December 7, 2011 - 1:27pm
Editor's Letter: The first time I truly understood that I lived in a basketball state was mid-August, when I tuned to a local sports radio show and heard the host and his guest talking about recruiting. Basketball recruiting.
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December 1, 2011 - 7:42pm
Hey, let's state the obvious: Kentucky is obsessed with basketball. In Texas it's football, New England's got hockey, but here in the Bluegrass we can't get enough hoops. And the laundry list of pro basketball teams that have called the Derby City home proves that beyond a shadow of a doubt.
In past articles I’ve discussed and looked into a few of the professional basketball teams that have been hosted in the Derby City, most notably the Kentucky Colonels who, without question are the most famous.Surely though, one couldn’t think that a city as obsessed with basketball as...
November 18, 2011 - 10:00am
The University of Louisville and University of Kentucky women's basketball teams are suiting up for their upcoming home stands. In honor of that I'm going to take a look at some of the past stars on both teams.
Both University of Louisville and University of Kentucky women’s basketball is in the midst of their first major homecomings. For Kentucky, they continue their homecoming tomorrow taking on Southern Miss. Louisville will open their homecoming series Sunday at two against Xavier.In honor...
October 26, 2011 - 10:00am
Tonight will mark the first time many will be seeing this year's University of Louisville and University of Kentucky's men's basketball teams. In honor of that I create an All-Cards and All-Cats team of sorts.
Well, one of the state’s biggest obsessions is just starting up, college basketball, most notably in this area, University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky.Now, how these two teams will do in the regular season is difficult to say and quite frankly I don’t think anybody...
October 18, 2011 - 10:00am
Charlie Tyra passed away a few years ago, but in his time he proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is a Sports legend of the Ville.
In 1957 professional basketball was in a buzz about power forward/center Charlie Tyra. Indeed, this was proven unquestionably when the young man received the second overall draft pick in the first round.Before that exciting day for the tenacious “big man” he was an All-Star at Atherton...