February 7, 2012 - 10:00am
Keenan Burton's story is one of a work ethic and what that ethic can achieve- and it's that story that I look at in this Sports legends of the Ville segment.
In 2008 Keenan Burton became a wide receiver in the NFL when he was drafted to the St. Louis Rams. A dream realized for the young man who had worked so hard to reach that point Burton first came to the attention of local sports media outlets when proving himself a versatile and powerful talent out...
January 31, 2012 - 10:00am
Paul Rogers has been the voice of the University of Louisville Cardinals for years now, but more than that he's been the voice of local athletics for even longer- as such, this Sports legends segment takes a look at Roger's sports impact on the Derby City.
At the age of 25 a young man came out of the University of Kentucky, accepting a position as a sportscaster with WHAS television for their major television broadcasts.That man was a young Paul Rogers, and he had been thrown into the mix by local broadcasting giant Cawood Ledford, armed with a...
July 29, 2012 - 7:05pm
What's a Grenadier and why is it a sports legend of the 'Ville?
The semester after I graduated high school I attended Indiana University Southeast. I truly enjoyed my time at the New Albany school and instantly started to get a little annoyed in the fact that IUS is often overshadowed by larger schools in the area.
July 29, 2012 - 7:01pm
Buddy Bat has aided in the cultivation in a friendly atmosphere during Bats games, with that in mind I say we take a little time to thank everybody's bat.
Sometimes a mascot can sum up the personality of a team. In many ways a team’s mascot acts as a goodwill ambassador to fans. With that in mind, I take a look at a symbol of modern baseball in the city of Louisville, Buddy Bat.Now, I know it might seem strange to proclaim a mascot as a sports...
January 16, 2012 - 10:00am
Matt Winn might have spent much of his sports related career in the background, however that doesn't minimize his contribution to Louisville sports.
In 1902 Churchill Downs was in financial dire straits, so much so that the Kentucky Derby could have ended. This calamity was avoided though in large part due to the work of local businessman Matt Winn.