September 5, 2011 - 8:31pm
Today Sports Legends of the Ville looks at a coach that's been a part of several hall of fame caliber football teams including the only NFL team to reach "the perfect season."
It’s been speculated that the current American pastime is football, overtaking baseball, which has seen dwindling TV ratings ever since the player’s strike all those years ago. If that’s true that surely hall of fame coach Howard Schnellenberger is a sports legend of the...
May 18, 2011 - 9:00am
For our next sports legend of the Ville we're taking a look back at the last Kentucky team to win an NCAA championship, featuring the talents of Louisville's Scott Padgett.
In the mid-90’s under the tutelage of Rick Pitino the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team seemed to be returning to their former glory. And in 1998, the work seemed to be coming to a head, led by Nazr Mohammad, Jamaal Magloire and Louisville’s Scott Padgett, and it’s the later that’s today’s...
May 25, 2011 - 1:07am
The NBA final four has kicked off, and although pro-basketball is a bit of a sore subject in the city of Louisville there is local connections to the two series that will lead to the championship games.
Without question the men’s college basketball final four is bigger than the NBA’s, maybe it has something to do with the fact that the only guys that are millionaires in college basketball are the coaches.There is something great about watching NBA games in which each team scores...
April 25, 2011 - 5:51pm
The NFL draft kicks off on Thursday and with the draft, several local stars are potential pros
After countless hours of NCAA study the NFL is set to kick off their annual draft on Thursday, an event which seems to carry with it a sense of optimistic caution; no doubt related to the players union/owners debates which will permeate throughout this draft.
Regardless of the end result of those...
April 20, 2011 - 9:52am
We continue to look at the local sports legends, now looking at the youngest athlete we've highlighted
Beginning his career at Eastern High School, basketball guard Rajon Rondo’s credentials certainly qualify him as a relatively young, but nonetheless deserving sports legend of the Ville.
Growing up in Louisville, Rondo was surrounded by women; by which I mean three sisters. So, in an attempt to...