LOUISVILLE CARDINALS NEWS

Brendan McKay to start game one of the College World Series for Louisville

I’m down with it. Dan McDonnell announced Friday that he will give the ball to near-consensus national Player of the Year Brendan McKay (10-3, 2.34 ERA) for Louisville’s College World Series opener against Texas A&M on Sunday. McDonnell had gone with junior Kade McClure (8-3, 3.43 ERA) for U of L’s first game in both the regional and super regional round, but on the sport’s...
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June 16, 2017

Louisville coach Rick Pitino says he lost a 'lot of faith' in NCAA after 'unjust' penalties in escort investigation.

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June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisville basketball sanctions: five-game suspension for Rick Pitino, possible vacated title?

The NCAA has announced sanctions against the Louisville Cardinals for former director of basketball operations Andre McGee’s role in arranging sex and striptease performances for recruits, and they include a five-game suspension for head coach Rick Pitino for failure to monitor McGee’s activities. They also include “vacation of basketball records in which student-athletes competed...
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June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

NCAA suspends Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for 5 ACC games following sex scandal investigation

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June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisville to start charging for home baseball games in 2018

Free baseball at Jim Patterson was fun while it lasted. It was fun while it lasted, but I think we all knew this day was coming at some point. From U of L: The University of Louisville athletics department is committed to providing the best fans with the best college baseball experience. With unprecedented access to the nationally-ranked Cardinals, UofL will introduce reserved...
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June 14, 2017

Louisville Football Recruiting: Antar Thompson and Jared Goldwire Commit

Louisville met its immediate need at defensive tackle by securing commitments from two of the better defensive tackle prospects in the country. As we mentioned in the post reporting Dejmi Dumervil Jean’s commitment earlier today, interior defensive line is Louisville’s biggest area of need for the 2018 recruiting cycle. It’s not a position of need anymore. Not with the afternoon...
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June 11, 2017

WATCH: BSB: NCAA Super Regional Clinching Press Conference Highlights

Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell and players Brendan McKay, Drew Ellis and Logan Taylor met with the media on Saturday to recap the 6-2 victory over UK to clinch the fourth College World Series berth in program history for the Cardinals.
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June 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisville’s celebration fail saw the Cardinals prematurely charge the field

The Louisville Cardinals’ baseball team had a bit of a premature celebration Saturday in the second game of their NCAA super regional series against the Kentucky Wildcats. Thanks to a 5-2 win Friday in the opening game of the best-of-three series, the Cardinals were in strong position heading into this one, and up 6-2 in the bottom of the ninth with two outs, they were quite set...
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June 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisville has unfinished business on fourth trip to Omaha

Post from: Brendan McKay was having a tough time controlling his emotions, tearing up when he left the mound of the deciding game in the Super Regional. Wiping his eyes with his gloved hand, knowing it was his last home game. The University of Louisville left hander had divvied up eight hits to a powerful Kentucky offense through two outs in the seventh inning. Runners on first...
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June 10, 2017

Louisville sweeps Kentucky, punches ticket to College World Series

OMAHA! For the fourth time in program history, the Louisville baseball team is headed to Omaha for the College World Series. All trips to the mecca of college baseball are special, but it’s just a little bit sweeter when the ride comes at the expense of your arch-rival. Such is the case for U of L, which wrapped up a super regional sweep of Kentucky with a 6-2 victory Saturday...
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June 10, 2017

Record 6,235 see Louisville advance in Super Regional

Post from: The scary thing about playing the Kentucky baseball team is that five UK players are hitting .326 and better. The leadoff batter Tristan Pompey at 364, followed by Evan White at 370 and Zach Reks at 354. Intimidating on paper and in person. One wonders how have they could have lost 22 games. If the University of Louisville pitcher gets off to a shaky start, the Cardinals would...
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June 09, 2017

Louisville takes game one from Kentucky, 5-2

One down, one to go. Game one of the highly-anticipated super regional series between Louisville and Kentucky went just about as well as it possibly could have for the Cardinals. U of L’s pitching combination of starter Kade McClure and relievers Adam Wolf and Lincoln Henzman combined to allow just seven Kentucky hits in a 5-2 Cardinal victory. The trio had a shutout working...
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June 09, 2017

The Louisville-Kentucky super regional is sold out

Congrats to all those who got their tickets early. Before some even knew the series was taking place, tickets to this weekend’s super regional featuring Louisville and Kentucky at Jim Patterson Stadium were sold out. U of L announced last night — before Kentucky had defeated NC State to claim the Lexington regional title — that all chairback seats for the series had already...
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June 06, 2017

Louisville baseball headed to 5th straight super regional

Three down, two more to Omaha. Via a 8-7 win over Xavier Sunday night, the Louisville baseball is headed to its fifth consecutive super regional, the longest such streak in the country. The Cardinals took the lead away from the Musketeers on three separate occasions, including for good in the 7th inning on a Logan Taylor RBI. Josh Stowers, the MVP of the regional, knocked in four...
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June 05, 2017

One more time: Louisville baseball back to Super Regionals

Post from: The final out: The Cards thanking their fans: This game seemed to be won and lost more times than most University of Louisville baseball fans could count, so many potential heroes, so many potential goats, so many ups and downs. Never give up, never give in, always competing. Don’t play the score, play the game is what UofL Coach Dan McDonnell always says. No lead was...
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June 05, 2017

Louisville clobbers Oklahoma 11-1 in pitchers’ duel

Post from: The final score was 11-1 in favor of the University of Louisville over Oklahoma but it really was one of the better pitching duels of the 2017 college baseball season. Louisville managing only two hits through the first seven innings off of Oklahoma’s Jake Irvin while Brendan McKay was holding the Sooners to three of them in a 1-1 game after seven. McKay wound up with...
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June 04, 2017

Why I’m a fan of the Louisville Cardinals

Welcome to the new-look Card Chronicle. Welcome to the refreshed Card Chronicle! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to share your story, head over to the FanPosts to write your own post. Each FanPost will be entered into a drawing to win a $500 Fanatics gift card...
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May 25, 2017
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