December 19, 2011 - 12:00pm
Disclosure: The author grew up in Massachusetts. [Editor’s note: Another reason basketball is just bigger in Kentucky is because we allowed a blowhard from Massachusetts to contribute to this package.]
This article appears in the December 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com. **use this link https://www.loumag.com/subscribe.aspx 11 > 2,000 Quick quiz: Would you rather have Kentucky’s 2,000-plus victories or UCLA’s 11 NCAA championships?...
December 5, 2011 - 12:55pm
To this day football is a thriving aspect of the sports landscape in the city of Louisville. Here I take a look at the plethora of pro and semi-pro teams to come through the Derby City.
Go to any Sports bar on any given Sunday in the city and people in there will be yelling about one thing and one thing alone: football.Well, in general, I mean if you drop a chair on somebody’s foot I would assume that they would yell about that, but at that point were really just dealing...
December 1, 2011 - 7:42pm
Hey, let's state the obvious: Kentucky is obsessed with basketball. In Texas it's football, New England's got hockey, but here in the Bluegrass we can't get enough hoops. And the laundry list of pro basketball teams that have called the Derby City home proves that beyond a shadow of a doubt.
In past articles I’ve discussed and looked into a few of the professional basketball teams that have been hosted in the Derby City, most notably the Kentucky Colonels who, without question are the most famous.Surely though, one couldn’t think that a city as obsessed with basketball as...
October 10, 2011 - 10:00am
Walt Terrell is a man that has made an important impact everywhere he's gone. Today, in Sports legends of the Ville, I take a look at those impacts.
In 1982 a young man from Jeffersonville, Indiana made his debut as a major league baseball starting pitcher.Walt Terrell, quickly became a staple of that New York Met team where he played his early years. After being drafted as a standout at Morehead State College, the Mets had made a trade with...
October 6, 2011 - 10:00am
Frank (Fuzzy) Zoeller has certainly made a name for himself in the golf world, because of that he's the focus of this Sports legend of the Ville segment.
Frank Zoeller Jr. might just be the most affable man ever to join the PGA. A polar opposite to the fastidious upper class golfer stereotype, Zoeller acts more as an “everyman” on the course than a professional athlete. Indeed, his light-hearted play makes his nickname “Fuzzy...
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