Lexington, Kentucky- As the world recovers from the Holiday season and College Football bowl games dominates the world of sports. The annual rivalry between the University of Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals captivates fans across the commonwealth and country.
Rivalry games bring a great deal of emotion from both the fans and the players alike. For fans, it is mostly and intense dislike for the opposing fan base. They live through the rivalry 365 days a year. For players, they do not want to lose bragging rights by losing to the rival. However, most of the players on this year’s Louisville and Kentucky teams did not grow up in the state so they don’t completely understand the intensity of the rivalry.Continue reading College Basketball – Cards Get Hammered 90 – 61→
(CINCINNATI, Oh.) – For the 2017 regular season finale in Paul Brown Stadium, Detroit came in like a lion and went out like a lamb. Cincinnati’s surprise 26-17 upset victory was small consolation to a train wreck of a Bengals campaign that started with high hopes but ended with sordid dismay. Not only do the Bengals miss the playoffs for the second consecutive year, they end up with potentially only six wins while alienating most of their fan base with disappointingly lackluster play. The Marvin Lewis era has mercifully run its course in the Queen City, and providentially, I was on hand to witness his likely swan song. That didn’t stop Marvin from being markedly upbeat.Continue reading Out Like a Lamb—By John Huang→
David Leveridge- Bluegrass Sports Nation- Beat Reporter
December, 16th, 2017 Rupp Arena
The University of Kentucky continued its non- conference schedule today with a battle of the Commonwealth’s against the Virginia Tech Hokies from the ACC conference. Both teams enter tonight’s contest with only two losses combined on the season. Virginia Tech entered tonight matchup with a nine and one record. Virginia Tech has been impressive in the season with big wins over the Iowa Hawkeyes and Washington Huskies.
At times this season the Louisville Cardinals’ offense has been quite offensive. Scoring droughts and shooting slumps have been the norm at times. However, that was not the case in the Cards matchup Saturday against their old rival Memphis as they beat a scrappy Memphis team 81 – 72 in Madison Square Garden. The Cards hit 14 – 26 from three point range, by far a season high.Continue reading Hot Shooting Propels Louisville Past Memphis – Jason Sheehan→