football http://wfpl.org en WFPK's Sean Cannon Remakes 'Super Bowl Shuffle' With Jim James, Lil Bub and More http://wfpl.org/post/wfpks-sean-cannon-remakes-super-bowl-shuffle-jim-james-lil-bub-and-more <p>With the big game in sight, there's a star-studded remake of the "Super Bowl Shuffle" making the Internet rounds. It features Jim James, David Wain, Lil Bub (the cat), John Roderick, Tom Scharpling and a host of other notables from comedy and music.</p><p>This track was masterminded and produced by WFPK's own Sean Cannon, host of <a href="http://afterdark.wfpk.org/">After Dark</a>. He's selling the song to raise money for charity, too.</p><p>Here's the track and Sean's words on how it all came together.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:48:05 +0000 Gabe Bullard 8317 at http://wfpl.org WFPK's Sean Cannon Remakes 'Super Bowl Shuffle' With Jim James, Lil Bub and More Which NFL Team is the Most Popular in Kentucky? http://wfpl.org/post/which-nfl-team-most-popular-kentucky <p>Controversy swirled around the NFL earlier this year after PBS aired a <a href="http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/league-of-denial/">documentary </a>about the long-term effects of concussions on football players.</p><p>Yet the league is wildly popular—Forbes estimated in August that the NFL would have a<a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/monteburke/2013/08/17/how-the-national-football-league-can-reach-25-billion-in-annual-revenues/"> revenue this year of $9 billion, </a>the largest of any sports league.</p> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 13:03:45 +0000 Joseph Lord 7972 at http://wfpl.org Which NFL Team is the Most Popular in Kentucky? Louisville Cardinals Retain Assistant Football Coach http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-retain-assistant-football-coach <p>Louisville defensive line coach Clint Hurtt will remain on the Cardinals' football staff under "significant" penalties imposed by the school for NCAA violations committed while a Miami assistant coach.</p><p>The NCAA Tuesday announced penalties for Miami, including a two-year show-cause penalty for Hurtt requiring compliance updates to the sanctioning body. Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich says that the school had suspended Hurtt but plans no additional action against him.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:44:02 +0000 Gary B. Graves | Associated Press 7298 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Retain Assistant Football Coach Louisville Cardinals' Charlie Strong: 'I've Never, Ever Thought About the NFL' http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-charlie-strong-ive-never-ever-thought-about-nfl <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville Cardinals football coach Charlie Strong isn't paying much attention to an NFL panel’s suggestion that he’d make a good candidate for a professional football coaching job.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ESPN reports that an <a href="http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/9854336/charlie-strong-louisville-cardinals-david-shaw-stanford-cardinal-advocated-minority-nfl-coaching-candidates">NFL advisory board formed to identify potential minority coaches is pushing Strong and Stanford’s David Shaw.</a></span></p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:38:34 +0000 Joseph Lord 7280 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals' Charlie Strong: 'I've Never, Ever Thought About the NFL' UK Football Falls to No. 1 Alabama http://wfpl.org/post/uk-football-falls-no-1-alabama <p>The number 1 ranked University of Alabama easily defeated the University of Kentucky in a 48-7 victory Saturday night.</p><p>After a scoreless first quarter, the Crimson Tide scored on their last eight possessions to beat the Wildcats for the fifth straight time.</p><p>Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron threw for a career-high 359 yards, including a 20-yard touchdown to Kevin Norwood.</p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 07:07:36 +0000 Associated Press 7198 at http://wfpl.org UK Football Falls to No. 1 Alabama Louisville Cardinals Overwhelm Temple Owls; UK Falls Short at South Carolina; IU Beats Penn State http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-overwhelm-temple-owls-uk-falls-short-south-carolina-iu-beats-penn-state <p>Teddy Bridgewater threw for 348 yards and two touchdowns to keep No. 7 Louisville undefeated with a 30-7 win over winless Temple on Saturday.</p><p>Bridgewater made it look easy against the overwhelmed Owls (0-5, 0-2 American Athletic Conference). He threw for 228 yards in the first half to help the Cardinals roll to a 24-0 lead.</p><p>The Cardinals (5-0, 1-0) lost a bid for their second straight shutout when Temple scored with 38 seconds left.</p> Sat, 05 Oct 2013 19:26:00 +0000 Associated Press 7111 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Overwhelm Temple Owls; UK Falls Short at South Carolina; IU Beats Penn State Kentucky Wildcats are No. 1 in the State — in Specialty License Plates http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-wildcats-are-no-1-state-specialty-license-plates <p>The Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky<a href="/post/cardinals-wildcats-battle-governors-cup-football-bragging-rights"> Wildcats kickoff their annual football game</a> Saturday with the team in red as <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefootball/odds/spread">big favorites.</a> But, if you're heading to Lexington—or just driving around the state—what type of license plates are you most likely to see?</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 6819 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Wildcats are No. 1 in the State — in Specialty License Plates Louisville Cardinals Easily Defeat the Ohio Bobcats http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-easily-defeat-ohio-bobcats <p>The Louisville Cardinals handily defeated the Ohio Bobcats on Sunday to start the 2013 college football season.</p><p>Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw five touchdown passes to lead the Cardinals to a 49-7 victory at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. Bridgewater's back-up, Will Gardner, also threw a touchdown pass, his in the fourth quarter.</p> Sun, 01 Sep 2013 23:24:22 +0000 Joseph Lord 6691 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Easily Defeat the Ohio Bobcats Louisville Cardinals Won't do Autographs at Football Fan Day http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-wont-do-autographs-football-fan-day <p>The Louisville Cardinals football team won't do its annual autograph session during Sunday's Fan Day because of a national controversy over the signing of memorabilia.</p><p>Instead, the Cardinals will hold a tw0-hour practice in full pads for fans to watch. Parking and admission to Fan Day is free.</p><p>In a statement, Cardinals football Coach Charlie Strong said:&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:06:35 +0000 Joseph Lord 6432 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Won't do Autographs at Football Fan Day Alcohol Banned At Some UK Tailgating Spots http://wfpl.org/post/alcohol-banned-some-uk-tailgating-spots Some tailgaters won't be allowed to imbibe before the University of Kentucky's football game against South Carolina this weekend.<p> UK President Eli Capilouto has imposed an alcohol ban for non-reserved tailgating spots near the stadium in Lexington.<p> The new rule also prohibits DJs and bands, and comes after fights broke out before and after Kentucky's loss to Western Kentucky earlier this month.<p> Capilouto said in a campus email Thursday that police will bolster their presence in the non-reserved tailgate area along Cooper Drive near Commonwealth Stadium.<p> His email encou Thu, 27 Sep 2012 19:25:53 +0000 Rick Howlett & The Associated Press 1814 at http://wfpl.org Alcohol Banned At Some UK Tailgating Spots