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Billy Reed, legendary Kentucky sportswriter and journalist, joins KyForward as sports columnist

Legendary sportswriter Billy Reed is joining the KyForward’s strong stable of experienced journalists as a weekly columnist writing on all things sports. Reed reported for the Louisville Courier Journal and for Sports Illustrated for many years, covering 15 sports and earning the cover spot on SI 12 times. “KyForward welcomes Billy Reed to our team,” said Jacob Clabes, KyForward...

2018 Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame class includes trainer Bob Baffert, UK football great Sam Ball

Seven individuals who have made outstanding contributions to sports during the past several decades have been selected as the 2018 class of the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame. A selection committee comprised of 15 sports media from throughout the commonwealth selected this year’s class. All votes were independently tabulated by regional accounting firm Dean Dorton, one of the largest accounting...

Former Boone County star Alexander, Davenport among inductees to Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame

The Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame celebrates their 53rd Anniversary and will hold the annual banquet to induct seven of Kentucky’s premiere athletes to the Hall of Fame Thursday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville. The reception begins at 6 p.m. with the full program, featuring the eight newest members, starting at 8 p.m. Among the latest inductees is former NFL MVP Shaun Alexander, who began...