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Madness is Here in Louisville KY, UK in Action Thursday night: Cards, Hoosiers on Friday afternoon

Time to tune out if you’re not into college hoops. Louisville KY is not the #1 rated market for watching basketball on TV for nothing. The top overall seed, Kentucky, will play late Thursday night in Louisville KY’s KFC Yum! Center. Louisville’s Cardinals are a #4 seed, and open Friday (on TBS) at 4:10 with UC-Irvine’s Anteaters in Seattle. Indiana made the big show as a #10 seed, and play Wichita State in Omaha Friday at 2:45 on CBS. Make your “get-out-of-w0rk” plans now for Friday. And who’s coming to Louisville, along with Kentucky? Cincinnati and Purdue face off Thursday in an…


It’s Conference Tournament Week for Louisville, UK and WKU

Whatever work you need to get done this week, do it on Monday and Tuesday. Starting Wednesday the region becomes mired in Basketball, and Spring, Fever. It’s Christmas all over again for sports bars, and March Madness affects even casual fans, as they try to memorize starting lineups for local teams and figure out where Alcorn State is. So here’s where our teams are playing: Western Kentucky’s first game in the Conference USA Tourney is Wednesday at Birmingham. WKU is the 5th-seed in the 12-team league. The Toppers get Marshall, then would face 4th-seed Alabama-Birmingham Thursday at 6. If WKU…


New Video Showcases All That Is Louisville

Located on the banks of the Ohio River, Louisville is a place that offers the warmth and hospitality of the South, the convenience and ease of the Midwest, and the sophistication and cultural creativity of a major metropolitan location. It’s the birthplace of Muhammad Ali, Diane Sawyer and Jennifer Lawrence. It’s the home of the Louisville Slugger bat, the Kentucky Derby and the Urban Bourbon Trail®. Known as the “Culinary Capital of Bourbon Country®”, it’s a place where chefs are tweaking their New Southern Cuisine by adding bourbon. Louisville has it all, all in one great place – home to…


Cards Travel to Florida State

Courtesy: University of Louisville GAME FACTS – Louisville at Florida State Date: Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. Site: Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Fla. (12,100) Television: ESPN2 – Mike Couzens, play-by-play; LaPhonzo Ellis, analyst. Radio: WKRD (790 AM) Paul Rogers, play-by-play; Doug Ormay, analyst (Sirius 84, XM 84) Series History: Louisville leads 30-9 (17-2 in Louisville, 10-6 in Tallahassee, 3-1 neutral) Last Meeting: Florida State 76, UofL 69 (March 9, 1991 in Roanoke, Va., Metro Conference Tournament Championship) UofL National Ranking: 15th USA Today, 17th Associated Press Officials: Sean Hull, Tony Chiazza, Jerry Heater Next UofL Game: Mar. 4 vs. Notre Dame, KFC Yum! Center, 7 p.m. ET…


Louisville: Let Knowledge Serve the City—the poor need a win-win!

  This testimony is made by Dr. John GilderbloomCell: (502) 608-7567 jgilde02@sprynet.com and Wes Grooms, MUP (and Ph.D. Student) Cell: (202) 549-1779 charlesgrooms@gmail.com as individuals representing themselves and themselves only.   This testimony does not represent the opinion of the University of Louisville or any associated institutions.   We agree with the Council member(s) who have indicated that there will be a boom in local community spending with an additional $86 million in new spending by roughly 65,000 poor residents in Metro Louisville.   We urge you to make use of the highly regarded and award winning local university resources whose first…


The First 99 Most Interesting People in the ‘Ville

Well, the Rusty Satellite Show has almost made it to a major milestone. This week will mark the 52nd episode of the Rusty podcast.  The list below includes politicians, media professionals, lawyers, entrepreneurs, athletes, professors, public officials and a lot of good friends who agreed to help me build this little show. On Father’s Day, it’s also worth mentioning my son, Nick Redding, now living in New Orleans, who came up with the Rusty Satellite moniker many years ago as a middle school student. It’s a great name. I’m trying to make this little show a bit bigger, and one…


Cards Are All Moved in to ACC, and the Going is Getting Tougher

The Louisville Cardinals are just starting to get comfortable in their new Atlantic Coast Conference digs.  The movers have come and gone, and Rick Pitino and Bobby Petrino are giving instructions to the decorators. Things are nicer here, but it’s going to be a lot more work to make everything nice. This week, the Cards’ new league unveiled a new branding video featuring stars and images from the 15-team league, including this image of Rick Pitino. The football schedule features familiar names once considered a rank above Louisville in the NCAA pecking order — Miami, Florida State, North Carolina, Duke…