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Äæåê Ðè÷åð In an interview late Wednesday night conducted with college basketball writer Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com on his SiriusXM radio show, Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino discussed the hype surrounding the upcoming season, his son Richard and his new job at Florida International, and even reciprocated the praise Kentucky coach John Calipari gave...Continue reading »

On Saturday morning at the early playing hour of 11:00 am, the Louisville Cardinals football team will take the field against the Pittsburgh Panthers hoping to do something they have not done since October 27, 2007: beat them. That was then-head coach Steve Kragthorpe’s very forgettable first year on the job where the team still had talents like Brian Brohm, Harry...Continue reading »

It was announced today on the official team website that former Louisville wide receiver/return specialist has signed a contract with the Kentucky Xtreme of the Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL). He joins fiver other former Cards on the team in LB Stephen Garr, S Richard Raglin, DB Lenny Pitters, and S Jonathan Russell. This will be the Xtreme’s inaugural...Continue reading »

This Saturday, October 6th at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, the 3rd annual Climb Strong fundraiser will take place, organized by the Kentucky/West Virginia chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The mission is to raise money to conduct research in order to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis, a life-threatening disease that causes thick mucous to build up in the...Continue reading »

Louisville head football coach Charlie Strong appeared as a guest on the Jim Rome Show this afternoon, and among the issues brought up was the ongoing rumor of the coach leaving for Arkansas after this season. The move has been suggested by everyone from hopeful UK fans to well-regarded sports media professionals like ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit and CBS’ Bruce...Continue reading »

Andrea Adelson, the Big East Blogger for ESPN.com, wrote a spot-on piece today on the misconceptions about the Big East. The league is supposed to be “dead.” West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck called the conference a “sinking ship.” Four teams (if you include TCU) have decided to leave the conference, and the Big East was completely tossed...Continue reading »

-Before starting on any game or player analysis, I’m going to take this moment to say this to networks like CBS Sports Network, ESPN3, and College Sports TV: do your freaking homework, people. Know who the head coach of a team is. When it happens once, it can be laughed off as just a goof. When it happens multiple times, it is pathetic. Kenny Carter is not Charlie...Continue reading »

Mike Marra, the senior shooting guard from Rhode Island who Louisville coach Rick Pitino once called the greatest high school shooter he had ever seen, re-tore his ACL this past week and his season and basketball playing career is over. According to Pitino, the injury took place literally within the first 10 minutes of practice on a simple pivot move. Marra has been a...Continue reading »

After winning the job of backup running back during training camp, New York Jets RB Bilal Powell has shown in the last two weeks he is not taking the opportunity for granted. In those games, against the Pittsburgh Steelers in week 2 and the Miami Dolphins this past week, Powell has shown why the Jets staff is high on him as he outperformed starter Shonn Greene in both...Continue reading »

Former Louisville star Terrence Williams is finally out of free agent limbo…for now at least. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Williams has agreed to a training camp contract with the Detroit Pistons. Free agent guard Terrence Williams has agreed to a training camp contract with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Y! Sports. — Adrian...Continue reading »

After securing a verbal commitment from highly touted Junior College point guard Chris Jones on Monday, Louisville coach Rick Pitino, who turned 60 years old Tuesday, received a pleasant belated birthday gift Wednesday when top 100 power forward Akoy Agau called to inform him he would be accepting the coach’s scholarship offer and will be playing for Louisville...Continue reading »

Darius Ashley was once regarded as one of the top college running backs prospects in the country. He was a star player for the nation’s top-ranked high school team, Cincinnati St. Xavier. He was listed as the 17th best all-purpose back in the class of 2008 (a 3-star recruit) by Rivals.com and claims he had close to 50 scholarship offers. He appeared to have an incredibly...Continue reading »

Well, that was…interesting. This was definitely a game of two halves. The first half, the Cards looked like a legitimate t0p 15 team that was clicking on all cylinders. The second half was maybe one of the worst halves I have seen from a Cardinal football team in years. It was mind boggling just how much the Cards imploded in the second half. The lesson here is...Continue reading »