April 20, 2011 - 10:52am
We continue to look at the local sports legends, now looking at the youngest athlete we've highlighted
Beginning his career at Eastern High School, basketball guard Rajon Rondo’s credentials certainly qualify him as a relatively young, but nonetheless deserving sports legend of the Ville.
Growing up in Louisville, Rondo was surrounded by women; by which I mean three sisters. So, in an attempt to...
April 19, 2011 - 10:04am
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 - 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 13, 2011 - 10:05am
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 - 10:00am
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.