New Partnership for CSZ!

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We are pleased to announce CSZ entering into a partnership with BirdGang Brand Clothing. Part-Owner and CFO Danny Mosby and I were teammates on the University of Louisville football team and next door neighbors at Miller Hall on campus. When you want to do business and succeed, who better to go into business with than your brother? This is a business venture both parties are excited about and is sure to benefit both parties handsomely. So, Cardinal fans? Support BirdGangs SCHOOL COLORS CAMPAIGN by going to wearebirdgang.com NOW! Enter the code L1C4 for a 10% discount on individual purchases or enter code CSZ for an even more favorable 2 for $35 deal and tell them CardinalSportsZone.com sent ya!

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Wednesday’s box scores from Louisville vs Puerto Rico

Photo: Drew Deener

Photo: Drew Deener

It was a rough night for the Cards, who dropped both games to Puerto Rico again. The rough part was in the second game, where the Cards lost 96-62. Here are the box scores from each.

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Fall Sports Fan Day set for August 22

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

From the University of Louisville:

Celebrating the start of another athletic season, the University of Louisville will host its annual Fan Day event on Saturday, Aug. 22 at Cardinal Arena on the Belknap Campus from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Student-athletes from various UofL teams will be in attendance, including head football coach Bobby Petrino and the football team, who will be signing autographs for fans. Louie the Cardinal will also be on-hand with other members of the national champion Spirit Squads to take pictures with fans.

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LiveWith55 8/12/15: Steve Rummage, TWICA, B-Ball In PR & Football Open Practices

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Check out this week’s episode of LiveWith55 with co-host Steve Rummage as we talk TWICA, BBall In PR & Football Open Practices.

Thanks for tuning in and Go Cards!

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http://www.blogtalkradio.com/csz/2015/08/12/livewith55-81215-steve-rummage-breaks-down-practice-and-bball-exhibition

If you want to listen to the LiveWith55 podcast do the following:

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Box score for Louisville vs Puerto Rico on Tuesday

Photo: Scout.com

Photo: Scout.com

Here is the final score from the second game on Tuesday, provided by Kenny Klein. I am having a little trouble getting the box score up from the first game. Click the link below to view the stats.

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Video: Football practice report August 10, 2015

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

There should definitely be more use of UofL’s Youtube channel when it comes to stuff like this.

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Video: Rick Pitino talks up the 2015-16 Louisville basketball team in Puerto Rico

AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser

AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser

You will have to excuse Drew Deener and his use of technology. The audio alone is worth it, though. Coach Pitino and the Cards welcomed the fans to Puerto Rico, and the coach had nothing but good things to say about the team. We know Ricky P speaks in hyperbole, but he may have outdone himself with the following quote:

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Complete schedule for Cards in Puerto Rico

Photo: Kenny Klein

Photo: Kenny Klein

Fans will be able to get a glimpse of the 2015-16 Louisville Cardinals basketball team starting tomorrow as the Cards begin their 9 game (6 day) stretch in Puerto Rico. If you are able to catch any games, the schedule is listed below.

University of Louisville Exhibition Games Schedule
vs. Puerto Rico National and Junior Teams

Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum of Puerto Rico (17,024 seats)
5:30 p.m. Louisville vs. PR Junior team
8:00 p.m. Louisville vs. PR National team

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Auburn’s best wide receiver facing “a discipline issue”

Duke Williams / Photo: al.com

Duke Williams / Photo: al.com

About a week and a half ago, I was told that there was going to be some news coming out soon about Auburn’s best wide receiver, 6’2 senior Duke Williams. Now that it is starting to get out, I can go ahead and pass along what others are saying. Williams practiced the first three days of camp, but has not practiced since Thursday. He is facing “a discipline issue” according to head coach Gus Malzahn. If that is all that they will say about it, then so will I.

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At open football practice, don’t fall into the trap

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Over the next couple of days, and including today and yesterday, fans are able to go out and watch the Louisville Cardinals football practices. If you choose to attend any of these practices, I just ask that you don’t fall into the trap. What in the world am I talking about?

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Cardinal Sports Zone radio show: 8/8/15

93.9 The Ville

Here is the soundcloud for this morning’s media day coverage for 93.9 FM. Steve, Justin and Jeremy fielded all of your questions and brought you all of the important interviews from this year’s event. Enjoy!

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CSZ and 93.9 The Ville broadcasting football media day Saturday

93.9 The Ville

The University of Louisville will hold their annual football media day on Saturday morning. Bobby Petrino will have a press conference and speak about the team and give updates from the first couple days of fall practice as well as preview the season. Garrick McGee and Todd Grantham will also probably get a chance to speak about their respective sides of the football. Wouldn’t you like to keep up with the coverage of this and even listen in live? Well tomorrow, you can…

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Schedule Changes for Louisville Basketball in Puerto Rico

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

UofL just released some adjustments made in the schedule for Puerto Rico. Per UofL:

The changes include:

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College Basketball: ESPN’s Way-too-early top 25 does not include Louisville

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Call it what you want. “Way-too-early” or “No-longer-way-too-early” as Eamonn Brennan calls it in his post on ESPN.com. Either way, it is a pretty early top 25 men’s college basketball poll. This poll does not include the Louisville Cardinals.

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Louisville-Auburn Hype Video

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

There aren’t too many hype videos. There can’t be, can there?

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TweetCap LiveWith55 Question Of The Day

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Here’s a few of the responses I got when posing the question, What is your favorite and least favorite UofL moment? via Twitter

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LiveWith55: 8/5/15 Steve Rummage, Lavell Boyd, Bobby Petrino And Much More….

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LiveWith55 8/12/15: recruiting with Steve Rummage, Training athletes with Lavell Boyd, Bobby Petrino Presser, CardinalSportsZone covering media day Saturday and Much More. Truly overwhelmed by the amount of callers. Shoutout to Wes, Shawn, Brian, Courtney, Bryant and Lavell for calling in!

Check out this week’s episode of LiveWith55:

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http://www.blogtalkradio.com/csz/2015/08/05/livewith55-8515-steven-rummagelavell-boyd-bobby-petrino-presser

 

If you want to listen to the LiveWith55 podcast do the following:

Go to blogtalkradio.com/csz or hit one of the links we tweet or facebook out. Some variation of this next screen should pop up.

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College Gameday heading to Texas for Week 1

Photo: notsportscenter.com

Photo: notsportscenter.com

It looks like the Louisville-Auburn game got passed over for the opening site of College Gameday this season. The crew has decided to check out a team they don’t get to see very much–Alabama (typed in sarcasm font).

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Louisville adds late offensive tackle for 2015

Photo: 247 Sports

Photo: 247 Sports

The Louisville Cardinals had one scholarship left over for the 2015 class when it was learned that running back James Allen would not qualify and make the grades to get here. It appears that the scholarship will be used by offensive tackle Toriano Roundtree, who stands at 6’8 and weighs anywhere from 295-300 lbs, depending on what site you look at.

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Times & dates for Louisville Football open practice

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

The Louisville Football team announced today they would hold practices open to the public from Saturday August 8th-Tuesday August 11th.

Saturday August 8th- Veterans at 2:30 PM & Newcomers at 6:30 PM

Sunday August 9th- Veterans at 2:30 PM & Newcomers at 6:30 PM  

Monday August 10th- 4:20 PM (Everyone)

Tuesday August 11th- 4:20 PM (Everyone)

Practice will begin this Thursday August 6th.

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