Sports in Louisville, KY.

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New traveling sports exhibit celebrates diversity at the Ali Center

May 26, 2017 superuser 0

A new traveling exhibition celebrating diversity and trailblazers called “Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change” has opened at the Muhammad Ali Center just in advance of the coming “I Am Ali” festival. The exhibit features images, video and narratives of pioneering athletes in the civil and human rights movements. From Jackie Robinson to Billie Jean King […]

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St. Baldrick’s ‘TakeASwingAtCancer’ fundraiser at Slugger Field

March 23, 2017 superuser 0

If you hear a mild buzz coming from the downtown area Sunday afternoon, it’s most likely resonating from Louisville Slugger Field, as more than 220 people are volunteering to shave their heads completely — all for a good cause. The annual St. Baldrick’s event, which raises money for childhood cancer research, has a new nickname — “TakeASwingAtCancer” — and […]

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New uniform sponsors boost soccer club’s revenue

March 23, 2017 superuser 0

Revenue streams for Louisville’s pro soccer club continue to improve and expand, thanks in part to broadcast deals and new uniform sponsors. When Louisville City FC players step onto Slugger Field at 2 p.m. Saturday for their season opener, the front of their jerseys will display the logo of GE Appliances, while the back will […]

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Barring a fateful Cards fumble, the Wildcats are doomed

November 27, 2016 superuser 0

Florida State tacklers can't get their mitts on Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. | Courtesy of UofL Athletics

When a team fumbles the opening kickoff, they always lose. It’s a fact. Well, maybe “fact” and “always” are a little strong. There’s no official record keeping of: “Games lost after fumbling opening kickoff.” But it does seem to happen every time — just as at Houston last week, when the Cardinals coughed up the football on […]

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WLKY: Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium expansion to be finished a year early

October 6, 2016 superuser 0

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A new addition to Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium will be completed earlier than first announced, University of Louisville officials announced Wednesday. Because the sale of seats has gone so well, the scheduled completion date has been changed. Instead of opening for the 2019 season, it will open in 2018. “As of today, we have completely […]

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