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  • Bridgewater Continues Comeback

    Bridgewater Continues Comeback

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:15:58 GMT
    Teddy Bridgewater (Source: NFL/AP Images)Teddy Bridgewater (Source: NFL/AP Images)
    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Teddy Bridgewater says he hasn't had any setbacks in his recovery from the massive injury to his left knee he suffered nearly a year ago in practice with the Minnesota Vikings.      The fourth-year quarterback spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time since he was hurt, marking the first day of training camp for the full team with a fountain of optimism about his progress. He said there's no doubt he'll return to game action, though acknowledg...More >>
    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Teddy Bridgewater says he hasn't had any setbacks in his recovery from the massive injury to his left knee he suffered nearly a year ago in practice with the Minnesota Vikings.      The fourth-year quarterback spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time since he was hurt, marking the first day of training camp for the full team with a fountain of optimism about his progress. He said there's no doubt he'll return to game action, though acknowledg...More >>
  • Comerford Wins Another Gold Medal

    Comerford Wins Another Gold Medal

    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:50:55 GMT
    (Courtesy: UofL Athletics) University of Louisville swimmer Mallory Comerford was golden again at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships, this time as a member of the 4x200 freestyle relay. Leah Smith led off for Team USA with a split of 1:55.97, her personal best 1:55.97, making her the 6th American woman ever to go under the 1:56-barrier. Cardinal Mallory Comerford was the second leg and posted a time of  1:56.92.  Melanie Margalis followed Comerford f...More >>
    (Courtesy: UofL Athletics) University of Louisville swimmer Mallory Comerford was golden again at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships, this time as a member of the 4x200 freestyle relay. Leah Smith led off for Team USA with a split of 1:55.97, her personal best 1:55.97, making her the 6th American woman ever to go under the 1:56-barrier. Cardinal Mallory Comerford was the second leg and posted a time of  1:56.92.  Melanie Margalis followed Comerford f...More >>
  • Cards Report to Camp

    Cards Report to Camp

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:01:52 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   September 2nd is when the University of Louisville will kickoff the season in Indianapolis against Jeff Brohm and his Purdue Boilermakers.  On Wednesday afternoon, U of L head coach, Bobby Petrino met with the media as his Cards reported for camp. Under the new NCAA guidelines, college football programs are opening camp earlier.  Giving players more days off, thus ending two-a-day practices.  Petrino says it's an adjustment, but he likes th...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   September 2nd is when the University of Louisville will kickoff the season in Indianapolis against Jeff Brohm and his Purdue Boilermakers.  On Wednesday afternoon, U of L head coach, Bobby Petrino met with the media as his Cards reported for camp. Under the new NCAA guidelines, college football programs are opening camp earlier.  Giving players more days off, thus ending two-a-day practices.  Petrino says it's an adjustment, but he likes th...More >>
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  • UK holding open tryouts for PA announcers

    UK holding open tryouts for PA announcers

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:25:14 GMT
    (Source: University of Kentucky athletics)(Source: University of Kentucky athletics)

    The University of Kentucky is looking for public address announcers and in-game hosts, and it could be you.

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    The University of Kentucky is looking for public address announcers and in-game hosts, and it could be you.

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  • UK QB Johnson on Golden Arm watch list

    UK QB Johnson on Golden Arm watch list

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-07-19 15:24:28 GMT

    Stephen Johnson, a 6-2, 185 pound senior from Rancho Cucamonga, California, took over signal calling for the Wildcats last season after sophomore Drew Barker was injured in the New Mexico State game. 

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    Stephen Johnson, a 6-2, 185 pound senior from Rancho Cucamonga, California, took over signal calling for the Wildcats last season after sophomore Drew Barker was injured in the New Mexico State game. 

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  • 6 named to UK 2017 Hall of Fame class

    6 named to UK 2017 Hall of Fame class

    Monday, July 17 2017 1:05 PM EDT2017-07-17 17:05:32 GMT

    Five former student-athletes and a broadcasting legend have been named as the members of the University of Kentucky's Hall of Fame of 2017.

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    Five former student-athletes and a broadcasting legend have been named as the members of the University of Kentucky's Hall of Fame of 2017.

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  • Bridgewater Continues Comeback

    Bridgewater Continues Comeback

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:15:58 GMT
    Teddy Bridgewater (Source: NFL/AP Images)Teddy Bridgewater (Source: NFL/AP Images)
    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Teddy Bridgewater says he hasn't had any setbacks in his recovery from the massive injury to his left knee he suffered nearly a year ago in practice with the Minnesota Vikings.      The fourth-year quarterback spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time since he was hurt, marking the first day of training camp for the full team with a fountain of optimism about his progress. He said there's no doubt he'll return to game action, though acknowledg...More >>
    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Teddy Bridgewater says he hasn't had any setbacks in his recovery from the massive injury to his left knee he suffered nearly a year ago in practice with the Minnesota Vikings.      The fourth-year quarterback spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time since he was hurt, marking the first day of training camp for the full team with a fountain of optimism about his progress. He said there's no doubt he'll return to game action, though acknowledg...More >>
  • Emotional Win for Musselman at Kentucky Open

    Emotional Win for Musselman at Kentucky Open

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:09 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:09:52 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   This year's Kentucky Open ended with a bang on Thursday afternoon.     St. X sophomore, Drew Doyle had the highest finish ever by anyone under 18 finishing seventh at one under par.  University of Kentucky golfer, Cooper Musselman fought off a late charge by Logan Hogge for an emotional one shot win at seven under par with his dad as his caddy.  " I actually walked off 18 green and had to ask him what happens next?  Where does...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   This year's Kentucky Open ended with a bang on Thursday afternoon.     St. X sophomore, Drew Doyle had the highest finish ever by anyone under 18 finishing seventh at one under par.  University of Kentucky golfer, Cooper Musselman fought off a late charge by Logan Hogge for an emotional one shot win at seven under par with his dad as his caddy.  " I actually walked off 18 green and had to ask him what happens next?  Where does...More >>
  • Upbeat Sanford Ready to Take Over at WKU

    Upbeat Sanford Ready to Take Over at WKU

    Thursday, July 27 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-07-28 02:56:57 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   It started with Jack Harbaugh and the tradition continued with Willie Taggart, Bobby Petrino, Jeff Brohm, and now Mike Sanford will look to be the latest great football coach at Western Kentucky University.    Coach Sanford takes over in Bowling Green after Brohm left for Purdue.  Sanford, along with seniors, Joe Brown and Matt Nord stopped by the Wave 3 News studios to talk football.  Sanford is only 35, and often gets mistaken for a s...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   It started with Jack Harbaugh and the tradition continued with Willie Taggart, Bobby Petrino, Jeff Brohm, and now Mike Sanford will look to be the latest great football coach at Western Kentucky University.    Coach Sanford takes over in Bowling Green after Brohm left for Purdue.  Sanford, along with seniors, Joe Brown and Matt Nord stopped by the Wave 3 News studios to talk football.  Sanford is only 35, and often gets mistaken for a s...More >>
  • Comerford Wins Another Gold Medal

    Comerford Wins Another Gold Medal

    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:50:55 GMT
    (Courtesy: UofL Athletics) University of Louisville swimmer Mallory Comerford was golden again at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships, this time as a member of the 4x200 freestyle relay. Leah Smith led off for Team USA with a split of 1:55.97, her personal best 1:55.97, making her the 6th American woman ever to go under the 1:56-barrier. Cardinal Mallory Comerford was the second leg and posted a time of  1:56.92.  Melanie Margalis followed Comerford f...More >>
    (Courtesy: UofL Athletics) University of Louisville swimmer Mallory Comerford was golden again at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships, this time as a member of the 4x200 freestyle relay. Leah Smith led off for Team USA with a split of 1:55.97, her personal best 1:55.97, making her the 6th American woman ever to go under the 1:56-barrier. Cardinal Mallory Comerford was the second leg and posted a time of  1:56.92.  Melanie Margalis followed Comerford f...More >>
  • Cards Report to Camp

    Cards Report to Camp

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:01:52 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   September 2nd is when the University of Louisville will kickoff the season in Indianapolis against Jeff Brohm and his Purdue Boilermakers.  On Wednesday afternoon, U of L head coach, Bobby Petrino met with the media as his Cards reported for camp. Under the new NCAA guidelines, college football programs are opening camp earlier.  Giving players more days off, thus ending two-a-day practices.  Petrino says it's an adjustment, but he likes th...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   September 2nd is when the University of Louisville will kickoff the season in Indianapolis against Jeff Brohm and his Purdue Boilermakers.  On Wednesday afternoon, U of L head coach, Bobby Petrino met with the media as his Cards reported for camp. Under the new NCAA guidelines, college football programs are opening camp earlier.  Giving players more days off, thus ending two-a-day practices.  Petrino says it's an adjustment, but he likes th...More >>
  • Comerford, Worrell Add More Gold

    Comerford, Worrell Add More Gold

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:52:38 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    (Courtesy: UofL Athletics) Set up by a world record swim in prelims that included Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford, Team USA took gold in the finals of swimming's newest event, the 4x100 mixed medley relay in the FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest.   The American 4x100 mixed relay team combined for a new world record 3:38.56, shaving almost two seconds off of their world record from prelims this morning with a completely different foursome of swimmers than the ...More >>
    (Courtesy: UofL Athletics) Set up by a world record swim in prelims that included Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford, Team USA took gold in the finals of swimming's newest event, the 4x100 mixed medley relay in the FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest.   The American 4x100 mixed relay team combined for a new world record 3:38.56, shaving almost two seconds off of their world record from prelims this morning with a completely different foursome of swimmers than the ...More >>
  • Stephen Curry finalized his new contract

    Stephen Curry finalized his new contract

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:17:31 GMT
    Stephen Curry has finalized his new contract, signing his $201 million, five-year deal after he reached agreement when the free agency period began July 1. His contract initially was the richest ever, until James Harden topped it with a $228 million extension from the Houston Rockets. NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant also signed his new contract worth approximately $53 million over the next two years. On Tuesday, NBA champion Golden State announced its other signings of returning free a...More >>
    Stephen Curry has finalized his new contract, signing his $201 million, five-year deal after he reached agreement when the free agency period began July 1. His contract initially was the richest ever, until James Harden topped it with a $228 million extension from the Houston Rockets. NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant also signed his new contract worth approximately $53 million over the next two years. On Tuesday, NBA champion Golden State announced its other signings of returning free a...More >>
  • Former Cat Brandon Knight will miss season due to injury

    Former Cat Brandon Knight will miss season due to injury

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:00:21 GMT
    Phoenix Suns backup point guard Brandon Knight tore his left ACL while playing in a pro-am game last week in Miami and will be lost for the coming season. The Suns said Tuesday an examination by team doctor Tom Carter determined the surgery would be required. Knight's playing time diminished as last season progressed and the Suns chose to go with younger players. He appeared in 50 games, averaging 11 points and 2.4 assists. Knight came to Phoenix in a three-team trade with Milwauke...More >>
    Phoenix Suns backup point guard Brandon Knight tore his left ACL while playing in a pro-am game last week in Miami and will be lost for the coming season. The Suns said Tuesday an examination by team doctor Tom Carter determined the surgery would be required. Knight's playing time diminished as last season progressed and the Suns chose to go with younger players. He appeared in 50 games, averaging 11 points and 2.4 assists. Knight came to Phoenix in a three-team trade with Milwauke...More >>
  • Yankees top Reds in the bronx

    Yankees top Reds in the bronx

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:57:50 GMT
    The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)
    Todd Frazier had an unforgettable first at-bat in his home debut at Yankee Stadium, grounding into a rare run-scoring triple play as New York beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 Tuesday night. Rookie Jordan Montgomery took a no-hit try into the sixth inning, and Didi Gregorius homered to boost the AL East contenders, his third in two games. Last-place Cincinnati lost for the 10th time in 12 games. Billy Hamilton's bid for a tying extra-base hit in the eighth was thwarted when pinch-runner ...More >>
    Todd Frazier had an unforgettable first at-bat in his home debut at Yankee Stadium, grounding into a rare run-scoring triple play as New York beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 Tuesday night. Rookie Jordan Montgomery took a no-hit try into the sixth inning, and Didi Gregorius homered to boost the AL East contenders, his third in two games. Last-place Cincinnati lost for the 10th time in 12 games. Billy Hamilton's bid for a tying extra-base hit in the eighth was thwarted when pinch-runner ...More >>
  • Lebron James has a new running mate

    Lebron James has a new running mate

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:57:17 GMT
    A person familiar with the decision says free agent Derrick Rose has agreed to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.      Rose, a former league MVP who has battled knee injuries, will get a one-year contract at the veteran's minimum of $2.1 million, said the person who spoke Monday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not announce the agreement.      Rose played for the New York Knicks last season and averaged 18 points and ...More >>
    A person familiar with the decision says free agent Derrick Rose has agreed to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.      Rose, a former league MVP who has battled knee injuries, will get a one-year contract at the veteran's minimum of $2.1 million, said the person who spoke Monday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not announce the agreement.      Rose played for the New York Knicks last season and averaged 18 points and ...More >>
  • Michael Phelps finally found some competition

    Michael Phelps finally found some competition

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:15:34 GMT
    (Source: WBKO)(Source: WBKO)
    Michael Phelps has finally met his match in the water: a "great white shark."      The Olympic champion swimmer was bested Sunday night in the Discovery Channel's Shark Week special "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White."      But Phelps didn't swim with a real shark. He competed in the ocean against a computer-simulated fish based on data on the swimming speed of sharks.      Phelps was outfitted with a wetsuit ...More >>
    Michael Phelps has finally met his match in the water: a "great white shark."      The Olympic champion swimmer was bested Sunday night in the Discovery Channel's Shark Week special "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White."      But Phelps didn't swim with a real shark. He competed in the ocean against a computer-simulated fish based on data on the swimming speed of sharks.      Phelps was outfitted with a wetsuit ...More >>
  • Andrew Luck will sit out to start training camp

