Police Make Arrests as Fans Celebrate Kentucky Victory

From the Associated Press One man was wounded by gunfire early Tuesday in Lexington, numerous small fires were set and dozens were arrested as thousands celebrated Kentucky’s win over Kansas to claim another NCAA title, authorities reported. Battalion Chief Ed Davis of the Lexington Division of Fire and Emergency Services said he saw the shooting […]

Kentucky Advances to Final Four, Will Face Louisville

For the first time in nearly 30 years, the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky men’s basketball teams will play each other in the NCAA tournament. Yesterday, Louisville beat Florida to secure the West Region title. Today, UK topped Baylor to win the South Region. The Cardinals and Wildcats will face each other […]

Attorney Challenges Language Regulating Merit-Based Pay in High School Sports

A Louisville attorney is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether language in the Kentucky High School Athletics Association’s bylaws violates the First Amendment. Currently, no schools can offer student athletes more than 25 percent of tuition in merit-based scholarships. The rule called Title 13 is meant to prevent schools from paying students to […]

Nothing But Net: Cards Rocked (by Injuries), Cats Roll

The University of Louisville Cardinals basketball team continues to fall to a plague of injuries that has reached brobdingagian proportions. Is it me, or were there more players in street clothes Monday night, than in uniforms. And “helmets” for practice? REALLY Coach Pitino? Not Flak jackets?? UK continues to soar, and beat their chests way […]

Middle School Coaches Not Subject to State-Wide Concussion Training

High schools in Kentucky are protected with certain procedures to prevent and respond to concussions in high school sports. But when it comes to middle and elementary schools, decisions are left to local jurisdictions. “The high schools in our state have us to make rules, the middle schools and other levels don’t have anyone making […]

Aroldis Chapman Left in Louisville

The Cincinnati Reds optioned Cuban pitcher Aroldis Chapman to the Louisville Bats today.  Chapman’s 30 Day rehab clock ran out today, after being placed on the disabled list in May. Chapman was called up to the Reds as a relief pitcher last season, where he set the record for fastest pitch ever recorded in the […]

Derby Contenders Meet Again for Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will face Preakness Stakes winner Shackelford tomorrow in the final leg of the Triple Crown—the Belmont Stakes. The two horses are the most talked-about in the field of 12, and Animal Kingdom is the early oddsmakers’ favorite, breaking from the number nine post. Derby runner-up Nehro has strong odds heading […]