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Full Details & Photos Of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Expansion

Tom Jurich, Mark Jurich and Bobby Petrino met with the media at 11 AM this morning to officially announce the details surrounding the $55 million Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium expansion. Below are the full details from the official press release as well as the rendering photos. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville will expand Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for the second...
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Watch Live: Tom Jurich Announces PJCS Expansion

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Louisville vs. Auburn Is Officially A Sellout

Photo: AP Images 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game Sells Out No. 6 Auburn vs. No. 25 Louisville first 2015 neutral-site game to sell out. ATLANTA (Aug. 28, 2015) – The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game’s matchup of No. 6 Auburn and No. 25 Louisville is the first major neutral-site game of 2015 to sell out. Peach Bowl, Inc. and university officials today announced both teams have completely...
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Podcast: Chromeville Unis, Position Battles & KY State Fair Shenanigans

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Jurich Announces $55 Million Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Expansion

Photo: Pete CautilliUniversity of Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich revealed big news on Thursday evening at the annual 50-yard-line dinner. We’d heard for years about another potential expansion to Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and Jurich confirmed the news last night. The expansion is expected to be a $55 million project and will feature Field Level Suites, Club Facilities...
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UofL Hoops Announces Dates For Two Red-White Scrimmages

Photo: Pete CautilliThe UofL basketball program announced on Thursday afternoon that they’ll conduct two Red-White intrasquad scrimmages in October. The scrimmages will take place on Oct. 3 and Oct. 17. Tickets will go on sale next Wednesday, Sept. 2. Below is more information from the official news release. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville men’s basketball team...
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adidas Has Unveiled New Louisville “Chromeville” Uniforms & They’re Bad Ass

The adidas Football US Twitter account has been teasing the release of new Louisville Cardinal “Chromeville” uniforms over the past few days. On Thursday morning we got our first glimpse and believe it or not, they’re totally bad ass. Get 6 for the 502. @UofLFootball’s new #ChromeVille TECHFIT x #Primeknit uniform. #L1C4 #teamadidas pic.twitter.com/18dd1hqNo6 — adidas...
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Louisville Football: Seven Former Walk-On’s Earn Scholarships

Photo: Pete CautilliAccording to Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal, seven former walk-on’s for the Louisville football program have earned scholarships. WR, Dontez Byrd, Louisville KY FB, Griffin Uhl, Henryville IN LS, Colin Holba, Louisville KY RB, Darius Skinner, Winchester KY RB, Malin Jones, Naperville IN DL Aaron Ahner Okinawa, Japan OL, Toriano Roundtree, Gainesville...
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ESPN Ranks V.J. King As The 27th Best Player In 2016

Photo: Nike EYBLOn Wednesday morning ESPN released their updated top 100 rankings for the 2016 recruiting class. V.J. King, Rick Pitino’s one and only commit from the 2016 class came in at No. 27 overall and is considered to be one of 28 five star prospects. Scout.com ranks King as the 21st best player overall in 2016. Rivals.com has King at No. 20 in their 2016 rankings. Below...
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Podcast: Non-Conf Hoops Schedule, Top 10 Players of All Time & Pigskin Preview With Athlon Sports

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Louisville Hoops’ Non-Conference Schedule Revealed

Photo: Pete CautilliThe University of Louisville hasn’t yet released the 2015-16 men’s basketball schedule, but at this point we’ve learned which opponents will be on the non-conference slate. When it’s all said and done, the Cards will have a very tough schedule, due to the fact that they play in the ACC, which is one of the top leagues in the country. However, when it...
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Video: Louisville Football – Nothing Else Matters

Our pal Mike Lindsey, AKA @CrumsRevenge, has been teasing us over the past couple of weeks regarding a new production he was preparing. On Tuesday morning he released this master piece. 2015 Football Hype Video: Nothing Else Matters from @CrumsRevenge on Vimeo.
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Podcast: Petrino Still Not Naming Starting QB, IU Series In The Future & AP Poll Revealed

