Bellator Fighting Championships, a mixed-martial arts organization, is visiting Louisville for the second time this year. Bellator 30 will take place Thursday night at Fourth Street Live! Several Louisville-area fighters will be featured on the local card, while one will compete on the main card. Doors open at 5 p.m. and fighting begins at 6 p.m.
Next-door neighbors Churchill Downs and the University of Louisville are teaming up for special ticket package called “Pigskins & Ponies Presented by Kroger” for the second weekend in November. For $25 fans will receive a seat in the new upper deck of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for UofL’s Nov. 13 football game against South Florida and a reserved seat on Millionaires Row or Skye Terrace at the Downs for horse racing the next day.
Take a look back at the remarkable season of the 2010 Louisville Bats. This is the first part of a series that will recap Louisville's drive for a third straight International League West title.
The Louisville Bats, the three-time defending International League West champs, will open defense of their division title on April 7 against the Toledo Mud Hens. That is one of several highlights of their 2011 schedule, which was released Monday.
Louisville.com contributor Kris Carr gives his thoughts on the Cardinals' weekend game.
We're 3-0... now what?
Take a quick look back at the University of Louisville football team's 35-28 loss at Oregon State on Saturday night. Senior quarterback Adam Froman, left, had the best game of his brief career - in spite of his lost fumble and late interception - by completing 22 of 38 passes for 288 yards and one touchdown while rushing for 46 yards and two TDs.
The University of Louisville will play its first men’s basketball game, albeit an exhibition, against Northern Kentucky University at 2 p.m. on Halloween, according to the Cardinals’ compete schedule that was released Friday. UofL coach Rick Pitino, left, calls it "the most competitive schedule we have faced."
Proves the only sports-related thing in Louisville worthy of a magazine cover is an inanimate, wooden object. (No, we're not talking about Pitino.)
Here is quick look back at the weekend that was for the University of Louisville football team. The Cardinals picked up their first victory of the season, and the first victory of the Charlie Strong Era, with a 23-13 victory over Eastern Kentucky University to bounce back from a Week One loss to archrival Kentucky. The highlight of the win was the first career touchdown for senior wide receiver Doug Beaumont, left.
The Durham Bulls beat the Louisville Bats 4-2 Sunday evening at Durham Bulls Athletic Park to win the best-of-five Governors’ Cup playoff series 3-2 and end Louisville’s remarkable season.
The Durham Bulls bombed the Louisville Bats 8-1 Saturday night in the Governors’ Cup semifinals to even their International League playoff series at 2-all and force a decisive fifth game Sunday at 5:05 p.m. at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. A win would keep the Bats alive in the IL playoffs, while a loss would end their remarkable season.