Louisville is hosting what’s billed as the world’s largest wheelchair basketball tournament. The National Wheelchair Basketball Association competition will be held on a dozen courts set up inside the Kentucky Exposition Center.
Construction is officially underway on a new venture by Churchill Downs racetrack. It’s investing $60 million in a historical racing facility in Louisville, called Derby City Gaming. Officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site Wednesday.
The University of Louisville Board of Trustees has fired athletic director Tom Jurich. The action Wednesday afternoon came during a special board meeting. The board voted 10-3 in favor of firing Jurich for cause.