louisville's first-ever football game as a member of the ACC was a successful one, as the Cards routed visiting Miami on Monday night.

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  • UK Cruises Past Puerto Rico in Bahamas Opener

    UK Cruises Past Puerto Rico in Bahamas Opener

    UK Cruises Past Puerto Rico in Bahamas Opener

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-11 04:06:42 GMT
    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Aaron Harrison scored 15 points, Alex Poythress and freshman Karl-Anthony Towns both added 10 and Kentucky opened its six-game exhibition tour of the Bahamas with a 74-49 rout of the Puerto Rico national team reserves on Sunday.Marcus Lee and freshman Devin Booker added nine points each for the Wildcats, who will face teams from France, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico over the next week. Kentucky was 29 of 60 from the field (48 percent) and outrebounded Puerto Ri...More >>
    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Aaron Harrison scored 15 points, Alex Poythress and freshman Karl-Anthony Towns both added 10 and Kentucky opened its six-game exhibition tour of the Bahamas with a 74-49 rout of the Puerto Rico national team reserves on Sunday.Marcus Lee and freshman Devin Booker added nine points each for the Wildcats, who will face teams from France, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico over the next week. Kentucky was 29 of 60 from the field (48 percent) and outrebounded Puerto Ri...More >>
  • McCoughtry's 28 Not Enough as Dream Fall to Liberty

    McCoughtry's 28 Not Enough as Dream Fall to Liberty

    Sunday, August 3 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-08-04 02:53:41 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) - Tina Charles had 30 points and 14 rebounds as the New York Liberty beat Atlanta 83-76 to spoil Dream coach Michael Cooper's early return to the sideline.Cooper missed Atlanta's past five games after being diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer, and had surgery July 24. Team officials at the time said that Cooper, 58, was expected to miss about two weeks.By winning eight of their past 12 games after a 4-11 start, the fourth-place Liberty (12-15) have pulled within five games o...More >>
    ATLANTA (AP) - Tina Charles had 30 points and 14 rebounds as the New York Liberty beat Atlanta 83-76 to spoil Dream coach Michael Cooper's early return to the sideline.Cooper missed Atlanta's past five games after being diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer, and had surgery July 24. Team officials at the time said that Cooper, 58, was expected to miss about two weeks.By winning eight of their past 12 games after a 4-11 start, the fourth-place Liberty (12-15) have pulled within five games o...More >>
  • Perry Wins Again Before PGA Championship

    Perry Wins Again Before PGA Championship

    Sunday, August 3 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-03 22:18:17 GMT
    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Kenny Perry scrambled for a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to beat hard-charging Bernhard Langer by a stroke in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship.Perry closed with a 7-under 65 for his second victory of the year and seventh overall on the 50-and-over tour. He finished at 23-under 193 at TPC Twin Cities.Langer, the Senior British Open winner last week by a tour-record 13 shots, shot 63. He overcame a four-shot deficit on the back nine and was tied with Perry going to th...More >>
    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Kenny Perry scrambled for a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to beat hard-charging Bernhard Langer by a stroke in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship.Perry closed with a 7-under 65 for his second victory of the year and seventh overall on the 50-and-over tour. He finished at 23-under 193 at TPC Twin Cities.Langer, the Senior British Open winner last week by a tour-record 13 shots, shot 63. He overcame a four-shot deficit on the back nine and was tied with Perry going to th...More >>
  • Moreno takes Whitney, Palace Malice off the board

    Moreno takes Whitney, Palace Malice off the board

    Saturday, August 2 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-08-03 02:43:05 GMT
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Moreno took the lead out of the gate and won the Grade 1 $1.5 million Whitney by 1 1/4 lengths Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Eric Guillot for owner Southern Equine Stables, the 4-year-old son of Ghostzapper ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.05 and paid $22, $9 and $6.60 as the fourth betting choice in the field of nine older horses. Itsmyluckyday returned $7.90 and $4.60, and late-running Will Take Charg paid $4.60 to show. Palace Malice, the 3-5 favorite wh...More >>
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Moreno took the lead out of the gate and won the Grade 1 $1.5 million Whitney by 1 1/4 lengths Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Eric Guillot for owner Southern Equine Stables, the 4-year-old son of Ghostzapper ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.05 and paid $22, $9 and $6.60 as the fourth betting choice in the field of nine older horses. Itsmyluckyday returned $7.90 and $4.60, and late-running Will Take Charg paid $4.60 to show. Palace Malice, the 3-5 favorite wh...More >>
  • Marlins nip Reds

    Marlins nip Reds

    Saturday, August 2 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-03 02:39:26 GMT
    MIAMI (AP) - Christian Yelich's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night. The Marlins snapped a three-game losing streak overall and a seven-game skid to the Reds. Jeff Mathis, who was the center of Thursday's controversy at the plate, doubled to left to lead off the 10th off Sam LeCure (1-3), advanced to third on a sacrifice bunt by Reed Johnson, and scored on the base hit to center by Yelich. The Marlins...More >>
    MIAMI (AP) - Christian Yelich's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night. The Marlins snapped a three-game losing streak overall and a seven-game skid to the Reds. Jeff Mathis, who was the center of Thursday's controversy at the plate, doubled to left to lead off the 10th off Sam LeCure (1-3), advanced to third on a sacrifice bunt by Reed Johnson, and scored on the base hit to center by Yelich. The Marlins...More >>
  • Garcia leads McIlroy at Bridgestone

    Garcia leads McIlroy at Bridgestone

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:50:49 GMT
    AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Sergio Garcia has posted a 3-under 67 and leads the Bridgestone Invitational by three shots after three rounds. He ended his streak of 37 holes without a bogey on the 14th hole. Garcia and other had to wait out a delay due to storms before finishing up. Rory McIlroy gained some ground on the leader by finishing his 66 with consecutive birdies that put the British Open champ alone in second place. First round-leader Marc Leishman shot a 68 and trail by five shots. Tiger Wood...More >>
    AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Sergio Garcia has posted a 3-under 67 and leads the Bridgestone Invitational by three shots after three rounds. He ended his streak of 37 holes without a bogey on the 14th hole. Garcia and other had to wait out a delay due to storms before finishing up. Rory McIlroy gained some ground on the leader by finishing his 66 with consecutive birdies that put the British Open champ alone in second place. First round-leader Marc Leishman shot a 68 and trail by five shots. Tiger Wood...More >>
  • Pacers star Paul George suffers gruesome leg injury

    Pacers star Paul George suffers gruesome leg injury

    Saturday, August 2 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-08-03 00:59:43 GMT
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Doctors say Paul George's biggest battle is yet to come, and it may take a year or more before he returns to the Pacers lineup. One day after the two-time All-Star suffered a gruesome open tibia-fibula fracture on his right leg during a USA Basketball intrasquad scrimmage in Las Vegas, the questions began in earnest about George's recovery - and whether he'd ever regain the form that made him one of the NBA's most complete players. The 24-year-old George said he was restin...More >>
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Doctors say Paul George's biggest battle is yet to come, and it may take a year or more before he returns to the Pacers lineup. One day after the two-time All-Star suffered a gruesome open tibia-fibula fracture on his right leg during a USA Basketball intrasquad scrimmage in Las Vegas, the questions began in earnest about George's recovery - and whether he'd ever regain the form that made him one of the NBA's most complete players. The 24-year-old George said he was restin...More >>
  • Kenny Perry leads Champions tourney

