Live With 55: Daryl Foust and Steven Rummage

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Tune in for this weeks episode of Live With 55 with my squad Daryl Foust and Steven Rummage

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5 star 2016 Wing set to visit Louisville this weekend

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2016 5 star Small Forward VJ King is set to make an official visit to Louisville this weekend. The 6’6 King is a consensus 5 star player on every major recruiting site and the Cards seem to be in prime position. The main reason for Louisville’s great position with King, Kenny Johnson. Johnson once coached King’s current high school Paul VI and King plays for Johnson’s former AAU team Team Takeover. Johnson has already paid great dividends for Pitino but King could be his biggest haul yet.

King recently cut his list to  Louisville, UConn, Virginia, Arizona and Kentucky. At this time Louisville leads King’s 247 Crystal Ball with 83% of the picks. King has plans to also visit UCONN on May 29th but has no other visit set at this time. A commitment from King this weekend is unlikely but not impossible so keep a close eye on this one. Follow VJ King on twitter @VJKing13

CardinalSportsZone Podcast 5/11/15: UofL Baseball, DMitch Dunk & Luck/Clutch

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If you didn’t or couldn’t listen to the CardinalSportsZone podcast live today, it’s available here! We talk UofL’s huge Baseball series win vs FSU, Donovan Mitchells awesome dunk, clutch vs luck plus much, much more. We have a podcast tab where all episodes will be kept. You can also favorite CardinalSportsZone.com/podcast in your browser. The CardinalSportsZone podcast is available on iTunes! Click on the badge below to subscribe today! Call in to the show on Monday’s at our new time of 7pm at (914) 338-0180.

Also Don’t forget to check out this weeks episode of LiveWith55 on Wednesday as Steve and Daryl come in studio, We have a Q&A with Corey Ray and announcer Sean Moth comes on with us as well!

As always we hope you enjoy todays episode of the CardinalSportsZone Podcast:

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Louisville-Florida State Baseball Highlights from Saturday

The Cards wrapped up the Atlantic Division of the ACC on Saturday afternoon by beating Florida State, and here are the highlights.

Donovan Mitchell With the Insane Dunk

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Photo: Scout.com

This really happened. Donovan Mitchell hit a 3 pointer, and then dunked the ball before it hit the ground! I don’t know about you, but that should definitely be a legal play.

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CardinalSportsZone Podcast 5/8/15; Baseball, Draft Contracts & Podcast Change?

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If you didn’t or couldn’t listen to the CardinalSportsZone podcast live today, it’s available here! We talk HUGE Baseball series vs FSU, Card draft picks sign contracts and some podcast changes, plus much, much more. We have a podcast tab where all episodes will be kept. You can also favorite CardinalSportsZone.com/podcast in your browser. The CardinalSportsZone podcast is available on iTunes! Click on the badge below to subscribe today! Call in to the show on Monday’s at our new time included in the podcast at (914) 338-0180. (No Spoiler!)

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Live With 55 5-6-15 (Spike Davis)

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Tonight on Live with 55: Turtle, Wes and SPIKE DAVIS!!!!!

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Louisville-Purdue to Open 2017 Season at Lucas Oil Stadium

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

ESPN’s Brett McMurphy is reporting that Louisville will face Purdue to open up the 2017 football season. The game will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 2, 2017.

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ESPN’s College Football Too-Early Top 25: Louisville 25th; Auburn 4th

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Is it ever too early to have a college football poll? Probably, but that’s OK. It gives us something to talk about with 4 months to go before Louisville and Auburn kickoff in the Georgia Dome on September 5.

In ESPN’s too-early top 25, Mark Schlabach has the Cards ranked 25th. He has this to say…

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Louisville vs Clemson: Game 3 Highlights

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Photo: d1baseball.com

Louisville baseball is rolling. The Cards have climbed their way up to a #2 ranking in the D1Baseball Rankings, which is the highest in school history. Last night was the rubber match of a three game series on the road at Clemson. After losing the lead and getting down 5-4, Louisville came back to win it 9-5, which you can see in the highlight video below.

Next up for the Cards is a rematch against Kentucky on Wednesday at 6:30 pm ET. The game will be in Lexington and can be heard on 93.9 The Ville.

Cleveland Browns passed on DeVante because he isn’t tough enough?

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Last year, the Cleveland Browns passed on Teddy Bridgewater. This year, they had the chance to draft DeVante Parker. They passed on him as well. While nearly all Louisville fans breathed a sigh of relief (I say nearly because I have family that are Browns fans…sorry!), apparently the Parker family was also relieved.

