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Louisville Ky’s Cards Radio 790 WKRD debuts new lineup

  Louisville, Ky. – February 25, 2016 – iHeartMedia Louisville announced today that two new local shows will join the lineup at Cards Radio 790 KRD. Howie Lindsey will host a new morning sports talkshow from 7-10:00 a.m. weekdays.  Lindsey is well-known as an expert on the Louisville sports scene through his past work on local radio, television, and online at CardinalSports.com.  He has covered Louisville area athletics for over a dozen years.  Lindsey will be joined by contributors Matt Willinger and Katie George. Also joining the Cards Radio 790 KRD lineup is Nick Coffey.  Coffey will host a new…


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UofL baseball announces this year’s promotions for Louisville Ky games

Story from www.gocards.com 34-game home schedule features great giveaways, return of fan favorites and introduction of special offers LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville athletics department has released details of the 2016 baseball promotional calendar, which includes an array of fan-friendly special events and season-long promotions at Jim Patterson Stadium for the Cardinals’ second season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The 34-game home schedule features great giveaways, the return of fan favorites and the introduction of special offers, which allow fans to experience all the ballpark’s offerings at exceptional values.  Promotions and game times are subject to change. The excitement begins…


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Louisville Ky basketball fans dealt harsh blow today by U of L

Louisville, Ky., – The University of Louisville Men’s basketball team will not play in the post-season, announced today by university president Dr. James Ramsey. The university has been conducting an investigation into alleged NCAA violations by members of the team amid an alleged sex scandal brought to light by Katina Powell’s book, “Breaking Cardinal Rules”. Without naming specific details, Ramsey told a press conference this afternoon “based upon the information gathered….I have determined that it was reasonable to conclude violations have occurred in the mens basketball program in the past.” With that, the university has self-imposed a post-season ban for the…


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Louisville Ky’s Damion Lee a Finalist for 2016 Julius Erving Award

Cardinals’ guard/forward is among 10 watch list finalists for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award   SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – University of Louisville guard/forward Damion Lee is among ten watch list finalists for the 2016 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award, announced today by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.  Named after Hall of Famer and 11-time NBA All-Star Julius Erving, the annual honor in its second year recognizes the top small forwards in Division I men’s college basketball. A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates in October,…


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Louisville Ky’s own Kyle Hornback named Miss Kentucky

Louisville, Ky., – University of Louisville student and Miss Louisville Kyle Hornback has earned the Miss Kentucky USA crown. According to a WDRB news story, Hornback had sued Katina Powell last fall, claiming Powell’s book, “Breaking Cardinal Rules”, damaged UofL’s degree programs. Hornback will compete for the national Miss USA title later this year. The Miss Kentucky runner-up is Miss Belle of Louisville Madelynne Myers.  


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Louisville Ky is looking good, so says its Mayor

Louisville a city in transformation, with strong momentum, Mayor Fischer declares   ”You can see our momentum. You can feel it. And you can count it!”   LOUISVILLE (Jan. 28, 2016) – Declaring Louisville as “a city in transformation,” Mayor Greg Fischer said today that he’s extremely optimistic and ambitious about the future, and that the momentum in the city is palpable. “We live in a world that’s in transformation. And as a city, our goal is to do more than keep up with the pace of global change; it’s to leap ahead,” Fischer said, during his annual State of…


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New Louisville Ky coalition formed to improve infant health

Photos from Mayor Fischer’s Facebook Page.   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (January 26, 2016) Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and officials from 17 local health and social service institutions today announced a new coalition to improve infant health in Louisville.                    Healthy Babies Louisville is comprised of representatives from Baptist Health Louisville, Family and Children’s Place, Family Health Centers, Family Scholar House, Humana CareSource, the Louisville Metro Department Community Services and Revitalization, the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, Metro United Way, Norton Healthcare, Kosair Children’s Hospital, Passport Healthplan, the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, Seven County Services, the…


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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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Pivot to Peace Collaborative to Help Decrease Violence in West Louisville Ky

  LOUISVILLE, KY – January 5, 2016 – KentuckyOne Health, Peace Education Program (Peace Ed), the Louisville Metro Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, and the Commonwealth Institute at the University of Louisville announced the launch of an innovative, evidence-informed collaboration to address and prevent violent crime in West Louisville. Pivot to Peace is designed to build stronger, safer neighborhoods by linking adult survivors of violent gun and knife injuries to community resources. The program will promote healthy choices and avoid further injury or involvement with law enforcement. Ultimately, the goal is…