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Penn State’s Saquon Barkley Named 2017 Paul Hornung Award Winner

Award Presented Annually to Most Versatile Player in Major College Football

Louisville, Ky. – Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – Penn State third-year junior Saquon Barkley, the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, Running Back of the Year, and Special Teams Player of the Year, was named winner of the eighth annual Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Louisville Sports Commission and Paul Hornung present the Award to the most versatile player in major college football.

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Louisville Sports Commission Announces Date for 2018 Louisville Corporate Games


Louisville, Ky. – November 30, 2017 – The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) today announced that its second annual Louisville Corporate Games will be held Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The event will once again be on the Kentucky Country Day School campus.

The Corporate Games is a community-wide event that brings together employees from Louisville and Southern Indiana-area businesses and organizations for a day of friendly competition and employee camaraderie. It is comprised of 15 events, some highly competitive and others geared toward participation to get people moving, as well as activities that foster company spirit.

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One Lucky Sports Fan to Win Ultimate Sports Package

Louisville, Ky. – November 28, 2017 – For the fan who enjoys attending sporting events year-round, the Louisville Sports Commission has just the ticket – its annual “Golden Ticket” raffle. Tickets are being made available just in time for last-minute holiday gifts, perfect for the ultimate sports fan.

The Louisville Sports Commission is a non-profit and will use 100 percent of the proceeds to support its mission of promoting active lifestyles and enhancing economic vitality by attracting, creating and hosting quality sporting events in the Louisville area. A maximum of 400 tickets will be sold.

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Louisville Sports Commission Kicks-Off Playing it Forward Initiative

Program Provides New / Gently Used Sporting Equipment to Area Youth

Louisville, Ky. – November 14, 2017 – The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) announced today it will kick off its Playing it Forward initiative at two special events to be held on Nov. 18, 2017. These inaugural events are sponsored by the Kentucky Colonels’ Good Works Program with support from U.S. Bank and Louisville Metro Parks.

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Three Offensive Stars/Return Specialists, One Two-Way Player Named Paul Hornung Award Finalists

Players Represent Power Five Conferences Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, and ACC

Louisville, Ky. – November 9, 2017 – Three offense stars who are prolific return specialists and a stalwart middle linebacker who spots plays at quarterback and special teams have been named finalists for the eighth annual Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse to the most versatile player in major college football. Chosen as finalists by a 17-member Selection Committee are: Saquon Barkley (Penn State), Nyheim Hines (NC State), Joel Lanning (Iowa State), and Dante Pettis (Washington).

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