    Andrew Luck will sit out to start training camp

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:12:26 GMT
    Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will be placed on the physically unable to perform list when the team opens training camp on Saturday.      Luck had surgery to repair a partially torn labrum in his right shoulder and only began throwing last week. It's still unclear when he will be cleared to practice, but general manager Chris Ballard says he is hopeful that Luck will be activated before the Sept. 10 season opener in Los Angeles against the Rams.      Ball...More >>
    Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will be placed on the physically unable to perform list when the team opens training camp on Saturday.      Luck had surgery to repair a partially torn labrum in his right shoulder and only began throwing last week. It's still unclear when he will be cleared to practice, but general manager Chris Ballard says he is hopeful that Luck will be activated before the Sept. 10 season opener in Los Angeles against the Rams.      Ball...More >>
  • Eagles sign Canadian rugby star

    Eagles sign Canadian rugby star

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:08:57 GMT
    The Eagles have signed Canadian rugby star Adam Zaruba to a three-year contract.      Zaruba had a tryout on Sunday. He wasn't on the field for the start of training camp Monday and won't be able to return until he's granted a visa.      The 26-year-old Zaruba will play tight end. He is 6-foot-5 and 265 pounds. Zaruba played football at Carson Graham Secondary School in Vancouver before turning to rugby, and joined the national team by 2014.    ...More >>
    The Eagles have signed Canadian rugby star Adam Zaruba to a three-year contract.      Zaruba had a tryout on Sunday. He wasn't on the field for the start of training camp Monday and won't be able to return until he's granted a visa.      The 26-year-old Zaruba will play tight end. He is 6-foot-5 and 265 pounds. Zaruba played football at Carson Graham Secondary School in Vancouver before turning to rugby, and joined the national team by 2014.    ...More >>
  • Kahne Last Man Standing at Brickyard

    Kahne Last Man Standing at Brickyard

    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:26 PM EDT2017-07-24 02:26:25 GMT
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kasey Kahne survived a crash-marred Brickyard 400 on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup victory in three years.      The Hendrick Motorsports driver won under caution in the race that took more than six hours to complete, finally finishing in fading light after 167 laps and double overtime.      Brad Keselowski finished second.      It was a wild day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. - driv...More >>
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kasey Kahne survived a crash-marred Brickyard 400 on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup victory in three years.      The Hendrick Motorsports driver won under caution in the race that took more than six hours to complete, finally finishing in fading light after 167 laps and double overtime.      Brad Keselowski finished second.      It was a wild day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. - driv...More >>
  • Spieth Wins British Open

    Spieth Wins British Open

    Sunday, July 23 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-07-23 22:17:01 GMT
    Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion.      Spieth used a remarkable string of holes on the back nine to hold off Matt Kuchar and win the third major championship of his career. He won by three shots - the same margin he started the day with - after a final round 1-under-69.      He played the last five holes in 5-under-par.      Spieth was behind by a shot after 13 holes when he went birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie to snatch the tournament...More >>
    Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion.      Spieth used a remarkable string of holes on the back nine to hold off Matt Kuchar and win the third major championship of his career. He won by three shots - the same margin he started the day with - after a final round 1-under-69.      He played the last five holes in 5-under-par.      Spieth was behind by a shot after 13 holes when he went birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie to snatch the tournament...More >>
  • Comerford, Worrell Win Gold in Budapest

    Comerford, Worrell Win Gold in Budapest

    Sunday, July 23 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-07-23 20:23:21 GMT

    (Courtesy UofL Athletics)  University of Louisville swimmers Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford combined to set an American record-setting gold medal swim in the 4x100 free relay at the first day of finals at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest on Sunday. "I am proud of the way that Mallory and Kelsi went about preparing to represent Team USA since the USA Trials.  The results today were a consequence of that process with a healthy dose of red, white,...

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    (Courtesy UofL Athletics)  University of Louisville swimmers Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford combined to set an American record-setting gold medal swim in the 4x100 free relay at the first day of finals at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest on Sunday. "I am proud of the way that Mallory and Kelsi went about preparing to represent Team USA since the USA Trials.  The results today were a consequence of that process with a healthy dose of red, white,...

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  • Shocker at Del Mar: Arrogate defeated

    Shocker at Del Mar: Arrogate defeated

    Saturday, July 22 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-07-23 02:00:06 GMT
    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Accelerate stunned overwhelming favorite Arrogate to win the $300,000 San Diego Handicap by 8 1/2 lengths at Del Mar, snapping the seven-race winning streak of the world's top-ranked horse.      Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Accelerate ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.15 and paid $17.60, $32.60 and $22 as the 7-1 second choice on Saturday.      Arrogate finished third, beaten by 15 1/4 lengths under jockey Mike Smith in the 4-year-old colt's r...More >>
    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Accelerate stunned overwhelming favorite Arrogate to win the $300,000 San Diego Handicap by 8 1/2 lengths at Del Mar, snapping the seven-race winning streak of the world's top-ranked horse.      Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Accelerate ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.15 and paid $17.60, $32.60 and $22 as the 7-1 second choice on Saturday.      Arrogate finished third, beaten by 15 1/4 lengths under jockey Mike Smith in the 4-year-old colt's r...More >>
  • Courage Camp another huge success for Petrino Family Foundation

    Courage Camp another huge success for Petrino Family Foundation

    Saturday, July 22 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-07-23 01:16:48 GMT

    It's a hot, sticky day inside the Trager Center the University of Louisville football team's indoor practice facility, but for the kids invited to participate in the third annual Courage Camp, it couldn't be cooler.

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    It's a hot, sticky day inside the Trager Center the University of Louisville football team's indoor practice facility, but for the kids invited to participate in the third annual Courage Camp, it couldn't be cooler.

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  • Kyle Busch takes pole for Brickyard 400

    Kyle Busch takes pole for Brickyard 400

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:24:04 GMT
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kyle Busch won the pole position Saturday as he chases an unprecedented third consecutive NASCAR Brickyard 400 victory Sunday.      Busch earned the top qualifying spot on his final lap with a speed of 187.301 mph on the 2.5-mile oval. Kevin Harvick was second at 186.332, and Jamie McMurray qualified third.      It's the second consecutive year Busch has claimed the Indianapolis pole. The only other Cup drivers with back-to-back pole w...More >>
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kyle Busch won the pole position Saturday as he chases an unprecedented third consecutive NASCAR Brickyard 400 victory Sunday.      Busch earned the top qualifying spot on his final lap with a speed of 187.301 mph on the 2.5-mile oval. Kevin Harvick was second at 186.332, and Jamie McMurray qualified third.      It's the second consecutive year Busch has claimed the Indianapolis pole. The only other Cup drivers with back-to-back pole w...More >>
  • AAU Hoops Take Over the Fairgrounds

    AAU Hoops Take Over the Fairgrounds

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:23 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:23:57 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   Some of the best high school basketball talent in the nation is in town this weekend for Hoopfest, including the player just about every college coach is recruiting, New Albany star, Romeo Langford. University of Louisville head coach, Rick Pitino and UK assistant coach, Kenny Payne were in the house to see Romeo, but he didn't play because of a sore hip.  After the game, Langford talked about playing for John Calipari over in Egypt earlier this summ...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   Some of the best high school basketball talent in the nation is in town this weekend for Hoopfest, including the player just about every college coach is recruiting, New Albany star, Romeo Langford. University of Louisville head coach, Rick Pitino and UK assistant coach, Kenny Payne were in the house to see Romeo, but he didn't play because of a sore hip.  After the game, Langford talked about playing for John Calipari over in Egypt earlier this summ...More >>
  • Hartlage Wins Falls City Championship

    Hartlage Wins Falls City Championship

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:14:18 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   The Women's Falls City Championship at Persimmon Ridge went down to the last hole on Friday. In match play, Jennifer Hartlage would build a three hole lead with three to play, but Donna Moir kept fighting.  She drains a putt on 17 to climb to within one with one to play, but couldn't tie it on 18.  Hartlage wins her first Falls City Championship.  "This is my first Lady's Falls City out here.  Second I've played in.  But, it'...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   The Women's Falls City Championship at Persimmon Ridge went down to the last hole on Friday. In match play, Jennifer Hartlage would build a three hole lead with three to play, but Donna Moir kept fighting.  She drains a putt on 17 to climb to within one with one to play, but couldn't tie it on 18.  Hartlage wins her first Falls City Championship.  "This is my first Lady's Falls City out here.  Second I've played in.  But, it'...More >>
  • Wall Signs Four Year Extension

    Wall Signs Four Year Extension

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:09:09 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A person familiar with the deal says that All-Star point guard John Wall has agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension with the Washington Wizards that will start with the 2019 season.      The person confirmed the terms of the agreement to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced.      Wall is a four-time Eastern Conference All-Star who was the No. 1 overall pick...More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A person familiar with the deal says that All-Star point guard John Wall has agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension with the Washington Wizards that will start with the 2019 season.      The person confirmed the terms of the agreement to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced.      Wall is a four-time Eastern Conference All-Star who was the No. 1 overall pick...More >>
  • Thomas Struggles at The Open

    Thomas Struggles at The Open

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:07:22 GMT
    SOUTHPORT, England (WAVE) Wind, rain, and everything that could make being outside miserable was going on Friday during the second round of The Open Championship in England. Louisville native, Justin Thomas struggled mightily.  In the rough on six, he swung, his club got stuck in the ground, and the ball never moved.  Justin shot 10 over on Friday missing the cut. A couple other Kentucky boys did make the cut. Glasgow native, Kent Bulle shot a plus two on Friday...and is e...More >>
    SOUTHPORT, England (WAVE) Wind, rain, and everything that could make being outside miserable was going on Friday during the second round of The Open Championship in England. Louisville native, Justin Thomas struggled mightily.  In the rough on six, he swung, his club got stuck in the ground, and the ball never moved.  Justin shot 10 over on Friday missing the cut. A couple other Kentucky boys did make the cut. Glasgow native, Kent Bulle shot a plus two on Friday...and is e...More >>
  • Stoops Fires Up Area Big Blue Faithful at Luncheon

    Stoops Fires Up Area Big Blue Faithful at Luncheon

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:57:43 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   We are still more than six weeks away from the start of the college football season, but it's time for football coaches to start pounding the drum to generate excitement for the upcoming season.  On Friday afternoon, University of Kentucky head coach, Mark Stoops was in town for the annual alumni luncheon, and he gave Big Blue fans plenty of reasons to think positive heading into the 2017 campaign. The Big Blue Faithful packed the Galt House for it's...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   We are still more than six weeks away from the start of the college football season, but it's time for football coaches to start pounding the drum to generate excitement for the upcoming season.  On Friday afternoon, University of Kentucky head coach, Mark Stoops was in town for the annual alumni luncheon, and he gave Big Blue fans plenty of reasons to think positive heading into the 2017 campaign. The Big Blue Faithful packed the Galt House for it's...More >>
  • UK holding open tryouts for PA announcers

    UK holding open tryouts for PA announcers

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:25:14 GMT
    (Source: University of Kentucky athletics)(Source: University of Kentucky athletics)

    The University of Kentucky is looking for public address announcers and in-game hosts, and it could be you.

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    The University of Kentucky is looking for public address announcers and in-game hosts, and it could be you.

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  • Christian Academy ready to defend 2A State Championship

    Christian Academy ready to defend 2A State Championship

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:35:15 GMT

    It was a magical year for Christian Academy, in 2016 they captured the school's first football state championship

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    It was a magical year for Christian Academy, in 2016 they captured the school's first football state championship

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  • The Thomas tie grabs attention at the Open Championship

    The Thomas tie grabs attention at the Open Championship

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:04 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:04:56 GMT

    St. Xavier High School graduate Justin Thomas finds himself just two shots out of the lead after the first round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. 

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    St. Xavier High School graduate Justin Thomas finds himself just two shots out of the lead after the first round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. 

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  • Hugh Freeze resigns from Ole Miss

    Hugh Freeze resigns from Ole Miss

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:26:10 GMT

    OXFORD. MS (AP) - Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure.

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    OXFORD. MS (AP) - Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure.

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  • ACC announces conference basketball match ups for 2017-18 season

    ACC announces conference basketball match ups for 2017-18 season

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:44:32 GMT
    Rick Pitino (Source: UofL Athletics)Rick Pitino (Source: UofL Athletics)

    The ACC announced its conference basketball match ups for the 2017-18 season on Thursday.

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    The ACC announced its conference basketball match ups for the 2017-18 season on Thursday.

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  • ACC men's basketball matchups announced

    ACC men's basketball matchups announced

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:23:32 GMT

    The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the 18 conference matchups for each of its 15 men’s basketball teams for the 2017-18 season.

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    The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the 18 conference matchups for each of its 15 men’s basketball teams for the 2017-18 season.

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  • New agreement between UofL, KFC Yum! Center clears first hurdle

    New agreement between UofL, KFC Yum! Center clears first hurdle

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:47:12 GMT

    The University of Louisville Board of Directors on Thursday passed the new agreement between the university and the KFC Yum! Center to help pull the arena out of financial crisis.

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    The University of Louisville Board of Directors on Thursday passed the new agreement between the university and the KFC Yum! Center to help pull the arena out of financial crisis.

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  • Brohm Squad makes a stop at WAVE 3 News

    Brohm Squad makes a stop at WAVE 3 News

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:45:47 GMT
    Jeff Brohm was introduced as the Purdue head coach during a Dec. 5 news conference. (Source:Jeff Brohm was introduced as the Purdue head coach during a Dec. 5 news conference. (Source:

    Jeff Brohm and his brothers, Greg and Brian, appeared live on WAVE 3 News @ 11 on Wednesday night.

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    Jeff Brohm and his brothers, Greg and Brian, appeared live on WAVE 3 News @ 11 on Wednesday night.

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  • Collegiate Star Turns Heads Nationally

    Collegiate Star Turns Heads Nationally

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:09:55 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   You could make the legitimate argument that former Collegiate star, Haji Abdikadir is the best high soccer player to ever take the pitch in the state of Kentucky.  "When he was a freshman, he was starting varsity, and you knew, you knew at that point this kid's special", said Collegiate head coach, Chad Wozniak. His 40 goals last season is the most all-time at the school...landing him the honor of U-S-A Today's Soccer Player of the year.

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    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   You could make the legitimate argument that former Collegiate star, Haji Abdikadir is the best high soccer player to ever take the pitch in the state of Kentucky.  "When he was a freshman, he was starting varsity, and you knew, you knew at that point this kid's special", said Collegiate head coach, Chad Wozniak. His 40 goals last season is the most all-time at the school...landing him the honor of U-S-A Today's Soccer Player of the year

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  • Jackson, Alexander named to All-ACC Preseason team

    Jackson, Alexander named to All-ACC Preseason team

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:49:13 GMT

    Quarterback Lamar Jackson and cornerback Jaire Alexander each received more than 100 votes. 

