sports http://wfpl.org en U of L's Teddy Bridgewater Will Enter NFL Draft http://wfpl.org/post/u-ls-teddy-bridgewater-will-enter-nfl-draft <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has announced that he will forgo his senior season with the No. 18 Cardinals and enter the NFL draft.</p><p>Projected as a first-round selection and possibly the first QB taken this spring, Bridgewater passed for 3,970 yards and a school-record 31 touchdowns this season, including a career-best 447 yards with three TDs in Saturday's 36-9 rout of Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl.</p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 21:59:15 +0000 The Associated Press 8090 at http://wfpl.org U of L's Teddy Bridgewater Will Enter NFL Draft Nothing But Net: The UK-UofL Rivalry Game is Upon Us http://wfpl.org/post/nothing-net-uk-uofl-rivalry-game-upon-us <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">All across Kentucky, people have had Saturday circled on their calendar since last December. It's the Rivalry Game. The Battle of the Bluegrass. Red vs. Blue. Cards vs. Cats. That day is finally upon us. Matt Anthony and I analyze this year's tilt with position breakdowns, and offer our prognostication. All this and more on this edition of Nothing But Net, the sports report that swings.</span></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:12:10 +0000 Mark Bacon 8000 at http://wfpl.org Nothing But Net: The UK-UofL Rivalry Game is Upon Us Coach Joe B. Hall Statue Unveiled in Lexington http://wfpl.org/post/coach-joe-b-hall-statue-unveiled-lexington A crowd of well-wishers braved the showers under a tent outside the University of Kentucky’s new Wildcat Coal Lodge earlier today to witness the unveiling of a statue of former men’s basketball coach Joe B. Hall. <p>The Kentucky native succeeded basketball icon Adolph Rupp to lead the Wildcats for 13 seasons. In his introduction of the guest of honor current coach John Calipari reminded the crowd that there are few in the coaching profession that flourish by taking the reins from other legends like John Wooden, Bear Bryant, or Vince Lombardi. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 18:18:59 +0000 Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio 1701 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Slugger, Little League Baseball Will Pay $14.5 Million in Metal Bat Injury Suit http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-slugger-little-league-baseball-will-pay-145-million-metal-bat-injury-suit Louisville Slugger and Little League Baseball will pay a brain-damaged New Jersey boy $14.5 million to settle a lawsuit over the use of metal bats in youth games. <p> Steven Domalewski was struck in the chest by a line drive that stopped his heart while he was playing in a youth baseball game in 2006. <p> He was pitching in a Police Athletic League game when the batter rocketed a line drive off a metal bat. The ball slammed into his chest, just above his heart, sending him into cardiac arrest. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:35:01 +0000 The Associated Press 1419 at http://wfpl.org WDRB Nabs Bozich and Crawford From Courier-Journal http://wfpl.org/post/wdrb-nabs-bozich-and-crawford-courier-journal <p>Sports columnists Eric Crawford and Rick Bozich are leaving their jobs at the Courier-Journal to join WDRB, Louisville&#39;s Fox affiliate.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 00:20:13 +0000 Gabe Bullard 534 at http://wfpl.org WDRB Nabs Bozich and Crawford From Courier-Journal