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Oklahoma City Thunders into NBA Finals; Louisville Watches

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June 11, 2012
Oklahoma City Thunders into NBA Finals; Louisville Watches

Last year’s NBA Finals brought an interesting global story line to the table, with German Dirk Nowitzki leading the Dallas Mavericks over the Miami Heat, coached by Filipino-American Erik Spoelstra. When this year’s NBA Finals tip off on Tuesday night in Oklahoma City, it will be a David-and-Goliath story:  small market versus big city. ...
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PatheTIF: What’s Next for the KFC Yum! Center?

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June 11, 2012
PatheTIF:  What’s Next for the KFC Yum! Center?

As has long been speculated by many, Moody’s finally downgraded the Louisville Arena Authority’s debt to junk bond status last month.  It wasn’t just a one-notch downgrade, but a double-notch downgrade from Baa3 to Ba2, two rungs below prime.  The decision was due mostly to the limited arena revenue streams and the repayment model....
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Talking Baseball at Breakfast

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May 22, 2012
Baseball was brewing at the Biz First Breakfast

  At the Business First What’s Brewing Breakfast this morning, I learned a new reason to hate Albert Pujols, the former Cardinal slugger now hitting .212 (ha ha) with 3 homers for the Angels. Pujols is swinging a bat manufactured in Louisiana by a company named Marucci, one of several new competitors keeping our...
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I’ll Have Another Look at Bodemeister in the Preakness

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May 18, 2012
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The field for the Preakness Stakes is set for this Saturday, as I'll Have Another tries to claim the second leg of the Triple Crown. The race features the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 10th, and 11th place horses from the Kentucky Derby, along with several new faces. One of the new horses,...
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I’ll Have Another Possibility City Video

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May 18, 2012
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Clever folks at the Possibility City campaign came up with a post-Derby video.  Who are those celebrities and why have I never heard of them? Except for Aaron Rodgers, I’ve heard of him.
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Derby Pleasures Are More Than a Two Minute Horse Race

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May 9, 2012
How to get attention in the Paddock - Wear one of these suits

Note From Rick: I’ve taken lots of guests to the track Derby Week, but spending Oaks Day with John Gilderbloom was among the most entertaining. I made him write a story about the experience, and here it is. by J. “Hans” Gilderbloom Ph.D. I have now lived in Louisville longer than my hometown, San...
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Trying to Decipher a Tough Kentucky Derby – The Pick is Bodemeister

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May 5, 2012
Bodemeister is the pick

In trying to make selections for today’s Kentucky Derby, the key factor seems to be the pace of the race.  The late addition of Trinniberg to the field completely changed the complexion of the race, and a muddy racetrack would throw another wrench into how the race will likely unfold. Trinniberg comes into the...
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TGIF Local Lunch Post – Mayor Fischer Steps Up to the Plate for Oaks Friday

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May 4, 2012
TGIF Local Lunch Post – Mayor Fischer Steps Up to the Plate for Oaks Friday

Greetings to all who are visiting Louisville this week  and  kudos to the locals who have been able to keep up with all the traditional Derby chaos that closes April and opens May each year. The  138th  Kentucky Oaks will have a field of fillies running for the lilies as well as a tip...
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Richie Farmer; A Life Lived on Scholarship

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May 3, 2012
Richie Farmer

First of all, allow me to apologize for my extended absence from these pages. I’ve been in the beginning stages of a new job, and it’s taken until now for me to get time to write. NOW–let’s get to the fun part! Two words. Richie Farmer. Can you believe this guy? Never in my...
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Talk Derby To Me: My Close encounter with Dullahan

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April 29, 2012
Talk Derby To Me: My Close encounter with Dullahan

Its a time honored racetrack tradition that you can travel to the backside, early on spring mornings and watch the horses work. I have been lucky to spend years out there with frineds, and even when I worked for Cox Radio. But the energy on the backside of Churchill come Derby week is palatable....
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