LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Juice Bowl, an annual Kentucky sports and motorcycle tradition dating back to the 1950s, was a little more subdued after a shooting at last year's event left two people dead.
The Courier-Journal reports Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher, who was about 200 yards from last year's gunfire, was back for the Thanksgiving football games this year, enjoying food, music and laughter.
A small group gathered at midfield to release memorial balloons.
Police said last year's shooting took place after a dispute between people who had gathered at Shawnee Park but weren't there to watch the games. Wallace Wales, who was among those injured when a bullet shattered a bone in his left hand, returned for this year's gathering.
Says Wallace: "I'm a biker. I didn't hesitate about coming back."
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