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Rick Pitino and his staff have had a very busy month of July on the recruiting trail. Due to the self imposed recruiting restrictions, Pitino and his staff were not on the road recruiting during the month of April. In the three open evaluation periods this month there are a handful of recruits from the […]
The Atlantic Coast Conference released the results from their annual Kickoff preseason media poll. As expected, Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals have been picked to finish third in the Atlantic Division, behind Clemson and Florida State. Clemson is the preseason favorite to win the league with 144-votes. Louisville received one vote to win the […]
The Louisville Cardinals have found a pretty special quarterback in Lamar Jackson, who was a phenomenal player for the team during the 2015 season. It looks like he is also a pretty talented dancer and he showed that at Friday’s ACC Kickoff. Jackson was showing off one of the Cardinals’ play-call cards, which featured the “A-OK” emoji, the Superman symbol, Arnold from the...
Among all the teams that are expected to compete for a national championship this season, the Louisville Cardinals are not one of the them. Don’t tell that to head coach Bobby Petrino as he has set pretty high expectations for his team this year. Petrino, who is in his second run with the Cardinals, recently sat down with CN/2 Sports in Kentucky and talked about his team’s goals...
Post from: For years, Crawford Gym was the site of intense practices and pick-up games featuring Louisville’s best college and professional basketball players. The historic structure, built in 1963,will be coming down in mid-August to make way for a new academic building. The facility also housed the Cardinal swim teams and served thousands of students who took classes and competed...
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The Louisville Cardinals have one of the more exciting defenses in the country this year and in 2017 it looks like they will have one that is just as impressive. Three-star linebacker Dorian Etheridge will be attending the school next year and he decided to give everyone a taste of highlight when he made his commitment decision Saturday morning. Etheridge, a linebacker out of Charleston...
The standard Twitter commitment for a recruit usually involves a note briefly thanking people and announcing the decision, along with a picture or two of the player in his new jersey. Three-star linebacker Dorian Etheridge decided to give his new program—the Louisville Cardinals—a taste of what they’re getting on the field as well. He put together a Twitter video, featuring...
Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinal basketball program will return to the Bahamas later this fall for the annual Battle 4 Atlantis Basketball Tournament. The bracket for the eight team event was released earlier today. In their first game of the tournament, Louisville will take on Old Dominion. This will be the fourth of the day, […]
With the Louisville Cardinals returning more starters than any team in the Atlantic Coast Conference, expectations are understandably high. Since Bobby Petrino took over the program for the second time, the Cardinals are on an upward trajectory that doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. CollegeFootballNews.com recently tabbed Louisville as the top breakout team […]
63-year old Rick Pitino probably isn’t the target market for adidas’ Kanye West-designed “Yeezy” sneaker line, but that won’t stop him from wearing them. The national championship-winning coach wore a black pair of the sneakers during Coaches vs. Cancer week during this season, and he has them on again while out on the recruiting trail today. Louisville’s Rick Pitino...
With the 2016 college football season just a couple of months away, the folks at Athlon Sports have been cranking out the preseason content. On Monday they released their “Wildcard Players” for each team in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Louisville Cardinals Offense: Kiola Mahoni, Guard The skill positions look to be all set for this […]
Just five months after having multiple brain surgeries, former Louisville Cardinal Kyle Kuric returned to the basketball court. Fortunately, the great story of Kyle’s miraculous recovery will continue. Eight months after first learning of his life threatening medical issues, Kuric will return to the United States to play in the 2016 NBA Summer League for the […]
Former Louisville Star Kyle Kuric To Play In NBA Summer League Months After Having Brain Tumor Removed
In November, former Louisville wing Kyle Kuric underwent emergency surgery to remove a brain tumor. In December, he was discharged from the hospital. Just a few months later, he will play professional basketball again. According to basketball reporter David Pick, Kuric will play with the Phoenix Suns in the Summer League. Source: Kyle Kuric, overcame brain surgery to remove tumor...
On a very slow Louisville Cardinals news day, our very own Rick Pitino has come through for us. Coach Pitino published an udpated blog post at RickPitino.com breaking down the front-court. Best surprise — Jaylen Johnson. His downfall has always been his poor conditioning. He has worked hard on transforming his body. Results: More energy, […]
It’s been well known over the years that basketball isn’t the only sport that Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has experience in. Coach Pitino has owned plenty of race horses going all the way back to the nineties. In recent years Pitino has named a handful of his horses after his former players or after the […]
Now that the 2016 NBA Draft is over all 30 teams are putting together their rosters for the annual NBA summer leagues. Chinanu Onuaku was the only Louisville player to hear his name called in this year’s draft, but he’s not the only former Cardinal that will be participating in the NBA summer league. Damion […]
We all remember him. Not as the basketball player for Louisville, but as the guy who shattered his leg playing for Louisville. That was an issue for Kevin Ware; he just wanted to be himself again. In a self-written article for The Players’ Tribune, Ware explained with endearing vulnerability what exactly it was that made him transfer from the Louisville Cardinals team he won...
Even though the 2016 NBA Draft hasn’t even happened yet, the College Hoops crew at ESPN is already looking ahead to the 2017 draft. The four letter network picked the best NBA prospect for next year’s draft from each of their top 25 teams. They’ve selected Deng Adel for the Louisville Cardinals. 13. Deng […]
The Louisville Cardinal football program will be without Devontre Parnell in a little over month when they start practice for the upcoming season. The 5-foot-11 cornerback announced on Wednesday that he’ll be transferring to Southern Miss to finish his career. Parnell was a redshirt junior for the Cards in 2015 and received his bachelors degree […]
Rick Pitino finally responded to what he felt was a slight from John Calipari aimed at him and his Louisville program. During a radio interview last week, Calipari said that most coaches should know about what’s going on with their players around campus. Many interpreted that as a commentary about Louisville, given that Pitino has said he had no idea of the sex scandal perpetuated...
Chinanu Onuaku will likely be the only former Louisville Cardinal selected in this year’s draft. Damion Lee and Trey Lewis are long-shots in the second round, but will most likely end up joining a team for the NBA Summer League. As for next year’s draft, the Cards could have some serious representation. There are a […]
Twitter/@HHansenWHAS It took a few days, but Rick Pitino has responded to John Calipari’s apparent criticism over knowledge of the scandal that hit campus ahead of last season. Without naming Pitino or Louisville directly, Calipari told Mike Lupica that coaches are almost always aware of the things that go on on their campuses. “All I can tell you is this: If it happens...
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin dropped two bombshells regarding the University of Louisville on Friday. Bevin announced that Louisville President Dr. James Ramsey has offered to step down from his position. On top of that, Bevin said he has fired all of the university’s board of trustees and will replace them with members he selects. The letter to Gov Bevin from #UofL Pres Jim...
Listen: John Calipari Takes Possible Shot At An Rick Pitino Over Coaches’ Knowledge Of NCAA Violations
John Calipari isn’t afraid to go after people—earlier this off-season, he had a bit of a spat with Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski—so it should come as little surprise that he might take an shot at the coach of his archrival. Rick Pitino and Louisville are still wading through the sex scandal that hit the program just ahead of last season, which ultimately led to the Cardinals banning...
Post from: “I’m really proud of our fans. I was hoping we were give them one more day, one more game.” One more game may have gotten Dan McDonnell’s baseball team into its fourth College World Series. One more out, a couple more strikes, a few less balls. What could have been. The good news is the University of Louisville baseball team broke the 100,000 mark in attendance...
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