May 18, 2011 - 10:00am
For our next sports legend of the Ville we're taking a look back at the last Kentucky team to win an NCAA championship, featuring the talents of Louisville's Scott Padgett.
In the mid-90’s under the tutelage of Rick Pitino the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team seemed to be returning to their former glory. And in 1998, the work seemed to be coming to a head, led by Nazr Mohammad, Jamaal Magloire and Louisville’s Scott Padgett, and it’s the later that’s today’s...
May 17, 2011 - 4:49pm
Our Sports legend of the Ville today is the most winningest coach in his school's history and has led teams all over the city to a plethora of championships and victories.
During March’s NCAA tournament this year all eyes seemed to be on UConn, and for good reason but another team had actually a much more impressive run in their respective tournament; Bellarmine in the Division 2 tournament, which concluded with the now perennial powerhouse cutting down the...
May 25, 2011 - 2:07am
The NBA final four has kicked off, and although pro-basketball is a bit of a sore subject in the city of Louisville there is local connections to the two series that will lead to the championship games.
Without question the men’s college basketball final four is bigger than the NBA’s, maybe it has something to do with the fact that the only guys that are millionaires in college basketball are the coaches.There is something great about watching NBA games in which each team scores...
April 26, 2011 - 11:29am
We head back to the court for our next local sports legend.
For basketball hall of famer Wes Unseld, one place remains his home and the place where his legendary story begins.
April 20, 2011 - 10:52am
We continue to look at the local sports legends, now looking at the youngest athlete we've highlighted
Beginning his career at Eastern High School, basketball guard Rajon Rondo’s credentials certainly qualify him as a relatively young, but nonetheless deserving sports legend of the Ville.
Growing up in Louisville, Rondo was surrounded by women; by which I mean three sisters. So, in an attempt to...