Author Archive: Earl Cox

Earl Cox, Sports Columnist
502.897.8910

Earl doesn¹t just write about sports legends, he counts many of them as his
friends. A member of the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame, he has been writing
about sports for 60 years. Incidentally, that¹s about how long it's been
since he¹s cleaned his desk but he knows where everything is.

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Mighty Morehead

Mighty Morehead

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

At first glance you wouldn’t be impressed with either Kenneth Faried’s flying long hair or his size – but no one’s eyes are equipped with slow-motion vision to show just how quick and fast he is. He also can jump out of the gym.

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Pitino Is Cool, How About Cal?

Pitino Is Cool, How About Cal?

| May 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

Rick Pitino is no dummy for getting THE tattoo.

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Does Derby Top All Sports Events?

Does Derby Top All Sports Events?

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Kentucky Derby, as everyone in the Blue Grass knows, is a major sports event – but  where does it rank with other top events in the nation and in the world?

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Boston Knows How To Sing Our Star Spangled Banner

Boston Knows How To Sing Our Star Spangled Banner

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the most impressive things I have ever seen or heard was on the day that – like the cowardly Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 – will live in infamy.

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Another DeVante For UofL’s Teddy

Another DeVante For UofL’s Teddy

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Charlie Strong, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and wide receiver DeVante Parker should be grinning from ear to ear.

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Earl Cox’s, Voice-Tribune, Republic Bank Hoops Stars

Earl Cox’s, Voice-Tribune, Republic Bank Hoops Stars

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Boys Players of the Year Quentin Snider, Ballard, and Kelan Martin, Ballard. Coaches of the Year, Girls: Say goodbye to two great ones who are retiring, Mercy’s Mark Evans and Manual’s Stacy Pendleton. Boys: Ballard’s Chris Renner, who came close to winning it all this year and who will win another state title next year. [...]

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Remembering No. 42

Remembering No. 42

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

An earth-shaking event in baseball was once again brought to the silver screen this past weekend to chronicle the breaking of the color barrier when Jack Roosevelt Robinson was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

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New Jobs At UK and UofL?

New Jobs At UK and UofL?

| April 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

If there is any doubt in your mind about the classy University of Louisville athletic program that Tom Jurich runs, check this:

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The Greeks Did It Right

The Greeks Did It Right

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Blame it on the Greeks.

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Cardinals Are On A Roll

Cardinals Are On A Roll

| April 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

Is there no end to the high-riding sports streak that the University of Louisville is on?

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