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Louisville to retire Heisman winner Jackson's No. 8 jersey

Oct. 16, 2021 09:53 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville plans to retire the No. 8 jersey of former Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson, the school’s first Heisman Trophy winner. Jackson’s number will be retired during a ceremony at Louisville’s Nov. 13 home game against Syracuse....

NWSL championship game moved from Portland to Louisville

Oct. 14, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The National Women's Soccer League is moving its championship game from Portland, Oregon, to Louisville, Kentucky, at the request of players. The Nov. 20 title match was originally scheduled to kick off at 9 a.m. local time at Providence Park to fit the...

Kentucky US Rep. John Yarmuth won't seek reelection in 2022

Oct. 12, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, the influential chairman of the House Budget Committee who has played a key role in pushing for President Joe Biden's agenda to expand the nation's social safety net, announced on Tuesday that he will not seek another term in next...

2 to be inducted into Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Oct. 12, 2021 04:05 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Two teachers will be inducted into the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame next month. The new inductees are the late Evelyn Douglas of Shepherdsville, who taught math at Bullitt Central High School for most of her four decades...

Louisville settles lawsuit with couple over traffic stop

Oct. 11, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A couple searched by Louisville police officers after being pulled over on the way home from church have been paid $75,000 by the city to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit. The couple were stopped by officers after leaving a Louisville...

Bernheim Forest adds ambassador to attract young adults

Oct. 11, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

CLERMONT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Bernheim Forest has a new ambassador whose role includes working with young adults in the Louisville area to try to foster a love of nature. The Bernheim field ambassador, Kenyetta Johnson, will work there in multiple departments, WLKY-TV...

Armstrong rallies UVa late to 34-33 comeback over Louisville

Oct. 09, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Virginia found itself down against Louisville as Saturday afternoon turned to Saturday evening, but quarterback Brennan Armstrong was not out. He was lights out. The junior quarterback threw for 487 yards on 40-of-60 passing,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Aberdeen 28, Nettleton 17 Adams Christian 19, Tri-County Aca. 18 Amory 49, Hatley 0 Bay 49, Jefferson RISE, La. 0 Bay Springs 24, Resurrection Catholic 0 ...

Louisville seeks defensive growth in ACC matchup vs Virginia

Oct. 07, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — While Louisville’s offensive numbers suggest it can hang with Virginia, the Cardinals' defense is another story. The Cardinals’ gaudy stats on offense weren’t enough to beat Wake Forest, so they’re striving for defensive improvement to...

Black colleges' funding hopes dim amid federal budget battle

Oct. 05, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Optimism for transformational funding for the nation’s historically Black colleges was running high after the Biden administration included $45 billion for the schools in its massive multitrillion dollar spending plan. That outlook quickly...