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    Quarterback Lamar Jackson and cornerback Jaire Alexander each received more than 100 votes. 

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  • Lagow nets place on Unitas Award watch list

    Lagow nets place on Unitas Award watch list

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:44:48 GMT
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    Indiana fifth-year senior quarterback Richard Lagow netted a place on the 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, it was announced today. The Golden Arm Award is presented at the end of each football season and the winner is selected based on his accomplishments both on and off the field. 

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    Indiana fifth-year senior quarterback Richard Lagow netted a place on the 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, it was announced today. The Golden Arm Award is presented at the end of each football season and the winner is selected based on his accomplishments both on and off the field. 

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  • UK QB Johnson on Golden Arm watch list

    UK QB Johnson on Golden Arm watch list

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-07-19 15:24:28 GMT

    Stephen Johnson, a 6-2, 185 pound senior from Rancho Cucamonga, California, took over signal calling for the Wildcats last season after sophomore Drew Barker was injured in the New Mexico State game. 

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    Stephen Johnson, a 6-2, 185 pound senior from Rancho Cucamonga, California, took over signal calling for the Wildcats last season after sophomore Drew Barker was injured in the New Mexico State game. 

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  • Javanon FC U16 team headed to National Finals

    Javanon FC U16 team headed to National Finals

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-07-19 02:36:57 GMT

    A turn off of Blankenbaker Parkway and then you wind through until you see it. Through an iron gate, a soccer only building that sits back off the road. 

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    A turn off of Blankenbaker Parkway and then you wind through until you see it. Through an iron gate, a soccer only building that sits back off the road. 

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  • NBA making a wardrobe change

    NBA making a wardrobe change

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-07-18 18:01:25 GMT

    NBA teams are making a wardrobe change, with the traditional home and road uniforms going back in the closet.

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    NBA teams are making a wardrobe change, with the traditional home and road uniforms going back in the closet.

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  • Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

    Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:36:39 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:15:58 GMT
    Research on the brains of 202 former football players shows brain disease in most.More >>
    Research on the brains of 202 former football players shows brain disease in most.More >>
  • Jordan's wild journey: Spieth wins British Open

    Jordan's wild journey: Spieth wins British Open

    Sunday, July 23 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-07-23 18:11:16 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 2:21 AM EDT2017-07-24 06:21:51 GMT

    Spieth closes with flourish to win British Open, his third major championship.

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    Spieth closes with flourish to win British Open, his third major championship.

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  • Team Sky rider Chris Froome wins 4th Tour de France title

    Team Sky rider Chris Froome wins 4th Tour de France title

    Sunday, July 23 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-07-23 15:00:57 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-07-23 19:32:05 GMT
    Defending champion Chris Froome is just hours from sealing a fourth Tour de France title as he sets off on the final stage of this year's race.More >>
    Defending champion Chris Froome is just hours from sealing a fourth Tour de France title as he sets off on the final stage of this year's race.More >>
  • Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

    Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:59 AM EDT2017-07-21 06:59:34 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:04 AM EDT2017-07-22 07:04:14 GMT
    Hugh Freeze replaced Houston Nutt as Mississippi's football coach when he took the job, and now Nutt is at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall.More >>
    Hugh Freeze replaced Houston Nutt as Mississippi's football coach when he took the job, and now Nutt is at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall.More >>
  • Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze resigns

    Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze resigns

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:58:48 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:25:57 GMT

     Football coach Hugh Freeze would have been released under a moral conduct clause in his contract if he had not resigned, Ole Miss officials said.  

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     Football coach Hugh Freeze would have been released under a moral conduct clause in his contract if he had not resigned, Ole Miss officials said.  

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  • Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

    Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:56 AM EDT2017-07-18 11:56:51 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:20:26 GMT
    Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL; get a haircut.More >>
    Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL; get a haircut.More >>
  • WKU picked to win C-USA East Division

    WKU picked to win C-USA East Division

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-07-18 17:43:16 GMT

    Western Kentucky football is the pick to win the Conference USA East Division. The Hilltoppers received 20 of 28 first place votes from a media panel. 

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    Western Kentucky football is the pick to win the Conference USA East Division. The Hilltoppers received 20 of 28 first place votes from a media panel. 

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  • Luke Hancock hosts basketball camp for autistic kids

    Luke Hancock hosts basketball camp for autistic kids

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:47:20 GMT

    Luke Hancock knows all about spending the summer at basketball camp. He did it as a kid. 

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    Luke Hancock knows all about spending the summer at basketball camp. He did it as a kid. 

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  • Mesoraco hits another grand slam at Louisville Slugger Field, but Bats fall 11-8

    Mesoraco hits another grand slam at Louisville Slugger Field, but Bats fall 11-8

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:43:47 GMT

    Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco began his rehab assignment with the Louisville Bats, the same way he began his very first stint with the club. A grand slam. 

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    Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco began his rehab assignment with the Louisville Bats, the same way he began his very first stint with the club. A grand slam. 

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  • 6 named to UK 2017 Hall of Fame class

    6 named to UK 2017 Hall of Fame class

    Monday, July 17 2017 1:05 PM EDT2017-07-17 17:05:32 GMT

    Five former student-athletes and a broadcasting legend have been named as the members of the University of Kentucky's Hall of Fame of 2017.

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    Five former student-athletes and a broadcasting legend have been named as the members of the University of Kentucky's Hall of Fame of 2017.

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  • HORNUNG AWARD: UofL, IU land players on watch list

    HORNUNG AWARD: UofL, IU land players on watch list

    Monday, July 17 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-07-17 16:07:24 GMT
    UofL's Jaire AlexanderUofL's Jaire Alexander

    The Louisville Sports Commission on Monday named 46 multi-talented college football players to the 2017 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse.

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    The Louisville Sports Commission on Monday named 46 multi-talented college football players to the 2017 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse.

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  • Former UK basketball player Jerry Bird dead at 83

    Former UK basketball player Jerry Bird dead at 83

    Sunday, July 16 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-07-17 02:07:43 GMT

    Jerry Bird, a former Kentucky men’s basketball player and member of the UK Athletics Hall of Fame, died Sunday morning of natural causes in his hometown of Corbin, Kentucky. He was 83.

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    Jerry Bird, a former Kentucky men’s basketball player and member of the UK Athletics Hall of Fame, died Sunday morning of natural causes in his hometown of Corbin, Kentucky. He was 83.

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  • Two NBA stars and his sister helped Donovan Mitchell decide to make the jump to the NBA

    Two NBA stars and his sister helped Donovan Mitchell decide to make the jump to the NBA

    Sunday, July 16 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-07-17 01:24:21 GMT
    Donovan Mitchell signs contract with Utah Jazz. (Source: Donovan Mitchell/Twitter)Donovan Mitchell signs contract with Utah Jazz. (Source: Donovan Mitchell/Twitter)

    If UofL fans are looking for someone to blame for Donovan Mitchell's departure, the line starts behind his little sister and two NBA stars. 

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    If UofL fans are looking for someone to blame for Donovan Mitchell's departure, the line starts behind his little sister and two NBA stars. 

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  • Federer shows aging stars are still stars

    Federer shows aging stars are still stars

    Sunday, July 16 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-07-17 01:02:06 GMT

    Roger Federer won again at Wimbledon. This time at the age of 35.

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    Roger Federer won again at Wimbledon. This time at the age of 35.

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  • A record turnout for a Drive, Chip and Putt competition in Kentucky

    A record turnout for a Drive, Chip and Putt competition in Kentucky

    Saturday, July 15 2017 11:05 PM EDT2017-07-16 03:05:02 GMT

    Junior golf is thriving in Kentucky. 

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    Junior golf is thriving in Kentucky. 

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  • Luke Hancock hosts camp for kids with autism

    Luke Hancock hosts camp for kids with autism

    Saturday, July 15 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-07-16 02:54:12 GMT

    Luke Hancock could have spent his Saturday morning any number of ways, but the former UofL star chose to give back.

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    Luke Hancock could have spent his Saturday morning any number of ways, but the former UofL star chose to give back.

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  • FC Cincinnati beats Lou City FC 3-2 in front of record crowd

    FC Cincinnati beats Lou City FC 3-2 in front of record crowd

    Saturday, July 15 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-07-16 02:39:34 GMT
    If you have yet to make it to a game, you might want to fit one in your schedule.If you have yet to make it to a game, you might want to fit one in your schedule.

    A record crowd of 11,632 at Louisville Slugger Field saw Louisville City FC mistakes help FC Cincinnati build a lead and hold on for a 3-2 win on Saturday night. 

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    A record crowd of 11,632 at Louisville Slugger Field saw Louisville City FC mistakes help FC Cincinnati build a lead and hold on for a 3-2 win on Saturday night. 

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  • Pelicans reportedly sign Rondo

    Pelicans reportedly sign Rondo

    Saturday, July 15 2017 8:18 PM EDT2017-07-16 00:18:25 GMT

    A person with knowledge of the situation of tells The Associated Press that the New Orleans have agreed in principle on a one-year deal with Rajon Rondo.
        

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    A person with knowledge of the situation of tells The Associated Press that the New Orleans have agreed in principle on a one-year deal with Rajon Rondo.
        

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  • Songbird wins the Delaware Handicap

    Songbird wins the Delaware Handicap

    Saturday, July 15 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-07-16 00:16:33 GMT

    Songbird turned back a determined challenge from Martini Glass through the stretch to win the Grade 1 Delaware Handicap by a length Saturday.

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    Songbird turned back a determined challenge from Martini Glass through the stretch to win the Grade 1 Delaware Handicap by a length Saturday.

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  • UK football legend Babe Parilli passes away

    UK football legend Babe Parilli passes away

    Saturday, July 15 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-16 00:14:10 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)

    Vito “Babe” Parilli, the quarterback who led the University of Kentucky football team to the Orange, Sugar and Cotton Bowls in the 1949-51 seasons and was eventually enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame, has passed away at the age of 87.

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    Vito “Babe” Parilli, the quarterback who led the University of Kentucky football team to the Orange, Sugar and Cotton Bowls in the 1949-51 seasons and was eventually enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame, has passed away at the age of 87.

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  • Harper homers twice as Nationals beat Reds 5-0

    Harper homers twice as Nationals beat Reds 5-0

    Friday, July 14 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-07-15 02:40:22 GMT
    The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)

    Gio Gonzalez pitched four-hit ball into the ninth inning, and Bryce Harper extended his mid-July tear with a pair of homers on Friday night, leading the Washington Nationals to a 5-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
        

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    Gio Gonzalez pitched four-hit ball into the ninth inning, and Bryce Harper extended his mid-July tear with a pair of homers on Friday night, leading the Washington Nationals to a 5-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
        

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  • Like Father, like Son, it's all in the family for UofL swimming

    Like Father, like Son, it's all in the family for UofL swimming

    Friday, July 14 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-07-15 02:29:39 GMT
    UofL swimming coach Arthur Albiero was part of the Team USA coaching staff at the Rio Olympics. (Source: WAVE 3 News file photo)UofL swimming coach Arthur Albiero was part of the Team USA coaching staff at the Rio Olympics. (Source: WAVE 3 News file photo)

    Nick Albiero is already making his dad proud. 

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    Nick Albiero is already making his dad proud. 

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  • Stoops says Johnson is still the Cats starting quarterback

    Stoops says Johnson is still the Cats starting quarterback

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-07-15 00:15:48 GMT

    Mark Stoops says Stephen Johnson is his starting quarterback. 

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    Mark Stoops says Stephen Johnson is his starting quarterback. 

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  • Tim Tebow hits first pro walk-off home run

    Tim Tebow hits first pro walk-off home run

    Thursday, July 13 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-07-14 03:47:14 GMT
    (Source: Southeast Christian Church)(Source: Southeast Christian Church)

    Tim Tebow hit the first game-ending home run of his pro baseball career Thursday night, lifting the Class A St. Lucie Mets over the Daytona Tortugas 5-4 in a seven-inning game.

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    Tim Tebow hit the first game-ending home run of his pro baseball career Thursday night, lifting the Class A St. Lucie Mets over the Daytona Tortugas 5-4 in a seven-inning game.

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  • Cards go first at the ACC Kickoff

    Cards go first at the ACC Kickoff

    Thursday, July 13 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-07-13 21:41:22 GMT

    UofL football was up first at the ACC Kickoff on Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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    UofL football was up first at the ACC Kickoff on Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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  • UK athletics taking over SEC Network on July 17

    UK athletics taking over SEC Network on July 17

    Thursday, July 13 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-07-13 18:11:41 GMT
    UK's new posters for the 2017-18 football season were released Thursday. (Source: UK Athletics)UK's new posters for the 2017-18 football season were released Thursday. (Source: UK Athletics)

    The third annual SEC Network Takeover begins next week.

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    The third annual SEC Network Takeover begins next week.

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  • Larson loses points lead over violation at Kentucky Speedway

    Larson loses points lead over violation at Kentucky Speedway

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-07-13 04:00:13 GMT

    Kyle Larson has lost his Cup series lead and his crew chief has been suspended after failing a post-race inspection at Kentucky.

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    Kyle Larson has lost his Cup series lead and his crew chief has been suspended after failing a post-race inspection at Kentucky.

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  • UK safety has wardrobe malfunction on way to SEC Media Days

    UK safety has wardrobe malfunction on way to SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-07-13 03:56:04 GMT

    Mike Williams had a wardrobe issue before arriving at SEC Media Days on Wednesday.

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    Mike Williams had a wardrobe issue before arriving at SEC Media Days on Wednesday.

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  • Johnson wins Senior LPGA

    Johnson wins Senior LPGA

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:09:28 GMT

    Trish Johnson went wire-to-wire to win the first Senior LPGA at The Pete Dye Course in French Lick, Indiana.

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    Trish Johnson went wire-to-wire to win the first Senior LPGA at The Pete Dye Course in French Lick, Indiana.

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  • UK at SEC Media Days

    UK at SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:05:07 GMT
    Mark Stoops (Source: WAVE 3 News)Mark Stoops (Source: WAVE 3 News)

    Kentucky took it's turn at SEC Media Days on Wednesday.

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    Kentucky took it's turn at SEC Media Days on Wednesday.

