Posted September 11, 2013 on
University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino is expected back on the recruiting trail on Wednesday. Cardinal Authority has the latest on where the newest Hall of Fame member is expected to visit.

Fan has creepy Rick Pitino tattoo

We’ve seen fans go to some pretty crazy extremes to show support for their beloved teams. One of the most common ways is getting a tattoo. Some recent notables are an Alabama fan’s with a pretty obvious and embarrassing spelling error, an Arkansas fan’s tattoo complete with a razorback dangling an LSU Tiger by the tail, and some Nebraska ink showing support for Jack Hoffman...

Updated Highlights From Pitino’s Newest Commitment, Jaylen Johnson

Rick Pitino received his third commitment from the 2014 class last week when Jaylen Johnson, a 6-foot-9 forward for Ypsilanti, MI., gave Louisville a verbal pledge. Of the three current commitments, Johnson is easily the least known prospect. He didn’t become a top target for the Louisville staff until midway through the summer and isn’t has highly regarded as JaQuan Lyle and...

Stephen Zimmerman after Pitino visit: 'Wow'

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino was in Las Vegas today checking on a couple of prospects, including top junior Stephen Zimmerman. Cardinal Authority has the latest on how the visit with the family went on Wednesday.

Fresh Off Hall of Fame Induction, Rick Pitino Is Eager To Get Back To Work

Rick Pitino could retire right now and go out as one of the best college basketball coaches of all time. In all honesty, Pitino really doesn’t have much left to prove. He just won a national championship, becoming the first to do so with multiple programs and was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame. While some may have expected to the 60-year-old legend to relax a little bit...

Kevin Ware Received Some Good News On Tuesday

According to Louisville Sports Information Director Kenny Klein, junior guard Kevin Ware received some good news regarding his injured leg. Klein reports that Ware is expected to be back on the court and resume full time basketball activities in four weeks. There has been a lot of talk about Louisville’s dynamic backcourt for the 2013-14 season, but Ware’s name is rarely mentioned...

No. 7 Louisville, QB taking advantage WR corps

Cardinals quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is making the most of his bevy of receivers and each week reveals how deep No. 7 Louisville is at the position. The Heisman Trophy candidate already had veterans DeVante Parker, Damian Copeland, Eli Rogers and tight end Ryan Hubbell to throw, but Bridgewater has blended junior Kai De La Cruz and transfers Robert Clark and Gerald Christian...

Teddy Bridgewater Will Return To The Place Where It All Started

On Saturday afternoon, Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will head back to where it all started. Nearly two years ago to the exact day is when the Bridgewater legacy all began. As a true freshman in his third career game, Bridgewater was thrown to the wolves on the road in a rivalry game after starting quarterback Will Stein went down in the first quarter with a shoulder injury...

Quentin Snider Has Committed To Illinois

Just 43 days after de-committing from Louisville, four star point guard Quentin Snider has decided on a new school. Snider committed to the University of Illinois on Thursday afternoon at Ballard High School in front of the media along with his family and friends. It’s still somewhat of a shock to me that Quentin won’t be wearing a Louisville Cardinal uniform in 2014. The Louisville...

Early Analysis: Louisville at Kentucky

No. 7 Louisville (2-0) at Kentucky (1-1) Saturday, 12:00 p.m. EST, ESPN Line: Louisville -13.5 After back-to-back impressive wins at home over Ohio (49-7) and Eastern Kentucky (44-7), Louisville is going on the road for the first time. It’s not too far, though as the Cardinals are heading to Lexington, Ky. In those wins, Louisville’s offense was almost perfect as...

Notable Depth Chart Changes For Louisville Football In Week Three

More often than not, it’s rare to see many notable changes on the Louisville depth chart throughout the season. Sure, there are some minor changes here and there, but usually nothing too surprising. However, as the Louisville football team prepares for the third game of the season, there are a couple of notable changes that caught my attention. Although Senorise Perry is still...

Saturday Will Be A Home Game For Louisville Defensive Tackle Roy Philon

Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals will have their first road test of the 2013 season on Saturday as they travel to Lexington, KY., to take on the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium. The Cardinals will look to keep the Governor’s Cup in the Derby City for the third consecutive year. Although the schedule says this is a road game, it’ll be considered a home game...

Tough talk as UK defenders prepare for Bridgewater

The thing about Teddy Bridgewater is that he has no fear. Watch him get creamed by Florida’s Dominique Easley, surviving a knockout blow on his first play in the Sugar Bowl. Watch him get to his feet and complete a 25-yard pass to Eli Rogers for a first down on the next play. Watch him pick Florida apart. Watch him play with ankle and wrist injuries while leading his University...

There Are A Lot Of Things Better Than Kentucky Football

With just four days until Louisville and Kentucky battle for the Governor’s Cup, rivalry week is now in full effect. Louisville fans hope Charlie Strong and the Cardinals will embarrass their in-state enemy for the second year in a row while Kentucky fans are searching for optimism. While this rivalry in football doesn’t get much respect on the national level, Louisville fans...

UofL’s NCAA floor sales off and running

  The real thing, straight from the Georgia Dome, with sales benefiting Kosair Charities, thanks to Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance: 9 x 12-inch plaque 2013 NCAA® Men’s Championship Basketball Court,  $99.99 11 x x 11-inch plaque, $199.99 18 x 13-inch  plaque, signed by University of Louisville Coach Rick Pitino, $499.99 Available at

Four Star Linebacker Favoring Louisville

As it stands today, Louisville offensive coordinator Shawn Watson is pretty loaded in the backfield. However, when it comes to recruiting, you’re always looking to add continued talent and depth. D’Ernest Johnson, a four star running back from  Immokalee, FL., is currently a top target for Charlie Strong’s staff and apparently the feeling is mutual. Johnson shared this photo...
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