University of Louisville


Louisville’s Lee, Onuaku Earn ACC Honors by League Coaches

  GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two University of Louisville men’s basketball players have received all-conference honors for the 2015-16 season in a vote of Atlantic Coast Conference coaches.   Graduate guard Damion Lee was named to the All-ACC third team as selected by the league coaches. Sophomore forward/center Chinanu Onuaku was honored on the ACC All-Defensive team and was an honorable mention All-ACC choice.   Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon was voted the ACC Player of the Year and the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.  Duke’s Brandon Ingram was the choice for ACC Freshman of the Year and Miami’s Jim Larrañaga was…

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Louisville Ky’s FirstBuild launches new challenge

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE’s FirstBuild™ is announcing the development of its new Pique Coffee Brewer by launching the Cold Brew Challenge: a product design competition drawing upon the power of crowdsourced design and the FirstBuild community. Pique is expected to go to market this summer on Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. In a bold move, FirstBuild is offering a portion of the proceeds from the Indiegogo campaign to the top three challenge entries. Information on both the product and the challenge can be found at A microfactory in the heart of the University of Louisville’s campus, FirstBuild designs, builds…


Louisville Ky chosen as new site for spinal cord injury study

InVivo Therapeutics Announces University of Louisville Hospital as New Site for INSPIRE Study CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) today announced that the University of Louisville (UofL) Hospital in Louisville, KY has been added as a clinical site for The INSPIRE Study: InVivo Study of Probable Benefit of the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ for Safety and Neurologic Recovery in Subjects with Complete Thoracic AIS A Spinal Cord Injury. The University of Louisville is both a clinical site and the Data Management Center for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s North American Clinical Trials Network for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury (NACTN),…

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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: All Night Long with Delbert, Chocolate Cocktails and a Sex Scandal Goes Away

I’m just hours away from my Delbert McClinton reunion in Frankfort, of all places, and I’m pretty excited about seeing Delbert at 75. I was introduced to “Giving it Up for our Love” on Natural 97 Radio in the Orange Palace at the Pike House in Bowling Green with Mark Hebert. I’ve seen him live a bunch of times since, and had my only “Cruise” experience with him. Meanwhile, there’s plenty to discuss here, starting with The Sighs (of relief) in Texas Are Upon Us: What looked a week ago like another long-lasting sex scandal at U of L went away…

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Louisville Ky’s Cards Radio 790 WKRD debuts new lineup

  Louisville, Ky. – February 25, 2016 – iHeartMedia Louisville announced today that two new local shows will join the lineup at Cards Radio 790 KRD. Howie Lindsey will host a new morning sports talkshow from 7-10:00 a.m. weekdays.  Lindsey is well-known as an expert on the Louisville sports scene through his past work on local radio, television, and online at  He has covered Louisville area athletics for over a dozen years.  Lindsey will be joined by contributors Matt Willinger and Katie George. Also joining the Cards Radio 790 KRD lineup is Nick Coffey.  Coffey will host a new…


UofL baseball announces this year’s promotions for Louisville Ky games

Story from 34-game home schedule features great giveaways, return of fan favorites and introduction of special offers LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville athletics department has released details of the 2016 baseball promotional calendar, which includes an array of fan-friendly special events and season-long promotions at Jim Patterson Stadium for the Cardinals’ second season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The 34-game home schedule features great giveaways, the return of fan favorites and the introduction of special offers, which allow fans to experience all the ballpark’s offerings at exceptional values.  Promotions and game times are subject to change. The excitement begins…


Louisville Ky basketball fans dealt harsh blow today by U of L

Louisville, Ky., – The University of Louisville Men’s basketball team will not play in the post-season, announced today by university president Dr. James Ramsey. The university has been conducting an investigation into alleged NCAA violations by members of the team amid an alleged sex scandal brought to light by Katina Powell’s book, “Breaking Cardinal Rules”. Without naming specific details, Ramsey told a press conference this afternoon “based upon the information gathered….I have determined that it was reasonable to conclude violations have occurred in the mens basketball program in the past.” With that, the university has self-imposed a post-season ban for the…

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Louisville Ky’s Damion Lee a Finalist for 2016 Julius Erving Award

Cardinals’ guard/forward is among 10 watch list finalists for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award   SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – University of Louisville guard/forward Damion Lee is among ten watch list finalists for the 2016 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award, announced today by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.  Named after Hall of Famer and 11-time NBA All-Star Julius Erving, the annual honor in its second year recognizes the top small forwards in Division I men’s college basketball. A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates in October,…

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Louisville Ky’s own Kyle Hornback named Miss Kentucky

Louisville, Ky., – University of Louisville student and Miss Louisville Kyle Hornback has earned the Miss Kentucky USA crown. According to a WDRB news story, Hornback had sued Katina Powell last fall, claiming Powell’s book, “Breaking Cardinal Rules”, damaged UofL’s degree programs. Hornback will compete for the national Miss USA title later this year. The Miss Kentucky runner-up is Miss Belle of Louisville Madelynne Myers.  

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Louisville Ky is looking good, so says its Mayor

Louisville a city in transformation, with strong momentum, Mayor Fischer declares   ”You can see our momentum. You can feel it. And you can count it!”   LOUISVILLE (Jan. 28, 2016) – Declaring Louisville as “a city in transformation,” Mayor Greg Fischer said today that he’s extremely optimistic and ambitious about the future, and that the momentum in the city is palpable. “We live in a world that’s in transformation. And as a city, our goal is to do more than keep up with the pace of global change; it’s to leap ahead,” Fischer said, during his annual State of…