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New Derby Experiences offered for Louisville Ky visitors this May

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Churchill Downs Racetrack and QuintEvents today announced a new multi-year partnership agreement and the addition of eight new official Derby Experiences packages in premium locations for the 142nd running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks® and the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands® on May 6-7 in Louisville, KY.  The new Derby Experiences packages are available at www.DerbyExperiences.com or by calling (888) 384-7088. The new multi-year agreement extends the Churchill Downs Racetrack and QuintEvents partnership and makes new Derby Experiences packages available in the newly renovated Finish Line Suites Balcony, Stakes Room, Turf Club and Courtyard….


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Louisville City FC announces preseason schedule

LOUISVILLE, Ky— Coming off their historic inaugural season, Louisville City FC  has announced it’s 2016 preseason fixtures, which will feature local colleges and a NASL opponent. LouCity will face Southern Illinois University Edwardsville before visiting University of Louisville and University of Kentucky. Louisville City will face Indy Eleven at a neutral site in a rematch of last year’s third round U.S. Open Cup fixture. After wrapping-up a two week training session at the world-class IMG Academy, Louisville City will return to prepare for a Mario Sanchez-led SIUE. LouCity will host SIUE at the Louisville City FC Training Ground on March 5. The…


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Louisville Ky to honor basketball legends at UofL game

Special Events Set For Upcoming University of Louisville Men’s Basketball Games   LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Honoring two past national championship teams on their anniversaries and two “color” events are among upcoming special events at the University of Louisville men’s basketball final seven home games of the season in the KFC Yum! Center.   The Cardinals will close the month of January with its annual “White Out” game when the Cardinals face No. 13 Virginia in the KFC Yum! Center on Jan. 30.  Fans are encouraged to wear white attire for the 1 p.m. game televised by CBS.  Louisville has won six…


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Bats manager, pitching coach to stay in Louisville KY

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Louisville Bats manager Delino DeShields and pitching coach Ted Power will return to the team’s field staff for the 2016 season. They will be joined by new hitting coach Jody Davis and new trainer Steve Gober. DeShields, 46, will skipper the Bats for his second season following the promotion of former Bats manager Jim Riggleman to the Reds’ staff. Louisville finished third in the International League West at 64-80 in 2015 in DeShields’ first campaign. The 2016 season will be his eighth overall in the Cincinnati Reds’ organization and seventh as a manager. DeShields has also managed at Double-A…


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Louisville KY is getting closer to having its own soccer stadium

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The City of Louisville and Mayor Greg Fischer took a major step toward achieving Louisville City FC’s highest ambitions in American soccer on Wednesday, announcing a study on the feasibility of constructing a new soccer-specific stadium. The $75,000 study is being conducted by Conventions, Sports & Leisure International – a leading advisory and planning firm based in Minneapolis, Minn. – will provide insight into the physical, operational and financial characteristics for building a new stadium in Louisville. With Major League Soccer expected to expand to as many as 28 teams, a move toward a soccer-specific stadium in…


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2015 LouisvilleKY Highlights with Photos from Bill Brymer

One of the best things that happened for LouisvilleKY.com and the Rusty Satellite Show in 2015 was the start of a partnership with local photographer Bill Brymer. We had quite an adventure, visiting with important people all over town. Bill does great work – as you can see – and does freelance work for many local clients, including Actors Threatre and General Electric. Fortunately for us, he does some great work for us. Here’s to many more great pics in 2016


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LouisvilleKY’s The WEEK Celebrates Christmas and Candy and Cards and Cats

Dear Santa — please send me those Springsteen tickets and wins for the Cards in Lexington tomorrow and in Nashville against Texas A&M in the Music City Bowl. 2015’s Winners. It’s been a great year for me, LouisvilleKY.com and for a lot of Rusty Satellite Show guests, who I’ll be mentioning in bold from here on. First off, this is the first Christmas I won’t be seeing my son Nick Redding, who is pursuing his passion in theatre school in Italy. Today he told me he’d gotten great grades in subjects that include “aesthetics” “Italian” and “Movement.” He said he…


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Louisville Ky soccer fans learn the first six returning players to Louisville City FC

  From LouisvillecityFC.com. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One of the USL’s stingiest defenses will return six stalwarts for the 2016 campaign, Louisville City FC announced on Monday. Coach James O’Connor’s team finished 14-8-6 in its historic inaugural season, allowing just 35 goals en route to the Eastern Conference final. The Club exercised team options on goalkeepers Scott Goodwin and Greg Ranjitsingh, full backs Sean Reynolds and Enrique Montano, and central defenders Tarek Morad and Conor Shanosky. The six returning defensive players combined for 9,465 minutes of action for Louisville City in 2015. “Each one of these returning players are important components in…


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Louisville Ky’s kids will soon be on winter break – here’s how to keep them occupied

Metro Parks Releases Holiday Program Guide Louisville, Ky., – Metro Parks and Recreation will offer adjusted Community Center hours and free activities for kids from Dec. 21-31, while most Jefferson County Public Schools and Archdiocese of Louisville schools are on winter break. Those activities can be found in a special Holiday Program Guide created by Metro Parks and Recreation and posted online at www.bestparksever.com. They include free basketball camps operated by former University of Louisville player Robbie Valentine, dive-in movies at the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center, holiday parties and movies operated at individual centers and more. “The holidays can be…


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Another Early Louisville Ky Christmas Present – Tickets for Churchill Downs’ 2016 Season Go On Sale Friday, Dec. 11

LOUISVILLE, KY (Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015) – Tickets to Churchill Downs Racetrack’s (“CDRT”) 2016 Season and Kentucky Derby Week events outside of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and Longines Kentucky Oaks go on sale this Friday, Dec. 11, so get ready to secure next year’s seats for your favorite racing events at the historic racetrack. The 2016 season begins with Opening Night to kick off the Spring Meet and Derby Week on Saturday, April 30, and includes the Spring, September and Fall Meets with a total of 70 action packed racing days. Tickets are available at www.churchilldowns.com. Oaks…