April 25, 2011 - 6:51pm
The NFL draft kicks off on Thursday and with the draft, several local stars are potential pros
After countless hours of NCAA study the NFL is set to kick off their annual draft on Thursday, an event which seems to carry with it a sense of optimistic caution; no doubt related to the players union/owners debates which will permeate throughout this draft.
Regardless of the end result of those...
April 21, 2011 - 10:53am
Our next highlighted athlete for a legend of Louisville sports takes on to the gridiron.
Outside of Paul Hornung, Louisville has produced several notable Superbowl champions. Extraordinarily, the next sports legend of the Ville is Phil Simms.
A graduate of Southern High School, where people became aware of his football slinging, Simms came to national attention when he started at...
April 14, 2011 - 10:54am
Another look at a sports legend of the Ville, the sheer tenacity of this athlete is why I'm looking at him today
When I say football, the first thing that comes to people’s minds usually isn’t the placekicker. In fact, to be honest with you, the mascot usually comes up before we reach the punter. However, in that instant when a team lucks upon a legendary kicker, that name will often arise. In a position...
April 11, 2011 - 10:00am
Continuing looking at great athletes from the Derby City, I thought it pertinent to look at an athlete that we tragically lost last summer, but none the less one that's exploits are great.
The city of Louisville recently lost a great athlete and man, and as such, I saw it only fitting to highlight him as a sports legend of the Ville.
The news came last summer that the former Mr. Male, Kenny Kuhn, had passed. But, rather than discuss his death, now is the time to discuss his life....
April 14, 2011 - 10:55am
Let's take a look back at some of the sports legends of the Derby City, and where better to start than the Golden Boy?
At East End Sports Cards, a local card shop, one of the guys there begins to talk about his experiences with football legend Paul Hornung.
“…Yeah, I was having him sign some stuff for me, and I asked him to write something extra,” he says. “Paul said that he usually just signed Heisman Trophy...