Found August 29, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
It was reported yesterday that former Louisville forward Rakeem Buckles was denied a waiver from the NCAA and will not be allowed play for Minnesota this season. Buckles transferred to FIU following the 2012 season and sat out this past year due to both the NCAA’s transfer rule and he was rehabbing his second torn ACL. In early April, Richard Pitino left FIU after just one season to take the head coaching job at Minnesota. Shortly after Pitino’s departure, it was announced that FIU will not be able to compete in the post-season in 2014, due to APR issues with the NCAA. This led to Buckles following Richard Pitino to Minnesota where he was expected to receive a waiver, due to FIU’s post season ban. Unfortunately, the NCAA decided against that and Rick Pitino isn’t happy about it. “I’m just blown away by it. It makes no sense. It’s amazing the NCAA can do this,” Pitino told Jeff Goodman of “He’s a model student-athlete who had a 3.2 GPA when he left Louisville. He just wants...

Rick Pitino now driving a $450,000 Lexus LFA

If you’re in Louisville, be on the lookout for a $450,000 white Lexus LFA sports car. It’s Rick Pitino. That number comes from…

Rick Pitino drives a $450,000 Lexus

Earlier this year, Louisville Cardinals college basketball coach Rick Pitino won his second National Championship, earning himself a $425,000 bonus to go along with his $5.7 annual salary. When you see that kind of bonus income head your way, you’re able to splurge a little and buy something very nice for yourself. Pitino apparently did just that, as he’s proud owner of a brand...

Louisville adds Turner to staff

Wayne Turner is reuniting with Louisville coach Rick Pitino, joining the defending national champions as an assistant. Turner will live with the players while helping coaches with game preparation, scouting and recruiting. Pitino said in a statement there's ''no better person to do that.'' Turner worked on current Kentucky coach John Calipari's staff in 2010...

Photo: Teddy Bridgewater cozies up to teddy bear for magazine cover

Superstar Louisville Cardinals quarterback Teddy Bridgewater gets lovey-dovey with a teddy bear for a magazine cover photo.

Wayne Turner joins UofL basketball staff

Rick Pitino has announced former Kentucky star Wayne Turner has joined the Louisville coaching staff as a graduate assistant. Turner now joins former UK players Walter McCarty and Ron Mercer who have spent time on Pitino’s staff at UofL. Here is the official press release from UofL, per Wayne Turner, who was a member of two collegiate national championship teams and...

Louisville fan dedicates lawn to Cardinals football

This particular Louisville Cardinals fan decided to dedicate his lawn to the Cardinals football team and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.  Despite the state bleeding blue for Kentucky Wildcats basketball this fan decided to paint “State of Louisville” in his outline of the state on the lawn.  Definitely have to give the creator some major props for this creation, doing something...

Peyton Siva Says This Year’s Louisville Team Could Be Better Than The 2013 Title Team

Jeff Goodman of ESPN recently caught up with former Cardinal and current Detroit Piston Peyton Siva to talk about next year’s Louisville team. The same day that Lindy’s Sports snubbed the Cards, ranking them No. 7 in their preseason poll, Siva made some pretty strong comments about the 2013-14 team. “They really aren’t missing anything,” Siva tells Goodman. “People haven’t...

Louisville women to play 23 hoops games on TV

The defending NCAA Tournament runner-up University of Louisville Cardinals released the new schedule for this season on Wednesday. The Cardinals will play 23 games on television and 10 games on national TV.

Lorenzo Mauldin Says He Won’t Be Driving A Moped Anytime Soon

“I feel more lucky than anybody on this earth to be honest,” Lorenzo Mauldin told the media following the Louisville football team’s practice on Wednesday night. Mauldin was the victim of a hit & run accident on Tuesday morning and spent the night in the hospital. Fortunately, it appears that Mauldin is fine, other than being a little sore. “Right now, I want to thank...

Auburn To Face Louisville To Open 2015

Auburn will face the Louisville Cardinals to open the 2015 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta.

Louisville DE Lorenzo Mauldin hospitalized from hit-and-run on moped

While riding home on his moped, Louisville Cardinals defensive end Lorenzo Mauldin was hit by a sedan, which quickly left the scene, according to University spokesman John Drees.

Report: Louisville, Auburn To Play in 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

While the 2013 college football season is just getting underway, programs are always looking to the future. Today, it was announced that the 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game will feature the Louisville Cardinals and Auburn Tigers.   The Chick-fil-A game looks to be one of the premiere opening weekend events each season. Louisville’s 2015 non-conference schedule now includes Auburn...

BJ Dubose Back On Track & Ready To Contribute

With Louisville junior defensive end Lorenzo Mauldin’s status uncertain for Louisville’s season opener against Ohio on Saturday, one of the questions floating around the football facility this week was who would step in if Mauldin can’t play. It took Charlie Strong less than a second to answer the question. It’s BJ Dubose. At this time last year, Dubose was expected to be...

Louisville Football Will Open The 2015 Season Against Auburn In The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

The University of Louisville’s football program announced on Thursday afternoon that they will open the 2015 season against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. The game will take place on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. “The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game has an outstanding tradition of putting together great match-ups, and facing Auburn in this type of event...

Mauldin: Lots of 'prayers have been answered'

University of Louisville defensive end Lorenzo Mauldin was back with the football team on Wednesday night, one day after he was a victim in a hit-and-run accident while riding his moped. Mauldin talked about the accident, his health and if he will try to play in Sunday’s opener against Ohio University
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