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MELA or the Main Event Leadership Academy is our award winning social journalism and leadership development mentoring program.

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About US

We are more than just a sports show. We cover and engage the community like no other media entity

The Main Event Sport Show is Kentuckiana’s longest running sports show. The show consist of host Haven Harrington, Raashaan Myers, William Wright and writers Mark Bacon, and Lee Ann Herring-Olvendo. We are a fast paced, dynamic show that not only covers sports in the Kentuckiana area, but all over. You can also download our app on the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. What we do. We are more than just a sports talk show. Main Event Sports is a multidimensional sports information outlet. We cover all things sports through the airwaves, blogs, pictures, video, and much more. We are a one stop shop for the best in sports coverage, opinions, and fan reaction. What makes us different. We are more than just talk. We also run an award winning youth leadership training program called the Main Event Leader Academy or MELA Main Event Sports also has one of the most dynamic apps in the industry with writers in DC, South Florida, Seattle and Kentucky. Download the App now to interact with us on your phone or tablet and to read some of the best sports articles in the nation.

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  • informative
  • educational
  • fun

Our Team

Haven Harrington III
Haven Harrington III
CEO/Founder/Host
Haven is the co-founder of the Main Event Sports Show. He’s a member of the Black Media Collaborative, National Association of Black Journalist, and the Football Writers Association of America. He is also very active in the community and is member of numerous boards and civic organizations.
Raashaan Myers
Raashaan Myers
Co-host
Raashaan has been a co-host with Main Event Sports since 2011. As 10+ year member of the Louisville media community, Raashaan has worked with and/for several media outlets locally as well as nationally.
William Wright
William Wright
Co-Host/Business Analyst
William has a physics degree from Western Kentucky University and an electrical engineering degree from UK. His passion for sports, business, and Hip Hop knows no bounds.
Mark Bacon
Mark Bacon
Writer/Senior Editor
Mark is a Louisville native with over 15 yrs in Broadcasting, Design, and journalism. He has produced and hosted shows on WFPK and WFPL included the Nothing But Net podcast. He’s a lifelong Cardinal, Georgetown Hoya, Washington Bullets and Redskins fan
Lee Ann Herring-Olvedo
Lee Ann Herring-Olvedo
Senior Editor/Writer
Lee Ann Herring-Olvedo is veteran SEC sports journalist and Brown University graduate. She loves good cigars, good games and a smooth glass of bourbon — not necessarily in that order.

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