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Louisville Sports Commission Press Releases

One Lucky Sports Fan to Win Ultimate Sports Package

Louisville, Ky. – March 11, 2024 – Imagine winning two tickets to nearly every major sporting event on the local calendar while helping kids in marginalized neighborhoods participate in sports activities.

By playing the Louisville Sports Commission’s annual Golden Ticket raffle, you’ll be placed in a drawing to win two tickets to each of the following events and the proceeds will help fund the Sports Commission’s youth sports initiatives:

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National Award to Recognize Excellence in Sports Health and Athlete Performance

Award will Honor the Legacy of the Late Dr. Raymond Shea

Louisville, Ky. – Feb. 21, 2024 – The Louisville Sports Commission and UofL Health announced today a partnership to create a national award that recognizes excellence in sports health and athlete performance.

The Dr. Raymond Shea Health & Performance Champion Award will acknowledge individuals for their dedication and commitment to the overall health of college athletes. Dr. Shea was an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with UofL Health – Jewish Hospital and team physician for the University of Louisville football team for more than 30 years. Eligible individuals include physical therapists, athletic trainers, nutritionists, strength coaches and orthopedic specialists, as well as those who provide support for emotional and mental health.

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ESPN/SEC Network Reporter Laura Rutledge to be Featured Speaker at Paul Hornung Award Ceremony

Event Will Honor Colorado’s Travis Hunter as the Most Versatile Player in Major College Football

Louisville, Ky. – Feb. 7, 2024 – Laura Rutledge, host of ESPN’s year-round weekday NFL news and information show NFL Live and SEC Network’s SEC Nation, will be the featured speaker at the 14th annual Paul Hornung Award Ceremony to be held on March 8, 2024, at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.

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Registration Open for Louisville Sports Commission’s Three Fall Running Races

Louisville, Ky. – Jan. 3, 2024 – Registration is open for the Louisville Sports Commission’s (LSC) three popular fall running races, starting with the Louisville Pure Tap® 5K on Sept. 7, followed by the Norton Sports Health 4-Miler on Sept. 30 and the Urban Bourbon Half Marathon (UBHM) on Oct. 12. The three races provide unique courses and quality experiences for runners and walkers, while promoting active lifestyles for people of all ages and fitness levels.

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Colorado’s Travis Hunter Named 2023 Paul Hornung Award Winner

Award for Most Versatile Player in Major College Football Presented by Texas Roadhouse

Louisville, Ky. – Dec. 6, 2023 – Colorado sophomore cornerback / wide receiver Travis Hunter, an impact athlete who finished the regular season as the most prolific two-way player in FBS by averaging 119 snaps per game, was named winner of the 2023 Paul Hornung Award given annually to the most versatile player in major college football.

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