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Pitino’s Peers Consider Him To Be Second Best Defensive Coach In College Hoops

Photo: Kirby Lee – USA TodaySam Vecenie and the rest of the college basketball crew at CBS Sports have been anonymously polling coaches across the country regarding various different questions. Last week they revealed what coaches had to say about the best offensive coach in college hoops. On Monday CBS shared their findings after asking coaches about the best defensive coach in...
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Sporting News Ranks The Top 10 Louisville Basketball Players Of All Time

Photo: Sporting NewsThroughout the summer the College Hoops crew over at the Sporting News has been ranking the top ten players of all time for various different college basketball programs. On Monday afternoon they released their top ten Louisville Cardinals of all time. They didn’t specify what was used to compile the rankings, but judging from the list I assume they went more...
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Gorgui Dieng Is Playing Extremely Well For Senegal This Summer

Photo: FIBAFormer Louisville Cardinal big man Gorgui Dieng is currently representing Senegal in the 2015 FIBA Afro Basket Championship in Tunisia. It’s still early in the event, but our man Gorgs is absolutely balling. Against Mozambique over the weekend he finsihed with with 28 points, 18 rebound and 7 assists. In Senegal’s first two games, Dieng is averaging 27 points, 16...
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The New PJCS Banner Was Put Up Over The Weekend

Each year we see a new banner displayed on the ramp at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. With just two weeks away from kicking off the 2015 Louisville Cardinal football season, the 2015 banner was hung over the weekend. Cardinal Authentic got a great photo as well as a time-lapse of the banner being put up. Fight Takes Flight Time-lapse. @UofLFootball @ULFBRecruiting #L1C4 pic.twitter...
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Louisville Football Unranked In Preseason AP Poll

Photo: Pete CautilliWith the 2015 college football season 11 days away, the preseason Associated Press Top 25 Poll was released over the weekend. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to find that Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals were not ranked in the top 25 of the poll. It’s not that the Cards don’t have the talent, but most of the national media hasn’t projected Louisville...
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This Louisville Football Hype Video May Change Your Life

 
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Five Star Louisville Recruit Markelle Fultz Will Announce College Decision Tonight

Photo: adidasAccording to ESPN’s Paul Biancardi, Louisville target Markelle Fultz will announce his college decision live on ESPNU tonight at 7 PM. The announcement will be during the E24X Dunk and 3-point shootout. The five-star combo guard has been one of Rick Pitino’s top targets over the summer. Fultz took an official visit to Louisville earlier this month and has kept...
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Petrino Not Close At All To Naming Starting Quarterback

Photo: Pete CautilliEarlier in the summer Bobby Petrnio stated that he’d like to name his starting quarterback two weeks before the 2015 season opener. It’s important to note that he didn’t say that he was going to name a starter, just that he’d like to. We’re just one day away from the two week mark and it doesn’t appear that Petrino is close to deciding on which QB...
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Louisville & Indiana Agree To Football & Basketball Series

Photo: GoCards.comOver the past couple of years we’ve heard that there was mutual interest between the University of Louisville and Indiana University regarding a potential football and basketball series. On Friday morning UofL announced that they’ve signed an agreement with the Hoosiers to play a three-game series in both football and men’s basketball. Below is an excerpt...
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Ranking Louisville Game Importance by the Tickets

Photo: Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal ConnectIf you’re a Louisville season ticket holder there’s a good chance you got a present in your mailbox Thursday. Receiving the package of tickets is one of the best signs that football is just around the corner. Every year I look at the tickets and wonder about the decisions on which players to feature on them. What goes into these choices...
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Podcast: Fall Camp Takeaways, KY State Fair Starting Up & Much More

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Devonte Fields Has Made Big Strides In Recent Weeks

When Devonte Fields first arrived on campus a couple of weeks ago there wasn’t much positive chatter about the former Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. The only thing we heard from Bobby Petrino was that Fields was out of shape when he arrived. That doesn’t mean that the staff didn’t like his talent, but it they needed to see more before they could tell the media what type...
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