February 19, 2013 - 11:00am
The 2013 Naismith Hall of Fame finalists have been announced, and the all too familiar local name of Pitino is among the ranks that could be officially inducted.
Is Rick Pitino hall of fame worthy? The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame says he just might be.This comes after the news that Pitino is among the finalists for induction into the hall for 2013, his friendly competition for the award consists of basketball icons Maurice Cheeks, Tim Hardaway...
December 3, 2012 - 11:00am
Mike Silliman has became an icon representing not just Louisville but the United States with pride and dignity.
In October of 1968 the Sports world was abuzz about that year’s Summer Olympics. An event held in Mexico City, the games would be overshadowed by a number of cultural issues however when it came down to basketball few events could outshine Louisville native Mike Silliman.Captain of the United...
November 20, 2012 - 11:48am
With basketball season in full swing, a local group is adding its voice to the calls for bringing the NBA to Louisville.
The idea of Louisville getting an NBA team has been around for years and hasn't ever really advanced far beyond the idea stage. Now with a sparkling new downtown arena that could sorely use additional revenue, and a Mayor who is a strong proponent of the idea, the idea has again begun to gain...
October 16, 2012 - 10:00am
George Tinsley is without question a notable in area sports be it as an athlete, teacher, or coach Tinsley has maintained talents, abilities, focus, and determination that's hard to ignore.
At Male basketball player, George Tinsley was an all-star, at Kentucky Wesleyan he was a champion, but today as an entrepreneur George Tinsley is a sports legend of the ‘Ville.Louisville Male high school has produced its share of quality athletes and yet another name to add to the list is...
July 9, 2012 - 10:00am
Henry Bacon was a standout everywhere he went, more than that though he conducted himself with respect as such he is a sports legend of the Ville.
In the late 1960’s the University of Louisville basketball team was coached by John Dromo and during this era one of the most notable athletes to come from the Cards was Louisville native, Henry Bacon.Bacon would go on to bridge the gap between Dromo and basketball hall of fame coach, Denny...