September 7, 2011 - 10:00am
Considering the historical sports landmarks of the city, I'm left in search for the Louisville Brecks landmarks.
The Louisville Breckenridges were a professional football team playing out of the Derby City throughout the 1920’s.
September 5, 2011 - 10:00am
Continuing to look at the athletic landmarks of the Derby City, I turn my attention to football.
The University of Louisville football team has begun its fourteenth season at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. In that time the team has had its share of ups and downs but rather than focusing on the team itself the stadium’s story actually goes back ten years prior to it’s opening...
September 2, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Sept. 2, 2011
"Will Stein threw for two touchdowns and 226 yards as Louisville beat Murray State 21-9 in the season opener for both teams on Thursday night." [ESPN]"Josh Clemons scored on a 14-yard touchdown run, and Morgan Newton shook off three interceptions in throwing a 31-yard TD pass to La...
August 29, 2011 - 10:00am
Continuing my look at the legendary sports venues of the Ville, I turn my attention to Cardinal Stadium.
Despite a seemingly annual push to demolish Cardinal Stadium currently, between 1957 and 1999 it was one of the most prolific sports venues in the city.Called either Cardinal or Fairgrounds Stadium, prior to 1982, the venue hosted University of Louisville football from its opening in 1957 to 1998....
August 22, 2011 - 10:00am
The Paul Hornung award is marking itself as one of the most prestigious in college football today, and a new local business sponsorship should only make that stronger.
The Southern Indiana based restaurant, Texas Roadhouse has thrown their hat in the ring with another local legend, football icon, Paul Hornung.The Paul Hornung award is now being sponsored by the Roadhouse, and honors the most versatile college athlete of the year, certainly a term that can be used...