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photo – si.com We here in the home of the Sugar Bowl champs all know and love Teddy Bridgewater, and after Monday’s ESPN’s “Car Wash”( otherwise known as taking someone through the ESPN campus), the nation will find out what makes him so special as well. The festivities begin on the 9:40 am SportsCenter and continues all day long.  Watch and/or set your DVRs accordingly. 9:40am: SportsCenter 10am: Event Photo Shoot 10:30am: First Take 10:50am: PR 11:15am: Digital Media 11:40am: SportsCenter 1:10pm: Highly Questionable 1:40pm: SportsCenter 2:15pm:...Continue reading »

photo – nydailynews.com *Russ Smith completed a successful Four Nations Cup as he led the East Coast All-Stars to a third place finish, scoring 69 points in 3 games *The NCAA will change because the power conferences are forcing it The NCAA’s leadership — the executive committee and the D-I Board — will meet Aug. 8 in Indianapolis and begin discussing models for a drastically different way to govern the 348 schools in the association’s top division. Emmert said he expects significant changes to how the NCAA operates to be adopted within the next...Continue reading »

  From UofL’s SID:   University of Louisville head coach Charlie Strong and four football players will travel to the Hotel Viking in Newport, R.I., on Tuesday, July 30, for the American Athletic Conference Summer Kickoff and Media Day. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, wide receiver Damian Copeland, linebacker Preston Brown and safety Hakeem Smith will be the Louisville players in attendance. Fans will be able to follow all of the day’s events through a broad range of digital coverage. Fans can follow the Cardinals’ experience on social media...Continue reading »

John Wallace, a lone bright spot for UofL special teams   Despite its banner season in 2012, Louisville football didn’t always win big or pretty. There was the near-collapse at home against North Carolina in which the team allowed the Tar Heels to reel off a 27-3 second half run that, if not for Andrew Johnson’s quick hands, would have resulted in one of the biggest comeback wins in recent college football history. The Southern Miss and Florida International games were both played in monsoon conditions so it’s difficult to critique those results...Continue reading »

  The guys brought on Trinity HS standout and future Louisville Reggie Bonnafon, discussed the main points from the Governor’s Cup press conference, and debated the Michael Dyer situation. With Reggie: -What led him to pick Louisville -What player and coach from UofL he stays in contact with the most -Is there another position the coaching staff would like him to play? -What he’s learned from Teddy -How he thinks he’s progressed as a QB LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE *iPod/iPad users, or if you have trouble accessing, you can listen below:   VN:F...Continue reading »

With summer beginning to wind down, basketball recruiting is starting to heat up. Prospects are trimming their lists and scheduling official visits for the fall. At the same time, many recruits are making names for themselves on the summer AAU circuit. This is an important time for Louisville’s staff to focus their manpower to certain prospects and maybe stop recruiting some other prospects. Here are some of the bullet points when it comes to Louisville’s recent recruiting efforts. According to ITV’s Mike Hughes, five-star...Continue reading »

photo – zimbio.com We’ve heard it all too often.  So-and-so “needs another chance” or “he is turning his life around”, but on so many occasions, the young man just doesn’t get and fails to succeed when given every opportunity.  Does the superstar rumored to be headed to Louisville fit that mold, or is he truly a changed man?  Grantland.com goes in-depth about Dyer’s story; the glory, the suspensions, and the path to redemption.  He met Fitz Hill, a former college coach at San Jose State, now turned president of Arkansas...Continue reading »

photo – sportslogos.net In January, it was reported that the ACC and the Big 12 were discussing a possible scheduling alliance. Now, according to CBSSports.com’s Jeremy Fowler, the two conferences continue to have discussions but the alliance remains in the exploratory phase. Six months later, the alliance is still in the exploratory phase. An ACC source filled me in and told me: – Both conferences met in May on the issue, but an alliance is not considered a priority at the moment. The term “back-burner” was used. – One working concept...Continue reading »

(photo – Sports Illustrated) The experience is there. The depth is there. The talent is there. The tissue-soft schedule combined with a top 10-15 ranking is there. So why is Louisville head coach Charlie Strong doing all he can to temper fan expectations for his team entering the 2014 season? As Courier-Journal columnist Tim Sullivan wrote today, Strong addressed these lofty expectations at the Governor’s Cup Luncheon yesterday, and he was not exactly adding fuel to the fire. In fact, it could be argued that he was not only trying to hit the brakes, but put...Continue reading »

photo – zimbio.com Louisville Slugger has the same bat Coach P gave President Obama commemorating the Cards’ national title for sale on their website.  What better way to celebrate the hometown team’s championship than with our hometown’s historic bat?  This is just as perfect for Cards fans living across the country and the world. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 9.0/10 (4 votes cast)...