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CRAWFORD | A tougher, more mature Thomas, makes history with 2nd PGA Championship

And now he sets his sights on more. Another major. More tour wins. → Read More

Churchill stewards suspend trainer Brad Cox 10 days for 2021 Stephen Foster positive

A post-race lab test found the drug phenylbutazone at a level of 2.51 micrograms per milliliter in the blood of Warriors Charge, the second-place finisher in the race. → Read More

LouCity FC to face Nashville SC of MLS in U.S. Open Cup game at Lynn Family Stadium

Game time and date will be announced later. → Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike will not run in the Preakness

The owner of Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike said the colt will not run in the Preakness Stakes. → Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike returns to track, Oaks winner headed to Preakness

Trainer Eric Reed and the team around him are still walking on clouds after the second-biggest long-shot win in the 148-year history of the nation's most famous race. → Read More

State racing commission says Derby, Oaks drug tests have come back clean

There will be no replay of last year's chaos when a post-race drug test for Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit turned up with a banned race-day substance. → Read More

LouCity FC stays unbeaten with PK shootout win at Detroit City in US Open Cup

The Louisville City FC football machine keeps rolling. → Read More

CRAWFORD | New NCAA guidance on NIL is laughably late, destined to fail

As you might expect, the new guidelines are too little and far too late. → Read More

CRAWFORD | The morning after Derby stunner, Rich Strike and team still basking in the glow

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – They can't tell you it was just a dream if you never fall asleep. The sun rose brightly on Barn No. 17 at Churchill Downs Sunday → Read More

CRAWFORD | In long shot Rich Strike's win, Kentucky Derby magic strikes again

You can search from now until next year's Derby, and you won't find anyone who thought that late addition Rich Strike would be wearing the garland of roses on Saturday → Read More

CRAWFORD | In long shot Rich Strike's shocking win, Kentucky Derby magic strikes again

You can search from now until next year's Derby, and you won't find anyone who thought that late addition Rich Strike would be wearing the garland of roses on Saturday → Read More

CRAWFORD | Secret Oath carries Lukas, at 86, back to Oaks winner's circle

On a corkboard in the Churchill Downs barn office of Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, above his desk, is a piece of paper with the words, "The Cowboy → Read More

CRAWFORD | Secret Oath carries Lukas, at 86, back to Oaks winner's circle

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – On a corkboard in the Churchill Downs barn office of Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, above his desk, is a piece of paper with → Read More

KENTUCKY DERBY DRAW | Zandon draws No. 10 post, is 3-1 morning line Derby favorite

Zandon, an impressive 2 1/2-length winner of the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, was made a 3-1 morning-line favorite and drew the No. 10 post for the 148th edition of → Read More

KENTUCKY OAKS DRAW | Pletcher-trained Nest made 5-2 morning line favorite for Oaks

Nest, a daughter of Curlin, has won four of five starts. → Read More

Defection means Lukas, age 86, set to return to the Kentucky Derby with Ethereal Road

D. Wayne Lukas last brought a colt to the Derby in 2018 with Bravazo. → Read More

CRAWFORD | Kentucky Derby week dawns to the return of the event's full fanfare

You can't miss the sign. It's bolted to Brad Cox's barn on the back side at Churchill Downs. "Mandaloun, 2021, Kentucky Derby Winner." → Read More

CRAWFORD | Longtime Louisville sports information director Kenny Klein announces his retirement

Kenny Klein, the longtime University of Louisville sports information director whose career spanned Denny Crum and Howard Schnellenberger all the way through Rick Pitino and now Kenny Payne, announced Thursday → Read More

Tennessee's Brandon Huntley-Hatfield becomes first Louisville commit for Payne

Huntley-Hatfield played sparingly early in his freshman season in Knoxville, but moved into a starting role after an injury to Olivier Nkamhoua in February. → Read More

CRAWFORD | One on one, Louisville's Heird talks Payne hire, football, AD process and more

After the University of Louisville Athletic Association board meeting last Friday, Heird spoke candidly on several matters regarding the department. → Read More