Category Archives: Cover Stories

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What’s Next? MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS THESE DAYS IN LOCAL SPORTS

By Howie Lindsey | 790 KRD What’s next? THAT’S THE QUESTION MOST EXASPERATED LOUISVILLE FANS HAVE BEEN ASKING OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS. IT’S ALSO A COMMON QUESTION AMONG THE ARDENT BASKETBALL FANS IN INDIANA AND KENTUCKY AS THE CORE OF COLLEGE HOOPS SEEMS TO BE IN QUESTION DUE TO THE ONGOING FBI INVESTIGATION. …Read More

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WHO IS KENTUCKIANA’S BEST SPORTS SPOT?

WE ASKED AND YOU ANSWERED. After narrowing downs the dozens of restaurants, bars and public places you nominated as Kentuckiana’s Best Sports Spot, we asked you to vote on the finalists at ExtolSports.com. AND NOW WE HAVE A WINNER… KENTUCKIANA’S BEST SPORTS SPOT is BEARNO’S SOUTHERN INDIANA! Congratulations to Bearno’s Southern Indiana, Kentuckiana’s Best Sports…Read More

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The Road to Recovery

Local athlete recovering from life-threatening bicycle accident. By Mandy Wolf Detwiler | Photos by David Harrison It can happen in the blink of an eye. A split second, the moment when life and death hangs precariously on the balance. For Southern Indiana resident Dave Miller, that moment came on July 1 as he and three…Read More

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Major Dodge

NEW ALBANY ALUMNUS BRINGS HOLLYWOOD – AND A HEARTFELT FILM – HOME WITH “BOMB CITY” BY GRANT VANCE | PHOTOS BY DANNY ALEXANDER & COURTESY PHOTOS THANK YOU TO NEW ALBANY HIGH SCHOOL FOR ALLOWING AN ON-LOCATION PHOTO SHOOT Major Dodge stood in the wrestling room at New Albany High School and shook his head…Read More

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Football Preview | August 2017

Are you a Louisville, Indiana or Kentucky football fan? Howie Lindsey of 790 KRD and Jeff Nunn of Cardinal Sports Zone take a look at the upcoming season (and a bit of Fantasy Football, too). LOUISVILLE OUTLOOK  By Howie Lindsey If you would have told Louisville fans their team would finish 9-4 on the season with…Read More

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The Athlete Next Door | Corey Queen: Faster Than a Speeding Lifetime

By Grant Vance | Photos by Danny Alexander  No relation to Green Arrow’s alter ego Oliver Queen, Corey Queen has proven himself to be a hero of many sorts. His history of fighting an unhealthy lifestyle reigns over the past seven years. And although he isn’t exactly the protector of a crime-ridden city, he’s proven…Read More

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Embrace the Suck

AT SOME POINT, YOU’RE LIKELY GOING TO SUCK. MIGHT AS WELL EMBRACE IT. BY STEVE KAUFMAN | PHOTOS BY DAVID []]HARRISON SHAQUILLE O’NEAL was one of the great pro basketball players of his generation, a giant force in the middle, a powerful scorer and rebounder. But he could barely hit half of his free throw…Read More

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Power Walk

By Steve Kaufman | Photos by Steve Squall POWER WALK “Youth gymnastics phenom becomes TV personality in a major market.” It’s a variation on the Great American Dream. Sports + media = celebrity Except, the dream can too often be a Great American Nightmare. And for Whitney Harding to wake up from that nightmare before…Read More

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You Can’t make Old Friends

By Jeff Nunn Most of us work the majority of our lives and dream about the day we can finally retire: a day where we have no responsibilities, answer to no one and can enjoy the fruits of our hard work. Thoroughbred racehorses are no different. They work hard and earn plenty of money for…Read More

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Polo, Anyone?

This match played on upper crust lawns is actually an exciting, competitive sport, with skilled players battling to score goals. And then, of course, there are horses.  Story by Steve Kaufman | Photos by Steve Squall Blame it on Ralph Lauren. His colorful lifestyle ads for his Polo fashion brand included lush green lawns with ocean whitecaps in…Read More