    Kenny Perry leads Champions tourney

    Saturday, August 2 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-08-03 00:42:16 GMT
    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Kenny Perry eagled the last hole after waiting out a thunderstorm to take a one-shot lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour's 3M Championship. Perry shot a 9-under 63 to reach 16-under 128 at TPC Twin Cities. The six-time senior winner birdied the par-3 17th and was on the green on the par-5 18th when play was stopped for the thunderstorm. After a two-hour delay, he made the 8-foot eagle putt. First-round leader Marco Dawson was second after a 66. Bern...More >>
    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Kenny Perry eagled the last hole after waiting out a thunderstorm to take a one-shot lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour's 3M Championship. Perry shot a 9-under 63 to reach 16-under 128 at TPC Twin Cities. The six-time senior winner birdied the par-3 17th and was on the green on the par-5 18th when play was stopped for the thunderstorm. After a two-hour delay, he made the 8-foot eagle putt. First-round leader Marco Dawson was second after a 66. Bern...More >>
  • Louisville golfer aces same hole on consecutive days

    Louisville golfer aces same hole on consecutive days

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:05:04 GMT
    Fred Stebbins has been playing golf since he was 9, and twice before he had made holes in one, but what he did this week at Audubon Country Club has history buffs searching for a comparison.More >>
    Fred Stebbins has been playing golf since he was 9, and twice before he had made holes in one, but what he did this week at Audubon Country Club has history buffs searching for a comparison.More >>
  • Bats no hit by Clippers Tyler Cloyd

    Bats no hit by Clippers Tyler Cloyd

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:50:17 GMT
    Columbus Clippers righty Tyler Cloyd tossed a nine-inning no hitter against the Louisville Bats Wednesday night at Huntington Park in Columbus, using just 88 pitches. It is the fifth time Louisville has been no-hit, the last being by former Bat/Red Todd Redmond while with the Gwinnett Braves on May 28, 2010 at Louisville Slugger Field. More >>
    Columbus Clippers righty Tyler Cloyd tossed a nine-inning no hitter against the Louisville Bats Wednesday night at Huntington Park in Columbus, using just 88 pitches. It is the fifth time Louisville has been no-hit, the last being by former Bat/Red Todd Redmond while with the Gwinnett Braves on May 28, 2010 at Louisville Slugger Field. More >>
  • Bellarmine adds former New Albany star Whitehead

    Bellarmine adds former New Albany star Whitehead

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:08:56 GMT
    Bellarmine University Head Basketball Coach Scott Davenport announced today that former New Albany High School standout Chris Whitehead will transfer into the Knights' program for the 2014-15 season. More >>
    Bellarmine University Head Basketball Coach Scott Davenport announced today that former New Albany High School standout Chris Whitehead will transfer into the Knights' program for the 2014-15 season.  More >>
  • PGA store at Valhalla has something for everyone

    PGA store at Valhalla has something for everyone

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:45:52 GMT
    If you want to take home a piece of championship week at Valhalla, the 38,000 square foot PGA Championship Shops is the perfect place for you.More >>
    If you want to take home a piece of championship week at Valhalla, the 38,000 square foot PGA Championship Shops is the perfect place for you.More >>
  • Phil Simms to help UofL and Billy Reed kick off new forum

    Phil Simms to help UofL and Billy Reed kick off new forum

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:05:02 GMT
    UofL, Billy Reed join forces to launch new forum ‘UofL Conversations With Champions’ kicks off Aug. 27 with football legend Phil SimmsMore >>
    UofL, Billy Reed join forces to launch new forum ‘UofL Conversations With Champions’ kicks off Aug. 27 with football legend Phil Simms
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  • The Ville wins AAU National Championship

    The Ville wins AAU National Championship

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:15:09 GMT
    Louisville, KY (WAVE) - The Ville, an AAU team made up primarily of kids from the Louisville area, won the 11th grade Division I National Championship on Monday in Freedom Hall.University of Louisville commit Raymond Spalding led The Ville with 15 points and 11 rebounds in a 46-40 win over Albany City Rocks from Troy, New York. "It's a great feeling, you know it's very exciting to be able to play in your hometown and win it all nationally," Spalding said. "These guys, they really worked for i...More >>
    Louisville, KY (WAVE) - The Ville, an AAU team made up primarily of kids from the Louisville area, won the 11th grade Division I National Championship on Monday in Freedom Hall.University of Louisville commit Raymond Spalding led The Ville with 15 points and 11 rebounds in a 46-40 win over Albany City Rocks from Troy, New York. "It's a great feeling, you know it's very exciting to be able to play in your hometown and win it all nationally," Spalding said. "These guys, they really worked for i...More >>
  • WKU's Jeff Brohm will be LIVE on WAVE 3 News @ 11

    WKU's Jeff Brohm will be LIVE on WAVE 3 News @ 11

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:05:27 GMT
    With just over one month remaining until kickoff the 2014 football season, WKU head coach Jeff Brohm will embark on a Louisville-area media “car wash” on Monday and Tuesday, kicking off in Louisville during the 8:00 p.m. ET hour on Monday evening with an appearance on SportsTalk 84 on 840 AM WHAS.
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    With just over one month remaining until kickoff the 2014 football season, WKU head coach Jeff Brohm will embark on a Louisville-area media “car wash” on Monday and Tuesday, kicking off in Louisville during the 8:00 p.m. ET hour on Monday evening with an appearance on SportsTalk 84 on 840 AM WHAS.
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  • Bats win opener, 2nd game suspended

    Bats win opener, 2nd game suspended

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:08:00 GMT
    (Louisville Bats release )LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville defeated Charlotte 6-5 in game one, but rain suspended game two after four innings of play with the Bats leading 4-0.Louisville fell behind 4-0 after the second and had a five-run third inning to take the lead in the early game. The four run comeback is tied for the second largest comeback of the season.In the third, 10 Bats came to the plate, three hitting a double. The Bats added one more run in the fourth to take a 6-4 lead, which prov...More >>
    (Louisville Bats release )LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville defeated Charlotte 6-5 in game one, but rain suspended game two after four innings of play with the Bats leading 4-0.Louisville fell behind 4-0 after the second and had a five-run third inning to take the lead in the early game. The four run comeback is tied for the second largest comeback of the season.In the third, 10 Bats came to the plate, three hitting a double. The Bats added one more run in the fourth to take a 6-4 lead, which prov...More >>
  • Finally ! Reds snap losing skid

