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Louisville Ranked No. 5 in AP Preseason Men’s Basketball Poll

from University of Louisville Sports Information LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville is ranked No. 5 in the Associated Press men’s basketball preseason poll released on Monday. It is the highest the Cardinals have been ranked in the preseason since 2013 when UofL opened the year ranked third in the Associated Press and USA Today polls.  It is the fifth time in the last 10 years that UofL has been ranked among the top 10 preseason. Louisville has been ranked in the Associated Press poll on 632 occasions, sixth most all-time.  This is the 127th time the Cardinals have…

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Snider Out for Cards for 2-3 Weeks

from the University of Louisville: University of Louisville junior guard Quentin Snider will be sidelined for 2-3 weeks with a strained hip flexor suffered in the second half of the Cardinals’ victory over Duke last Saturday. Snider suffered the injury on a layup with 18:48 remaining in the second half, but finished the game despite his discomfort.  The injury should heal with rest and rehabilitation and does not require surgery. Snider is the Cardinals’ assist leader and second-leading scorer, averaging 12.1 points, 4.0 assists and 2.6 rebounds.  He is third in the ACC and 32nd in the nation in assist-to-turnovers…


A cheesy, bourbon-soaked bet: Mayors wager on LouisvilleKY’s game between Cards and Clemson

Mayor Fischer encourages Louisville residents to wear red LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 29, 2016) — Mayor Greg Fischer is so confident of a Louisville Cardinals victory this Saturday against Clemson that he’s putting a bottle of bourbon on the line. Meanwhile, Clemson Mayor J.C. Cook is offering…ummm…cheese. The mayors today announced a friendly wager on the game Saturday that pits the No. 3 Cardinals against the No. 5 Tigers. The winner will be in commanding position to win the Atlantic Coast Conference and to earn a spot in the college football playoffs. The game in Clemson, S.C., will also be the…

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Louisville Ky to honor basketball legends at UofL game

Special Events Set For Upcoming University of Louisville Men’s Basketball Games   LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Honoring two past national championship teams on their anniversaries and two “color” events are among upcoming special events at the University of Louisville men’s basketball final seven home games of the season in the KFC Yum! Center.   The Cardinals will close the month of January with its annual “White Out” game when the Cardinals face No. 13 Virginia in the KFC Yum! Center on Jan. 30.  Fans are encouraged to wear white attire for the 1 p.m. game televised by CBS.  Louisville has won six…

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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…


Louisville Football Looking to Work Through Tough Start

From gocards.com. 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…

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Cards Lose, But it was Lamarvelous

I wished that I had joined all my pals in Atlanta for Louisville’s opener against Auburn, but watching on TV was a great way to really hone in what the Cardinal football team is going to do this year.  They did lose to the #6 team in the country, but the discovery of Lamar Jackson as the quarterback of the present and future is enough to convince me to renew my tickets for the next four seasons. The game also confirmed why I like Bobby Petrino as a coach so much. Sure, that opening play surprise, in which Jackson threw…

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Louisville to Visit Dominican Republic in October

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville baseball team’s fall practice schedule will have a new look this year as the Cardinals will visit the Dominican Republic on Oct. 2-6. The trip, which will coincide with the university’s mid-term break, will likely include 3-4 games against local academy and winter league teams while also offering community service opportunities for the players and coaches. The tentative game schedule for the Cardinals includes a matchup against the Escogido Lions of the Dominican Winter League at Estadio Quisqueya in Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic. “This is a unique opportunity for the…

Overtime Loss a Hearbreaker for Louisville in NCAA Tournament

From GoCards.com… SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win. Senior guard Travis Trice scored 17 points and the seventh-seeded Spartans clamped down on defense to pull out a 76-70 victory over fourth-seeded Louisville in a thrilling NCAA Tournament East Regional final Sunday. The Spartans (28-11), who were nearly counted out of the tournament conversation in February, won for the 12th time in 15 games. It’s a run that included them knocking off second-seeded Virginia last weekend and third-seeded Oklahoma in the regional semifinal on Friday….

Breaking Bad Schedules

As we mourn the loss of one of the greatest shows to grace the silver screen, let us look at Louisville football through the glasses of Walter White.