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  • Cano homer powers AL to 2-1 All-Star win

    Cano homer powers AL to 2-1 All-Star win

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-07-12 04:01:39 GMT

    The American League made it five in a row, thanks to Robinson Cano.

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    The American League made it five in a row, thanks to Robinson Cano.

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  • Archie Miller is getting to know the Hoosiers

    Archie Miller is getting to know the Hoosiers

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:56 PM EDT2017-07-12 01:56:28 GMT

    With Tom Crean out of the drivers seat up in Indiana, Archie Miller has now had over three months to get acquainted with his team.

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    With Tom Crean out of the drivers seat up in Indiana, Archie Miller has now had over three months to get acquainted with his team.

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  • Johnson maintains lead at Senior LPGA

    Johnson maintains lead at Senior LPGA

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-07-11 23:04:05 GMT

    Trish Johnson shot an even-par 72 on Tuesday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Senior LPGA Championship, the first major championship for senior women.

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    Trish Johnson shot an even-par 72 on Tuesday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Senior LPGA Championship, the first major championship for senior women.

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  • Mitchell scores 37 for Jazz in Las Vegas NBA Summer League

    Mitchell scores 37 for Jazz in Las Vegas NBA Summer League

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-07-11 23:01:58 GMT

    Utah rookie Donovan Mitchell scored 37 points and had eight steals in an 84-81 overtime loss to Memphis in the Las Vegas Summer League. 

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    Utah rookie Donovan Mitchell scored 37 points and had eight steals in an 84-81 overtime loss to Memphis in the Las Vegas Summer League. 

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  • Judge and Jury! Easy winner in Home Run Derby

    Judge and Jury! Easy winner in Home Run Derby

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-07-11 04:04:41 GMT

    Aaron Judge dominated the All-Star Home Run Derby in the same manner he has smashed his way through his rookie season.

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    Aaron Judge dominated the All-Star Home Run Derby in the same manner he has smashed his way through his rookie season.

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  • UofL swimmers getting ready to represent Team USA

    UofL swimmers getting ready to represent Team USA

    Monday, July 10 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-07-11 03:45:21 GMT
    Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford (Source: WAVE 3 News)Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford (Source: WAVE 3 News)

    UofL is well represented on the U.S. National team this summer. 

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    UofL is well represented on the U.S. National team this summer. 

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  • Trish Johnson leads after first round of Senior LPGA at French Lick

    Trish Johnson leads after first round of Senior LPGA at French Lick

    Monday, July 10 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-07-11 02:44:50 GMT

    The first time Trish Johnson (Virginia Water, Great Britain) pulled up to the Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort, she knew instantly that the place was special. Johnson posted a 5-under, 67 on Monday in the first-round to build a four-stroke lead at the inaugural Senior LPGA Championship. On a day that featured wind gusts peaking at 33-miles-an-hour, Johnson handled the difficult conditions masterfully and made seven birdies. 

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    The first time Trish Johnson (Virginia Water, Great Britain) pulled up to the Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort, she knew instantly that the place was special. Johnson posted a 5-under, 67 on Monday in the first-round to build a four-stroke lead at the inaugural Senior LPGA Championship. On a day that featured wind gusts peaking at 33-miles-an-hour, Johnson handled the difficult conditions masterfully and made seven birdies. 

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  • Baseball America names UofL's McDonnell Coach of the Year

    Monday, July 10 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-07-10 23:46:33 GMT
    UofL head coach Dan McDonnell (Source: Kendrick Haskins/WAVE 3 News)UofL head coach Dan McDonnell (Source: Kendrick Haskins/WAVE 3 News)

    Baseball American names UofL's Dan McDonnell 2017 Coach of the Year

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    Baseball American names UofL's Dan McDonnell 2017 Coach of the Year

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  • Team USA Takes Bronze in Egypt

    Team USA Takes Bronze in Egypt

    Sunday, July 9 2017 11:11 PM EDT2017-07-10 03:11:40 GMT

    CAIRO (FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017)  After being shocked by Canada on Saturday the best John Calipari's Under 19 team could do was win a bronze medal. Team USA took on Spain for third place on Sunday. The Americans hopped all over Spain early, one of Calipari's recruits, Immanuel Quickley drained three of his 11 points during a 10-2 run to start the game.  University of Kentucky freshmen Hamadou Diallo and PJ Washington both struggled totaling 15 points

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    CAIRO (FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017)  After being shocked by Canada on Saturday the best John Calipari's Under 19 team could do was win a bronze medal. Team USA took on Spain for third place on Sunday. The Americans hopped all over Spain early, one of Calipari's recruits, Immanuel Quickley drained three of his 11 points during a 10-2 run to start the game.  University of Kentucky freshmen Hamadou Diallo and PJ Washington both struggled totaling 15 points 

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  • Truex Jr wins Quaker State 400

    Truex Jr wins Quaker State 400

    Sunday, July 9 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-07-09 04:03:00 GMT
    SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. was dominant throughout and had enough left on a final restart to win the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.      Second in points entering the 400-mile event, Truex started second beside Kyle Busch and won the first two stages. He led the final segment by as many as 15 seconds before a final caution created overtime and bunched the field together.      That made no difference as Truex flew past Busch ...More >>
    SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. was dominant throughout and had enough left on a final restart to win the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.      Second in points entering the 400-mile event, Truex started second beside Kyle Busch and won the first two stages. He led the final segment by as many as 15 seconds before a final caution created overtime and bunched the field together.      That made no difference as Truex flew past Busch ...More >>
  • Kenseth could drive Earnhardt's #88 car in 2018

    Kenseth could drive Earnhardt's #88 car in 2018

    Friday, July 7 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-07-08 02:33:31 GMT
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Source: AP Photo/Randy Holt)Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Source: AP Photo/Randy Holt)

    As Dale Earnhardt Jr. says goodbye to racing, the question is floating around, who is going to drive the 88 car? Rumor has it that it could be Matt Kenseth but neither him nor Junior would answer that question

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    As Dale Earnhardt Jr. says goodbye to racing, the question is floating around, who is going to drive the 88 car? Rumor has it that it could be Matt Kenseth but neither him nor Junior would answer that question

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  • NASCAR postpones Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway to Saturday

    NASCAR postpones Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway to Saturday

    Friday, July 7 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-07-07 23:49:08 GMT
    Kentucky Speedway (Source: Greg Schapker/WAVE 3 News)Kentucky Speedway (Source: Greg Schapker/WAVE 3 News)

    The NASCAR XFINITY Series Alsco 300 has been postponed due to inclement weather. Saturday will now consist of a doubleheader beginning with the NXS Alsco 300 at Noon. 

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    The NASCAR XFINITY Series Alsco 300 has been postponed due to inclement weather. Saturday will now consist of a doubleheader beginning with the NXS Alsco 300 at Noon. 

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  • Quaker State to remain title sponsor of feature race at Kentucky Speedway

    Quaker State to remain title sponsor of feature race at Kentucky Speedway

    Friday, July 7 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-07-07 20:43:37 GMT

    Quaker State extends sponsorship deal with the Kentucky Speedway 

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    Quaker State extends sponsorship deal with the Kentucky Speedway 

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  • Mitchell scores eight, but makes highlight reel plays in 68-65 Jazz win over Celtics

    Mitchell scores eight, but makes highlight reel plays in 68-65 Jazz win over Celtics

    Friday, July 7 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-07-07 04:02:00 GMT

    Donovan Mitchell was once again the star for Utah, and he only scored eight points.

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    Donovan Mitchell was once again the star for Utah, and he only scored eight points.

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  • Bats pitcher named International League All-Star

    Bats pitcher named International League All-Star

    Thursday, July 6 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-07-06 19:55:12 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    Louisville Bats right-handed pitcher Kevin Shackelford has been selected to participate in the 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game as announced by the International League on Thursday. The game is scheduled for Wednesday, July 12 in Tacoma, WA and will be televised live on MLB Network at 8 p.m. E.T. 

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    Louisville Bats right-handed pitcher Kevin Shackelford has been selected to participate in the 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game as announced by the International League on Thursday. The game is scheduled for Wednesday, July 12 in Tacoma, WA and will be televised live on MLB Network at 8 p.m. E.T. 

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  • UofL's Albiero named to Team USA coaching staff

    UofL's Albiero named to Team USA coaching staff

    Thursday, July 6 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-07-06 19:53:29 GMT
    UofL swimming coach Arthur Albiero is part of the Team USA coaching staff at the Rio Olympics. (Source: WAVE 3 News file photo)UofL swimming coach Arthur Albiero is part of the Team USA coaching staff at the Rio Olympics. (Source: WAVE 3 News file photo)

    University of  Louisville head swimming coach Arthur Albiero has been named to the women’s staff  for the USA Swimming World Championship team which was announced Saturday night after the five day Phillips 66 USA Swimming National meet. There will be 21 women and 24 men representing the United States in Budapest in the pool.

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    University of  Louisville head swimming coach Arthur Albiero has been named to the women’s staff  for the USA Swimming World Championship team which was announced Saturday night after the five day Phillips 66 USA Swimming National meet. There will be 21 women and 24 men representing the United States in Budapest in the pool.

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  • UK basketball adds exhibitions against Thomas More and Centre

    UK basketball adds exhibitions against Thomas More and Centre

    Thursday, July 6 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-07-06 19:26:09 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)

    In keeping with recent tradition to play at least one university in the state of Kentucky in the preseason, the Kentucky men’s basketball team will face two in-state schools in Thomas More College and Centre College for the 2017-18 exhibition slate.

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    In keeping with recent tradition to play at least one university in the state of Kentucky in the preseason, the Kentucky men’s basketball team will face two in-state schools in Thomas More College and Centre College for the 2017-18 exhibition slate.

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  • Mitchell impresses again in Utah Summer League

    Mitchell impresses again in Utah Summer League

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-07-06 03:45:43 GMT

    Donovan Mitchell was impressive again, and Utah fans are falling in love. 

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    Donovan Mitchell was impressive again, and Utah fans are falling in love. 

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  • Run For Roses Brings Big Numbers to Louisville

    Run For Roses Brings Big Numbers to Louisville

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 10:42 PM EDT2017-07-06 02:42:37 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   The Run for Roses Classic has taken over the South Wing.  "Everything under one roof.  You can't beat that," said one of the event coordinators, Chartrael Hall.  There are 66 courts under one roof at the South Wing.  Teams from all over the country, including former U of L star, Pervis Ellison's squad have come to town for one of the largest girls A-A-U Tournament's in state history thanks in large part to former Manual and Be...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   The Run for Roses Classic has taken over the South Wing.  "Everything under one roof.  You can't beat that," said one of the event coordinators, Chartrael Hall.  There are 66 courts under one roof at the South Wing.  Teams from all over the country, including former U of L star, Pervis Ellison's squad have come to town for one of the largest girls A-A-U Tournament's in state history thanks in large part to former Manual and Be...More >>
  • Scotty Davenport agrees to contract extension at Bellarmine

    Scotty Davenport agrees to contract extension at Bellarmine

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-07-05 18:43:07 GMT
    Scotty DavenportScotty Davenport

    Bellarmine University announced today that the school and head men's basketball coach Scott Davenport have reached a contract agreement that essentially assures his position at Bellarmine until his retirement.

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    Bellarmine University announced today that the school and head men's basketball coach Scott Davenport have reached a contract agreement that essentially assures his position at Bellarmine until his retirement.

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  • Joey Chestnut makes history in Coney Island

    Joey Chestnut makes history in Coney Island

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-07-04 22:45:15 GMT
    July 4th fireworks (Source: WAVE 3 News)July 4th fireworks (Source: WAVE 3 News)
    Joey "Jaws" Chestnut has broken his own record to extend his reign as chowing champion at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in New York.      The San Jose, California-based competitor logged a 10th win by downing 72 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes Tuesday. He beat Carmen Cincotti, who ate 60.      Chestnut set the previous record at 70 last year.      Miki Sudo has notched her fourth win in the women...More >>
    Joey "Jaws" Chestnut has broken his own record to extend his reign as chowing champion at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in New York.      The San Jose, California-based competitor logged a 10th win by downing 72 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes Tuesday. He beat Carmen Cincotti, who ate 60.      Chestnut set the previous record at 70 last year.      Miki Sudo has notched her fourth win in the women...More >>
  • Mitchell scores 23 in NBA Summer League debut for Jazz

    Mitchell scores 23 in NBA Summer League debut for Jazz

    Monday, July 3 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-07-04 03:54:14 GMT

    Donovan Mitchell was impressive, scoring 23 points for Utah in his summer league debut, an 87-74 Jazz win over the Spurs. 

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    Donovan Mitchell was impressive, scoring 23 points for Utah in his summer league debut, an 87-74 Jazz win over the Spurs. 

