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.

rss feed

Author's Website

Recruiting Papers Please

Recruiting Papers Please

| February 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

What a week! I just wish we could know all of the interesting stories.

Continue Reading

Baseball Notes: No Chipper; But Reds Get Leadoff Help; Astros In AL

Baseball Notes: No Chipper; But Reds Get Leadoff Help; Astros In AL

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

If spring and baseball are among your favorite things, you have come to the right place.

Continue Reading

Hooping It Up

Hooping It Up

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

To the surprise of no one who has followed high school basketball this season, the Seventh Region is going to be a dog fight between defending state champion Trinity and always tough Ballard.

Continue Reading

It’s Hard For Anyone To Win At Notre Dame

It’s Hard For Anyone To Win At Notre Dame

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Help! I mean five overtimes and a 104-101 loss to Notre Dame.

Continue Reading

It Takes More Than One Paper For Fans

It Takes More Than One Paper For Fans

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

While waiting in an eye specialist’s office recently, a nice lady sat down beside me. She noticed that I had my usual four daily newspapers and asked, “May I look at one of your papers?”

Continue Reading

Top Sports Figures? Who’s On Your Left?

Top Sports Figures? Who’s On Your Left?

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Each year, The Lexington Herald-Leader invites all of us know-it-alls to vote for the top 10 athletes in Kentucky.

Continue Reading

Rocks, Mad. Central In Sweet  16 Final? Te’o To Ravens?

Rocks, Mad. Central In Sweet 16 Final? Te’o To Ravens?

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Perhaps Kentucky’s most significant high school boys basketball game to be played all season was last week’s Madison Central at Trinity contest.

Continue Reading

If Our President Can Worry About Football, You Can Too

If Our President Can Worry About Football, You Can Too

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Did you see what the Leader of the Free World, our president, Barack Obama, said about football?

Continue Reading

Bryant, Vince Couldn’t Tame Manual’s Wright

Bryant, Vince Couldn’t Tame Manual’s Wright

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the weeks before the Super Bowl, media members always are scrambling for good stories.

Continue Reading

Cats, Cards Top 25 In Baseball, Open Feb. 15

Cats, Cards Top 25 In Baseball, Open Feb. 15

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Let’s talk a little baseball and maybe that will warm us up a little.

Continue Reading