College Football: U of L, UK And IU Defeated

Louisville fell to Marshall today 17-13 at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The Cards were driving toward a go-ahead touchdown with just over a minute to play when quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s pass was tipped and intercepted. U of L is now 2-2 on the season. The Cards visit North Carolina next Saturday. The Kentucky Wildcats suffered […]

Money Is Main Cause of College Football Conference Shuffle: State of the News [Audio]

Earlier this month, the University of Pittsburgh and Syracuse University announced they would leave their athletic conference, the Big East, and join the ACC. Syracuse is a charter member of the Big East, which currently has 16 member school, including UofL. The move has touched off much speculation and shuffling among conference throughout the country. […]

Cards Face Marshall In First Saturday Home Game

After a week off, the University of Louisville football team returns to action tomorrow, hosting Marshall. The Cards hold a 16-11 edge in their series with the Thundering Herd. Marshall won the last matchup in the 2002 Motor City Bowl. “I feel like we’re going to have some excitement because of the Kentucky win, now […]

JCPS Student Assignment Ruling, Alleged Misuse of Medicaid Funds at UofL Med School, and Changes in College Football Conferences: Today on State of the News

Segment A: We’ll speak with WFPL’s news staff about the stories they covered this week – including today’s ruling that JCPS parents have the right to enroll their children in the closest school. Segment B: The Courier-Journal’s environmental reporter, James Bruggers, will join us to review his long-continuing coverage of the Metropolitan Sewer District. Then […]

College Football: Florida Makes It 25 Straight Over UK, 48-10

The Kentucky Wildcats fell to number 15 Florida 48-10 tonight in Lexington. It was the Gators’ 25th consecutive victory over UK. The Wildcats are now 2-2 going into next week’s game at Louisiana State. Florida remains undefeated at 4-0. Indiana was defeated by host North Texas 24-21. The Hoosiers drop to 1-3 on the season; […]

UK Hoping To Snap Gators’ Winning Streak

The University of Kentucky football team returns to action tomorrow night, hosting 15th ranked Florida. UK has lost 24 straight to the Gators. Wildcats coach Joker Phillips doesn’t believe his team needs to play a perfect game to break the streak. “It’s hard to go out and play perfect, you know. If you asked Florida […]

Eric Crawford on UK-UofL Football

This evening at 7pm, the commonwealth’s two biggest schools meet on the gridiron. While this year’s game has made headlines for its controversial sponsor, we took some time on Friday’s State of the News to preview the game solely from a sports perspective, with the Courier-Journal’s Eric Crawford, and ask him if the game will […]

State of the News 9/16/11 [Audio]

Segment A: We looked back at the week’s metro news, including the removal of Councilwoman Judy Green and the planned changes at some LG&E plants. Segment B: Shea Van Hoy and Daniel Suddeath from News and Tribune joined our own Gabe Bullard & Phillip M. Bailey to talk about week one without the Sherman-Minton Bridge. […]

College Football: UK Wins; IU Still Winless

The Kentucky Wildcats defeated Central Michigan 27-13 Saturday in their college football season home opener. The Wildcats trailed 13-6 at halftime but sprang to life with three second-half touchdowns, including an 87 yard run by freshman running back Josh Clemons. Kentucky returns to action against U of L Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. Indiana University dropped […]

College Football: U of L Takes On FIU Friday

The University of Louisville football team returns to action tomorrow night. The Cards take on Florida International University in a nationally televised game at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. U of L is coming off a season opening victory last week against Murray State. The Panthers are also 1-0. They began the season with a win […]