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  • Kevin Durant agrees to new contract

    Kevin Durant agrees to new contract

    Monday, July 3 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-07-04 01:13:12 GMT
    A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Kevin Durant has agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth about $53 million to remain with the Golden State Warriors.      The deal calls for about $25 million in the first year with a player option for the second season. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday.      It represents a significant giveback for the NBA Finals MVP, w...More >>
    A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Kevin Durant has agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth about $53 million to remain with the Golden State Warriors.      The deal calls for about $25 million in the first year with a player option for the second season. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday.      It represents a significant giveback for the NBA Finals MVP, w...More >>
  • Billups withdraws name from the Cavs

    Billups withdraws name from the Cavs

    Monday, July 3 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-07-03 22:22:19 GMT
    Chauncey Billups has withdrawn his name from the Cleveland Cavaliers' search for a new general manager.      Billups released a statement to ESPN on Monday saying that "the timing isn't right" to take the job in Cleveland. Billups had been in discussions with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert to replace David Griffin. Griffin and the Cavs abruptly parted ways just days before the draft.      The well-respected Billups has long expressed a desire to ge...More >>
    Chauncey Billups has withdrawn his name from the Cleveland Cavaliers' search for a new general manager.      Billups released a statement to ESPN on Monday saying that "the timing isn't right" to take the job in Cleveland. Billups had been in discussions with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert to replace David Griffin. Griffin and the Cavs abruptly parted ways just days before the draft.      The well-respected Billups has long expressed a desire to ge...More >>
  • Home Run Participants have been announced

    Home Run Participants have been announced

    Monday, July 3 2017 6:18 PM EDT2017-07-03 22:18:00 GMT
    Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez, the Baby Bombers who lead the New York Yankees' offense, will participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Miami on July 10.      Judge, a rookie who homered in his first major league at-bat last August, leads the majors with 27 homers and tops the American League with a .327 average and 62 RBIs.      Sanchez is hitting .289 with 13 homers and 40 RBIs despite missing nearly a month with a strained biceps.     ...More >>
    Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez, the Baby Bombers who lead the New York Yankees' offense, will participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Miami on July 10.      Judge, a rookie who homered in his first major league at-bat last August, leads the majors with 27 homers and tops the American League with a .327 average and 62 RBIs.      Sanchez is hitting .289 with 13 homers and 40 RBIs despite missing nearly a month with a strained biceps.     ...More >>
  • Trout will miss All Star Game

    Trout will miss All Star Game

    Monday, July 3 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-07-03 22:08:41 GMT
    AL MVP Mike Trout will miss the All-Star Game while rehabilitating his left thumb.      The Los Angeles Angels star outfielder tore the ulnar collateral ligament in the thumb on May 28 during a headfirst slide and had surgery three days later to repair the ligament and dorsal capsule. The team said Monday he will work out Tuesday at Class A Inland Empire.      Angels general manager Bill Eppler said in a statement Monday "based on the timeline establ...More >>
    AL MVP Mike Trout will miss the All-Star Game while rehabilitating his left thumb.      The Los Angeles Angels star outfielder tore the ulnar collateral ligament in the thumb on May 28 during a headfirst slide and had surgery three days later to repair the ligament and dorsal capsule. The team said Monday he will work out Tuesday at Class A Inland Empire.      Angels general manager Bill Eppler said in a statement Monday "based on the timeline establ...More >>
  • Monk signs with Hornets

    Monk signs with Hornets

    Monday, July 3 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-07-03 21:21:57 GMT

    The Charlotte Hornets have signed first-round draft pick Malik Monk, the 11th choice in the NBA draft.

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    The Charlotte Hornets have signed first-round draft pick Malik Monk, the 11th choice in the NBA draft.

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  • Cozart, Votto Named All Stars

    Cozart, Votto Named All Stars

    Sunday, July 2 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-07-03 01:47:56 GMT
    The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)
    CINCINNATI, OH (WAVE)   This season started out promising for the Cincinnati Reds, but has become a struggle as the year progresses.  However, the team did land two players on the national league all star team, and they're both former Louisville Bats. Joey Votto made his fifth all star team as a reserve and short stop, Zach Cozart made his first all star game, and he will get the start.  To commemorate this accomplishment, Votto is buying Cozart a very odd present...a ...More >>
    CINCINNATI, OH (WAVE)   This season started out promising for the Cincinnati Reds, but has become a struggle as the year progresses.  However, the team did land two players on the national league all star team, and they're both former Louisville Bats. Joey Votto made his fifth all star team as a reserve and short stop, Zach Cozart made his first all star game, and he will get the start.  To commemorate this accomplishment, Votto is buying Cozart a very odd present...a ...More >>
  • Perry Wins Second US Senior Open Title

    Perry Wins Second US Senior Open Title

    Sunday, July 2 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-07-02 22:51:36 GMT
    PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - Kenny Perry claimed his second U.S. Senior Open on Sunday, pulling away from Kirk Triplett at Salem Country Club to finish at 16 under and win by two strokes.      The 56-year-old Perry closed with a shot 2-under 68 for a record score of 264. Perry also won the event in 2013 in Omaha, Nebraska. It is his fourth major victory on the senior tour.      Perry started the day one stroke behind Triplett but five ahead of the next-closest c...More >>
    PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - Kenny Perry claimed his second U.S. Senior Open on Sunday, pulling away from Kirk Triplett at Salem Country Club to finish at 16 under and win by two strokes.      The 56-year-old Perry closed with a shot 2-under 68 for a record score of 264. Perry also won the event in 2013 in Omaha, Nebraska. It is his fourth major victory on the senior tour.      Perry started the day one stroke behind Triplett but five ahead of the next-closest c...More >>
  • Diallo Slams Team USA Passed Angola

    Diallo Slams Team USA Passed Angola

    Sunday, July 2 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-07-02 22:45:37 GMT
    CAIRO (FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017)  When University of Kentucky freshman, Muhammad Diallo declared for the NBA Draft after only attending the school for a semester, and not playing, many of us who hadn't seen him play wondered why.  Well, he showed flashes in Sunday's Under 19 World Cup game against Angola, showing that athleticism that make him an NBA prospect. Diallo had three outrageous dunks, including a windmill in the second quarter.  Dialogs finished wit...More >>
    CAIRO (FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017)  When University of Kentucky freshman, Muhammad Diallo declared for the NBA Draft after only attending the school for a semester, and not playing, many of us who hadn't seen him play wondered why.  Well, he showed flashes in Sunday's Under 19 World Cup game against Angola, showing that athleticism that make him an NBA prospect. Diallo had three outrageous dunks, including a windmill in the second quarter.  Dialogs finished wit...More >>
  • Stenhouse Jr. Wins at Daytona

    Stenhouse Jr. Wins at Daytona

    Sunday, July 2 2017 12:17 AM EDT2017-07-02 04:17:16 GMT
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Ricky Stenhouse Jr. raced to his second victory of the season - and second on a restrictor-plate track - Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.      Stenhouse picked up his first career NASCAR Cup Series win in May at Talladega.      He earned this one for Roush Fenway Racing on a two-lap overtime sprint when leader David Ragan tried to block the field and lost momentum. Stenhouse squirted by and held on for the victo...More >>
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Ricky Stenhouse Jr. raced to his second victory of the season - and second on a restrictor-plate track - Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.      Stenhouse picked up his first career NASCAR Cup Series win in May at Talladega.      He earned this one for Roush Fenway Racing on a two-lap overtime sprint when leader David Ragan tried to block the field and lost momentum. Stenhouse squirted by and held on for the victo...More >>
  • UK Players Perform Well in U19 World Cup

    UK Players Perform Well in U19 World Cup

    Saturday, July 1 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-07-01 22:51:22 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    CAIRO (FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017)  After fighting off N-B-A rumors this week.  On Saturday morning University of Kentucky head coach, John Calipari got back to doing what he loves...actually coaching.    Calipari is the head coach of Team USA men's basketball as they opened play with Iran in the FIBA U19 World Cup.  The player Cats fans are dying to see, Hamadou Diallo led everybody with 17 points.  Another UK freshman, PJ Washington was a force ...More >>
    CAIRO (FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017)  After fighting off N-B-A rumors this week.  On Saturday morning University of Kentucky head coach, John Calipari got back to doing what he loves...actually coaching.    Calipari is the head coach of Team USA men's basketball as they opened play with Iran in the FIBA U19 World Cup.  The player Cats fans are dying to see, Hamadou Diallo led everybody with 17 points.  Another UK freshman, PJ Washington was a force ...More >>
  • Kentucky's Perry One Shot Back in Senior U.S. Open

    Kentucky's Perry One Shot Back in Senior U.S. Open

    Saturday, July 1 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-07-01 22:41:13 GMT
    PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - Kirk Triplett shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday to open a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the U.S. Senior Open.      Triplett improved to 15 under heading into the final round at the Donald Ross-designed Salem Country Club. He watched as Kenny Perry three-putted the 18th hole to fall one stroke back.      Brandt Jobe matched the tournament record with a 62, shooting 29 on the back nine to move into third. But he was six strokes beh...More >>
    PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - Kirk Triplett shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday to open a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the U.S. Senior Open.      Triplett improved to 15 under heading into the final round at the Donald Ross-designed Salem Country Club. He watched as Kenny Perry three-putted the 18th hole to fall one stroke back.      Brandt Jobe matched the tournament record with a 62, shooting 29 on the back nine to move into third. But he was six strokes beh...More >>
  • Ten City wins the Bashford Manor Stakes for McPeek and Albarado

    Ten City wins the Bashford Manor Stakes for McPeek and Albarado

    Friday, June 30 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-07-01 03:51:21 GMT

    Ten City hopes to follow in the footsteps, or hoof steps, of Classic Empire. Last years two-year-old champ went on to become the morning line favorite in Kentucky Derby 143.  

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    Ten City hopes to follow in the footsteps, or hoof steps, of Classic Empire. Last years two-year-old champ went on to become the morning line favorite in Kentucky Derby 143.  

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  • Calipari comments, Wall gets $$$, Oladipo headed back to Indiana, NBA news coming in fast and furious

    Calipari comments, Wall gets $$$, Oladipo headed back to Indiana, NBA news coming in fast and furious

    Friday, June 30 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-07-01 03:15:00 GMT
    Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller (Source: flickr.com/Indiana Public Media)Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller (Source: flickr.com/Indiana Public Media)

    With NBA free agency officially opening at 12 a.m. on Saturday, the NBA news Friday night included plenty of local flavor. 

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    With NBA free agency officially opening at 12 a.m. on Saturday, the NBA news Friday night included plenty of local flavor. 

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  • Calipari responds to latest NBA rumors

    Calipari responds to latest NBA rumors

    Thursday, June 29 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-06-30 03:20:14 GMT
    Kentucky coach John Calipari (Source: Brian Winner/WAVE 3 News)Kentucky coach John Calipari (Source: Brian Winner/WAVE 3 News)

    UK Head Coach John Calipari responded to rumors he's in talks with the New York Knicks via Twitter late Thursday night.

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    UK Head Coach John Calipari responded to rumors he's in talks with the New York Knicks via Twitter late Thursday night.

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  • Romans Must Wait to Break Record

    Romans Must Wait to Break Record

    Thursday, June 29 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-06-30 02:12:02 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   The last few days here at Churchill Downs have been similar to the premise in the movie Anchor Man.  Instead of a Panda watch, it's been the Dale Romans watch as the Louisville native trainer tries to break the Churchill Downs wins record here at the track. Romans had two chances to at least tie Mott on Thursday.  Unfortunately, neither Awesome Nona neither Tarpys Zapper could make it across the finish line first, meaning the wait continues

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    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   The last few days here at Churchill Downs have been similar to the premise in the movie Anchor Man.  Instead of a Panda watch, it's been the Dale Romans watch as the Louisville native trainer tries to break the Churchill Downs wins record here at the track. Romans had two chances to at least tie Mott on Thursday.  Unfortunately, neither Awesome Nona neither Tarpys Zapper could make it across the finish line first, meaning the wait 

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  • UofL's McKay wins Golden Spikes Award

    UofL's McKay wins Golden Spikes Award

    Thursday, June 29 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-06-30 00:13:02 GMT
    Brendan McKay (Source: UofL Athletics)Brendan McKay (Source: UofL Athletics)

    Brendan McKay became Louisville's first Golden Spikes Award winner Thursday.

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    Brendan McKay became Louisville's first Golden Spikes Award winner Thursday.

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  • Jeff Gordon to drive pace car for Brickyard 400

    Jeff Gordon to drive pace car for Brickyard 400

    Thursday, June 29 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-06-29 23:02:16 GMT

    Five-time Brickyard 400 winner Jeff Gordon will lead the field into the race one more time next month - as the pace-car driver.

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    Five-time Brickyard 400 winner Jeff Gordon will lead the field into the race one more time next month - as the pace-car driver.

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  • Worrell rockets to win in 50 fly at US National Championship

    Worrell rockets to win in 50 fly at US National Championship

    Thursday, June 29 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-06-29 13:25:48 GMT
    Kelsi Worrell (Source: WAVE 3 News file photo)Kelsi Worrell (Source: WAVE 3 News file photo)

    Kelsi Worrell is now the second fastest woman in the 50 meter fly in the world.

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    Kelsi Worrell is now the second fastest woman in the 50 meter fly in the world.

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  • PRP Baseball State Championships - A Family Tradition

    PRP Baseball State Championships - A Family Tradition

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:22 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:22:48 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   A quiet house in Southwest Jefferson County is the home of champions.  The Glass family has won three state championships at Pleasure Ridge Park High School.  The patriarch, Donnie was a pitcher on the '95 championship squad.  "Just being part of a team, and what we was at PRP was a family," said Glass. But Donnie is not the only member of the Glass family to bring home a state championship ring.  His oldest son, Drew, pitche...

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    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   A quiet house in Southwest Jefferson County is the home of champions.  The Glass family has won three state championships at Pleasure Ridge Park High School.  The patriarch, Donnie was a pitcher on the '95 championship squad.  "Just being part of a team, and what we was at PRP was a family," said Glass. But Donnie is not the only member of the Glass family to bring home a state championship ring.  His oldest son, Drew, pitche...

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  • Romans closing in on Churchill wins record

    Romans closing in on Churchill wins record

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:20:15 GMT
    Dale RomansDale Romans

    Dale Romans continues to close in on Bill Mott's Churchill Downs trainers record. 

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    Dale Romans continues to close in on Bill Mott's Churchill Downs trainers record. 

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  • UofL women to visit IU in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    UofL women to visit IU in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:17:54 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)

    UofL and IU will face off in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge this November. Not the men, the women. 

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    UofL and IU will face off in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge this November. Not the men, the women. 

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  • Florida completes sweep over LSU at College World Series, wins National Championship

    Florida completes sweep over LSU at College World Series, wins National Championship

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-06-28 04:04:47 GMT

    Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 Tuesday night to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national title in baseball.

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    Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 Tuesday night to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national title in baseball.

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  • Cards back at work, hosting campers after College World Series run

    Cards back at work, hosting campers after College World Series run

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-06-28 03:44:47 GMT

    The games future stars are on the field this week at Jim Patterson Stadium, learning from players and coaches in one of the best programs in the country.

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    The games future stars are on the field this week at Jim Patterson Stadium, learning from players and coaches in one of the best programs in the country.

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  • McKay gets record signing bonus from Rays

    McKay gets record signing bonus from Rays

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-06-28 03:10:41 GMT
    Brendan McKay (Source: UofL Athletics)Brendan McKay (Source: UofL Athletics)

    Brendan McKay is already setting records as a pro.

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    Brendan McKay is already setting records as a pro.

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  • UofL's Comerford wins 100m freestyle in record time at U.S. National Championship

    UofL's Comerford wins 100m freestyle in record time at U.S. National Championship

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:30:52 GMT
    Mallory Comerford (Source: University of Louisville)Mallory Comerford (Source: University of Louisville)

    Mallory Comerford is a big fan of racing in Indianapolis. 

