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College Football Games To Watch – Week 8

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(10) Oklahoma State vs Texas – OKState is favored by 7     TV – Fox

Maryland vs (5) Wisconsin – Wisconsin is favored by 23.5     TV – ABC

Louisville vs Florida State – FSU is favored by 6     TV – ESPN

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Tennessee vs (1) Alabama – Alabama favored by 37     TV – CBS

Syracuse vs (8) