Mark Story

December 24, 2013

Mark Story: In Cats-Cards rivalry lore, these are fighting words

As with all polarizing sports rivalries, words are the fuel that injects the Kentucky-Louisville basketball series with passion. To get your blood pumping, here are some of the greatest “hits” from the basketball rivalry that divides our state between blue and red.

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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.