January 2, 2012 - 2:47pm
Actors Theatre opens the 2012 portion of the season with The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity.
December 20, 2011 - 11:00am
Yesterday I began to look through video at some of the classic sports moments in the history of the city of Louisville. Here I complete what I started yesterday.
Previously, I looked through video at some of the classic sports moments in the city’s history; today I continue that look.The most iconic baseball team in the city shared its name with the first professional basketball team, the Louisville Colonels basketball squad suited up in 1947 for the...
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...