Mark Story

March 21, 2013

Mark Story: Cards' Russ Smith finds Rupp Arena friendly confines again

Russ Smith is nationally known for doing things a little differently. So it figures that, as a Louisville Cardinals star, he is as comfortable in Rupp Arena as in his own living room.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.