    Finally ! Reds snap losing skid

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:42:30 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Johnny Cueto fanned nine in seven innings on Saturday, and Brayan Pena singled through a drawn-in infield for the only run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 1-0 victory over the Washington Nationals that ended a seven-game losing streak. Cincinnati ended its longest losing streak in five years by getting several good defensive plays and another dominating performance by its All-Star starter. Cueto (11-6) gave up four hits and walked three. Left-hander Aroldis Chapman pitched...More >>
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Johnny Cueto fanned nine in seven innings on Saturday, and Brayan Pena singled through a drawn-in infield for the only run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 1-0 victory over the Washington Nationals that ended a seven-game losing streak. Cincinnati ended its longest losing streak in five years by getting several good defensive plays and another dominating performance by its All-Star starter. Cueto (11-6) gave up four hits and walked three. Left-hander Aroldis Chapman pitched...More >>
  • Wicked Strong takes Jim Dandy Stakes

    Wicked Strong takes Jim Dandy Stakes

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:38:07 GMT
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Wicked Strong took the lead at the top of the stretch and held off Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist by 2 1/4 lengths Saturday in the Grade 2 $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga Race Course. Ridden by Rajiv Maragh, the 3-year-old son of Hard Spun ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:49.16 on a fast main track and paid $6.40, $3.10 and $2.40. Tonalist, the 4-5 favorite in a field of six, returned $2.50 and $2.10. It was another 3 3/4 lengths back to late-running Kid Cruz, who paid $2.50 ...More >>
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Wicked Strong took the lead at the top of the stretch and held off Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist by 2 1/4 lengths Saturday in the Grade 2 $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga Race Course. Ridden by Rajiv Maragh, the 3-year-old son of Hard Spun ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:49.16 on a fast main track and paid $6.40, $3.10 and $2.40. Tonalist, the 4-5 favorite in a field of six, returned $2.50 and $2.10. It was another 3 3/4 lengths back to late-running Kid Cruz, who paid $2.50 ...More >>
  • Former Cards star, Pryor injured at Jets camp

    Former Cards star, Pryor injured at Jets camp

    Saturday, July 26 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-26 21:26:13 GMT
    CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) - New York Jets rookie safety Calvin Pryor, the team's first-round draft pick, is being evaluated for a concussion after injuring his head during practice Saturday. Coach Rex Ryan says Pryor was hurt when he collided with a teammate while serving as a punt protector during a special teams drill early in the session. Ryan says the team was still awaiting test results for Pryor, who jogged off the field with a trainer after the play and remained on the sideline for most of t...More >>
    CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) - New York Jets rookie safety Calvin Pryor, the team's first-round draft pick, is being evaluated for a concussion after injuring his head during practice Saturday. Coach Rex Ryan says Pryor was hurt when he collided with a teammate while serving as a punt protector during a special teams drill early in the session. Ryan says the team was still awaiting test results for Pryor, who jogged off the field with a trainer after the play and remained on the sideline for most of t...More >>
  • Time Warner Cable to carry SEC Network

    Time Warner Cable to carry SEC Network

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:50:11 GMT
    ESPN, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have reached an agreement for carriage of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014.  More >>
    ESPN, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have reached an agreement for carriage of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014.  More >>
  • Spalding Decision Unites Household

    Spalding Decision Unites Household

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:39:22 GMT
    Louisville, KY (WAVE) He's one of the best big men in the state, and after giving serious consideration to some of the biggest names in college basketball Trinity big man, Raymond Spalding is going to play for the team he's rooted for all of his life.With the likes of Connecticut, Duke, Syracuse, Clemson, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, and Florida all showing interest in him, Spalding chose the University of Louisville to play his college basketball career. "You know, I used to look up to all of the E...More >>
    Louisville, KY (WAVE) He's one of the best big men in the state, and after giving serious consideration to some of the biggest names in college basketball Trinity big man, Raymond Spalding is going to play for the team he's rooted for all of his life.With the likes of Connecticut, Duke, Syracuse, Clemson, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, and Florida all showing interest in him, Spalding chose the University of Louisville to play his college basketball career. "You know, I used to look up to all of the E...More >>
  • Petrino announces open practices for fans

    Petrino announces open practices for fans

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:23:34 GMT
    University of Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino announced that he will open the first week of practice and a scrimmage to the Cardinal fans.More >>
    University of Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino announced that he will open the first week of practice and a scrimmage to the Cardinal fans.More >>
  • PGA Long Drive Competition returns at Valhalla Golf Club

    PGA Long Drive Competition returns at Valhalla Golf Club

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:03:05 GMT
    The 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club will host the return of the PGA Championship Long Drive Competition, which originated in 1952 when the Championship was conducted at Big Spring Country Club in Louisville.More >>
    The 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club will host the return of the PGA Championship Long Drive Competition, which originated in 1952 when the Championship was conducted at Big Spring Country Club in Louisville.More >>
  • Maker's Mark unveils Tom Jurich bottle

    Maker's Mark unveils Tom Jurich bottle

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:07:03 GMT
    Commemorative bottles of a premium bourbon featuring University of Louisville Vice President/Director of Athletics Tom Jurich will go on sale late this week to aid in fundraising efforts for a new academic center on the Cardinals’ campus.More >>
    Commemorative bottles of a premium bourbon featuring University of Louisville Vice President/Director of Athletics Tom Jurich will go on sale late this week to aid in fundraising efforts for a new academic center on the Cardinals’ campus.More >>
  • Field for PGA Championship at Valhalla taking shape

    Field for PGA Championship at Valhalla taking shape

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:02:06 GMT
    The PGA of America announced today the current field of 120 players who will compete in the 96th PGA Championship, Aug. 7-10 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. In advance of the final 156-player field being determined on July 28, many of golf’s most recognizable names have already committed to the major championship.More >>
    The PGA of America announced today the current field of 120 players who will compete in the 96th PGA Championship, Aug. 7-10 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. In advance of the final 156-player field being determined on July 28, many of golf’s most recognizable names have already committed to the major championship.More >>
  • PGA Championship a learning opportunity for UofL students

    PGA Championship a learning opportunity for UofL students

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:21:51 GMT
    When the PGA Championship comes to Valhalla in August, it’s bringing with it more than just the premiere golfers in the world. It’s also bringing valuable experience to a group of University of Louisville students. More >>
    When the PGA Championship comes to Valhalla in August, it’s bringing with it more than just the premiere golfers in the world. It’s also bringing valuable experience to a group of University of Louisville students. More >>
  • Reds fall 5-2 at Milwaukee

    Reds fall 5-2 at Milwaukee

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:46:46 GMT
    Milwaukee scored three runs on two misjudged balls in the outfield by Chris Heisey, and Wily Peralta pitched seven strong innings in the Brewers' 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.More >>
    Milwaukee scored three runs on two misjudged balls in the outfield by Chris Heisey, and Wily Peralta pitched seven strong innings in the Brewers' 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.More >>
  • UofL picked to finish third in ACC Atlantic Division

    UofL picked to finish third in ACC Atlantic Division

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:46:08 GMT
    Defending  national champion Florida State is  the consensus choice to repeat as Atlantic Division champion and defeat Miami in the 10th annual Dr Pepper Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship Game, according to a poll of media members in attendance at the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff at Grandover Resort.More >>
    Defending  national champion Florida State is  the consensus choice to repeat as Atlantic Division champion and defeat Miami in the 10th annual Dr Pepper Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship Game, according to a poll of media members in attendance at the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff at Grandover Resort.More >>
  • Yankees smash Reds, 7-1

