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“Outside the Lines” today on ESPN: NCAA, Uof L, Pitino and the Era of Accountability

  I think this tweet sums up the University of Louisville scandal thats getting ready to blow up on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” investigation today: ESPN and Sportscenter is on a roll his morning to prime its extended “Outside the Lines” expose’ featuring for the first time on camera, self-described former escort Katina Powell. Ms.Powell, 42, is the author of the damning “Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen,” published this month by details nearly two dozen stripping and sex parties from 2010 to 2014 inside Billy Minardi Hall, the on-campus dorm for athletes. The ESPN Outside the Lines…

Red-White Intrasquad Scrimmage

Louisville fans called upon to bring coats to Red-White scrimmage

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Fans are encouraged to donate a new or gently used winter coat when the University of Louisville men’s basketball team plays its second Red-White intrasquad scrimmage presented by Mark’s Feed Store on Oct. 17.  The event will being at 4 p.m. The first 200 fans to donate coats in the lobby of the KFC Yum! Center when entering the scrimmage will receive a free appetizer certificate to Mark’s Feed Store.  Individuals may also drop coats off at their nearest Mark’s Feed Store location through October 17.  The first 100 fans to bring a new or gently used…

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University of Louisville board gives go-ahead for $40 million renovation of student center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees today gave the go-ahead for a $40 million renovation of the Swain Student Activities Center on the Belknap Campus. The facelift will add an additional 32,775 square feet to the building. The project will include an overhaul of the bookstore and updated lobbies, lounges and restaurants. Plans also call for upgrades to electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems, plus the removal of interior escalators and an exterior ramp. The renovation will be financed through private sources, facility funds and a $9.6 million agency bond funded by the current student activities fee. Work is…

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Yum! Turns 18, Celebrates with Drive to End Hunger in Louisville KY

Louisville, KY – Yum! Brands, Inc.  is celebrating its 18th anniversary and it’s more apparent than ever that the company is feeding much of the world.  As part of its vision, Yum! wants to be a Company with a Huge Heart…. caring for its community and saving lives. While World Hunger Relief is the global effort to end hunger, it all starts here in Louisville. Yum! Brands is a lead sponsor of Dare to Care Food Bank, and has donated $13 million and 52 million meals during the last 13 years. Today the need is bigger than ever, with one in five Kentucky children at risk of…


University of Louisville and UK receive prestigious grant

  From Louisville, Ky., – The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky a $3.76 million grant to create a national center of excellence in micro/nanotechnology. The announcement was made Sept. 21. 16 universities were awarded this highly competitive grant. U of L and UK will be joining a new national network where outside users will have access to universities facilities, tools and expertise in nanoscale science and engineering and technology. “This will be a boon to Kentucky’s economic development future and support the ongoing work of U of L’s Institute for Product…

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New times posted for University of Louisville Men’s basketball

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Additional game times and television designations have been set for the 2015-16 University of Louisville men’s basketball schedule. Since the initial schedule release on Sept. 2, several times and televison assignments have been added.   The time for UofL’s Nov. 21 game against North Florida will be set after the Cardinals’ football game at Pittsburgh on that day is determined so as not to conflict with each other. The game time for Louisville’s March 5 game at Virginia will be established later in the season.  Television for the Cards’ Nov. 28 game against Saint Louis in the Brooklyn…

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Did you go to last week’s University of Louisville football game? You just may find yourself in pictures

  From LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As part of the Sept. 17 football game at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, an ultra-high resolution 360-degree fan photo was taken of Louisville Cardinals fans. The interactive photo – powered by Blakeway Worldwide Panoramas – allows fans to find and tag themselves, share the views with friends, enter to win cool prizes, and celebrate the game in incredible detail. The image is billions of pixels in size (yes, that’s billion with a “b”)! See the incredible fan photo NOW at:  


Louisville Football Looking to Work Through Tough Start

From LOUISVILLE, Ky. – One of the most telling characteristics of a team is how it handles adversity. The Cardinals have dropped three-consecutive games, including two to top-15 opponents. However, like the team, the season is young, and Louisville is hoping to grow from its mistakes. Losers of their first three games by a total of 13 points, the Cardinals are looking to snap a four-game losing streak dating back to last season, which is the longest since 2008 when UofL dropped five games to close the season. It’s a streak that head coach Bobby Petrino, who owns a…


University of Louisville Alumni Association names Alumnus of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s Alumni Association today announced that J.D. Nichols has been named Alumnus of the Year and the late Jim King will receive the Wilson Wyatt Award. The association bestows the two awards on prominent graduates who have earned distinction in their careers and have been exemplary ambassadors for the university. Nichols is a Louisville native, chairman of the real estate firm NTS Corp. and a 1964 graduate of the university’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. He has served on UofL’s Board of Overseers and UofL Foundation board. He began his career in real estate…

Charles H. Parrish, Jr

University of Louisville honors its first African-American faculty member

From The University of Louisville renamed its Freedom Park to honor the school’s first African-American faculty member. UofL President James Ramsey speaks Wednesday at the renaming of Freedom Park to Charles H. Parrish, Jr., Freedom Park. The park, located along Cardinal Boulevard between Second and Third streets, will now be known as the Charles H. Parrish, Jr., Freedom Park. It was renamed on Sept. 16. Parrish was UofL’s first African-American educator and became known for his participation in the civil rights movement and in public service. He was born in Louisville, and he was educated at Howard University, Columbia…