Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal

Tim Sullivan

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Tim:

University of Louisville trustee David Grissom shows sharp tongue during deposition

The former U of L trustees chairman takes numerous shots under oath at several big names within the university. → Read More

Louisville coach Jeff Walz will go to great lengths for another shot with USA Basketball

Unbeaten with three national age-group teams, the University of Louisville women's coach willing to be an equipment manager to stay involved. → Read More

NCAA starts interviews for Brian Bowen case at Louisville

An NCAA investigator and U of L consultant have been in Louisville conducting interviews in the Brian Bowen case. → Read More

University of Louisville looked, but didn't find a rogue trustee in its stripper scandal

University President Neeli Bendapudi says investigation found no basis to believe trustee was funding stripper parties. → Read More

David Grissom's inaction on Louisville basketball scandal is inexplicable, indefensible

Former University of Louisville board chairman fails to ask obvious question when told a trustee financed Katina Powell's sex parties → Read More

David Grissom: James Ramsey said U of L trustee supplied money for Katina Powell strippers

Former board of trustees chairman testifies that former U of L President James Ramsey told him a trustee funded Katina Powell's sex parties. → Read More

Louisville football's culture change means accountability and effort are back

The Cardinals are preaching effort and being motivated by a season in which they "all clocked out" early. → Read More

Even as top trainers issue letter of support for reform bill, horse racing remains at odds

Four Kentucky Derby-winning trainers have endorsed a horse racing reform bill opposed by Churchill Downs. → Read More

Denny Crum is headed back to the Hall of Fame, and the bench, but not how you'd expect

Former University of Louisville coach Denny Crum to be added to basketball hall's "Coaches Circle" → Read More

For Louisville City FC and for the Lynn family, naming the stadium wasn't about money

The optometrist sees a clear way to a second soccer stadium naming rights deal. → Read More

Louisville Bats' new lease at Slugger Field provides for $8M in renovations

The Louisville Bats agreed to a new lease that will keep the team at Louisville Slugger Field through the 2038 season. → Read More

Bats in the basement: Reds' farm club owns worst record in Triple-A over last decade

The Louisville Bats are headed toward their eighth straight losing season and third last-place finish in a row. → Read More

J.B. Holmes' slow pace of play can be solved if golf enforces its own rules

Kentucky golfer J.B. Holmes' slow pace pace of play problem is a result of the sport's ignored rules, writes Tim Sullivan. → Read More

University of Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra gets a pair of six-figure bonuses

In leading athletic department through a tumultuous time, Vince Tyra is being compensated for his contributions. → Read More

'We bury our heads': Horsemen prefer dirt tracks even though they lead to more fatalities

Despite lower fatality rates than dirt and grass horse racing tracks, artificial surfaces are far less in vogue now. → Read More

With 3 fatalities, Churchill Downs' spring meet was its safest since at least 2010

With three fatalities in more than 3,000 starts, Churchill Downs shows dramatic progress after a difficult 2018. It concluded with only three deaths. → Read More

'We bury our heads': As fatalities climb, horsemen continue to resist synthetic tracks

Despite lower fatality rates than dirt and grass, artificial surfaces are far less in vogue now than they were during their earliest iterations. → Read More

NCAA's fight to separate athletes from money they could earn is a losing battle

Threatening letter on California legislation is a bluff worth calling → Read More

Horse fatality reports made public for first time by Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Controversial privacy practices have kept details of Kentucky horse fatalities secret. But now they have been made public. → Read More

Breeders' Cup taking a huge risk by racing at Santa Anita amid recent horse deaths

Keeping the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita entails huge risks and conditional rewards for the powers that be. → Read More