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The amazing recovery of Louisville forward Kevin Ware continues. Ware, who broke his leg in March in one of the most gruesome injuries you’ll ever see, is already back dunking on the basketball court. Junior college transfer Chris Jones snapped video, which was tweeted out first by The Cardinal Connect. Ware isn’t expected to play during the fall semester, according to coach Rick Pitino, but his recovery has still been beyond impressive.
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Rick Pitino's Louisville Cardinals found a rallying cry during last season's NCAA Tournament when key reserve Kevin Ware fractured his right leg in the Elite Eight matchup against the Duke Blue Devils the slogan "Win For Ware" spread through the team's fanbase as the team made its run through the Final Four.
When the Cards captured the title, the basket was...
In what will most undoubtedly be the best comeback story of this year, Louisville’s Kevin Ware is not only back on the court but is also dunking. Ware suffered his season ending gruesome leg injury on March 31st of this year, and his rehab seems to be going better than anyone expected. It is hard not to be rooting for the young man.
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We all remember the injury — during Louisville’s Elite Eight matchup against Duke in March, Kevin Ware went out to contest a three-pointer and landed awkwardly. The result was Ware’s shin bone “fully protruding” from his leg, in what ended up indeed being a compound fracture of his leg.
The injury was tough on Ware’s teammates — some were seen crying after the incident...
Kevin Ware acknowledged the long road ahead of him after the gruesome injury he suffered in the NCAA Tournament. And now we finally get to see a sign of Ware’s progress along that long road.
The Cardinal Connect has provided video of Ware dunking with two hands on Monday. Which means things are on the up and up for Ware.
Adidas and Louisville are looking to profit...
Most believed Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware might not ever walk again. However, he is already dunking after horrifically breaking his leg last season.
Tweet There was an unreal amount of support for Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware after he suffered one of the most gruesome leg injuries in the history of nationally televised sporting events while playing in the NCAA Tournament. I have no idea whether or not it was the prayers, support, or just Ware’s work-ethic, but […]
Just six months after his devastating injury during the NCAA tournament, Louisville’s SG Kevin Ware is back, and dunking the basketball. Safe to say everyone is happy to see Ware recovering. With Ware and the return of Russ Smith, the Cards have a preseason Top 3 team.
With Rick Pitino losing commitments from two of the top point guards in the 2014 class in a matter of six weeks, some are speculating that Pitino and his staff will start to target other available guards. One name in particular that has been mentioned is Isaiah Whitehead, a 6-foot-4 scoring guard from Brooklyn, N.Y.
Whitehead had been a Louisville target for quite some time, but...
When it comes to Rick Pitino’s 2014 class, one thing we know is that the recently inducted hall-of-famer is desperately looking for a center.
With the recent decommitment from five star guard JaQuan Lyle, Louisville currently has two commitments. Four star guard Shaqquan Aaron and four star forward Jaylen Johnson.
The Louisville staff has actively pursued multiple centers in the...
On Friday evening, Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino unexpectedly lost a commitment from on his top recruits. JaQuan Lyle, a five star guard informed the coaching staff via phone on Friday evening that he was de-committing from the Louisville program.
Lyle gave Louisville a verbal pledge in July and was the highest ranked recruit to commit to Louisville since Samardo Samuels...
After a slow start the Louisville Cardinals defeat Kentucky and hold on to the Governors Cup. Teddy Bridgewater and DeVonte Parker connected in the end zone to give Louisville their first touchdown of the game. Senorise Perry punched in two more touchdowns while rushing for 100 yards.
Behind the coaching of Charlie Strong and the elite quarterbacking of Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville has emerged from the shadows of a feeble American Athletic Conference and propelled itself into the national spotlight.
Sitting at 3-0, the seventh-ranked Cardinals have gained recognition from across the nation as a potential contender for the 2013 BCS National championship.
Louisville junior defense end Lorenzo Mauldin has been named American Athletic Conference defensive player of the week. This is the second consecutive week that a Louisville Cardinal has won the honor. Junior safety Calvin Pryor collected the award last week.
American Conference Weekly Honors
Offensive: UCF QB Blake Bortles
Defensive: Louisville DE Lorenzo Mauldin
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Linebacker James Burgess showed up for Monday’s press conference wearing a T-shirt from his high school years with the Homestead Broncos in Miami.
On back of the shirt is an outline of four fingers with the words: Broncos, Dictate, Intimidate and Dominate.
Not surprising, given the genuflection for football in south Florida...
With three games and three wins, the Louisville football program will now prepare for week four as they host Florida International. The Panthers came into Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and pulled off the upset two years ago, however things haven’t exactly gone well for the FIU program since that win in 2011.
Louisville has opened up as a 41-point favorite over the struggling...