• It will light up millions of living rooms on televisions across the country on Sundays.

    Football is an insanely popular sport to watch. But some change their tune when asked to consider their child as a football player.


  • Derrick Gordon keeps a photo of him and his fraternal twin brother Darryl in his dorm room. In his locker at Diddle Arena sits another, similar picture of the two.

    It’s how the star freshman keeps his mind focused on his brother throughout the day.


  • SPARTA — As a ticket scalper made his way up Ky. 35 selling tickets to Saturday's Quaker State 400, a man shouted, "I'll buy those tickets if you can guarantee that I get to the race on time."

    The race wouldn’t start for five more hours, and the track was just 3 miles away, but the scalper was quick to reply: “I don’t know if I can.”


  • Once Andy Benes signed with the St. Louis Cardinals before the 1996 season, it was never his intention to leave.

Concussions place high school football under microscope

It will light up millions of living rooms on televisions across the country on Sunday. Football is an insanely popular sport to watch. But some change their tune when asked to consider their child as a football player. Fifty percent of Americans in a 2014 Bloomberg poll opposed their children playing. It’s a sport under …

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Division II Elite Eight success adds to Ford Center portfolio

When the Ford Center debuted in 2011, the goal was to outfit Evansville with a top-tier sports venue to one day attract major sporting events and entertainment acts to Evansville. The idea was that when those events come, more people would visit Downtown Evansville and surrounding communities. Last week’s Division II men’s basketball Elite Eight …

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WKU’s storybook season continues in ‘Big Dance’

What a ride it’s been for 2011-2012 version of the Toppers. They started out 5-14, dealt with a mid-season coaching change and lost several players along the way due to injuries. Now they’re headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009. “A fiction writer couldn’t have written a better script,” WKU President …

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