Category Archives: Louisville Sports

College Football – Cards Win Second Straight at North Carolina State, 20 – 13

The past day and a half have been one that Louisville fans just want to forget.  The University of Louisville and its fans needed something to put their minds in a good place.  Leave it to the football team to do that by going on the road at North Carolina State and picking up a big conference win. Continue reading College Football – Cards Win Second Straight at North Carolina State, 20 – 13

College Basketball – University of Louisville: School Investigating Claims Staff Paid Escort Service to Entertain Recruits

U of L logoThe school and the NCAA are investigating allegations made in a forthcoming book that a former staff member hired an escort service to provide sex to basketball recruits, news outlets reported.

(From University of Louisville)

The University of Louisville first learned of these allegations when the Indianapolis Business Journal contacted the University’s sports information department seeking comment in late August. Continue reading College Basketball – University of Louisville: School Investigating Claims Staff Paid Escort Service to Entertain Recruits

College Football – Louisville Rolls Over Samford, 45 – 3

Cards whip Samford 45-3
Cards whip Samford 45-3 (Photo by Jason Sheehan)

Louisville fans can finally exhale after the Cardinals picked up their first win of the season in convincing fashion over the Samford Bulldogs.

The game was never in doubt as Louisville took advantage of two early Samford turnovers and took an early 14 – 0 lead.  Freshman quarterback, Lamar Jackson, got the start for the Cardinals showed off his ability to run.  Jackson scored the first two touchdowns on a 14 yard and a 13 yard run.  He would go on to rush for a school-record 184 yards.  Continue reading College Football – Louisville Rolls Over Samford, 45 – 3

College Football – Louisville Falls to Clemson 20 – 17

The bright side of Louisville’s disappointing start to the 2015 – 2016 football season is that they have been in each of the three games and had a chance to win each of them at the end.  The problem is they have not been able to pull out a single win in starting 0 – 3 for the first time since 1984. Continue reading College Football – Louisville Falls to Clemson 20 – 17

Louisville Football – Cards Fall to Houston 34 – 31

Louisville coach Bobby Petrino summed Saturday’s game up best saying, “It’s a bad day for us.” Nothing went right for the Cardinals as they fell to 0 – 2 on the season with a 34 – 31 loss against the unranked Houston Cougars. It has not been the start the Cardinals were hoping. The loss comes less than a week away from a home game against the No. 12 ranked Clemson Tigers. Continue reading Louisville Football – Cards Fall to Houston 34 – 31

College Football – Cardinals’ Rally Falls Short Against Auburn

A number of questions had to be answered by the Louisville Cardinals coming into the 2015 college football season.  How would they replace the players they lost with only nine starters returning?  How would the extremely young offensive line hold up especially against a Will Muschamp defense?  And which quarterback or quarterbacks would start for the Cardinals?

Continue reading College Football – Cardinals’ Rally Falls Short Against Auburn

College Sports – UofL Will Expand Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

Enclosing north end zone will increase capacity to 65,000, enhance team training facilities

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Louisville will expand Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for the second time in the last decade, a development which will enclose the north end zone, create multiple new fan amenities and enlarge and enhance the training facilities for the football team. Continue reading College Sports – UofL Will Expand Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium