Monday, May 20 2013 10:38 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:38:47 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Teddy Bridgewater doesn't ask for much. So when he told University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong and offensive coordinator Shawn Watson that he wanted to ask somethingMore >>
Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is certainly going to be a Heisman Trophy candidate to start next season, but he has told coaches he doesn't want a Heisman publicity campaign.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:03 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:03:47 GMT
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In Eric Crawford's "Morning Line," Bobby Petrino says he's not patient and wants to get WKU "cranked up pretty good" in a hurry, plus John Calipari's storm donation and more.More >>
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Darts and Laurels time again.
First, a Dart goes to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for bad timing in its current repair of I-71 that's reduced it to a single lane southbound from north of Zorn to downtown.
Yes, the job needs to be done before Derby Week, but since it'll take about two weeks, couldn't they have started just one week earlier to take advantage of the much lighter traffic during Spring Break? That would have cut the pain virtually in half and provided a little breathing room in case of weather delays.
Meanwhile, a Laurel goes to the City of Louisville for finally evicting the Occupy Louisville protestors at Founders Square. In the months since the "occupation" began, a pleasant downtown park had devolved into an ugly collection of tents and other makeshift shelters that served as more of an illegal homeless camp than any legitimate tool of protest, and any purpose it may have initially served was long forgotten.
Nonetheless, another Laurel goes to the Occupy protestors themselves who were wise enough to comply with the order to leave peacefully and not sully their image with the resistance and even violence that plagued so many other cities. I'm still not sure what their point was, but their mature decision to play by the rules has certainly made me more willing to listen to what they may say in the future.