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No. 16 Hoosier women flex in 100-51 season-opening win

Nov. 25, 2020 4:39 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes scored a career-high 26 points on perfect shooting from the floor, Grace Berger posted the first triple-double in program history and No. 16 Indiana defeated Eastern Kentucky 100-51 in a season opener Wednesday living up to preseason hype. The Hoosiers showed why...

FILE - In this Friday, March 8, 2019, file photo, Louisville head coach Jeff Walz directs his team against Clemson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Knowing that cancellations and postponements of games would be the norm this season amid the coronavirus pandemic, Walz started a text chain with a dozen coaches so that they could schedule games at the last minute when cancellations happened. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Women's hoops set to begin: flexibility key in COVID times

Nov. 25, 2020 2:11 AM EST

Eight months after women's college basketball was stopped because of the coronavirus, the sport is back, with the new season tipping off Wednesday. This year, getting to the Final Four, which is slated to be played in San Antonio, might not be purely about having the most talented team. It also could very well...

3 nominated for vacancy in Kentucky's 12th Judicial Circuit

Nov. 24, 2020 2:28 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judicial panel has nominated three people to serve as circuit judge for Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties. The Judicial Nominating Commission selected Jerry David Crosby II, of Goshen, Kristen Hannah Fowler, of Crestwood and Brittany Bailey McKenna, of Prospect, to be considered...

As cases surge, Beshear defends new COVID-19 restrictions

Nov. 23, 2020 6:34 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Kentucky's healthcare system could be at risk — and lives at stake — from rising pressures of new coronavirus hospitalizations if conditions do not improve, Gov. Andy Beshear warned Monday, defending the new mandates he issued last week to fight the pandemic. "What...

Police: Man fatally shot by Louisville officer during stop

Nov. 23, 2020 4:36 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A police officer in Louisville, Kentucky, fatally shot a man Sunday night during a traffic stop for a stolen car, according to the city police department’s interim chief. Louisville Metro Police Interim Chief Yvette Gentry said in a news conference early Monday morning that...

Louisville Breonna Taylor protester killed in shooting

Nov. 23, 2020 3:28 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 21-year-old Louisville man who became a fixture at protests over the police killing of Breonna Taylor was fatally shot early Monday. Hamza “Travis” Nagdy was often seen leading protest marches with a megaphone to draw attention to Taylor's death and call for police...

FILE - In this undated photo is Paul Hornung, of the Green Bay Packers. Hornung had the opportunity to play in his home state for Hall of Fame coach Bear Bryant at the University of Kentucky but felt Notre Dame gave him his best shot to thrive. “If you were a quarterback back in those days, you wanted to go to Notre Dame and to become successful,” Hornung said in a 2016 interview with the Heisman Trophy Trust. Hornung died Nov. 13, 2020, at age 84. (AP Photo, File)

Former Notre Dame coach reflects on Paul Hornung's legend

Nov. 21, 2020 9:37 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Terry Brennan was the head coach of the Notre Dame football team for just five seasons, but he had arguably the greatest player to ever don the navy and gold. Paul Hornung was a standout at Flaget High School when Brennan first heard about the Louisville “Golden Boy”...

Cunningham has 2 TDs, Louisville shuts out Syracuse 30-0

Nov. 21, 2020 12:02 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Having familiar faces back on defense made a big difference for Louisville. So did protecting the ball after coughing it up early. Malik Cunningham accounted for two touchdowns to offset three first-half turnovers, and Louisville held Syracuse to a season-low 137 yards with three...

Louisville officials approve police oversight board

Nov. 20, 2020 8:32 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials in Kentucky's largest city have approved the formation of a police oversight board. The Louisville Metro Council voted Thursday on the ordinance that will create an 11-member Civilian Review and Accountability Board, and an inspector general that will review police...

Fundraising campaign seeks to reopen Muhammad Ali museum

Nov. 20, 2020 7:13 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fundraising campaign has been launched in an effort to raise enough money to renovate and reopen a museum at Muhammad Ali's childhood home in Louisville, Kentucky. The nonprofit Muhammad Ali Childhood Home Museum is trying to raise $5.8 million that would be used to build a welcome...