Touchdown Friday Night: Sept. 18 scores

Here is the schedule for Touchdown Friday Night on Sept. 18.

Schools urge sports fans to wear masks so teams can keep playing

Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah out for the season

Male Prepares for Season Opener at #1 Trinity

LouCity wins 2-0 at Indy Eleven

Big Ten changes course, will play fall football after all

Silver Creek’s Kaufman Narrows List of Schools to Five

Continued Coverage

St. X to host Trinity on campus for first time

  After scrimmages and advice from other districts, JCPS ready for football

Louisville defeats Western Kentucky, 35-21

Lou City keeps rolling , tops Saint Louis 3-0

Breeders’ Cup to be held without fans

UofL Football attaching decals to helmets honoring Black Lives Matter, Dexter Rentz Jr.

Touchdown Friday Night: Sept. 11 scores

Here is the schedule for Touchdown Friday Night on Sept. 11.

  High school football returns in Kentucky with new rules and smaller crowds

The stands at Spencer County High School were a bit bare for Friday night football, only filled at about 20% capacity, but that doesn’t mean the support wasn’t there.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

Kroger Field will be limited to 12K people; no tailgating allowed

UK Athletic officials announced Thursday that attendance at Kroger Field will be limited to 20% capacity.

UofL names the new ‘Voice of Cardinal Stadium’

Tickets available for UofL-WKU football game

  Ahead of Saturday kickoff, UofL unveils Cardinal Stadium’s COVID-19 makeover

JCPS releases plan to keep student athletes safe during coronavirus pandemic

Now that NFL supports Colin Kaepernick’s fight, what’s next?

  Cardinal Stadium will open to fans with COVID procedures in place

  School districts adapt to KHSAA guidelines for fall sports

High school sports will look different this fall thanks to the coronavirus.

Ravens hope Jackson and upgraded D lead to Super Bowl run

Offense put up record numbers last year behind versatile QB Lamar Jackson, who worked hard during offseason to be even better in 2020.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

  Protests and Churchill Downs: What’s next after Derby?

Organizers of protests demanding justice for Breonna Taylor say they intend to continue applying pressure to Churchill Downs for commitments of inclusion in its economic future.

‘Salute to CardNation’ to honor special groups at UofL’s home football games

Fans will have their photos shown on video boards inside the stadium and on the Cards’ social media platforms.

  Louisville woman has share in Derby winner and beats cancer in the same week

A woman is celebrating more than just a Derby victory on the 146th for the run for the roses.

Differences in community outside Churchill Downs on Derby Day

A community outside of Churchill Downs heard the sights and sounds of people demanding change.

Churchill Downs shares behind-the-scenes look at the call of Derby 146

You’ve seen and heard the most exciting two minutes in sports, but have you ever wondered what Derby looks like from the announcer booth?

  101 days of civil unrest in Louisville converge on the 146th Kentucky Derby

A pandemic and civil unrest marked the most unusual "most exciting two minutes in sports".

PHOTOS: Images from a very different Derby Week at Churchill Downs

Legendary photographer Dan Dry is once again sharing his images with us from Churchill Downs this week.

Authentic wins Kentucky Derby 146

The bright and sunny Derby on the first Saturday in September took place at Churchill Downs without fans.

Sen. Mitch McConnell encouraged Churchill Downs to play ’My Old Kentucky Home’

When McConnell was asked, “do you feel that ‘My Old Kentucky Home’ should be played at this weekend’s Derby?” He responded by saying “I do."

Fast Facts: The Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is known as the most exciting two minutes in sports. Two winners have come in under the two-minute mark, however.

LIST: Kentucky Derby winners

Country House was named the winner of Kentucky Derby 145 last year when Maximum Security was disqualified for interference

LIST: Triple Crown winners

American Pharoah won the Triple Crown in 2015, the sport's first such champion in 37 years. And just three years later, another Bob Baffert-trained horse, Justify, repeated the trick.

Tiz the Law and his shot at the Triple Crown

Belmont Stakes winner is heavy Derby favorite

Shedaresthedevil wins Kentucky Oaks 146 in an upset

In a year without in-person fans at Churchill Downs, delayed from May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 146th Run for the Lilies took place Friday evening.

Tiz the Law is a big favorite in a Derby unlike any other

None of the cheering — or cursing after losing wagers — from 150,000 fans will be heard this year at Churchill Downs, where America’s longest continuously held sports event will go on Saturday, four months later than usual. The track initially planned to allow 23,000 fans to attend until escalating

‘My Old Kentucky Home’ to be performed at Derby 146

A Kentucky Derby tradition will continue at Churchill Downs with some modifications.

Finnick the Fierce scratched from Derby field

The scratch brings the field down to 16.

Picks for Oaks and Derby

It's been a long road to both the Oaks and the Derby. But it looks like it's been worth the wait.

Join WAVE 3 News for live coverage on Oaks Day, Derby Day

COVID-19 has delayed the Kentucky Derby by four months, and is the reason why the stands will be empty at Churchill Downs this weekend. But you’ll still be able to enjoy all the action on WAVE 3 News, your official Derby station.

LIST: Kentucky Oaks winners

Click inside for a list of every Kentucky Oaks winner since the first race in 1875.

  Kentucky congressman looks to the NFL for a better future for horse racing

Four-term Lexington Congressman Andy Barr (R-Ky 6th) is a conservative Republican in the heart of thoroughbred country. He seems like an unlikely supporter of a move to bring national regulation to horse racing.