    Yankees smash Reds, 7-1

    Saturday, July 19 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-07-20 01:45:34 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Brandon McCarthy earned his first win for the Yankees with an impressive debut in pinstripes, and Brett Gardner drove in three runs from the leadoff spot to send New York past the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Saturday. Carlos Beltran homered, Kelly Johnson hit a two-run single and the Yankees ended Alfredo Simon's six-game winning streak in the right-hander's first outing since the All-Star game. New York won the first two in a three-game interleague series, leaving Cincinnati with ...More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Brandon McCarthy earned his first win for the Yankees with an impressive debut in pinstripes, and Brett Gardner drove in three runs from the leadoff spot to send New York past the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Saturday. Carlos Beltran homered, Kelly Johnson hit a two-run single and the Yankees ended Alfredo Simon's six-game winning streak in the right-hander's first outing since the All-Star game. New York won the first two in a three-game interleague series, leaving Cincinnati with ...More >>
  • Rory running away with the British Open

    Rory running away with the British Open

    Saturday, July 19 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-07-20 01:03:23 GMT
    HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Rory McIlroy put a stranglehold on his third major championship with a 4-under 68 Saturday, heading to the final round of the British Open with a six-shot lead. McIlroy gave up the four-shot lead he had at the beginning of the day, falling into a tie for the top spot when Rickie Fowler birdied seven of the first 12 holes. But, in a lightning-quick turnaround, McIlroy rolled in a 35-foot birdie at the 14th and an eagle at the 16th. Fowler bogeyed both holes, suddenly fa...More >>
    HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Rory McIlroy put a stranglehold on his third major championship with a 4-under 68 Saturday, heading to the final round of the British Open with a six-shot lead. McIlroy gave up the four-shot lead he had at the beginning of the day, falling into a tie for the top spot when Rickie Fowler birdied seven of the first 12 holes. But, in a lightning-quick turnaround, McIlroy rolled in a 35-foot birdie at the 14th and an eagle at the 16th. Fowler bogeyed both holes, suddenly fa...More >>
  • Showtime Shoni !

    Showtime Shoni !

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:51:21 GMT
    PHOENIX (AP) - Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime. Tamika Catchings, an All-Star for a record-tying ninth time, made a layup with six seconds to go to give the East the lead and then knocked the ball away from Skylar Diggins on the defensive end to seal the victory. Diggins finished with 27 points and seven assists, leading a furious We...More >>
    PHOENIX (AP) - Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime. Tamika Catchings, an All-Star for a record-tying ninth time, made a layup with six seconds to go to give the East the lead and then knocked the ball away from Skylar Diggins on the defensive end to seal the victory. Diggins finished with 27 points and seven assists, leading a furious We...More >>
  • Ellbury homer lifts Yankees over Reds 4-3

    Ellbury homer lifts Yankees over Reds 4-3

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:19:13 GMT
    Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer, and David Phelps pitched the Yankees to a fast start in the second half, leading New York to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.More >>
    Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer, and David Phelps pitched the Yankees to a fast start in the second half, leading New York to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. More >>
  • Petrino comments on Dyer switch to #5

    Petrino comments on Dyer switch to #5

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:47:48 GMT
    Louisville running back Michael Dyer is switching to Teddy Bridgewater's old uniform number.More >>
    Louisville running back Michael Dyer is switching to Teddy Bridgewater's old uniform number.More >>
  • UK takes the stage at SEC Media Days

    UK takes the stage at SEC Media Days

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:46:10 GMT
    Mark Stoops has established that Kentucky can bring in highly-rated recruits.More >>
    Mark Stoops has established that Kentucky can bring in highly-rated recruits.More >>
  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:27:58 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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  • Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:55:17 GMT

    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

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    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

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  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 2

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 2

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-07-15 13:05:33 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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  • SEC Media Days dazes media, fans

    SEC Media Days dazes media, fans

    Monday, July 14 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-07-14 17:30:02 GMT
    The long, dark night that has persisted since the end of football season is almost over. SEC Media Days, that glimmer of hope before life begins again anew, kicks off this week in Hoover, AL. More >>
    The long, dark night that has persisted since the end of football season is almost over. SEC Media Days, that glimmer of hope before life begins again anew, kicks off this week in Hoover, AL. More >>
  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 1

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 1

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-07-14 15:01:28 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

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  • SEC football: QB position will see lots of new faces

    SEC football: QB position will see lots of new faces

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-07-14 13:14:39 GMT

    In 2013, nine teams brought a quarterback to SEC Media Days. This year only five are scheduled to do so. Only one of those players – Ole Miss’ Bo Wallace – was a full-time starter in 2013.

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    In 2013, nine teams brought a quarterback to SEC Media Days. This year only five are scheduled to do so. Only one of those players – Ole Miss’ Bo Wallace – was a full-time starter in 2013.

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  • Reds New Rookie Rollin

    Reds New Rookie Rollin

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-14 03:06:40 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Kris Negron hit his first career home run, and All-Star Todd Frazier added a two-run shot as the Cincinnati Reds rolled into the break with a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Negron, who was called up from Triple-A Louisville on Thursday for his first appearance in the majors since playing four games in 2012, celebrated his first major league start with a three-run, opposite-field homer to right off of Francisco Liriano in the second inning. The RBIs were also ...More >>
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Kris Negron hit his first career home run, and All-Star Todd Frazier added a two-run shot as the Cincinnati Reds rolled into the break with a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Negron, who was called up from Triple-A Louisville on Thursday for his first appearance in the majors since playing four games in 2012, celebrated his first major league start with a three-run, opposite-field homer to right off of Francisco Liriano in the second inning. The RBIs were also ...More >>
  • Germany Takes the Cup

    Germany Takes the Cup

    Sunday, July 13 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-14 02:59:12 GMT
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Mario Goetze displayed all his considerable talent in scoring the goal that ensured Germany became the first European team to win the World Cup title in South America. Goetze came off the bench and netted the winner in the 113th minute of the final against Argentina with a perfectly taken volley. Andre Schuerrle, another substitute, broke away down the left flank and sent a cross into the penalty area. Goetze controlled the ball with his chest perfectly and then fired a ...More >>
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Mario Goetze displayed all his considerable talent in scoring the goal that ensured Germany became the first European team to win the World Cup title in South America. Goetze came off the bench and netted the winner in the 113th minute of the final against Argentina with a perfectly taken volley. Andre Schuerrle, another substitute, broke away down the left flank and sent a cross into the penalty area. Goetze controlled the ball with his chest perfectly and then fired a ...More >>
  • McCutchen's late homers doom Reds

    McCutchen's late homers doom Reds

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:50:45 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Andrew McCutchen tied the game with a solo homer in the ninth inning Saturday night, then connected again in the 11th inning, rallying the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Pirates blew a four-run lead for the second straight night, but managed to come back behind McCutchen, who has more homers against Cincinnati than anyone else since 2009. He tied it 5 in the ninth off Jonathan Broxton, filling in the closer's role because Aroldis...More >>
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Andrew McCutchen tied the game with a solo homer in the ninth inning Saturday night, then connected again in the 11th inning, rallying the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Pirates blew a four-run lead for the second straight night, but managed to come back behind McCutchen, who has more homers against Cincinnati than anyone else since 2009. He tied it 5 in the ninth off Jonathan Broxton, filling in the closer's role because Aroldis...More >>
  • Bats rally to defeat Lehigh Valley

