One kid can’t wait for the new Louisville football era

Editor’s Note:  Paul Sykes, guest columnist, moderator of Cardinal Couple and an old friend, weighs in on UofL’s upcoming first football season in the ACC. Remember that gift Tom Jurich delivered just before Christmas a couple of years ago? Almost time to open it. A ticket to a UofL home football game this season is the equivalent of a trip to Disney World, a winning lottery entry...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Shelby Harper makes waves

by Paul SykesShelby Harper is always ready, never knowing if her name will even be called.Lately, it hasn’t been often. Two minutes in the last two games. But when Jeff Walz called her number with 11 minutes left against South Florida on Wednesday, the 5-foot-4 junior responded with six points, six rebounds and a lock down defense on USF’s scoring machine.“I knew we needed to pick...
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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

A belch for the Belk Bowl

by Paul SykesMaybe it’s the age factor. Maybe it’s standing in 30 m.p.h. winds and 40 degrees temperatures. Maybe it’s the fact that the Belk Bowl was essentially a home game for North Carolina State and backed up by the droves of Wolfpack football fans who just drove in for the day, spent the night and left the next morning.Whatever it is, this University of Louisville fan is finished...
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December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

French point guard likes Lady Cards

This from Passion Hoops (and Paul Sykes) about a member of the French national team: French point guard sensation Monny Esther Niamke, a.k.a. Young Monny-Rose, has decided to play her collegiate basketball at University of Louisville. Niamke, was one of the most sought after point guards in the 2011 class … The aggressive French speedster has a wonderful strong frame built for high...
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April 10, 2011  |  Discuss

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