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Five to Enter LouisvilleKY’s Athletics Hall of Fame

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Five outstanding individuals will be inducted into the University of Louisville Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 2, in the Brown & Williamson Club of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The impressive list consists of Keola Calderon, a member of the Cardinals’ initial softball class who was honored on the Conference USA All-Decade team; Sharon Bellamy Richardson, UofL’s ninth-leading career scorer who helped the Cardinals’ women’s basketball team reach three NCAA Tournament appearances; Adrian Cann, an All-America soccer defender who was twice named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year; Reece Gaines, an All-American men’s basketball player for the Cardinals who…


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Five to Enter Prestigious UofL Athletics Hall of Fame in LouisvilleKY

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Five outstanding individuals will be inducted into the University of Louisville Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 2, in the Brown & Williamson Club of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The impressive list consists of Keola Calderon, a member of the Cardinals’ initial softball class who was honored on the Conference USA All-Decade team; Sharon Bellamy Richardson, UofL’s ninth-leading career scorer who helped the Cardinals’ women’s basketball team reach three NCAA Tournament appearances; Adrian Cann, an All-America soccer defender who was twice named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year; Reece Gaines, an All-American men’s basketball player for the Cardinals who is…


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Taylor Swift is coming to LouisvilleKY

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  –The first round of dates for Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour were announced this morning just days after the ten-time GRAMMY winner performed “…Ready For It?” and “Call It What You Want” from the unanimously critically-acclaimed album, reputation, on “Saturday Night Live.” Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour will be produced and promoted by the Messina Touring Group (MTG) and AEG Presents in North America, and Live Nation overseas, and kicks off on May 8, 2018 in Arizona. Tickets for the North American leg will go on-sale to the general-public on December 13th. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance of the public on-sale in…


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LouisvilleKY’s Unitas Statue Placed on Stadium Terrace

Photos from GoCards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The statue of former University of Louisville quarterback Johnny Unitas will continue to overlook the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium field, albeit from a different location.   The statue, which has been a focal point in the north end zone at field level since the stadium opened in 1998, had to be relocated with the “Coming Full Circle” stadium expansion that will add 10,000 chairback seats, dramatically enhance the football complex, and create a unique look in the end zone.   The statue’s new perch on the Norton Terrace at the elevated south end of the…


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UofL Adds Clear Bag Policy, Magnetic Wanding at LouisvilleKY Football Games

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In the interest of augmenting existing security measures at football games at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, University of Louisville Athletics will implement new security measures, including magnetic wanding at all entry gates and restricting the size and type of bag that may be carried into the stadium for home football games and concerts moving forward.   Fans are encouraged to enter the stadium early, as magnetic wanding will be added to the entry process for all patrons at all gates on game days.  Upon entering the queue at the stadium gates, fans will be asked…


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Fundraising Efforts Accelerate LouisvilleKY Football Expansion Projects

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s Cardinal Athletic Fund (CAF) has accelerated the completion of a $63-million project for Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and the Howard Schnellenberger Complex. With the aid of the football team’s successful 2016 season that saw the school’s highest finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference, a trip to the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, a top-20 ranking, and its first Heisman Trophy winner, the Louisville Athletics department has realized overwhelming fundraising success. Originally scheduled for completion for the 2019 football season, the new expansion will be ready for opening in 2018. The expedited schedule is…


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LouisvilleKY College Football looks to next season

From GoCards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the 2017 football schedule for all 14 ACC teams on Tuesday afternoon, and the Cardinals open next year’s conference slate on the road against North Carolina on Sept. 9. As previously announced, Louisville commences the season against Purdue on Sept. 2 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. It will be the first meeting against the Boilermakers since 1987, and the second time in three years that the Cards begin the season with a neutral-site game. The Cards opened the 2015 campaign in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta, Ga. Other…


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LouisvilleKY Icons to glow red for Cards

TWIN SPIRES TO GLOW RED IN SUPPORT OF UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE FOOTBALL TEAM LOUSIVLLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016) – The iconic Twin Spires of Churchill Downs Racetrack will be cast in a red glow Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night in support of its neighboring 10th-ranked University of Louisville football team who battles second-ranked Florida State on Saturday at noon (all times Eastern) in a nationally-televised ACC showdown at nearby Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Churchill Downs opens its 11-day September Meet on Friday at 12:45 p.m. with a 10-race program that could draw plenty of out-of-town visitors. With the big…


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Get ready LouisvilleKY! Cards football is about to begin

What’s New at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in 2016 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville football fans attending the Cardinals’ Sept. 1 opening game against Charlotte will notice several new features that are designed to aid location services and provide added customer service throughout the upcoming season.   New 15-foot-tall sign towers located throughout the parking lots will provide game day information, maps, directional information, tailgating policies and stadium prohibited items.  Once inside the stadium gates, fans will see new “You Are Here” maps throughout the stadium to provide guests with location references.  New wayfinding signage throughout the stadium is…


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Cardinals Celebrate new LouisvilleKY Thorntons Center of Excellence Grand Opening

  Photos by Michelle Hutchins via www.gocards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its Thorntons Academic Center of Excellence, an impressive space for its student-athletes which is located beneath the Norton Terrace at the south end of the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.   “It may be the finest facility that we’ve built and certainly one of the most important projects we’ve taken on during my time at Louisville,” said Tom Jurich, Vice President and Director of Athletics.  “It’s a student-first building that touches all 23 of our sports programs.  We sincerely appreciate…