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For once, ESPN might have gotten something right. Over the last week the four letter network has counted down the top 50 college basketball programs of the last 50 years, and today Louisville checks in at #6 overall. Exactly right in my opinion. In fact, although they’ve been largely irrelevant over the last decade, I wouldn’t even really be mad if the Cards...Continue reading »

By this point, we’ve pretty much seen every major 2012 college football preseason prediction / poll. We’ve seen the Cards land as high as #14 in one particularly intelligent sports writer’s poll. And we’ve seen them not ranked in several and at #25 in the first official AP poll. But until today we hadn’t seen Louisville native and Yahoo Sports...Continue reading »

Yesterday, CBSSports.com released bowl projections for each Big East team with postseason expectations. The projections are based off of BCS expert Jerry Palm’s computer formula in which he ranked every FBS team (the Cards came in at #29). The projection for Louisville will likely be received by fans with a lot of excitement and quite a bit of anxiety as well....Continue reading »

Without a doubt, the first priority for the Big East to improve their national image is to win their out-of-conference games against other teams from BCS leagues.  Teams from the Big East will have several chances to do just that in the 2012 season.  Here’s how LSL predicts it will go: Louisville: (2-0) Wins against Kentucky (SEC) and North Carolina (ACC) Cincinnati:...Continue reading »

During Thusday’s stop on the Cardinal Caravan tour at Captain’s Quarters, Louisville Athletic Director Tom Jurich addressed a crowd of U of L fans as stormy weather seemed immenent with dark clouds, lightning and thunder overhead. The storm never did come during the event, but Jurich caused a bit of a storm himself with his comments to the fans regarding...Continue reading »

This is what Brian Ethridge, a Baylor sports writer, is reporting about the agreed upon bowl game between the SEC and the Big XII. Champions Bowl contract requires both conferences to have a CCG — Brian Ethridge (@TruthOrBear247) July 20, 2012   This is an interesting situation, to say the least. The SEC has 14 teams. They are good to go. A conference needs 12...Continue reading »

Right now is that time of year we are all in college sports limbo. Basketball ended months ago, and football is still over a month away. It is a dead period for fans itching for news on their favorite college teams and players. Louisville fans are no exception, especially since we have so much to look forward to. We try to find news when we can, and recruiting and practice...Continue reading »

As a general rule of thumb, I typically don’t put too much stock in the whole “package deal” scenario when it comes to recruiting. For every instance in which it’s actually happened, there’s 2 or 3 other scenarios in which it hasn’t. Nonetheless, it doesn’t make the current Cat Barber – Troy Wiliiams situation any less intriguing....Continue reading »

As a player who has already received what seems to be a lifetime supply of second chances, former Louisville basketball player Derrick Caracter is getting yet another one. Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog.com posted a story today about Caracter’s intended journey back to the NBA, starting out by playing for the Atlanta Hawks summer league team along with former Louisville...Continue reading »