    Bats rally to defeat Lehigh Valley

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:43:02 GMT
    The Louisville Bats scored  4 in the sixth inning to tie the game then took the lead in the eighth when they scored 3 times and they went on to post the 7 to 4 victory over Lehigh Valley Saturday night at Louisville Slugger Field.More >>
    The Louisville Bats scored  4 in the sixth inning to tie the game then took the lead in the eighth when they scored 3 times and they went on to post the 7 to 4 victory over Lehigh Valley Saturday night at Louisville Slugger Field.
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  • Russ Smith shines in NBA Summer League debut

    Russ Smith shines in NBA Summer League debut

    Saturday, July 12 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-12 23:43:35 GMT
    Former U of L star  Russ Smith scored a game-high 20 points in his first NBA Summer League game as Smith and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the D-League squad  on Friday night in Las Vegas.More >>
    Former U of L star  Russ Smith scored a game-high 20 points in his first NBA Summer League game as Smith and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the D-League squad  on Friday night in Las Vegas.
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  • LeBron to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers

    LeBron James comes home to Cleveland to play with Cavaliers

    Saturday, July 12 2014 5:55 AM EDT2014-07-12 09:55:47 GMT
    After weeks of speculation, NBA free agent forward LeBron James has decided to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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    After days of speculation, NBA free agent forward LeBron James has decided to return home and sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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  • Van Treese Goes Pro

    Van Treese Goes Pro

    Van Treese Goes Pro

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:48:13 GMT
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    FormerU of L center...Stephan Van Treese announced Friday afternoon that he plans on playing pro ball in Japan next season. He leaves on August 27th for Niigata City in Japan to play a 52 game schedule for Niigata Albirex Basketball...continuing his basketball career. "I love basketball, don't get me wrong, I've always wanted to play, but I thought in the long run it wouldn't be a good career for me. Then looking at it, and now that everything's coming together, I'm more than excited. I'm jus...More >>
    FormerU of L center...Stephan Van Treese announced Friday afternoon that he plans on playing pro ball in Japan next season. He leaves on August 27th for Niigata City in Japan to play a 52 game schedule for Niigata Albirex Basketball...continuing his basketball career. "I love basketball, don't get me wrong, I've always wanted to play, but I thought in the long run it wouldn't be a good career for me. Then looking at it, and now that everything's coming together, I'm more than excited. I'm jus...More >>
  • Russ Smith gets guaranteed contract with Pelicans

    Russ Smith gets guaranteed contract with Pelicans

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-10 03:06:24 GMT
    Rick Pitino broke the news at the beginning of his summer update. Former Card Russ Smith has already earned a guaranteed contract with the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA.More >>
    Rick Pitino broke the news at the beginning of his summer update. Former Card Russ Smith has already earned a guaranteed contract with the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA.More >>
  • Pitino not retiring anytime soon

    Pitino not retiring anytime soon

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-07-10 00:47:26 GMT
    Rick Pitino's game plan doesn't include retirement any time soon.More >>
    Rick Pitino's game plan doesn't include retirement any time soon.More >>
  • Reds sweep Cubs in day-night doubleheader

    Reds sweep Cubs in day-night doubleheader

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-09 03:53:32 GMT
    Jay Bruce homered in the opener, and then helped the Cincinnati Reds pull off their biggest comeback of the season for a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday, 4-2 and 6-5 over the Chicago Cubs.More >>
    Jay Bruce homered in the opener, and then helped the Cincinnati Reds pull off their biggest comeback of the season for a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday, 4-2 and 6-5 over the Chicago Cubs.More >>
  • Former Cards McCoughtry, Schimmel named All-Stars

    Former Cards McCoughtry, Schimmel named All-Stars

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-07-09 03:51:02 GMT
    Former University of Louisville women’s basketball All-Americans and currently members of the Atlanta Dream Angel McCoughtry and Shoni Schimmel are WNBA Eastern Conference starters, the league announced late Tuesday night.More >>
    Former University of Louisville women’s basketball All-Americans and currently members of the Atlanta Dream Angel McCoughtry and Shoni Schimmel are WNBA Eastern Conference starters, the league announced late Tuesday night.More >>
  • UK football single game tickets on sale July 9

    UK football single game tickets on sale July 9

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:25:18 GMT

    Single-game tickets for the upcoming 2014 University of Kentucky football season are on sale now for season-ticket holders and will go on sale to the general public beginning this Wednesday, July 9 at 9 a.m. ET.


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    Single-game tickets for the upcoming 2014 University of Kentucky football season are on sale now for season-ticket holders and will go on sale to the general public beginning this Wednesday, July 9 at 9 a.m. ET.


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  • Hoosiers add guard Zeisloft from Illinois State

    Hoosiers add guard Zeisloft from Illinois State

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:53:10 GMT
    Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean has announced the addition of graduate student Nick Zeisloft, a 6-4 guard who earned a degree in Finance from Illinois State, to the Hoosiers roster.  He will have two years of eligibility.More >>
    Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean has announced the addition of graduate student Nick Zeisloft, a 6-4 guard who earned a degree in Finance from Illinois State, to the Hoosiers roster.  He will have two years of eligibility.More >>
  • NCAA recommends contact restrictions for football practice

    NCAA recommends contact restrictions for football practice

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:50:09 GMT
    The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year. Practice limits were among several recommendations released Monday by the NCAA, which called them guidelines that could change "in real time" rather than rules passed through legislation. The practice guidelines also recommend four contact practices per week during the preseason and no more than eight of th...More >>
    The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year. Practice limits were among several recommendations released Monday by the NCAA, which called them guidelines that could change "in real time" rather than rules passed through legislation. The practice guidelines also recommend four contact practices per week during the preseason and no more than eight of th...More >>
  • UK releases 2014-15 non-conference basketball schedule

    UK releases 2014-15 non-conference basketball schedule

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-07-02 19:16:08 GMT
    Kentucky has announced its 2014-15 men's basketball non-conference schedule, which is highlighted by five of the winningest programs in college basketball history.More >>
    Kentucky has announced its 2014-15 men's basketball non-conference schedule, which is highlighted by five of the winningest programs in college basketball history. More >>
  • UofL releases 2014 football schedule

    UofL releases 2014 football schedule

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-01 14:42:48 GMT
    Cardinals Release 2014 Football Schedule Cardinals set to open the season against Miami on Labor Day night  LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville football program is ushering in a new era in itsMore >>
    The University of Louisville football program is ushering in a new era in its history in the fall when it begins play in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Louisville is scheduled to host Miami (Fla.) at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium for a Labor Day primetime opener, the ACC announced Wednesday.More >>
  • British Open field will include two-time heart transplant recipient

    British Open field will include two-time heart transplant recipient

    Monday, June 30 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-07-01 03:57:02 GMT
    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Erik Compton's runner-up finish in the U.S. Open will be enough to get him into the next major championship.    With only two weeks remaining in British Open qualifying, there willMore >>
    Erik Compton's runner-up finish in the U.S. Open will be enough to get him into the next major championship.More >>
  • Keselowski dominant in Cup victory at Kentucky Speedway

