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Jim Harbaugh and Jeremy Schaap to Present at March 7 Paul Hornung Award Banquet

Event Will Honor Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers as the Most Versatile Player in Major College Football

Louisville, Ky. – February 23, 2017 – University of Michigan Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh and ABC/ESPN award-winning commentator and celebrated author Jeremy Schaap will be special guests at the seventh annual Paul Hornung Award Banquet sponsored by KentuckyOne Health.

Harbaugh will be the featured speaker and Schaap will be part of the banquet program honoring Michigan’s consensus All-American linebacker Jabrill Peppers, the 2016 Paul Hornung Award winner who played 15 different positions this past season for the Wolverines. The banquet will be held March 7 at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.

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Inaugural Louisville Sports Commission Corporate Games Will be Held June 3

Health and Wellness, Teambuilding Initiative will take place at Kentucky Country Day

Louisville, Ky. – February 22, 2017 – The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) today announced the creation of the LSC Corporate Games, a health and wellness and team building initiative that will bring together employees from Louisville and Southern Indiana area businesses and organizations for a day of friendly competition and employee camaraderie.

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Louisville to Host TEAMS ’18

The World’s Largest Gathering of Sports-Event Organizers Will be the
First Travel-Industry Event Held in Newly Expanded Convention Center

The TEAMS ’18 Conference & Expo, the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry, will be held in Louisville, Kentucky. The announcement was made today at the Louisville Visitor Center during a press conference organized by the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Louisville Sports Commission.  Presented by SportsTravel, TEAMS ’18 will be held October 1–4, 2018, at the Kentucky International Convention Center, which will reopen in 2018 following a multimillion-dollar expansion and renovation project.

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Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers Named 2016 Paul Hornung Award Winner

Defensive Stalwart who Returns Kicks and Plays Offense Earns Most Versatile Player Honor

Louisville, Ky. – Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – University of Michigan third-year sophomore Jabrill Peppers, who this year became the first person to earn Big Ten defensive player of the year, linebacker of the year and return specialist of the year, was named winner of the seventh annual Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Louisville Sports Commission and Paul Hornung present the Award to the most versatile player in major college football.

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Stephen Johnson wins 7th Annual Howard Schnellenberger MVP Award

Award Given to MVP on Winning Team in Annual UofL vs UK Kentucky Governor’s Cup

Louisville, Ky. – November 26, 2016 – University of Kentucky junior quarterback Stephen Johnson was named winner of the 2016 Howard Schnellenberger MVP Award after leading the Wildcats in a 41-38 upset win over the University of Louisville today at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Johnson was selected by a vote of the working media covering the game.

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