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    Mallory Comerford is a big fan of racing in Indianapolis. 

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  • McDonnell reflects on another trip to the College World Series

    McDonnell reflects on another trip to the College World Series

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:57:01 GMT
    UofL head coach Dan McDonnell (Source: Kendrick Haskins/WAVE 3 News)UofL head coach Dan McDonnell (Source: Kendrick Haskins/WAVE 3 News)

    11 seasons, four trips to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. 

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    11 seasons, four trips to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. 

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  • Ben Rhodes teaming up with Louisville City FC

    Ben Rhodes teaming up with Louisville City FC

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:47:59 GMT
    If you have yet to make it to a game, you might want to fit one in your schedule.If you have yet to make it to a game, you might want to fit one in your schedule.

    Louisville native Ben Rhodes will carry the shield logo of hometown soccer team, Louisville City FC, over the doors of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ride when the circuit makes its Thursday, July 6 stop at Kentucky Speedway, it was announced Tuesday.

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    Louisville native Ben Rhodes will carry the shield logo of hometown soccer team, Louisville City FC, over the doors of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ride when the circuit makes its Thursday, July 6 stop at Kentucky Speedway, it was announced Tuesday.

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  • Westbrook wins NBA MVP

    Westbrook wins NBA MVP

    Monday, June 26 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-06-27 03:40:59 GMT

    Russell Westbrook has won the NBA's MVP award after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season.

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    Russell Westbrook has won the NBA's MVP award after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season.

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  • Florida beats LSU 4-3 in College World Series finals Game 1

    Florida beats LSU 4-3 in College World Series finals Game 1

    Monday, June 26 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-06-27 03:38:31 GMT

    Brady Singer struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings, Jonathan India doubled in two runs, and Florida beat LSU 4-3 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Monday night.

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    Brady Singer struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings, Jonathan India doubled in two runs, and Florida beat LSU 4-3 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Monday night.

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  • Dale Romans is closing in on a milestone

    Dale Romans is closing in on a milestone

  • LSU and Florida square off in the College World Series

    LSU and Florida square off in the College World Series

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:56:13 GMT
    LSU and Florida, who shared the SEC regular-season championship, are playing for the national title in Omaha in finals of the College World Series.  Alex Faedo pitched three-hit ball for 7 1/3 shutout innings in a second straight strong performance against TCU, and Florida moved to the College World Series finals with a 3-0 win. No. 3 national seed Florida is looking for its first championship in baseball. The Gators will play No. 4 seed LSU in the best-of-three finals beginning...More >>
    LSU and Florida, who shared the SEC regular-season championship, are playing for the national title in Omaha in finals of the College World Series.  Alex Faedo pitched three-hit ball for 7 1/3 shutout innings in a second straight strong performance against TCU, and Florida moved to the College World Series finals with a 3-0 win. No. 3 national seed Florida is looking for its first championship in baseball. The Gators will play No. 4 seed LSU in the best-of-three finals beginning...More >>
  • Former Cats Davis and Murray earn NBA honors

    Former Cats Davis and Murray earn NBA honors

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:50:05 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)

    Just days removed from sending a new wave of players into the NBA, former Kentucky Wildcats are being honored as some of the best in the league. Anthony Davis added a second-team selection to the All-NBA Defensive Team to his growing list of awards in 2017, while Jamal Murray was a second-team honoree on the All-Rookie Team.

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    Just days removed from sending a new wave of players into the NBA, former Kentucky Wildcats are being honored as some of the best in the league. Anthony Davis added a second-team selection to the All-NBA Defensive Team to his growing list of awards in 2017, while Jamal Murray was a second-team honoree on the All-Rookie Team.

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  • Former Purdue star wins his first tour victory

    Former Purdue star wins his first tour victory

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:45:08 GMT
    Adam Schenk won the Web.com Tour's Lincoln Land Charity Championship with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff with Eric Axley, William Kropp and Kyle Thompson. The former Purdue player made a 25-foot putt on the par-4 18th for his first tour victory after closing with a bogey on the hole in regulation to fall into the playoff.    (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) More >>
    Adam Schenk won the Web.com Tour's Lincoln Land Charity Championship with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff with Eric Axley, William Kropp and Kyle Thompson. The former Purdue player made a 25-foot putt on the par-4 18th for his first tour victory after closing with a bogey on the hole in regulation to fall into the playoff.    (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) More >>
  • John McEnroe says Serena would be the 700th best men's player

    John McEnroe says Serena would be the 700th best men's player

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:33:16 GMT
    People and companies invested at least $500,000 and that doesn't include the amount of money paid for advanced tickets. (Source: WAVE 3 News)People and companies invested at least $500,000 and that doesn't include the amount of money paid for advanced tickets. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
    John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour.      McEnroe, speaking to NPR about his memoir "You Cannot Be Serious," says Williams is the best female player ever, "no question." But when asked about her being the best ever, without gender qualifiers, McEnroe was clear that he didn't think so.      McEnroe says "if she played the men's circuit she'd be...More >>
    John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour.      McEnroe, speaking to NPR about his memoir "You Cannot Be Serious," says Williams is the best female player ever, "no question." But when asked about her being the best ever, without gender qualifiers, McEnroe was clear that he didn't think so.      McEnroe says "if she played the men's circuit she'd be...More >>
  • Former Packer jailed for child abuse

    Former Packer jailed for child abuse

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:26:52 GMT
    Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green is jailed in Brown County, Wisconsin, on suspicion of child abuse.      Online records show Green was booked into the jail Monday on a possible charge of child abuse-intentionally causing harm for an incident that occurred Sunday. Green was expected in court Monday afternoon.      Records do not list a defense attorney. Lammi Sports Management, which has handled Green's appearances, had no immediate commen...More >>
    Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green is jailed in Brown County, Wisconsin, on suspicion of child abuse.      Online records show Green was booked into the jail Monday on a possible charge of child abuse-intentionally causing harm for an incident that occurred Sunday. Green was expected in court Monday afternoon.      Records do not list a defense attorney. Lammi Sports Management, which has handled Green's appearances, had no immediate commen...More >>
  • Baylor says their investigation is on going

    Baylor says their investigation is on going

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:23 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:23:01 GMT
    Ballard High School grad Kelan Martin sparked the Butler University men's basketball team to a first-round triumph over Tubby Smith's Texas Tech team Thursday afternoon in the NCAA Tournament. (Source: NCAA)Ballard High School grad Kelan Martin sparked the Butler University men's basketball team to a first-round triumph over Tubby Smith's Texas Tech team Thursday afternoon in the NCAA Tournament. (Source: NCAA)
    Baylor University officials say the school is being investigated by the NCAA in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president.      In a legal filing last week, Baylor lawyers told a federal judge the NCAA probe is "an ongoing, pending investigation." Attorneys for several women suing the school have demanded Baylor turn over its communications with the NCAA. A Baylor spokeswo...More >>
    Baylor University officials say the school is being investigated by the NCAA in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president.      In a legal filing last week, Baylor lawyers told a federal judge the NCAA probe is "an ongoing, pending investigation." Attorneys for several women suing the school have demanded Baylor turn over its communications with the NCAA. A Baylor spokeswo...More >>
  • Harrell Crashes The Dirt Bowl

    Harrell Crashes The Dirt Bowl

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-06-26 04:19:51 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   The Dirt Bowl is a Louisville basketball institution, and it's on a serious resurgence.  The hoops tournament goes on through out the summer.  Back in the day, some of the best players in college and the pros used to come to town to play in the league and that's starting to happen again.  Former Card and current Houston Rocket, Montrezl Harrell laced them up on Sunday in front of a huge crowd at Shawnee Park.  " It's the city of L...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   The Dirt Bowl is a Louisville basketball institution, and it's on a serious resurgence.  The hoops tournament goes on through out the summer.  Back in the day, some of the best players in college and the pros used to come to town to play in the league and that's starting to happen again.  Former Card and current Houston Rocket, Montrezl Harrell laced them up on Sunday in front of a huge crowd at Shawnee Park.  " It's the city of L...More >>
  • Dale Romans approaching Churchill record

    Dale Romans approaching Churchill record

    Sunday, June 25 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-06-26 02:01:57 GMT
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    Romans entered horses in four races, but wasn't able to visit the winner's circle Sunday. Two of his horses finished second.

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    Romans entered horses in four races, but wasn't able to visit the winner's circle Sunday. Two of his horses finished second.

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  • Trainer Romans closing in on Churchill record

    Sunday, June 25 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-06-25 15:52:25 GMT
    (Louisville, KY)  Trainer Dale Romans captured the final race of Churchill Downs' Saturday card to edge closer to becoming the track's all-time winningest trainer.    Romans now owns 698 victories under the famed Twin Spires and he  trails current all-time leader Bill Mott by just three victories. The Hall of Famer, Mott became the Downs' all-time leader in 1986.  Romans has many chances to narrow the gap Sunday as he has several runners entered on the Ch...More >>
    (Louisville, KY)  Trainer Dale Romans captured the final race of Churchill Downs' Saturday card to edge closer to becoming the track's all-time winningest trainer.    Romans now owns 698 victories under the famed Twin Spires and he  trails current all-time leader Bill Mott by just three victories. The Hall of Famer, Mott became the Downs' all-time leader in 1986.  Romans has many chances to narrow the gap Sunday as he has several runners entered on the Ch...More >>
  • Carlos Dixon is set to make his pro debut

    Carlos Dixon is set to make his pro debut

    Friday, June 23 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-06-24 00:53:55 GMT
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    Louisville native Carlos Dixon, weighed in Friday night at 135, 24 hours before his first professional fight. "I'm ready for war, I'm ready, I'm ready to go today if we could," said Carlos Dixon. His Father and trainer, James Dixon, said "We probably got forty of our family members that flew in and it's kind of like a family reunion to see my son go in the ring.  My nephews and cousins are here to see him fight at home in Louisville and to do it in Freedom Hall w...More >>
    Louisville native Carlos Dixon, weighed in Friday night at 135, 24 hours before his first professional fight. "I'm ready for war, I'm ready, I'm ready to go today if we could," said Carlos Dixon. His Father and trainer, James Dixon, said "We probably got forty of our family members that flew in and it's kind of like a family reunion to see my son go in the ring.  My nephews and cousins are here to see him fight at home in Louisville and to do it in Freedom Hall w...More >>
  • Cards Finish Season With Most Wins in School History

    Cards Finish Season With Most Wins in School History

    Friday, June 23 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-06-24 00:29:06 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    OMAHA, NE (WAVE)     A magical season that saw the University of Louisville's baseball team make it to the College World Series for the fourth time in school history and win a game in Omaha for the first time since 2007 came to an end Thursday night. After losing to Florida on Tuesday night, just making it to the championship series the Cards had to beat Texas Christian, then beat the Gators twice.  That first task, taking out TCU proved to be extremely tough for UofL ...More >>
    OMAHA, NE (WAVE)     A magical season that saw the University of Louisville's baseball team make it to the College World Series for the fourth time in school history and win a game in Omaha for the first time since 2007 came to an end Thursday night. After losing to Florida on Tuesday night, just making it to the championship series the Cards had to beat Texas Christian, then beat the Gators twice.  That first task, taking out TCU proved to be extremely tough for UofL ...More >>
  • TCU ends Cards' season, 4-3

    TCU ends Cards' season, 4-3

    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-06-23 03:30:42 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)

    The Horned Frogs went up 4-0, then held off the Cards who chipped away but just fell short, 4-3.

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    The Horned Frogs went up 4-0, then held off the Cards who chipped away but just fell short, 4-3.

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  • Local Investors Show Interest in NBA Team in Louisville

    Local Investors Show Interest in NBA Team in Louisville

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-06-23 01:47:58 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   If the NBA expands, we want to be ready.   That's the sentiments of a group of investors trying to bring professional basketball back to the city of Louisville.  "NBA in their recent labor agreement, they mentioned expansion over 50 times.  So, it might not be tomorrow, it might not be the next day, but some day the NBA is going to expand and we want Louisville to be ready," said George Timmering of NBA2Lou.com. On the night of th...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   If the NBA expands, we want to be ready.   That's the sentiments of a group of investors trying to bring professional basketball back to the city of Louisville.  "NBA in their recent labor agreement, they mentioned expansion over 50 times.  So, it might not be tomorrow, it might not be the next day, but some day the NBA is going to expand and we want Louisville to be ready," said George Timmering of NBA2Lou.com. On the night of th...More >>
  • Cubs Send Former IU Star, Schwarber to Minors

    Cubs Send Former IU Star, Schwarber to Minors

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-06-22 20:20:03 GMT
    MIAMI (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have demoted struggling slugger Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa.      Schwarber, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 amateur draft, is batting just .171 with 12 homers and 28 RBIs in 64 games. There was no immediate announcement of a corresponding move.      Schwarber made his major league debut in 2015 and hit .246 with 16 homers and 43 RBIs in 69 games. He missed most of last season with a leg injury after a frightening out...More >>
    MIAMI (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have demoted struggling slugger Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa.      Schwarber, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 amateur draft, is batting just .171 with 12 homers and 28 RBIs in 64 games. There was no immediate announcement of a corresponding move.      Schwarber made his major league debut in 2015 and hit .246 with 16 homers and 43 RBIs in 69 games. He missed most of last season with a leg injury after a frightening out...More >>
  • LSU eliminates Florida St 7-4 at College World Series

    LSU eliminates Florida St 7-4 at College World Series

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-06-22 03:41:21 GMT

    Jared Poche' became LSU's career wins leader, Jake Slaughter hit a three-run homer, and the Tigers eliminated Florida State from the College World Series with a 7-4 win Wednesday night.

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    Jared Poche' became LSU's career wins leader, Jake Slaughter hit a three-run homer, and the Tigers eliminated Florida State from the College World Series with a 7-4 win Wednesday night.

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  • Local fighter following in the footsteps of The Greatest

    Local fighter following in the footsteps of The Greatest

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:19:59 GMT

    Carlos Dixon is making his pro boxing debut on a big stage.

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    Carlos Dixon is making his pro boxing debut on a big stage.

