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Louisville Sports Commission Press Releases

NFL Great Jim Brown will be Featured Speaker at the Paul Hornung Award Banquet

Event to Honor Penn State’s Saquon Barkley, Most Versatile Player in Major College Football

Louisville, Ky. – February 12, 2018 – Jim Brown, considered by many the greatest player in the history of the NFL, will be the featured speaker at the eighth annual Paul Hornung Award Banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health, to be held March 7 at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.

The 2017 Paul Hornung Award winner Saquon Barkley, an All-American running back and all-purpose player from Penn State, will be the honored guest at the banquet. The Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, is given annually by the Louisville Sports Commission to the most versatile player in major college football.

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SportsFest presented by Baptist Health returns to Kentucky Expo Center Jan. 6-7

Interactive, family-friendly sports event designed to engage kids and help them get active

Louisville, Ky. – December 12, 2017 – The Louisville Sports Commission announced today that it has partnered with Talgrace Marketing, a Louisville-based marketing company, to produce SportsFest presented by Baptist Health. This interactive sports festival will be held Jan. 6-7, 2018, at the Kentucky Expo Center. This will be the second year the event has been held.

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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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