Ahead of Derby weekend protests, NFAC leader walks back claim to ‘burn this’ city down

It is one of the most prestigious horse races in the world, and certainly the most exciting two minutes in sports, but this year’s Kentucky Derby will stand out in history for different reasons.

Kentucky Derby: King Guillermo is second horse to scratch

King Guillermo is the latest horse to scratch from Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.

  Black jockeys and the Kentucky Derby: A history of race and racism

Black jockeys once dominated the sport of horse racing but now they are few and far between.

  Even on Derby week, immigration is still top of mind for Dale Romans

Dale Romans is happy with the post-position draw in Derby 146 for Attachment Rate, but he's not happy about limitations on immigrant workers and what it could mean for Kentucky's signature industry.

  The 146th Kentucky Derby will be the last for horses on the drug Lasix

The medication prevents respiratory bleeding that can occur in some horses. But it also has side-effects that critics say make it a performance-enhancing drug.

LMPD announces road closures for Derby weekend

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and LMPD representatives on Wednesday announced traffic closures for the upcoming Kentucky Derby weekend.

  Louisville starts sprucing up ahead of a much different Derby

This year, without fans at Churchill Downs and businesses operating at limited capacity; it will be a Derby no one will forget.

  Churchill Downs: Neighbors say historic track can do more for the community

The 146th Kentucky Derby falls on the year of change in Louisville and across the country.

’We ask you to join us’: UK men’s basketball team releases video in support of Black Lives Matter movement

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team is asking for fan’s support in calling for an end to racial injustice and for change in systemic racism.

Post positions, morning line odds set for Kentucky Derby 146

The post positions for the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby are set.

  Foley family living a Derby dream with Major Fed

Over 40 years have led to the first Saturday in September

  UofL psychology professor says sports are crucial for social, mental health

On Monday, the Kentucky Board of Education sent a letter to the KHSAA's Board of Control, asking the committee to consider expanding COVID-19 guidance for student athletes.

Kentucky Oaks post positions, morning line odds set

The field is set for the 146th Kentucky Oaks.

Derby and Oaks favorites post final workouts

Gamine and Tiz the Law seem to be all set for next weekend.

  Ky. Board of Education pushes KHSAA for more options for sports

The Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approved a motion that will let them submit a letter to KHSAA to consider additional options for high-contact sports.

Appeals Court upholds disqualification of last year’s Kentucky Derby winner

Fifteen months after the second-weirdest Kentucky Derby ever and eight days before what figures to be the weirdest Kentucky Derby ever, a federal appeals court on Friday upheld last year’s disqualification of winner Maximum Security.

Sean Moth resigns from UofL Athletics

The man whose voice has informed the fans at University of Louisville athletic events for the last two decades is leaving the program.

Louisville City FC signs Stanford star

Bulut leaves college early for pro soccer

Football sparks real life discussions at UofL and UK

Social issues dominate the discussion

  KDE gets 12K phone calls over fall sports meeting, some threats

You can play or maybe you can’t. That conflicting message about fall sports in Kentucky the last few weeks actually led to some threatening phone calls Thursday to the Kentucky Department of Education.

In show of solidarity, UK Football Team walks off practice field

UK officials have confirmed that the football team decided to leave the practice field on Thursday in a show of solidarity with recent protests across the nation.

Cincinnati Bengals player Mackensie Alexander’s father found safe, sheriff’s office says

Jean Alexandre walked up to a ranger's station at a state park, according to the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office

  Golf coach frustrated with JCPS middle school sports decision

As JCPS high school sports are continuing this fall, seasons for middle schoolers have been postponed.

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Mackensie Alexander arrested in Florida

A Bengals spokeswoman says they are aware of the situation and have no comment

  JCPS health advocate says teams must continue good work to keep playing

Did a phone call save the fall sports season for the Jefferson County Public Schools? Some area coaches think it certainly didn't hurt.

  JCPS fall sports set for kickoff with 5-2 school board vote

The school board voted Monday night for a phased-in approach to fall sports, allowing schools to start with low-contact sports.

  ‘Let us play:’ Athletes, parents, coaches rally for fall sports at state capitol

Dozens of Kentucky student athletes, parents and coaches rallied on the State Capitol’s steps Monday, asking Gov. Andy Beshear to approve the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s plan to move forward with fall sports next month.

Beshear won’t overturn KHSAA’s ruling on fall sports

Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday announced he won’t overturn the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s ruling last week to move forward with fall spo

Cardinal Stadium reduces capacity to 18,000 fans for 2020 UofL football season games

The University of Louisville has announced changes in seating capacity for the upcoming 2020-2021 college football season.

  Kentucky Derby: No spectators this year

Sept. 5 at Churchill Downs will be real quiet.

  KHSAA approves fall sports schedule, needs final state approval

After more than an hour of discussion, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control voted to stick with its plan to allow competition for fall sports next month.

Reds suspend Brennaman after ‘horrific’ on-air remark

The team says it has a "zero-tolerance" policy for discrimination.

Highlanders Gear Up For Start of Season

Floyd Central opens the high school football season at home verses Jeffersonville.

SEC releases health and safety guidelines for stadiums this fall, mask mandate enforced

The SEC released health and safety guidelines for stadiums this fall, including that all fans must wear face coverings when moving throughout the stadium or when social distancing can’t be maintained.