Bellarmine officially makes the move to the ASUN and NCAA Division I

Different Summer Football Program for Male

  Breonna Taylor supporters organize Kentucky Derby boycott

Louisville Bats will not have a season in 2020

  Bats make summer plans without baseball

Louisville City FC to open Lynn Family Stadium on Sunday, July 12

Continued Coverage

Louisville Bats won’t play ball this year

US Open golf returns to WAVE 3 News and NBC

  JCPS resumes practice for fall sports with safety precautions

Midnight Bisou and Tom’s d’Etat both romp in Churchill stakes

UK women’s hoops coach Mitchell recovering after surgery

Card land top junior college recruit El Ellis

  Louisville City FC honors late founder with ‘Estopinal End’

Louisville City FC honored its late founder Thursday in a way that will keep his name alive forever.

Redman Balances Coaching During Covid

Former U of L star and Super Bowl champion, Chris Redman embarks on his first year as a head coach during a pandemic.

Spectators can attend Kentucky Derby 146 under strict guidelines

There will be spectators when the 146th Kentucky Derby runs in September, according to Churchill Downs.

Smith and Elliott will return for UofL baseball in 2021

Pitchers who figure to be key to Omaha return

Baseball is Back! Players agree to report to camp July 1

  Spring sports scholarships and the impact on recruiting

  LouCity FC to take the field with half the number of fans

Louisville City FC to open new stadium at 50 percent capacity

Game date for UofL-NC State football moved ... again

LA Dodgers player, Louisville native Will Smith helps deliver meals to workers at UofL Hospital

Tiz the Law and Gamine shine on Belmont Stakes Day

The Acorn and Belmont Stakes both produce impressive winners.

10-year-old female wrestler aims for 2028 Olympics, coach says

A 10-year-old female wrestler has over 100 metals and is aiming for the 2028 Olympics.

15-week road through Triple Crown begins Saturday with Belmont Stakes

For the first time in the history of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes will be the first leg and not the last.

Bellarmie Debuts New Floor

Bellarmine's Knights Hall's latest upgrades include a new floor.

  What is the mental cost of the return of sports?

Are athletes concerned about returning to the field?

Local Summer Basketball Camps Set to Return

Summer basketball camps set to begin in July.

  Tiz the Law is 6-5 morning line favorite in Belmont Stakes

A field of 10 entered for the first race in the 2020 Triple Crown.

Defending 6A champs, Trinity Returns for Conditioning

Trinity athletics returned to campus for offseason conditioning.

Bellarmine basketball camps to resume in July

Bellarmine Men's Basketball announced its updated camp dates for the summer of 2020 on Wednesday with six different camps being conducted.

Kentucky Horse Commission approves whipping limits

The Derby in September and Breeder’s Cup in November of this year would likely take place under the current rules with no whipping limit.

  Grandma’s Reds scorebook comes alive

Reds fan kept score at home for 20 years

Without fans, and at reduced distance, Belmont Stakes set for Saturday on WAVE 3 News

Here’s a reminder: The 152nd Belmont Stakes will run Saturday at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.

Former Murray State basketball player Ja Morant calls for removal of Confederate statue in downtown Murray

Memphis Grizzlies rookie player and former Murray State University basketball star Ja Morant is asking for removal of a Confederate statue currently located in downtown Murray.

Justin Thomas one shot back at Schwab Challenge

Thomas in the hunt at Colonial.

Asmussen becomes all-time winning trainer at Churchill Downs

Passes Dale Romans with win #738

Derby Festival cancels Thunder Over Louisville, Pegasus Parade, Mini Marathon

Originally postponed until August and September, Kentucky Derby Festival anchor events Thunder Over Louisville, the miniMarathon and the Pegasus Parade all have now been canceled.

UofL’s Detmers picked #10 by Angels

Miller goes #29 to Dodgers

  Muhammad Ali remembered 4 years after being laid to rest

Louisville remembers Muhammad Ali, who was laid to rest four years ago.

Report: DEA raid yields guns at Ohio home of former UK football star Lynn Bowden

Federal agents seized several loaded assault rifles and other weapons during a search of the home of a former UK football star.

Friend with ALS inspires woman to walk 500 miles

Unable to walk in Spain because of COVID-19, Patsy Harkess turned her journey into a fundraiser for a dear friend

Honor A.P. swoops past Authentic to take Santa Anita Derby

Having finished second to Authentic in March, Honor A.P. turned the tables on his rival on Saturday.

UK Athletics announces plans for phased return of student athletes starting Monday

The University of Kentucky has announced plans to begin the phased return of student-athletes beginning Monday, June 8.

Kentucky Speedway adds fourth race to NASCAR weekend in July

All July 2020 NASCAR races at Kentucky Speedway will take place without spectators in attendance as part of NASCAR’s effort to bring live competition back to a worldwide broadcast audience.

