• Louisville plans $55 million expansion of football stadium

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville plans a $55 million expansion that will make Cardinal Stadium the state’s largest at 65,000 seats upon completion, the school announced Friday.

  • James Yates, left, and his partner Willaim Smith Jr., walk into the Rowan County Clerk's Office in Morehead, Ky., in an attempt to obtain a marriage license Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. The couple were denied despite the ruling of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholding an earlier decision instructing the clerks to issue licenses. This was the couple's third attempt to obtain a license. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Same-sex couple cheers gay marriage ruling in Kentucky

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A clerk in a rural Kentucky county continued to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples Thursday in defiance of a mounting pile of federal court orders that reject her claim that her Christian faith should exempt her from licensing a gay union.

  • In this Jan. 16, 1954, file photo, Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp talks to players, from left, Cliff Hagan, Lou Tsioropoulos and Frank Ramsey (30) in Lexington, Ky. Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten `53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84. Tsioropoulos' nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night, Aug. 26, 2015, that his uncle died Saturday in Louisville, Ky., of natural causes. A memorial service was held there Wednesday. He would have turned 85 on Monday. (AP Photo/John Wyatt, File)

    Former Kentucky standout Lou Tsioropoulos dies at 84

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten ’53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.

  • Appeals court upholds gay marriage ruling in Kentucky

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

  • Group renews complaint about pre-game prayer

    MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) — A group has renewed its complaints about prayers before Bell County High School home football games in southeastern Kentucky.

  • Eli Burwash (2) of Bowling Green, Ky., trots home to greetings from his teammates after hitting a solo-home run during the first inning of an United States elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Bowling Green won 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Burwash leads Bowling Green, Kentucky, at LLWS

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Eli Burwash scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth inning then earned the save pitching as Bowling Green, Kentucky, avoided elimination Monday at the Little League World Series by beating Taylors, South Carolina, 4-3.

  • Bowling Green, Kentucky's Eli Burwash (2) trots home to greetings from his teammates after hitting a solo-home run off Taylors, South Carolina's Terrence Gist during the first inning of an United States elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Burwash scores go-ahead run as Kentucky beats SC 4-3 in LLWS

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Eli Burwash scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth inning then earned the save pitching as Bowling Green, Kentucky, avoided elimination Monday at the Little League World Series by beating Taylors, South Carolina, 4-3.