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Churchill Downs hosts night of basketball and horse racing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two Louisville favorites came together Saturday night – horse racing and the University of Louisville men's and women’s basketball teams. The 'Louisville Live' preseason basketball event made its way to Churchill Downs for a night titled "Downs After Dark: Horses and Hoops." This one-of-a-kind experience under...
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CRAWFORD | 'Louisville Live' at Churchill delivers big names, and a big crowd

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – It's always visually stunning. The University of Louisville basketball program's "Louisville Live" outdoor tipoff event moved a few miles down Fourth Street from Fourth Street Live to Churchill Downs Saturday night, but the scene was no less electric for what has become a unique event in college basketball.
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Cats’ big 4th quarter keys 28-23 win over Chattanooga

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Kentucky was a huge favorite over Chattanooga, but the Mocs hung tough the whole game and the Wildcats were able to scratch out a 28-23 victory on Saturday at Kroger Field. UK head coach Mark Stoops thought his team was not prepared to play. “The games,...

No. 6 Huskers Fall to No. 5 Louisville, 3-0

The No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team dropped its non-conference finale to fifth-ranked Louisville Saturday night, falling 3-0 (17-25, 20-25, 18-25) in front of 8,286 fans at the Devaney Center. With the loss, the Huskers are 6-3 (0-0 Big Ten) on the season, while the undefeated Cardinals improve to 10-0 (0-0 ACC).

Louisville volleyball pulls of dominating sweep over Nebraska

Dani Busboom Kelly returned to her alma mater, Nebraska, this time as the head coach of Louisville volleyball and picked up a big-time sweep over the Huskers. This Louisville team is extremely impressive and just made a huge statement tonight. They have been known as underdogs in past years, and now are 10-0 on the season with three top-10 wins over Purdue, the reigning national champions Kentucky, and a dominant volleyball powerhouse team in Nebraska. All you can say about this team, is wow.

FSU opens as home underdog to Louisville

Florida State, in search of its first win of the season, opened as a home underdog to Louisville. Vegas Insider listed the Cardinals (2-1) as one-point favorites over the 0-3 Seminoles when the line was released on Sunday afternoon. That quickly moved to the Cardinals giving 2-2.5 points within the first hour of the open.
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GIRLS' SOCCER ROUNDUP: Red Devils down Stars

JEFFERSONVILLE — Hannah Magruder and Olivia Clive tallied two goals apiece to lead Jeffersonville to a 5-0 victory over visiting Bedford North Lawrence in a Hoosier Hills Conference match Saturday. Jaidyn Calvert added the other goal for the Red Devils (8-0-1), who host Columbus East (8-4, 4-0) at 7 p.m....

Indiana Athletics mourns the loss of Dr. Andy Hipskind

LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- Indiana University Athletics is mourning the loss of Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andy Hipskind. University officials announced that Dr. Hipskind died Saturday after a long battle with cancer. Dr. Hipskind had been a part of the athletics' medical staff since 2003. In 2014, he began serving...

Notes & Quotes From the Louisville Thoroughbred Society Stakes: Just Might

(Just Might just did it in the first Louisville Thoroughbred Society Stakes / All Photos by Holly M. Smith) Griffon Farms and Michelle Lovell’s 5-year-old homebred gelding Just Might led every step of the way in Saturday night’s inaugural $275,000 Louisville Thoroughbred Society at Churchill Downs to collect his fourth straight stakes win with a three-quarter-length triumph over Endorsed. Even-money favorite Bango was another 1 ¼ lengths back in third.

Orange Soccer loses in double overtime to Louisville

The Syracuse men’s soccer team suffered a double overtime loss Friday night, in a 5-4 defeat to the Louisville Cardinals. This September night brought in spectators from all over the Syracuse area, including a lively student section that rang horseshoe bells, blew through horns and banged on empty Home Depot buckets.

LouCity silences Indy Eleven for road victory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville City FC won its first match against Indy Eleven this season with a 2-0 victory on Sept. 18. While possession for the match was nearly even, LouCity outshot Indy Eleven 10-5. Antoine Hoppenot and Cameron Lancaster each scored for LouCity (14-5-5). In the 13th minute,...
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Louisville stuns UCF on Pick-6 interception with 13 seconds left

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jaylin Alderman returned an interception off a tipped pass for a 66-yard touchdown with 13 seconds remaining, giving Louisville a thrilling 42-35 victory over UCF on Friday night. The Knights and their high-speed offense appeared primed to win the back-and-forth battle after intercepting Louisville’s Malik Cunningham off...

BOYS' SOCCER ROUNDUP: Lions capture Haas Cup

SELLERSBURG — Host Rock Creek captured the Haas Cup title Saturday. The Lions opened the day with a 6-3 victory over Salem. In the win, Rijkard Upchurch tallied four goals while Felipe de la Bastida had two. In the final, Creek blanked Henryville 4-0. Upchurch, de la Bastida, Marial Diper...

Louisville 42 – Central Florida 35: Cards Have Golden Night

After a not-particularly-convincing win against Eastern Kentucky, the Cards faced a stern test in Central Florida on Friday night. In their best game since 2019, Louisville returned an interception for a touchdown in the waning seconds of the game to win 42-35. UCF was coming off two convincing wins to...

Three things we learned from UCF’s 42-35 loss at Louisville

UCF suffered its first loss of the season Friday night in dramatic fashion 42-35 to Louisville at Cardinal Stadium. Here are three things we learned from the game:. With 9:08 seconds remaining in the first quarter senior running back Isaiah Bowser was hit hard in the knee as Louisville brought pressure on the rush. The Northwestern transfer was out of the game for the rest of the first half before eventually returning for a handful of plays to open the third quarter.