April 19, 2011 - 9:04am
We go to the court to look at today's Sports legend of the Ville.
A high ranking Assistant NBA General Manager sits at his desk on a brisk New York day. It’s a position he’s settled into; a town he knows, perhaps not as well as another city that sits on a different river. His hometown is Louisville, and he is a Sports legend of the Ville.Alan Houston, known for...
April 14, 2011 - 9:54am
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 13, 2011 - 9:05am
Continuing to look at the great Louisville sports figures, let's take a few minutes to look at The Greatest
Perhaps there’s no greater image from the sport of boxing that Muhummad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in victory. However, the truth is that the story of Cassius Clay isn’t that simple. And, it’s the story of a legend that makes Muhammad Ali a ’Ville sports legend. The career of Muhammad Ali is...
April 12, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing to look at the sports legends of the city, we now turn our attention to a doctor.
I believe the title of Dr. Dunkenstein is actually an honorary degree from the University of Louisville, but I could be wrong.
April 6, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing with looking back at the sports legends of Louisville, let's take a look at an icon in America's past time.
The respected history between the city of Louisville and the sport of baseball is one that was cultivated by a plethora of individuals; and it’s those people that have made this bluegrass city so synonymous with America’s past time.
Few other cities are so closely aligned with a sport. Sure, Green...