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  • Camping with Terry Rozier

    Camping with Terry Rozier

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-06-21 01:45:09 GMT
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    Former Louisville Card and Current Boston Celtic, Terry Rozier is back in town hosting his summer basketball camp all week. "I remember being in these camps when I was young and I tried to see what I could learn so I just told them listening is the most important thing and they've been doing a great job of that," said Terry Rozier.  Camper Avery Frasher said, "It's really fun because I get to meet Terry and hang out with all my friends and play them in games and ...More >>
    Former Louisville Card and Current Boston Celtic, Terry Rozier is back in town hosting his summer basketball camp all week. "I remember being in these camps when I was young and I tried to see what I could learn so I just told them listening is the most important thing and they've been doing a great job of that," said Terry Rozier.  Camper Avery Frasher said, "It's really fun because I get to meet Terry and hang out with all my friends and play them in games and ...More >>
  • UofL baseball fans find plenty to cheer about amid wave of negative press

    UofL baseball fans find plenty to cheer about amid wave of negative press

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-06-21 00:44:15 GMT
    UofL fans unable to make the trip to Omaha took in some baseball with a rare Tuesday afternoon Bats game at Slugger Field. (Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News)UofL fans unable to make the trip to Omaha took in some baseball with a rare Tuesday afternoon Bats game at Slugger Field. (Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News)

    Finding something to cheer about has been difficult for Cards fans after two weeks of negative publicity for the University of Louisville. But the baseball team is providing a big source of pride, both on and off the field.

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    Finding something to cheer about has been difficult for Cards fans after two weeks of negative publicity for the University of Louisville. But the baseball team is providing a big source of pride, both on and off the field.

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  • D'Angelo Russell traded from Lakers to Brooklyn

    D'Angelo Russell traded from Lakers to Brooklyn

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-06-20 22:50:09 GMT

    Former Central High School star D'Angelo Russell is on the move. 

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    Former Central High School star D'Angelo Russell is on the move. 

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  • Former ND Quarterback to transfer to Florida

    Former ND Quarterback to transfer to Florida

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-06-20 21:46:29 GMT
    Former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire says he's going to Florida.      Zaire announced his decision Tuesday on Instagram with a picture of the Gators logo, saying: "Official! I couldn't be happier to be a part of something special! Time to get to work."      Florida officials can't comment on prospective student-athletes until they enroll in school and attend class.      According to a person familiar with Zaire's transfer, th...More >>
    Former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire says he's going to Florida.      Zaire announced his decision Tuesday on Instagram with a picture of the Gators logo, saying: "Official! I couldn't be happier to be a part of something special! Time to get to work."      Florida officials can't comment on prospective student-athletes until they enroll in school and attend class.      According to a person familiar with Zaire's transfer, th...More >>
  • Aaron Judge will participate in HR Derby

    Aaron Judge will participate in HR Derby

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-06-20 21:39:20 GMT
    Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge says he has been invited to participate in next month's Home Run Derby.      The 25-year-old Judge, who leads the major leagues with 23 home runs, said he received the invitation last week through his agent.      Asked Tuesday whether he will accept, Judge says: "I haven't really thought about it yet."      The derby will be held at Marlins Park in Miami on July 10. The Marlins' Giancarlo Stant...More >>
    Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge says he has been invited to participate in next month's Home Run Derby.      The 25-year-old Judge, who leads the major leagues with 23 home runs, said he received the invitation last week through his agent.      Asked Tuesday whether he will accept, Judge says: "I haven't really thought about it yet."      The derby will be held at Marlins Park in Miami on July 10. The Marlins' Giancarlo Stant...More >>
  • TCU knocks out Texas A&M in CWS

    TCU knocks out Texas A&M in CWS

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-06-20 21:32:39 GMT
    Brian Howard matched his career high with 12 strikeouts in seven-plus innings, Omaha native Ryan Merrill homered to start a three-run third and TCU beat Texas A&M 4-1 in a College World Series elimination game on Tuesday.      The Horned Frogs (48-16) avoided going 0-2 for the first time in five all-time CWS appearances and will play Thursday against the loser of Tuesday night's Louisville-Florida game.      The Aggies (41-23) have gone two-games-and-...More >>
    Brian Howard matched his career high with 12 strikeouts in seven-plus innings, Omaha native Ryan Merrill homered to start a three-run third and TCU beat Texas A&M 4-1 in a College World Series elimination game on Tuesday.      The Horned Frogs (48-16) avoided going 0-2 for the first time in five all-time CWS appearances and will play Thursday against the loser of Tuesday night's Louisville-Florida game.      The Aggies (41-23) have gone two-games-and-...More >>
  • Mickelson and caddie to split

    Mickelson and caddie to split

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-06-20 21:15:49 GMT

    Phil Mickelson and his caddie have decided to part ways after 25 years of one of the most famous player-caddie relationships on the PGA Tour.

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    Phil Mickelson and his caddie have decided to part ways after 25 years of one of the most famous player-caddie relationships on the PGA Tour.

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  • CWS: No. 7 Cards stay loose ahead of matchup with No. 3 Florida

    CWS: No. 7 Cards stay loose ahead of matchup with No. 3 Florida

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-06-20 15:34:00 GMT
    #7 Louisville faces #3 Florida Tuesday night at 7 p.m. ET. (Source: Annie Moore/ WAVE 3 News)#7 Louisville faces #3 Florida Tuesday night at 7 p.m. ET. (Source: Annie Moore/ WAVE 3 News)

    With emotion and determination, the No. 7 Cards head into Tuesday night’s matchup against the third-seeded Gators keeping things loose while knowing what's at stake.

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    With emotion and determination, the No. 7 Cards head into Tuesday night’s matchup against the third-seeded Gators keeping things loose while knowing what's at stake.

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  • Oregon State rolls to 13-1 win over LSU in College World Series

    Oregon State rolls to 13-1 win over LSU in College World Series

    Monday, June 19 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-06-20 03:42:12 GMT

    Bryce Fehmel limited LSU to two hits in eight innings, KJ Harrison hit the first College World Series grand slam at TD Ameritrade Park, and Oregon State beat LSU 13-1 for its 23rd straight win Monday night.

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    Bryce Fehmel limited LSU to two hits in eight innings, KJ Harrison hit the first College World Series grand slam at TD Ameritrade Park, and Oregon State beat LSU 13-1 for its 23rd straight win Monday night.

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  • Reds place Arroyo and Cosart on the DL

    Reds place Arroyo and Cosart on the DL

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-06-20 02:25:43 GMT
    The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)
    The Cincinnati Reds have placed Bronson Arroyo on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder, one day after the 40-year-old right-hander said there is a possibility his career might be over.      Cincinnati also put shortstop Zack Cosart on the 10-day DL Tuesday due to a strained right quadriceps.      Arroyo gave up for five runs and seven hits in just three innings Sunday as the Reds lost 8-7 to the Los Angeles Dodgers.      ...More >>
    The Cincinnati Reds have placed Bronson Arroyo on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder, one day after the 40-year-old right-hander said there is a possibility his career might be over.      Cincinnati also put shortstop Zack Cosart on the 10-day DL Tuesday due to a strained right quadriceps.      Arroyo gave up for five runs and seven hits in just three innings Sunday as the Reds lost 8-7 to the Los Angeles Dodgers.      ...More >>
  • Florida State eliminates Cal State from CWS

    Florida State eliminates Cal State from CWS

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-06-20 02:18:05 GMT
    Florida State converted three walks, two infield singles and a double into three runs to take the lead in the seventh inning, and the Seminoles knocked Cal State Fullerton out of the College World Series with a 6-4 win Monday.      The Seminoles (46-22) will play another elimination game Wednesday against the loser of the Oregon State-LSU game Monday night. Fullerton (39-24) has gone two games and out in four straight CWS appearances and has lost nine games in a row in ...More >>
    Florida State converted three walks, two infield singles and a double into three runs to take the lead in the seventh inning, and the Seminoles knocked Cal State Fullerton out of the College World Series with a 6-4 win Monday.      The Seminoles (46-22) will play another elimination game Wednesday against the loser of the Oregon State-LSU game Monday night. Fullerton (39-24) has gone two games and out in four straight CWS appearances and has lost nine games in a row in ...More >>
  • Steve Kerr will take time to explore medical options

    Steve Kerr will take time to explore medical options

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-06-20 02:14:37 GMT
    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr will be given time throughout the summer to explore medical options that could alleviate the symptoms he still experiences nearly two years after a spinal fluid leak from back surgery.      General manager Bob Myers said Monday that Kerr would have time off as needed to find more options to better his long-term health, and Kerr said he would be traveling to do so. The GM said: "I think at the point we're at now, it's what make...More >>
    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr will be given time throughout the summer to explore medical options that could alleviate the symptoms he still experiences nearly two years after a spinal fluid leak from back surgery.      General manager Bob Myers said Monday that Kerr would have time off as needed to find more options to better his long-term health, and Kerr said he would be traveling to do so. The GM said: "I think at the point we're at now, it's what make...More >>
  • LT pleads guilty to DUI

    LT pleads guilty to DUI

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-06-20 02:12:41 GMT
    Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor has pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge in Florida.      The Palm Beach Post reports that Taylor pleaded guilty Monday in Palm Beach County to DUI with injury or property damage. He was sentenced to one year of probation and a nine-month license suspension. He must also pay $1,500 and perform community service.      The Florida Highway Patrol says Taylor was arrested after crashing into a motor home...More >>
    Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor has pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge in Florida.      The Palm Beach Post reports that Taylor pleaded guilty Monday in Palm Beach County to DUI with injury or property damage. He was sentenced to one year of probation and a nine-month license suspension. He must also pay $1,500 and perform community service.      The Florida Highway Patrol says Taylor was arrested after crashing into a motor home...More >>
  • McClure gets start for Cards against Florida in College World Series

    McClure gets start for Cards against Florida in College World Series

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-06-20 02:12:39 GMT
    Kade McClure (Source: UofL Athletics)Kade McClure (Source: UofL Athletics)

    UofL baseball is two wins away from a spot in the championship series at the College World Series. 

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    UofL baseball is two wins away from a spot in the championship series at the College World Series. 

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  • The Cavs and GM David Griffin split ties

    The Cavs and GM David Griffin split ties

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-06-20 02:09:41 GMT
    The Cleveland Cavaliers and general manager David Griffin have decided to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals.      Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said in a statement Monday night that the Cavaliers will not extend Griffin's contract when it expires June 30.      Gilbert said the team was not ready to name a replacement. (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewrit...More >>
    The Cleveland Cavaliers and general manager David Griffin have decided to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals.      Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said in a statement Monday night that the Cavaliers will not extend Griffin's contract when it expires June 30.      Gilbert said the team was not ready to name a replacement. (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewrit...More >>
  • UofL's Adel injures right thumb, out a few weeks

    UofL's Adel injures right thumb, out a few weeks

    Monday, June 19 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-06-19 23:22:52 GMT
    Deng Adel (Source: UofL Athletics)Deng Adel (Source: UofL Athletics)

    UofL sophomore Deng Adel suffered a thumb injury in practice last week. He is expected to be back on the court in a few weeks, according to Cards assistant athletic director for media relations Kenny Klein. 

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    UofL sophomore Deng Adel suffered a thumb injury in practice last week. He is expected to be back on the court in a few weeks, according to Cards assistant athletic director for media relations Kenny Klein. 

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  • UofL honors fallen LMPD Officer Nick Rodman at College World Series

    UofL honors fallen LMPD Officer Nick Rodman at College World Series

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-06-19 22:55:22 GMT

    The University of Louisville baseball players understand that their success on the field and their run to Omaha and the College World Series is having a lasting impact on fans all across the Commonwealth.

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    The University of Louisville baseball players understand that their success on the field and their run to Omaha and the College World Series is having a lasting impact on fans all across the Commonwealth.

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  • Celtics trade #1 pick in NBA Draft to Philadelphia

    Celtics trade #1 pick in NBA Draft to Philadelphia

    Monday, June 19 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-06-19 19:22:12 GMT

    The Boston Celtics have traded the No. 1 pick in this week's NBA draft to the Philadelphia 76ers.

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    The Boston Celtics have traded the No. 1 pick in this week's NBA draft to the Philadelphia 76ers.

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  • Koepka Captures US Open Title

    Koepka Captures US Open Title

    Monday, June 19 2017 12:36 AM EDT2017-06-19 04:36:20 GMT
    ERIN, Wis. (WAVE)  After a record breaking third round on Saturday, Louisville native, Justin Thomas appeared poised to win his first major coming into Sunday's final round of the US Open. Justin struggled early and never recovered, shooting three over and finishing the tournament at eight under par.  Campbellsville native, JB Holmes eagled 18.  He finished at seven under.    Your winner.  Brooks Koepka at 13 under for the tournament.  His first win...More >>
    ERIN, Wis. (WAVE)  After a record breaking third round on Saturday, Louisville native, Justin Thomas appeared poised to win his first major coming into Sunday's final round of the US Open. Justin struggled early and never recovered, shooting three over and finishing the tournament at eight under par.  Campbellsville native, JB Holmes eagled 18.  He finished at seven under.    Your winner.  Brooks Koepka at 13 under for the tournament.  His first win...More >>
  • Lou City Wins Third Straight

    Lou City Wins Third Straight

    Monday, June 19 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-06-19 04:30:49 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   Louisville City FC continues to be on fire after blowing out Pittsburgh 3-0 on Saturday night at Louisville Slugger Field.  FC has won three straight games with a combined score of 7-0.  They haven't given up a goal since a draw at Charleston back on June 3rd.  City is currently in second place in the Eastern Conference behind Charleston.  "first twenty five minutes i thought we played some really good football.  The next 25 m...More >>
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)   Louisville City FC continues to be on fire after blowing out Pittsburgh 3-0 on Saturday night at Louisville Slugger Field.  FC has won three straight games with a combined score of 7-0.  They haven't given up a goal since a draw at Charleston back on June 3rd.  City is currently in second place in the Eastern Conference behind Charleston.  "first twenty five minutes i thought we played some really good football.  The next 25 m...More >>
  • Fan Struck by Stowers Bat is Ok

