Category: Earl Cox on Sports

Long Overdue For Pitino

Long Overdue For Pitino

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The people who run the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony know how to keep a crowd no matter how long or how boring the acceptance speeches are.

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Three Cheers For Tom Jurich

Three Cheers For Tom Jurich

| September 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Remember when a UK official put down UofL by calling the Cardinals’ athletic program “Little Brother?”

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The Cards Heard Around The World

The Cards Heard Around The World

| August 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

This is for Teddy Bridgewater and other young football fans of the University of Louisville.

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Kicking Off The School Year

Kicking Off The School Year

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you ready for some more sports on television?—I  mean a LOT MORE sports.

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Media Upheaval Par For The Course

Media Upheaval Par For The Course

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Never in the history of newspapers has there been a week like the recent upheaval that saw The Washington Post and The Boston Globe sold for fractions of what they would have been worth a year or two ago. Those two behemoths are the most recent papers that were all but given away. Donald Graham [...]

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UK Elevates U of L To Alabama’s Rare Air

UK Elevates U of L To Alabama’s Rare Air

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

This may surprise you, but the University of Kentucky has paid the University of Louisville football team a nice compliment—and has put coach Charlie Strong’s Cardinals on the same level as mighty Alabama, the king of college football.

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Corso Catapults His Way To Top

Corso Catapults His Way To Top

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

This can be the best of times and the worst of times for college football coaches.

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No More Brewers Or Cuba Champs

No More Brewers Or Cuba Champs

| August 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

Each time I hear of another little high school closing and being absorbed by a larger school, I shed a few tears.

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Lexington E-Rupp-ting

Lexington E-Rupp-ting

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Both of Kentucky’s major daily newspapers, The Courier-Journal in Louisville and The Herald-Leader in Lexington, devoted a lot of newsprint last week about how Lexington’s civic and government leaders want to spiffy up Rupp Arena, the home of the University of Kentucky basketball Wildcats.

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Our Greatest? Ali, Hornung, Happy, Pee Wee, Combs

Our Greatest? Ali, Hornung, Happy, Pee Wee, Combs

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Who is the greatest athlete Kentucky has ever produced?

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