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The Courier-Journal

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Past articles by Justin:

Louisville City FC players leaned on each other to make returns from injury together

After months of injuries and setbacks, thoughts of retirement and self-doubt, Louisville City FC's Richard Ballard and Chris Hubbard returned. → Read More

Things look good for Louisville baseball to reach College World Series

Before the 2019 season, Louisville baseball coach Dan McDonnell and his team were already thinking big. Now they can deliver on those goals. → Read More

Ian Krol's stint with Louisville Bats isn't enough to break into Cincinnati Reds bullpen

As far as the 2019 season goes, it hasn't been Ian Krol's performance that has kept him with the Louisville Bats, it;s the relievers with Cincinnati. → Read More

Louisville golfer Matthias Schmid hopes to make history at NCAA championships

It's been a season to remember for the sophomore from Germany but it's not over yet. He'll lead the Cardinals this weekend at the NCAA championship. → Read More

St. Louis Blues' run makes Stanley Cup Finals must-watch TV — again

The St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1970 after knocking off the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday. → Read More

Morning Coffee: Louisville softball is in great hands with Holly Aprile

Historic upsets, the first tourney appearance since 2016, and a near Super Regional spot made Holly Aprile's first season with the Cards a success. → Read More

From the NFL to LMPD, this duo brings a different perspective to the force

Former NFL players and LMPD officers Jason Hilliard and Isaac Sowells are embracing their second careers and helping the community. → Read More

Cincinnati Reds' Scott Schebler hopes to break out of 'storm' with Louisville Bats

When outfielder Scott Schebler was optioned to the Louisville Bats this month, the Cincinnati Reds gave him a road-map back to the majors. → Read More

This former Louisville player is an NFL breakout candidate. And it's not Lamar

There is a former Louisville football player expected to take a big jump in his second NFL season, and it's not Lamar Jackson. → Read More

Morning Coffee: Let's go through the potential landing spots for Terry Rozier

What teams might make sense for Terry Rozier? Let's take a look as the former Louisville guard ponders moving on from the Boston Celtics. → Read More

Maximum Security owners file lawsuit to restore Kentucky Derby win

Gary and Mary West, owners of Maximum Security horse, filed a lawsuit to restore win after Luiz Saez's controversial Kentucky Derby disqualification → Read More

Bellarmine president hopes to reveal Louisville's 'best-kept secret' in Division I push

More than two years after she took the job, Bellarmine President Susan Donovan is ready to make her mark on the private, Catholic university. → Read More

Louisville City FC opens 2019 U.S. Open Cup run Wednesday against Reading United AC

Louisville City FC begins its 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup run Wednesday against Reading United AC. → Read More

In Louisville stop, Tim Tebow says playing baseball isn't about praise — it's about passion

The latest stop of the Tebowmania tour was in Louisville. It went pretty much how the 2019 season has gone for the quarterback-turned-outfielder. → Read More

Morning Coffee: The nation's second-best college basketball recruiter is in Louisville

The nation's second-best recruiter is right here in Louisville, at least according to one outlet. → Read More

Louisville baseball finds it has 'a little ways to go' in top-5 loss to Vanderbilt

Louisville dropped a top-5 clash at home vs. Vanderbilt, but coach Dan McDonnell says it could send a message to the Cardinals before the postseason. → Read More

Battle of the Barrel rolls No. 2 Vanderbilt's way in road win against No. 5 Louisville

The loss snapped Louisville's three-game winning streak over Vanderbilt and evened the Battle of the Barrel rivalry at 4-4. → Read More

Tired of Kentucky Derby fallout? Here's some other local sports news

Just how fast is the Kentucky Derby fallout news cycle? The owner of Maximum Security, threatened an appeal, filed it, and had it denied in 12 hours. → Read More

Bats' Brian O'Grady is hitting his way to MLB — even if he doesn't feel like it

In the midst of an eight-game span that included a walk-off hit and three home runs, Louisville Bats' Brian O'Grady made a surprising admission. → Read More

From the horse's mouth: The most notable quotes from the Kentucky Derby

Check out the best and most memorable quotes from jockeys, trainers and others in the 145th Kentucky Derby. → Read More