    Fan Struck by Stowers Bat is Ok

    Monday, June 19 2017 12:25 AM EDT2017-06-19 04:25:06 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A 61-year-old man sitting behind the Louisville dugout at the College World Series sustained a minor cut to his head when he was struck by a bat that flew out of a player's hands Sunday.      Burke Perry of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was in the second row when Louisville's Josh Stowers lost grip of his bat as he swung at a pitch against Texas A&M to end the third inning. Perry said he saw the bat coming but couldn't get out of the way.   ...More >>
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A 61-year-old man sitting behind the Louisville dugout at the College World Series sustained a minor cut to his head when he was struck by a bat that flew out of a player's hands Sunday.      Burke Perry of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was in the second row when Louisville's Josh Stowers lost grip of his bat as he swung at a pitch against Texas A&M to end the third inning. Perry said he saw the bat coming but couldn't get out of the way.   ...More >>
  • Cards to Face Gators on Tuesday

    Cards to Face Gators on Tuesday

    Monday, June 19 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-06-19 04:14:49 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Alex Faedo limited TCU to two singles and struck out 11 in seven innings, and Florida posted its first College World Series shutout since 1991 with a 3-0 win Sunday night.      Faedo, the Detroit Tigers' first-round draft pick this month, retired 10 in a row before turning the game over to closer Michael Byrne to start the eighth.      Faedo (8-2) has been part of seven of the Gators' nine shutouts this season. The shutout was Florida's...More >>
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Alex Faedo limited TCU to two singles and struck out 11 in seven innings, and Florida posted its first College World Series shutout since 1991 with a 3-0 win Sunday night.      Faedo, the Detroit Tigers' first-round draft pick this month, retired 10 in a row before turning the game over to closer Michael Byrne to start the eighth.      Faedo (8-2) has been part of seven of the Gators' nine shutouts this season. The shutout was Florida's...More >>
  • Diana Taurasi breaks WNBA scoring record

    Diana Taurasi breaks WNBA scoring record

    Sunday, June 18 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-06-18 22:15:00 GMT
    From fans getting arrested on the floor to those rushing it after a game winning shot, keeping the teams and coaches safe isn't easy. (Source: WAVE 3 News)From fans getting arrested on the floor to those rushing it after a game winning shot, keeping the teams and coaches safe isn't easy. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
    Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's career scorer leader, passing Tina Thompson's mark of 7,488 on Sunday against Los Angeles. Taurasi needed 14 points coming into the game, and broke Thompson's record late in the first half on a layup with the Phoenix Mercury trailing big. The game was stopped and the crowd, which included former Lakers star Kobe Bryant, gave Taurasi a warm ovation. It only took the Mercury's star 13 seasons to become the league's top scorer. Thompson needed 17 ...More >>
    Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's career scorer leader, passing Tina Thompson's mark of 7,488 on Sunday against Los Angeles. Taurasi needed 14 points coming into the game, and broke Thompson's record late in the first half on a layup with the Phoenix Mercury trailing big. The game was stopped and the crowd, which included former Lakers star Kobe Bryant, gave Taurasi a warm ovation. It only took the Mercury's star 13 seasons to become the league's top scorer. Thompson needed 17 ...More >>
  • Dodgers barely knock off Reds

    Dodgers barely knock off Reds

    Sunday, June 18 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-06-18 21:28:00 GMT
    The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)
    Logan Forsythe and Justin Turner homered, Kenta Maeda pitched five strong innings and drove in two runs and Kike Hernandez made a spectacular game-saving catch as the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-7 Sunday. Maeda (5-3), in his first appearance since June 9 and first start since June 4, allowed just three hits and one run in five innings to help the Dodgers complete a three-game sweep. Scooter Gennett hit a three-run home run, his first since he had a ...More >>
    Logan Forsythe and Justin Turner homered, Kenta Maeda pitched five strong innings and drove in two runs and Kike Hernandez made a spectacular game-saving catch as the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-7 Sunday. Maeda (5-3), in his first appearance since June 9 and first start since June 4, allowed just three hits and one run in five innings to help the Dodgers complete a three-game sweep. Scooter Gennett hit a three-run home run, his first since he had a ...More >>
  • Thomas is struggling on Sunday at the US Open

    Thomas is struggling on Sunday at the US Open

    Sunday, June 18 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-06-18 21:21:21 GMT
    Justin Thomas (Source: NBC)Justin Thomas (Source: NBC)
    Fresh off his record-breaking third round, Justin Thomas is tumbling down the leaderboard at the U.S. Open. Thomas bogeyed three of his first five holes to drop back to 8 under. He went from a tie for second at the beginning of the day to a tie for sixth. It was a much different scene than Saturday, when Thomas matched a major record with a 63. Thomas' 9-under 63 also broke Johnny Miller's U.S. Open record for low round in relation to par. More >>
    Fresh off his record-breaking third round, Justin Thomas is tumbling down the leaderboard at the U.S. Open. Thomas bogeyed three of his first five holes to drop back to 8 under. He went from a tie for second at the beginning of the day to a tie for sixth. It was a much different scene than Saturday, when Thomas matched a major record with a 63. Thomas' 9-under 63 also broke Johnny Miller's U.S. Open record for low round in relation to par. More >>
  • Philly and Boston swap top 5 picks

    Philly and Boston swap top 5 picks

    Sunday, June 18 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-06-18 20:25:40 GMT
    Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The Celtics will get the No. 3 pick, plus an additional first-rounder in either 2018 or 2019, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday night because the trade has not been formally approved by the league. The agreement between t...More >>
    Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The Celtics will get the No. 3 pick, plus an additional first-rounder in either 2018 or 2019, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday night because the trade has not been formally approved by the league. The agreement between t...More >>
  • Fan was struck by a bat at the CWS

    Fan was struck by a bat at the CWS

    Sunday, June 18 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-06-18 20:20:30 GMT
    A 61-year-old man sitting behind the Louisville dugout at the College World Series sustained a minor cut to his head when he was struck by a bat that flew out of a player's hands Sunday. Burke Perry of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was in the second row when Louisville's Josh Stowers' lost grip of his bat as he swung at a pitch against Texas A&M to end the third inning. Perry said he saw the bat coming but couldn't get out of the way. Nearby fans applied towels to Perry's head....More >>
    A 61-year-old man sitting behind the Louisville dugout at the College World Series sustained a minor cut to his head when he was struck by a bat that flew out of a player's hands Sunday. Burke Perry of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was in the second row when Louisville's Josh Stowers' lost grip of his bat as he swung at a pitch against Texas A&M to end the third inning. Perry said he saw the bat coming but couldn't get out of the way. Nearby fans applied towels to Perry's head....More >>
  • Reds reinstate Stuart Turner

    Reds reinstate Stuart Turner

    Sunday, June 18 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-06-18 20:08:33 GMT
    The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)The Cincinnati Reds have home games every day this week, except Tuesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News file)
    The Cincinnati Reds reinstated catcher Stuart Turner from the 10-day disabled list and recalled right-hander Lisalverto Bonilla from Triple-A Louisville on Sunday. The Reds optioned right-hander Jake Buchanan to Louisville and designated pitcher Asher Wojciechowski for assignment. Turner, a Rule Five draft pick out of Minnesota's farm system last December, had been on the disabled list since May 20 with a strained right hamstring. He completed a 20-day rehabilitation assignment on F...More >>
    The Cincinnati Reds reinstated catcher Stuart Turner from the 10-day disabled list and recalled right-hander Lisalverto Bonilla from Triple-A Louisville on Sunday. The Reds optioned right-hander Jake Buchanan to Louisville and designated pitcher Asher Wojciechowski for assignment. Turner, a Rule Five draft pick out of Minnesota's farm system last December, had been on the disabled list since May 20 with a strained right hamstring. He completed a 20-day rehabilitation assignment on F...More >>
  • Aroldis Chapman is back from injury

    Aroldis Chapman is back from injury

    Sunday, June 18 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-06-18 20:03:53 GMT
    Aroldis Chapman rejoined his New York teammates Sunday ready to pitch again after more than a month on the disabled list, and the struggling Yankees couldn't wait to have their flame-throwing closer back in the bullpen. Manager Joe Girardi planned to use Chapman in Sunday's series finale at Oakland regardless of the situation just to get him back in the major league mix immediately. In fact, Chapman flew cross-country for one game before the club was set to return to the Bronx with a...More >>
    Aroldis Chapman rejoined his New York teammates Sunday ready to pitch again after more than a month on the disabled list, and the struggling Yankees couldn't wait to have their flame-throwing closer back in the bullpen. Manager Joe Girardi planned to use Chapman in Sunday's series finale at Oakland regardless of the situation just to get him back in the major league mix immediately. In fact, Chapman flew cross-country for one game before the club was set to return to the Bronx with a...More >>
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    PRP captures state baseball crown

    PRP captures state baseball crown

    Sunday, June 18 2017 12:11 AM EDT2017-06-18 04:11:20 GMT

    (Louisville KY)  The Panthers of PRP held off a late rally by Simon Kenton to capture the school's sixth state baseball title.   Pleasure Ridge Park topped the Pioneers 6 to 5 on Saturday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington. The Panther's Noal McDonald drove in a pair of runs that keyed  a big second inning that saw the Panthers go out in front 4 to 1. It was an emotional triumph for PRP whose head coach, Bill Miller, is battling lung cancer.  Miller is t...

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    (Louisville KY)  The Panthers of PRP held off a late rally by Simon Kenton to capture the school's sixth state baseball title.   Pleasure Ridge Park topped the Pioneers 6 to 5 on Saturday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington. The Panther's Noal McDonald drove in a pair of runs that keyed  a big second inning that saw the Panthers go out in front 4 to 1. It was an emotional triumph for PRP whose head coach, Bill Miller, is battling lung cancer.  Miller is t...

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  • Cards, Aggies look to exciting ride ahead

    Cards, Aggies look to exciting ride ahead

    Saturday, June 17 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-06-18 03:16:10 GMT
    Lincoln Henzman (Source: UofL Athletics)Lincoln Henzman (Source: UofL Athletics)

    When you’re on a rollercoaster there’s that half second at the top of the first hill, where you’re no longer climbing, but the ride hasn’t yet taken off. Your heart is pounding, as you feel fear, anticipation, excitement, curiosity. You’re unsure what the ride holds in store, but there’s no turning back now. At the apex of that rollercoaster is where Louisville and Texas A&M will be at 1 p.m. CT on Sunday.

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    When you’re on a rollercoaster there’s that half second at the top of the first hill, where you’re no longer climbing, but the ride hasn’t yet taken off. Your heart is pounding, as you feel fear, anticipation, excitement, curiosity. You’re unsure what the ride holds in store, but there’s no turning back now. At the apex of that rollercoaster is where Louisville and Texas A&M will be at 1 p.m. CT on Sunday.

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  • Justin Thomas shoots record 63, one back at US Open

    Justin Thomas shoots record 63, one back at US Open

    Saturday, June 17 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-06-18 02:55:10 GMT
    ERIN, Wis. (AP) - Justin Thomas put together the best round of this year's U.S. Open on Saturday, but Brian Harman stole some of that thunder by taking the lead through three rounds at Erin Hills.      Harman fired a 5-under 67 for a 12-under total that puts him one stroke ahead of Thomas, Brooks Koepka (KEHP'-kuh) and Tommy Fleetwood. Harman had back-to-back birdies on 14 and 15 before closing out with three straight pars to take over the lead.      But ...More >>
    ERIN, Wis. (AP) - Justin Thomas put together the best round of this year's U.S. Open on Saturday, but Brian Harman stole some of that thunder by taking the lead through three rounds at Erin Hills.      Harman fired a 5-under 67 for a 12-under total that puts him one stroke ahead of Thomas, Brooks Koepka (KEHP'-kuh) and Tommy Fleetwood. Harman had back-to-back birdies on 14 and 15 before closing out with three straight pars to take over the lead.      But ...More >>
  • Former Bengal Pleads No Contest to Indecent Exposure Charge

    Former Bengal Pleads No Contest to Indecent Exposure Charge

    Saturday, June 17 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-06-17 18:04:50 GMT
    OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - A former Cincinnati Bengals football player has pleaded no contest to assault and indecent exposure.      The Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/2sBmoXl ) 26-year-old Jerome Schaffer, of Morgan Township, entered the pleas to the misdemeanors Thursday in a Butler County court.      Authorities say Schaffer was apparently under the influence of drugs when he was arrested in February after he allegedly got into a fight, tried to break into s...More >>
    OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - A former Cincinnati Bengals football player has pleaded no contest to assault and indecent exposure.      The Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/2sBmoXl ) 26-year-old Jerome Schaffer, of Morgan Township, entered the pleas to the misdemeanors Thursday in a Butler County court.      Authorities say Schaffer was apparently under the influence of drugs when he was arrested in February after he allegedly got into a fight, tried to break into s...More >>
  • Cards' Henzman Named Stopper of the Year

    Cards' Henzman Named Stopper of the Year

    Saturday, June 17 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-06-17 18:00:19 GMT
    (Source: WAVE 3 News)(Source: WAVE 3 News)
    (Courtesy: UofL Athletics) OMAHA, Neb. - University of Louisville junior righthanded pitcher Lincoln Henzman was named the 2017 Stopper of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association on Saturday morning at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, becoming the second Cardinals player to capture the award since its inception in 2005. Saturday’s announcement was made during the annual NCBWA awards news conference at the home of the College World Series. The news conference ...More >>
    (Courtesy: UofL Athletics) OMAHA, Neb. - University of Louisville junior righthanded pitcher Lincoln Henzman was named the 2017 Stopper of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association on Saturday morning at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, becoming the second Cardinals player to capture the award since its inception in 2005. Saturday’s announcement was made during the annual NCBWA awards news conference at the home of the College World Series. The news conference ...More >>
  • Media Day for Cards at CWS

    Media Day for Cards at CWS

    Saturday, June 17 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-06-17 04:15:56 GMT

    OMAHA, NE (WAVE)   U of L baseball had its heartbroken two straight years at home in the Super Regionals, but they finally got back over that hump this year and made it to their fourth College World Series in school history. The Cards took the field at Ameritrade Stadium in Omaha this afternoon for a little batting practice and fun with the fan on media day at the College World Series.  Head Coach, Dan McDonnell says making it to Omaha was a total team effort.

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    OMAHA, NE (WAVE)   U of L baseball had its heartbroken two straight years at home in the Super Regionals, but they finally got back over that hump this year and made it to their fourth College World Series in school history. The Cards took the field at Ameritrade Stadium in Omaha this afternoon for a little batting practice and fun with the fan on media day at the College World Series.  Head Coach, Dan McDonnell says making it to Omaha was a total team effort.  

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