    Keselowski dominant in Cup victory at Kentucky Speedway

    Saturday, June 28 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-06-29 03:56:56 GMT
    SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Brad Keselowski dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night to become Kentucky Speedway's first repeat winner.    The Penske Racing driver and 2012 race winner followedMore >>
    Driver Brad Keselowski became the first repeat winner of the Quaker State 400 as he zoomed past Kyle Busch on lap 248 before taking the checkered flag Saturday night at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.More >>
  • Bats pull out a tough one over Indy

    Bats pull out a tough one over Indy

    Saturday, June 28 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-06-29 03:47:08 GMT
    (Louisville Bats release)LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Bats battled from behind to win the opener of a four-game series with the Indianapolis Indians by a 2-1 margin on Saturday at Louisville Slugger Field. OvercomingMore >>
    (Louisville Bats release)LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Bats battled from behind to win the opener of a four-game series with the Indianapolis Indians by a 2-1 margin on Saturday at Louisville Slugger Field. OvercomingMore >>
  • Silver Max sizzles in Churchill's Firecracker

    Silver Max sizzles in Churchill's Firecracker

    Saturday, June 28 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-06-29 00:43:22 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Silver Max returned from a seven-month layoff to win the Grade 2 Firecracker Stakes at Churchill Downs, leading all the way in a 1 ½-length victory Saturday.    The 5-year-old ownedMore >>
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Silver Max returned from a seven-month layoff to win the Grade 2 Firecracker Stakes at Churchill Downs, leading all the way in a 1 ½-length victory Saturday.    The 5-year-old ownedMore >>
  • Kenny Perry in second place in Champions tourney

    Kenny Perry in second place in Champions tourney

    Saturday, June 28 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-06-28 22:07:32 GMT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Bernhard Langer moved closer to his first Senior Players Championship victory Saturday, shooting a 4-under 66 in the third round to stay in front of hard-charging Kenny Perry.    LangerMore >>
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Bernhard Langer moved closer to his first Senior Players Championship victory Saturday, shooting a 4-under 66 in the third round to stay in front of hard-charging Kenny Perry.    LangerMore >>
  • Untapable rolls in the Mother Goose Stakes

    Untapable rolls in the Mother Goose Stakes

    Saturday, June 28 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-06-28 21:35:51 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Untapable was once again untouchable, cruising to a 9 1-2 length victory on Saturday in the $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park.    She has crushed the competitionMore >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Untapable was once again untouchable, cruising to a 9 1-2 length victory on Saturday in the $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park.    She has crushed the competitionMore >>
  • WKU to host fantasy football camp

    WKU to host fantasy football camp

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-06-26 02:11:23 GMT
    WKU ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS / MEDIA RELATIONS  HILLTOPPER FOOTBALL SET TO HOST FANTASY FOOTBALL CAMP JULY 25-26   BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Hilltopper Football will offer its second annual WKU Fantasy FootballMore >>
    Hilltopper Football will offer its second annual WKU Fantasy Football Camp for adults age 21 or older at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium on July 25-26.More >>
  • UK games in the Bahamas to be televised

    UK games in the Bahamas to be televised

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-06-25 21:35:19 GMT
    TV Information Announced for Bahamas Exhibitions All six games to be televised on ESPNU and SEC Network LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men's basketball Big Blue Bahamas exhibition tour has been selectedMore >>
    The Kentucky men's basketball Big Blue Bahamas exhibition tour has been selected for broadcast on ESPNU and the SEC Network, ESPN announced on Wednesday.More >>
  • Breeders' Cup makes it official - Keeneland to host 2015 event

    Breeders' Cup makes it official - Keeneland to host 2015 event

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-06-25 02:13:11 GMT
    BREEDERS' CUP ANNOUNCES KEENELAND AS THE HOST OF THE 2015 BREEDERS' CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Announcement marks the debut of the Breeders' Cup at Keeneland Lexington, KY (June 24, 2014) – The Breeders'More >>
    The Breeders' Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing's most prestigious international events, has today announced Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, KY, as the host site of the 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships. This is the first time that Keeneland, one of the most iconic tracks in the country, will play host to the Breeders' Cup. The event will be held on October 30-31, 2015.More >>
  • Promise Me Silver takes Debutante Stakes

    Promise Me Silver takes Debutante Stakes

    Saturday, June 21 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-06-22 02:46:57 GMT
    (Churchill Downs release)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, June 21, 2014) - For the second straight year, a 2-year-old Texas-bred gray filly from the barn of trainer Bret Calhoun invaded Churchill Downs to raidMore >>
    (Churchill Downs release)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, June 21, 2014) - For the second straight year, a 2-year-old Texas-bred gray filly from the barn of trainer Bret Calhoun invaded Churchill Downs to raidMore >>
  • Wie, Lang share the lead at the women's U.S. Open

    Wie, Lang share the lead at the women's U.S. Open

    Saturday, June 21 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-06-22 02:41:49 GMT
    PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Michelle Wie steadied herself over the last four holes on a wild Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open. Now the former teen prodigy from Hawaii is one round away from winning her firstMore >>
    PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Michelle Wie steadied herself over the last four holes on a wild Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open. Now the former teen prodigy from Hawaii is one round away from winning her firstMore >>
  • After Friday fiasco, Reds beat Jays

    After Friday fiasco, Reds beat Jays

    Saturday, June 21 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-06-22 00:53:05 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Jay Bruce's homer helped the Reds get ahead 8-0 for the second day in a row, and Mike Leake made this big lead stand up, pitching eight innings on Saturday for an 11-1 victory over theMore >>
    After blowing an eight run lead and losing to Toronto  on Friday night, the Cincinnati Reds bounced back Saturday beating the Blue Jays 11 to 1.More >>
  • Dodger throws no-hitter

    Dodger throws no-hitter

    Thursday, June 19 2014 4:45 AM EDT2014-06-19 08:45:17 GMT
    Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw threw a no-hitter Wednesday night against the Rockies.More >>
    Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw threw a no-hitter Wednesday night against the Rockies.More >>
  • Former Trinity star Josh Sewell transfers to Bellarmine

    Former Trinity star Josh Sewell transfers to Bellarmine

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-06-17 20:19:58 GMT
    Josh Sewell to join Bellarmine Knights for 2014-15 season 6/17/2014 | Men's Basketball LOUISVILLE, Ky.-Bellarmine University Head Basketball Coach Scott Davenport announced today that former TrinityMore >>
    Bellarmine University Head Basketball Coach Scott Davenport announced today that former Trinity High School standout Josh Sewell will transfer into the Knights' program for the 2014-15 season. Sewell, a 6-5 guard who was the runner-up in the 2010 Mr. Basketball voting, will have one year of eligibility after graduating from Miami (Ohio) University this past spring.More >>
  • Local World Cup fans celebrate early USA goal

