college sports http://wfpl.org en Former Louisville QB Jeff Brohm Replaces Bobby Petrino as Western Kentucky's Coach http://wfpl.org/post/former-louisville-qb-jeff-brohm-replaces-bobby-petrino-western-kentuckys-coach <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former standout Louisville Cardinals quarterback Jeff </span>Brohm<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is the new head football coach for the Western Kentucky </span>Hilltoppers<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Brohm, 42, takes over a Hilltoppers team that finished 8-4—including a win over the Kentucky Wildcats—under Bobby Petrino, who was<a href="/post/interactive-timeline-bobby-petrinos-controversial-journey-back-louisville-cardinals"> introduced Thursday as the new head coach at Louisville.</a></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:44:33 +0000 Joseph Lord 8195 at http://wfpl.org Former Louisville QB Jeff Brohm Replaces Bobby Petrino as Western Kentucky's Coach Find Out How UofL, UK and Others Spend on Athletics, Academics With New Knight Database http://wfpl.org/post/find-out-how-uofl-uk-and-others-spend-athletics-academics-new-knight-database <p>The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics has gone live with a massive database on college athletics and academic spending.&nbsp;</p><p>The database includes information on all the larger schools &nbsp;in the region, including the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:11:06 +0000 Joseph Lord 7771 at http://wfpl.org Find Out How UofL, UK and Others Spend on Athletics, Academics With New Knight Database University of Kentucky Falls to No. 9 Missouri http://wfpl.org/post/university-kentucky-falls-no-9-missouri <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Maty Mauk threw five touchdown passes, four to Dorial Green-Beckham, and No. 9 Missouri cruised past Kentucky 48-17 on Saturday.</p><p>Making his fourth consecutive start in place of the injured James Franklin, the Tigers' redshirt freshman completed 17 of 28 attempts for 203 yards and took full advantage of 6-foot-6 sophomore Green-Beckham, whose TD receptions set a school record.</p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 23:15:39 +0000 The Associated Press 7499 at http://wfpl.org University of Kentucky Falls to No. 9 Missouri Flutie Effect? U of L Stops Accepting First Year Student Applications Earlier Than Ever http://wfpl.org/post/flutie-effect-u-l-stops-accepting-first-year-student-applications-earlier-ever <p>The University of Louisville has stopped accepting applications for first year students after seeing an 11-percent increase in submissions from the previous year.</p><p>This is the earliest U of L has maxed out the number of applicants its accepted—which is around 10,000— and officials say the <a href="/post/how-louisville-went-little-brother-powerhouse">success of the Cards men’s and women’s basketball teams </a>are only part of the reason.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 19:30:44 +0000 Devin Katayama 5693 at http://wfpl.org Flutie Effect? U of L Stops Accepting First Year Student Applications Earlier Than Ever