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Owensboro team to be called Thoroughbreds

Oct 16, 2017
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A name has been chosen for Owensboro’s new minor league basketball team. 

After a three-week naming contest that saw hundreds of suggestions, the winning name for the new franchise is the Kentucky Thoroughbreds. 

In a news release, the North American Premier Basketball League says Thoroughbreds was the clear front-runner in the naming contest.

The contest winner will be drawn October 21st, when General Manager and Head Coach Brandon Lesovsky will draw at random from everyone who suggested the name.

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The 25th anniversary of the filming of “A League of Their Own” will be celebrated at Bosse Field next month. 

The historic ballpark in Evansville’s Garvin Park played a major role in the movie about a women’s baseball league during World War II.

Evansville Otters Vice President Joel Padfield says remnants of the filming remain…

(Such as the Racine Belles boxes and the wartime stamp ads in the tunnels. Remembering this movie is a big deal  for Evansville and the community.)

A majority of former football players suffer from a degenerative brain condition. That’s according to a new study in the Journal of American Medicine. The condition is linked to concussions, but Indiana experts say it shouldn’t be cause for concern for all players.

Indiana University Health psychiatrist and neuroscience expert Thomas McAllister says the condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE is a type of dementia.

“And it’s been linked to people with certain head injuries,” says McAllister

Red Blue Hoops Season 3: Episode 7

Feb 16, 2017

Join us for show number seven this season of Red Blue Hoops. UK basketball host Evan Beck was not able to be in the studio for the show, but that didn't stop him from co-hosting via phone with IU basketball host Chad Payton.

Red Blue Hoops Season 3: Episode 6

Feb 9, 2017

Catch Red Blue Hoops back in action next Thursday night at 6pm Central on 88.3 WNIN-FM and online at wnin.org. You can also connect with the show on Twitter by following @redbluehoops. More information and previous shows can be found on the Red Blue Hoops page.

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