Found April 09, 2012 on Louisville Card Game:
The word from Charlie Strong’s office is that the local media is banned for the remainder of the University of Louisville football’s spring practice sessions.Is the coach miffed about all the basketball coverage in recent weeks that forced football to a couple of paragraphs deep inside the Courier-Journal? One shouldn’t be surprised. The Courier-Journal seems to have plenty of ink and personnel for basketball. Kentucky teams advancing into the NCAA Final Four were accompanied by WAR-sized headlines on the front page, sports sections and special sections. This from a publication shrinking in terms of number of pages, stretching the newspaper’s resources to the limit.While he no doubt recognizes the significant of the Final Four, Strong has to wonder about the over-the-top coverage. He came to Louisville from Florida where football never ever takes a back seat to basketball. There are only four states in the union where that could happen — Kentucky, Indiana, Kansas and North Carolina ...

Charlie Strong Bans Local Media... For Now...

((HT: WHAS-TV Louisville))The head football coach at the University of Louisville is a little pissed off right now, because of things like this... Charlie Strong has banned all local media from spring practice because of the extreme lack of coverage the team received during the above events...Wonder what Strong is going to do on the 17th when the school has their congratulations...

The Louisville Football Program Has Banned Local TV Stations From Covering The Team

The Louisville Football program has reportedly banned all of the local mainstream media from covering the team for the time being. According to a few of the local sports reporters, Charlie Strong and company felt that there was not enough coverage of his team during the spring practices. With both the Louisville and Kentucky basketball programs making it to the Final Four, there...

Charlie Strong's local media ban is unlikely to help his cause

At some universities, teams and coaches take pride in each other's accomplishments, whether that's through showing up to other teams' games, doing cross-promotional events or just saying nice things about coworkers and letting them have the spotlight when it's their turn. That doesn't seem to be the case at the University of Louisville, where football coach...

Lets Pack Papa On Saturday For The Spring Game

The University of Louisville Football program will hold its annual Red/White Spring Game this Saturday afternoon at 1:00pm at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium.  Admission is free and open to the public.  Parking lots will open at 8am for tailgating and gates to the stadium will open at 12:00noon.  There is not always a lot to learn from the Spring Game but you do get a little...

TV Time Set For 2012 Governors Cup Battle

The annual battle for the Governors Cup between Louisville and Kentucky will be played on Sunday Sept. 2nd at 3:30 on ESPN. Charlie Strong tweeted the breaking information earlier this afternoon.   UK leads the overall series 14-10 and has won four of the last five. Louisville’s 24-17 win against Kentucky at Commonwealth Stadium last year brought the Governors Cup back to Louisville...

Towbridge favors Louisville

Keith Browbridge visited Louisville and Cincinnati this week. Though the 6'5, 245 pound tight end from Toledo (OH) Central Catholic, was impressed with the Bearcats, Charlie Strong's Cardinals are the team to beat for his services.

Reminder: Spring Football Game Is This Saturday – Get On The Train!

We’re now just 69 hours away from the kick-off of the 2012 Louisville Football Spring Game. The forecast for Saturday afternoon is clear skies, sunshine, and a high of 79 degrees. We haven’t had that type of weather for a spring game in a very long time. I can’t stress enough how important it is that we pack Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Not only because...
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