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CardinalSportsZone Podcast 5/4/15; NFL Draft & Feisty Steve

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If you didn’t or couldn’t listen to the CardinalSportsZone podcast live today, it’s available here! We talk about the record 10 NFL Drafted players. Does Strong get the credit or Petrino? Steve gets feisty plus much, much more. We have a podcast tab where all episodes will be kept. You can also favorite CardinalSportsZone.com/podcast in your browser. The CardinalSportsZone podcast is available on iTunes! Click on the badge below to subscribe today! Call in to the show on Monday’s and Friday’s at our regular time of noon at (914) 338-0180.

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Petrino + Strong = 10 NFL Draft Picks

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The Louisville Cardinals had a school record 10 players selected in this past weekend’s NFL Draft. They had the second most of any team, behind Florida State’s 11 picks. Regardless, that looks great for the program. But who do you think should get the most credit? The guy who coached them last season? Or the guy who brought most of those guys to UofL and developed them?

Just for the record, when I refer to Bobby Petrino or Charlie Strong in this, it obviously includes their whole staff as well. Clearly guys like Todd Grantham and Clint Hurtt have a lot to do with the success of those head coaches, but for the sake of time, I will just refer to Petrino and Strong.

Let’s take a look at the 10 draft picks and try to figure out who is most responsible for them getting drafted…

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Kyle’s Korner: 5/4/15

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By Kyle Kuric:

Hey CardFam! It’s been a long month but I finally have had some time these past few days to catch up.

We ended up advancing far into the Eurocup championships, beating some really tough teams. I got a chance to play against Juan Palacios and his team, Karsiyaka in Izmir, Turkey, winning both games with a score differential of +10.

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Football Notebook: Recapping the NFL Draft for UofL

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

It was a very eventful weekend for the city of Louisville as well as the University of Louisville football program. If you are like me, you were focused on the Derby festivities, but kept an eye on the NFL Draft at least. The Kentucky Derby is what this city is known for, and I was lucky enough to have tickets, so of course that was where my attention was. But I also get mobile alerts, and somehow my phone was working at Churchill Downs, so I was aware when former Louisville players were getting drafted, which was a plus.

In all, a school record 10 players from UofL were drafted. Florida State had the most players with 11. On top of those 10 for the Cards, four (so far) have also signed free agent deals and will have a chance to make a team.

Here is just a quick rundown of where the players were selected.

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Lorenzo Mauldin Gets Emotional on Conference Call After Being Drafted

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

By now, you are probably familiar with the story of Lorenzo Mauldin. How he was passed around from foster home to foster home as a child as both of his parents were in jail. With everything stacked against him and plenty of excuses to not succeed in life, the fact that Lorenzo was drafted to the NFL on Friday night makes his story so much more incredible.

And if you aren’t familiar with his story, here are a couple of links from ESPN’s Andrea Adelson to help you understand.

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Jamon Brown, John Miller, Lorenzo Mauldin all Drafted in 3rd Round

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

On Friday night, there was a moment where it seemed like Louisville football was stealing the show at the NFL Draft. Three Cardinals were selected within 11 picks of each other.

It started with offensive tackle Jamon Brown being picked at number 72 by the St. Louis Rams. Brown is a local kid that attended Fern Creek High School, meaning that the first two picks from UofL (Brown and DeVante Parker) were from the city of Louisville. Brown was a second team All-ACC player in 2014 who started in 40 games for the Cards in his career. He came in as a defensive tackle and switched to the offensive line after four games of his freshman season.

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Reaction on DeVante Parker from the Miami area

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Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

DeVante Parker was selected 14th overall by the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night. It certainly sounds like Louisville fans are generally happy for that spot with Parker. If it couldn’t be the Vikings, at least it wasn’t the Browns. That is the feeling I got from social media, and rightfully so.

We already know about DeVante and how good he is. I decided to check in on a couple of media outlets from down in Florida to see what they thought of him. Most of it is quotes from Dolphins management, but also some opinion thrown in there.

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Five-Star SF V.J. King Cuts List to Five

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Photo: scarletbuckeye.com

A few days ago, we told you that 5-star small forward V.J. King (class of 2016) would be visiting Louisville on May 19. Yesterday, King trimmed his list down to five schools, and the Cardinals made the cut.

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DeVante Parker Drafted by the Miami Dolphins!

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Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

DeVante Parker has been selected by the Miami Dolphins with the 14th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

Despite missing the first 7 games of his senior year, Parker finished his career at UofL with 33 touchdowns, tied for 1st all-time with Ibn Green. He finished 4th all-time with 2,775 receiving yards and 156 receptions, which is 8th all-time. For more of his stats in the UofL record books, check out this post.

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