Louisville has become synonymous with the Kentucky Derby, but who was it that made the Derby City the Derby City?
With the Sprint Cup Series coming to the Kentucky Speedway in the near future it got me thinking about Louisville's great drivers, and with that mindset we go into today's Sports Legends of the Ville.
Today's Sports legend of the Ville comes from the golden age of the grid iron- a story that the athlete didn't expect but excelled in just the same.
Will Wolford has been a legend everywhere he's gone, but for him it all goes back to his hometown, and that's why he's today's Sports legend of the Ville.
In 1964 Gus Bell was inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame, but there's so much more to the Louisville native's story than that.
Kentucky's 1996 Men's basketball team contained nine future NBA stars, among the standouts of the stars though: Derek Anderson- and that's who are sports legend of the Ville highlight is today.
Our sports legends of the Ville today looks at a coach with four superbowl rings and a strong connection to the Derby City.
Today Sports Legends of the Ville looks at a coach that's been a part of several hall of fame caliber football teams including the only NFL team to reach "the perfect season."
Our Sports legends of the Ville highlight today is a great guard in the University of Louisville's basketball past.
For our next sports legend of the Ville we're taking a look back at the last Kentucky team to win an NCAA championship, featuring the talents of Louisville's Scott Padgett.
Our Sports legend of the Ville today is the most winningest coach in his school's history and has led teams all over the city to a plethora of championships and victories.
Golf courses are currently in their busy season across the city and so I thought it only appropriate to discuss a true Louisville golf legend in Bobby Nichols.