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When Louisville sophomore guard Kevin Ware went down with a compound fracture to his right leg in the regional finals of the NCAA tournament, it was tough to predict when exactly he’ll be able to return to the court.
A gruesome injury like that will require at least eight months of rehab before Ware can even think about participating in full contact practices. However, Ware is as upbeat as possible about his unfortunate situation.
ESPN’s Dana O’Neil caught up with Ware over the weekend while she was in town for the Kentucky Derby. Ware shared his optimistic approach with her. “I look at it all as motivation,” he tells O’Neil. “You can’t finish until you get started.’’
It almost seems unreal to imagine, but just five weeks after the gruesome injury, Ware is already riding a stationary bike and slowly starting to be able to put pressure on his right leg.
Following the Kentucky Derby, Ware headed back to Georgia for a brief visit and will soon return back to Louisville. Just because he...
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Louisville's Kevin Ware, still on crutches as he nurses his broken leg, was seen makin' it do what it do with Young Jeezy.
Rick Pitino landed this 80-pound white marlin during a fishing trip in the Bahamas. The guy just can't lose right now.
Rick Pitino is just a month removed from winning his first national championship as the Louisville Cardinals head coach and he seems to still be on a hot streak. During his first time marlin fishing with his friends in the Bahamas, he managed to catch an 80-pound marlin. Seems like Rick Pitino and his buddies are just natural born fishermen.
Rick Pitino said he was taking a group...
Yeah, it’s safe to say that it’s a pretty good deal being Rick Pitino. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that it hasn’t been that way for a long time, but fresh off leading the Louisville Cardinals to national championship, the basketball coach apparently hooked and lugged in a monster 80-pound white marlin during a recent fishing expedition in the Bahamas. It’s a good gig...
Our friend Mike Lindsey, better known as @CrumsRevenge, has outdone himself once again. Mike was asked by a close and personal friend of Rick Pitino to put together a highlight mix of Pitino’s tenure here at Louisville. Coach Pitino and his friends got their first glimpse of the montage and I can only assume they were all impressed.
Given that I was only twelve years old when Rick...
One of the top targets for Rick Pitino’s 2014 recruiting class is 6-foot-10, 245-pound forward Trey Lyles.
Pitino had an in home visit the Lyles in late April following Louisville’s national championship. According to Lyles, the visit went great.
At this time, it doesn’t seem like the Indianapolis native has any favorites, but Louisville is definitely in the mix.
Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino’s 2013 has been like Bishop Pickering’s golf roun…
Charlie Strong and the Louisville football program check in at No. 8 in Sports Illustrated’s Post Spring Top 25 rankings. Last week ESPN.com tabbed Louisville No. 4 in their preseason rankings.
I’ve always thought that regardless if they go undefeated or not, Louisville will have a tough time being able to play for a national championship. However, if the rankings from Sports Illustrated and...
Charlie Strong picked up commitment number 11 from the 2014 recruiting class this afternoon.
Jared McCray, a 6-foot-4, 310-pound offensive tackle from Minford, OH., has verbally pledged to become a Cardinal.
Louisville defensive backs coach Tommy Restivo has been recruiting the state of Ohio very hard in the last two weeks. McCray was one of his targets.
Rivals.com ranks McCray as...
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong and his staff continued its recent recruiting success, picking up another commitment on Tuesday afternoon. The Cardinals 11th commitment in the Class of 2014 is Minford, Ohio, offensive lineman Jared McCray. Cardinal Authority has the story: