Muhammad Ali’s funeral procession and memorial shared something in common with most of his professional fights — they started late and were well worth the wait. Friday’s celebration of Ali’s life began with tens of thousands of people cheering the funeral procession as it traveled along 19 miles of Louisville streets and highways toward a private family funeral at Cave Hill Cemetery. Later, 15,000 people packed the KFC Yum! Center for a memorial service. Millions more across the globe watched on television. What...Continue reading »
As expected, UofL superstars OF Corey Ray and P Zack Burdi were taken in the first round of the MLB Draft. Ray became UofL’s highest drafted player in school history as Milwaukee Brewers the took him with the 5th pick overall. Burdi was the next Cardinal to hear his named called as the Chicago White Sox selected him with the 26th pick in the first round. The standout closer who consistently hits 100+ MPH could very well be in the majors by season’s end. C Will Smith, whose draft stock sky rocketed over the last couple of...Continue reading »
Our music man Ken Harbison tweeted this out and it’s perfect for today. LSL’s thoughts and prayers are with the Ali family today as we all celebrate and remember his life. I AM LOUISVILLE……. #ALI pic.twitter.com/8rZtBJpcxw — Ken Harbison (@KenHarbison2) June 9, 2016 VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...
David Teel is likely the most respected – and plugged in – reporter within the ACC’s footprint. So when he pens an article dealing with the league hypotheticals, it’s wise to pay close attention. This is the case with his latest piece when brings to potential scenario of the ACC increasing the number of conference games the league plays from eight to nine. He outlines his opinion here. As the ACC and ESPN envision the technology, finances and scope of their future partnership, one word or concept is...Continue reading »
The guys shared their views on Muhammad Ali and took calls from fans remembering him. We also played the “Louisville is the greatest” clip that we want to be included in pregame intros from here on out at UofL sporting events. Also, Portland (Or.) Sports Business Journal’s Matthew Kish joined the program to discuss the apparel side of things with adidas, Nike, and Under Armour and shared his thoughts on the UofL program when it comes up for renewal. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...
LSL comes your way today at 6:00 on 93.9 The Ville. We’ll talk some Ali-Louisville stories, UofL baseball, and apparel deals with Portland Sports Business Journal’s Matthew Kish. We’ll also do our best to rely the info to UofL that you want the Ali “Louisville is the greatest” clip included in UofL pregame introductions. As always we want you to be a part of the show, so hit us up at 815-0939 and on twitter @LvilleSprtsLive. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...
Currently projected to go 38th overall to the Milwaukee Bucks, Draft Express released their scouting video on the former Cardinal. Breaking down the strengths and weaknesses of 19-year-old Louisville big man Chinanu Onuaku https://t.co/cudxsgCLfG pic.twitter.com/cKuofgJii3 — Mike Schmitz (@Mike_Schmitz) June 4, 2016 Here he is after working out for the Raptors. Wednesday Pre-Draft Workouts powered by @IBMCanada. Chinanu Onuaku: https://t.co/Td3S1pDtaS pic.twitter.com/paggO4UP7a — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) June 8, 2016 Damion...Continue reading »
When we asked the question to the fans regarding the Ali “Louisville is the greatest” clip being played at the pregame intros, we knew the answer. It was more about seeing the responses from UofL fans – and they came to us fast and furious. This 14-second clip is certain to give you chills and fire you up all the same. It’s perfect for an intro at a UofL sporting event. Take a look….(click on the tweet below to see the responses) VOTE: Should #UofL include this as part of a pregame intro in football and...Continue reading »
Louisville coach Bobby Petrino has hit the QB recruiting jackpot two classes in a row by landing both Lamar Jackson and Jawon Pass, and he is off to a good start with the class of 2017. Talented athlete Malik Cunningham has been committed to the Cards since April, and this coming weekend, Petrino will be welcoming another top target in Glades Central (FL) signal caller James Blackman. Blackman, a three-star prospect, is regarded as the 32nd best pro-style QB in the class of 2017 and the third-best in the state of Florida, according...Continue reading »
Louisville lost its lone running back commitment for the class of 2017 Sunday when #1 rated JUCO back Octavius Matthews flipped to Auburn, but the Cards are still in favorable position with multiple upper-tier backs at the high school level, including one who was in town over the weekend. Jamari Peacock, a bruising 6-1, 230 lb. back out of Yulee, FL camped at Louisville this past weekend and left feeling very comfortable with the program. “It was really fun,” said Peacock, regarded as a three-star prospect and the 37th...Continue reading »
A 74-year old former boxing champion left this earthly world late Friday night, but make no mistake about it, Muhammad Ali did not die. His name, his legacy, his image, and his accomplishments can never die. There is a line from the 1993 family movie The Sandlot in which New York Yankees’ legend Babe Ruth says, “There’s heroes and there’s legends. Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.” No quote more accurately defines the legacy of Ali. He was, and is, a legend among legends. He is widely regarded as...Continue reading »
6'5" 295-Pound JUCO Offensive Lineman Joey Palmer (@BlackTheMighty) Commits To Louisville Football #GoCards pic.twitter.com/KoD3MjXU8E — Louisville Fan Base (@UofLFanBASE) June 3, 2016 Blessed to say I'm committing to the University of Louisville!! I'll be putting on for the 'VILLE 🐔🐔 #L1C4 #GoCards pic.twitter.com/m4n8kbxViC — Rodney Owens Jr (@_IAmRod) June 2, 2016 6'7" 240-Pound Tight End Kemari Averett (@solid_mari) Commits To Louisville Football #GoCards pic.twitter.com/dToe9C2n2k —...Continue reading »
The Breakdown – Louisville Regional The Schedule: Friday June 3rd 2PM – Game 1 | Wright St Vs. Ohio St 6PM – Game 2 | Louisville Vs. Western Michigan Saturday June 4th 12PM – Game 3| Game 1 Loser Vs. Game 2 Loser 4PM – Game 4 | Game 1 Winner Vs. Game 2 Winner Sunday June 5th 12PM – Game 5 | Game 3 Winner Vs. Game 4 Loser 4PM – Game 6 | Game 4 Winner Vs. Game 5 Winner Monday June 6th (If Necessary) TBA – Game 7 | Game 6 Loser Vs. Game 6 Winner It seems like a...Continue reading »