July 30, 2010 - 2:17am
Karen Sypher is accused of trying to extort University of Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, left. However if you are like me some of the legalese used at Sypher's trial sounds like Chinese. So here is my attempt to explain Thursday morning's courtroom proceedings using sports as a backdrop.
By Josh Cook I’m a sports writer. I have been for 15 years. I’m very familiar with several different kinds of courts - basketball, volleyball and tennis.  But my Thursday morning trip to the U.S. District Court in downtown Louisville to cover a sports story was something new to me.
July 16, 2010 - 9:44am
In their one season, the Shooters made the playoffs only to forfeit the series, and they only made it three games into the next season before folding. That pretty much sums it up.
July 13, 2010 - 11:59am
Former University of Louisville standout Terrence Williams could be the New Jersey Nets' point-guard-of-the-future after his performance in last week's NBA Summer League in Orlando, Fla. 
By Josh Cook The New Jersey Nets may have lost their point-guard-of-the-future when they lost the NBA Draft Lottery. But they may have found another one in the NBA Summer League. The Nets, who finished with the NBA's worst record last season, had the best chance at landing the No. 1 pick...
July 10, 2010 - 1:56am
Angel McCoughtry, the second-year player out of the University of Louisville, has quickly become one of the best players in the WNBA. Saturday she'll participate in the league's All-Star game.
By Josh Cook It's been a Dream season for Angel McCoughtry so far. The former University of Louisville women's basketball star was the WNBA's Rookie of the Year in 2009. In 2010 she's become a star in the league with the Atlanta Dream and is a legitimate most valuable player candidate this...
June 25, 2010 - 3:35am
John Wall went No. 1 in Thursday night's NBA Draft, while four of his former Kentucky teammates followed him as UK had a record five first-round picks.
By Josh Cook It wasn't quite a championship season for the University of Kentucky men's basketball team, but it was a banner night for the program Thursday. The Wildcats had a record five players selected in the first round of the 2010 NBA Draft led by John Wall, the No. 1 overall pick. In...