Scholarship Established in Honor of Beaty

Former IU football player murdered during protests in Indianapolis has scholarship established in his honor

Former UofL, NBA star Wes Unseld dies

A statement from Unseld’s family said he passed away peacefully surrounded by family.

  Finding the positives in these trying times

I wish I could come to you with the normal smile and energy I usually have, but frankly I can't.

Former Indiana University football player killed in Indianapolis amid protests

Chris Beaty was one of two people killed overnight Friday.

University of Louisville coaches release statements on protests

Over the weekend, several University of Louisville athletics coaches released messages in support seeking justice for Breonna Taylor and of protests happening across the United States.

UK announces three year deal with Notre Dame in men’s basketball

Irish visit Rupp Arena this December

Area Little Leagues Prepare to Play Ball

Area little leagues prepare for baseball while social distancing.

Long-time New Albany High School teacher and WNAS director Lee Kelly has died

Lee Kelly, the long-time director for New Albany High School’s radio and television program and teacher for 40 years has died.

Former UK coach Eddie Sutton dies at 84

Eddie Sutton was tremendously successful as a college coach.

Maxfield passes test in return at Churchill Downs

After long layoff, the colt captures the Matt Winn Stakes

  Doctor Dunkenstein reminisces over the 1980 championship game

1980 National Championship MVP, Darrell Griffith talks about winning U of L its first title.

JCPS to install first synthetic turf field

The turf field installation is the result of JCPS booster clubs that provided some of the money and resources.

UofL’s 1st NCAA Championship win to air on WAVE 3 for 40th anniversary

Catch an encore presentation of the game on May 23 at 7:30 p.m. on WAVE 3 News.

Derby dreams on the line Saturday at Churchill Downs

With the Run for the Roses pushed back to September 5, there are dreams of the Kentucky Derby for some late-blooming 3-year-olds.

Local Blitzball League Continues to Grow

Louisville is the home of the fifth largest Blitzball League in the country.

UofL announces phased return of athletes for voluntary workouts

Thirty members of the football team, along with 15 players each from the men’s and women’s basketball teams, will be back on campus starting May 27.

Baffert to point Charlatan and Nadal to Belmont Stakes

NYRA moved Belmont Stakes to June 20

2020 Belmont Stakes will be first leg of Triple Crown

Race shortened and moved to June 20

Brad Stevens joins UK Coach Calipari for ‘Coffee with Cal'

Stevens shared his interesting story of how he became a basketball coach after sidelining a pharmaceutical career.

  Wagering impressive at Churchill Downs as racing resumes

Although racing at Churchill Downs resumed without fans, more than $26 million was wagered in the Spring Meet's opening weekend.

UK cheerleading coaches fired following investigation involving hazing, alcohol use

The University of Kentucky fired four cheerleading coaches following an investigation involving hazing, alcohol use and public nudity, according to the university.

Churchill meet begins; Preakness to run in October

Bettors relish the start of the Downs' spring meet, and the Preakness moves to the fall.

Kentucky Speedway still planning for Quaker State 400 on July 11

NASCAR racing resumes Sunday at Darlington

  Live racing to resume at Churchill Downs without fans

The 2020 Spring Meet will look and sound very different at the track because there won't be any fans, owners or media for now.

  Two Area High School Seniors Raise Money For Paws With Purpose

An eighth grade project for two area kids has become a huge fundraiser four years later.

  Josh’s Journey: UK football player beats cancer to get back on field

He's speaking out during Skin Cancer Awareness month

  Grantz takes over at Jeff

Providence grad takes over Red Devils program

UofL hires Blagg as new men’s golf head coach

Baylor assistant replaces Mark Crabtree

Bats Season in Limbo

As major league baseball explores ways to start their season, it will be difficult for the Bats and minor league baseball to return.

Lou City FC prepares to play on during a pandemic, with or without fans

For Louisville City FC, the year 2020 was the opportunity to set new standards for fan experience. However, more than 11,000 empty seats tell a story of disruption and disappointment.

Road to Kentucky Derby goes through Ellis Park

Among the announcement, the Ellis Park Derby is now elevated to a prep race for the Derby.

Johnson preparing to be top Card as a sophomore

Trinity grad averaged 6.3 points per game as a freshman

Two UK Greats Earn Their Degrees

Former UK greats, Wilbur Hackett and Nazr Mohammed return to school and earn their degrees.

Ex-ABA commish Mike Storen, dad of Hannah Storm, dies at 84

Mike Storen, a former ABA commissioner and multisport marketing whiz and the father of ESPN broadcaster Hannah Storm, died Thursday. He was 84.

Bob Baffert’s take on the first Saturday in May 2020

Hall of Fame trainer won a Derby twice in one day