    Local World Cup fans celebrate early USA goal

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-06-17 20:17:18 GMT
    The United States opened play in the 2014 World Cup June 16 against Ghana. WAVE 3 News was watching the game with fans at Saints Pizza and Pub in St. Matthews and caught their reaction when the USA scored in the game's first minute.More >>
    The United States opened play in the 2014 World Cup June 16 against Ghana. WAVE 3 News was watching the game with fans at Saints Pizza and Pub in St. Matthews and caught their reaction when the USA scored in the game's first minute. More >>
  • Russ Smith planning to buy a pet sloth

    Russ Smith planning to buy a pet sloth

    Monday, June 16 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-06-17 03:57:04 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Russ Smith has big plans for his first NBA paycheck. He's buying a pet. A pet sloth."I want to buy my own animal. I'm working on getting a sloth now," Smith said. "I'm working onMore >>
    Russ Smith has big plans for his first NBA paycheck. He's buying a pet. A pet sloth.More >>
  • UK-UofL basketball game will benefit the Hall of Fame

    UK-UofL basketball game will benefit the Hall of Fame

    Monday, June 16 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-06-16 19:13:35 GMT
    Louisville Men's Basketball vs. Kentucky on Dec. 27 will be Hall of Fame Shootout LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The University of Louisville's men's basketball game against the University of Kentucky at the KFC Yum!More >>
    The University of Louisville's men's basketball game against the University of Kentucky at the KFC Yum! Center on Dec. 27 will have an added element this season.More >>
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies

    Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies

    Monday, June 16 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-06-16 16:20:01 GMT
    Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died after a bout with cancer. He was 54.More >>
    Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died after a bout with cancer. He was 54.More >>
  • Billy Reed says Coburn rant 'worst display of poor sportsmanship' he's ever seen

    Billy Reed says Coburn rant 'worst display of poor sportsmanship' he's ever seen

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-06-10 12:35:30 GMT
    By Billy Reed WAVE 3 News Contributor I am glad that Steve Coburn, the clueless and classless co-owner of California Chrome, finally apologized for his unconscionable and indefensible attack on fellowMore >>
    I am glad that Steve Coburn, the clueless and classless co-owner of California Chrome, finally apologized for his unconscionable and indefensible attack on fellow owner Bob Evans only moments after Evans' Tonalist had thwarted Chrome's bid to win the Triple Crown in Saturday's Belmont Stakes.More >>
  • McDonnell gets emotional after Cardinals earn trip to College World Series

    McDonnell gets emotional after Cardinals earn trip to College World Series

    After the University of Louisville Cardinals defeated Kennesaw State to win the Louisville Regional and earn the school's third trip in eight years to the College World Series, an emotional head coach Dan McDonnell said the success of the program is not about him.More >>
    After the University of Louisville Cardinals defeated Kennesaw State to win the Louisville Regional and earn the school's third trip in eight years to the College World Series, an emotional head coach Dan McDonnell said the success of the program is not about him.More >>
  • Sharapova captures French title

    Sharapova captures French title

    Sunday, June 8 2014 1:16 AM EDT2014-06-08 05:16:30 GMT
    PARIS (AP) - Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title in three years, overcoming some shaky serving Saturday to beat fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the final.    Sharapova hasMore >>
    PARIS (AP) - Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title in three years, overcoming some shaky serving Saturday to beat fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the final.    Sharapova hasMore >>
  • St. X tops Simon Kenton for state baseball title

    St. X tops Simon Kenton for state baseball title

    Sunday, June 8 2014 1:11 AM EDT2014-06-08 05:11:00 GMT
    (Lexington, Ky)The St. Xavier Tigers beat Simon Kenton 5 to 2 and captured the Kentucky state baseball tourney championship on Saturday night in Lexington. The Tigers enjoyed a huge seventh inning whenMore >>
    (Lexington, Ky)The St. Xavier Tigers beat Simon Kenton 5 to 2 and captured the Kentucky state baseball tourney championship on Saturday night in Lexington. The Tigers enjoyed a huge seventh inning whenMore >>
  • Chrome suffered injury during the Belmont Stakes

    Chrome suffered injury during the Belmont Stakes

    Saturday, June 7 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-06-08 03:18:01 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome sustained a bloody gash to his right front foot during the Belmont Stakes, an injury that may have hurt his chances in his failed bid to sweep the Triple Crown for theMore >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome sustained a bloody gash to his right front foot during the Belmont Stakes, an injury that may have hurt his chances in his failed bid to sweep the Triple Crown for theMore >>
  • Cards get sweep of Kennesaw, headed to Omaha

    Cards get sweep of Kennesaw, headed to Omaha

    Saturday, June 7 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-06-08 03:14:55 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Nick Solak's two-run homer in the top of the fifth inning propelled Louisville to a 7-4 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday night, sending the Cardinals to their second straightMore >>
    The Louisville Cards grabbed the lead in the fifth inning over Kennesaw State and went on to post a 7 to 4 victory to earn a berth in next week's College World Series.More >>
  • No Crown For Chrome,Tonalist takes Belmont

    No Crown For Chrome,Tonalist takes Belmont

    Saturday, June 7 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-06-07 23:53:57 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome has failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.    Tonalist won the Belmont Stakes, and California Chrome finished far back in a tie for fourth Saturday.More >>
    The Triple Crown remains vacant for at least another year as California Chrome failed to fire in the stretch of the mile and a half Belmont Stakes, won by Tonalist.
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  • UK's Reed a finalist for Golden Spikes Award

    UK's Reed a finalist for Golden Spikes Award

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-06-04 02:57:51 GMT
    REED ONE OF THREE FINALISTS FOR GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD Kentucky Junior LHP/1B A.J. Reed among Three Finalists LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky junior left-handed pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been named oneMore >>
    Kentucky junior left-handed pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been named one of three finalists for the 2014 Golden Spikes Award, it was announced by USA Baseball on Tuesday afternoon.More >>
  • UofL baseball NCAA Super Regional begins on Friday

    UofL baseball NCAA Super Regional begins on Friday

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-06-04 02:53:20 GMT
    Louisville-Kennesaw State Super Regional Begins Friday Night Cardinals and Owls scheduled for Friday at 6:30 p.m., ET (ESPNU), Saturday at 7 p.m., (ESPNU) and Sunday at 6 p.m. (ESPN2)LOUISVILLE, Ky. -More >>
    The Road to Omaha for the University of Louisville baseball team will resume on Friday night when the Cardinals host Kennesaw State in game one of the NCAA Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium.More >>
  • Stanford knocks out IU with 5-4 win in Bloomington

    Stanford knocks out IU with 5-4 win in Bloomington

    Monday, June 2 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-06-03 03:46:38 GMT
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Tommy Edman hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to lift Stanford to a 5-4 win over Indiana in the championship game of the NCAA's Bloomington Regional.    Stanford (34-24)More >>
    Tommy Edman hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to lift Stanford to a 5-4 win over Indiana in the championship game of the NCAA's Bloomington Regional.More >>
  • Baylor rally shocks UK in NCAA softball

