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Knights earn back to back wins

 
Knights earn back to back wins
 
Bellarmine University’s volleyball swept Illinois-Springfield  25-20, 25-20, 25-22 to conclude this weekend’s Great Lakes Valley Conference matches with back-to-back wins.

Vote for Ben Rhodes as most popular driver

Vote Ben Rhodes 
Louisville stock car driver Ben Rhodes has been selected by NASCAR to be a part of the 2013 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Most Popular Driver voting contest. 

Fans can vote once per day thro…

NASCAR through the eyes of a first timer

SPARTA, Ky. –– For years my friends at Murray State University begged me to attend a NASCAR race. Every time I said no. Who wants to spend money to watch a bunch of stock cars drive in circles for three or four ho…

NBA Draft: Potential first rounders with Catholic ties

A small group of elite basketball players will hear their names called at the National Basketball Association Draft (NBA) in New York City Thursday night. From there, they’ll have the opportunity to showcase their talen…

Billy Reed: On Bunning and baseball’s Catholic lineup

During the Louisville Legends golf outing on May 20, I had a pleasant visit with Jim Bunning, the Hall of Fame baseball pitcher and former U.S. Senator from Kentucky. He was kind enough to remember a feature I did about him…

Billy Reed: 47 years of Derby picks

For the 47th consecutive spring, your humble correspondent has spent considerable time on the backstretch at Churchill Downs, doggedly pursuing thoroughbred trainers in search of truth and, more importantly, the winning exact…

Billy Reed’s March Madness and Mania

Billy Reed gives you his March Madness picks
Believe it or not, it’s not much of a stretch to suggest we could have an all-Catholic Final Four in Atlanta. For that to happen, the Louisville Cardinals would have to be u…

Health N’ Sports: Calf Strains

CALF STRAIN (TENNIS LEG)

As a part of the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic, the Sports Rehab Team physical therapists are knowledgeable and trained in the latest advancements and techniques available in sports rehabilitation….

Billy Reed: Giving Context to Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday brings out the best and worst all at once
As all good Catholics surely noted, the Super Bowl once again was an excellent showcase for the Seven Deadly Sins as defined by the church many Roman numerals ago. …

Billy Reed: Tackling the Te’o Quandry

Reed lays out the Te’o mess from his unique perspective
Many years ago I went to the Jefferson County Jail to interview Tom Payne, the 7-foot-1 former University of Kentucky basketball player who had been convicted of multip…

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