May 10, 2011 - 9:00am
Multiple pro-bowls and superbowls, and the only Washington Redskin offensive lineman to score a touchdown ever. Louisville's Joe Jacoby is the next topic for our sports legends of the Ville.
In the past few years the Washington Redskins have shuffled around the bottom of the NFL barrel, but that wasn’t always the case and in the early 80’s the team seemed to be riding a winning streak that looked like it would never end, and football insiders all agree on one thing: games are won or...
May 9, 2011 - 10:22am
When somebody thinks about sports in the city of Louisville they immediately either go to the Derby or the Louisville Slugger, but who was the first Louisville Slugger? We look at that in our next sports legends of the 'Ville.
No name is more synonymous with the global sports legacy cultivated by Louisville athletes than that of Louis Rogers “Pete” Browning, a man often called the original Louisville slugger, Browning’s global impact on the game of baseball was far reaching in the infancy of the modern...
April 27, 2011 - 9:32pm
Continuing our sports legends of Louisville series, we're splashing into our next highlighted athlete.
Sacred Heart’s Mary T. Meagher is considered one of the greatest swimmers of all time. When one watches how she effortlessly seemed to glide through the water, it is easy to see how she earned the graceful nickname Madame Butterfly.Born in the 60’s, Meagher (married name, Plant) was born to swim,...
April 26, 2011 - 10:29am
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 21, 2011 - 9:53am
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...