    Baylor rally shocks UK in NCAA softball

    Saturday, May 31 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-06-01 02:05:16 GMT
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kaitlyn Thumann doubled and scored on an error in the bottom of the eighth inning as Baylor rallied from a seven-run deficit to stun Kentucky 8-7 on Saturday night in an eliminationMore >>
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kaitlyn Thumann doubled and scored on an error in the bottom of the eighth inning as Baylor rallied from a seven-run deficit to stun Kentucky 8-7 on Saturday night in an eliminationMore >>
  • Hoosiers win again in NCAA baseball tourney

    Hoosiers win again in NCAA baseball tourney

    Saturday, May 31 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-06-01 02:01:31 GMT
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Sam Travis homered and drove in two runs, Joey DeNato pitched into the eighth inning and Indiana held off Stanford 4-2 at the Bloomington regional Saturday.    Stanford (31-24)More >>
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Sam Travis homered and drove in two runs, Joey DeNato pitched into the eighth inning and Indiana held off Stanford 4-2 at the Bloomington regional Saturday.    Stanford (31-24)More >>
  • Cards defeat Kansas, now two for two in NCAA Tourney

    Cards defeat Kansas, now two for two in NCAA Tourney

    Saturday, May 31 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-06-01 01:55:22 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Anthony Kidston pitched seven solid innings and Louisville used a three-run fourth to help get past Kansas 6-3 in an NCAA regional game Saturday.    The Cardinals (47-15) took aMore >>
    The Louisville Cardinals remain perfect in the NCAA baseball tourney.  U of L never trailed as they beat Kansas 6 to 3 in a second round matchup on Saturday at the Cards' Jim Patterson Stadium.More >>
  • Chrome shines in Belmont workout

    Chrome shines in Belmont workout

    Saturday, May 31 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-05-31 20:57:21 GMT
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - California Chrome is revving up his bid to become the 12th Triple Crown champion after a fast run at Belmont Park.    He ran the 5 furlongs in 59 4/5 seconds Saturday over a fast mainMore >>
    California Chrome appears primed for next Saturday's Belmont Stakes as he sizzled during his workout Saturday morning at the  New York track.More >>
  • Cats top Kent State, stay alive in NCAA baseball

    Cats top Kent State, stay alive in NCAA baseball

    Saturday, May 31 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-05-31 20:50:52 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Thomas Bernal hit a two-out, two-run double to highlight a four-run ninth inning as the Wildcats rallied past Kent State 4-2 Friday in an elimination game of an NCAA regional.More >>
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Thomas Bernal hit a two-out, two-run double to highlight a four-run ninth inning as the Wildcats rallied past Kent State 4-2 Friday in an elimination game of an NCAA regional.More >>
  • Baseball Cards take NCAA opener

    Baseball Cards take NCAA opener

    Saturday, May 31 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-05-31 20:44:23 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kyle Funkhouser struck out 10 in eight shutout innings as Louisville topped Kent State 5-0 on Friday night in an NCAA regional game.    The Cardinals (46-15) scored two runs in theMore >>
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kyle Funkhouser struck out 10 in eight shutout innings as Louisville topped Kent State 5-0 on Friday night in an NCAA regional game.    The Cardinals (46-15) scored two runs in theMore >>
  • Kansas holds off UK 10-6 in NCAA opener

    Kansas holds off UK 10-6 in NCAA opener

    Friday, May 30 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-05-31 02:35:42 GMT
    SEVENTH INNING LIFTS KANSAS TO NCAA TOURNEY OPENER Wildcats to Face Loser of Louisville-Kent State on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kansas broke open a tie game in the seventh inning and postedMore >>
    Kansas broke open a tie game in the seventh inning and posted a 10-6 win over No. 22 Kentucky in the opener of the NCAA Louisville Regional, on a sticky Friday afternoon at Jim Patterson Stadium.More >>
  • Ohio-UK football set for 3:30 p.m. kickoff on September 6

    Ohio-UK football set for 3:30 p.m. kickoff on September 6

    Friday, May 30 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-05-30 19:30:29 GMT
    UK Football vs. Ohio Slated for ESPNU Game time at Commonwealth Stadium on Sept. 6 is set for 3:30 p.m. ET LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have announced kickoff times and televisionMore >>
    The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have announced kickoff times and television network designations for the first three weeks of the season, for all SEC contests previously unannounced, and Kentucky vs. Ohio on Saturday, Sept. 6 in Commonwealth Stadium was selected for ESPNU at 3:30 p.m. ET.More >>
  • Southeastern Conference to divide over $300 million between 14 members

    Southeastern Conference to divide over $300 million between 14 members

    Friday, May 30 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-05-30 17:48:46 GMT
    2013-14 SEC REVENUE DISTRIBUTION SANDESTIN, Florida (May 30, 2014) - Commissioner Mike Slive announced Friday that approximately $309.6 million of total distributions will be divided among the 14 institutionsMore >>
    Commissioner Mike Slive announced Friday that approximately $309.6 million of total distributions will be divided among the 14 institutions of the Southeastern Conference.  The distributions are calculated based on the revenue sharing plan for the 2013-14 fiscal year which ends August 31, 2014.More >>
  • Two jewels for Chrome

    Two jewels for Chrome

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-05-21 19:33:00 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - California Chrome has won the Preakness to keep alive his bid to capture horse racing's Triple Crown.    As a follow-up to his victory in the Kentucky Derby, trainer Art Sherman's horseMore >>
    In almost a rerun of the Kentucky Derby, California Chrome stalked the frontrunners, then shifted into another gear on the turn for home to capture the Preakness Stakes, Saturday afternoon at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.More >>
  • WAVE 3 News, WHAS-TV team up for ACC coverage

    WAVE 3 News, WHAS-TV team up for ACC coverage

    WAVE 3 NEWS AND WHAS SECURE ACC COVERAGE THROUGH 2017   Louisville Cardinal Basketball and Football will be broadcast live on local channels.   LOUISVILLE, KY, May 20, 2014 — WAVE 3 News and WHAS-TV haveMore >>
    Louisville Cardinal basketball and football will be broadcast live on local channels through 2017.
    More >>
  • Trinity High School announces 2014 football schedule

    Trinity High School announces 2014 football schedule

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-05-14 18:33:00 GMT
    Trinity High School Announces its 2014 Football ScheduleLouisville, Ky. – Trinity High School, Kentucky's 22-time football state champion, announces its 2014 varsity football schedule. The schedule featuresMore >>
    Trinity High School, Kentucky's 22-time football state champion, announces its 2014 varsity football schedule. The schedule features games against top-flight competition, with opponents from Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Florida.More >>
  • ACC adjusts men's basketball tourney schedule

    ACC adjusts men's basketball tourney schedule

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-05-13 19:05:14 GMT
    ACC Men's Tournament to Feature Saturday Championship Game Friday evening semifinals, Saturday final to return for the first time since 1981 AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. – The Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball TournamentMore >>
    The Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament will move to a Tuesday through Saturday format beginning with the 62nd annual event in 2015.More >>
  • UK cheerleader released from hospital after fall

    UK cheerleader released from hospital after fall

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:10:34 GMT
    A University of Kentucky cheerleader was released from a hospital Saturday night following an injuring during the UK football game at Commonwealth Stadium.More >>
    A University of Kentucky cheerleader was released from a hospital Saturday night following an injuring during the UK football game at Commonwealth Stadium.More >>

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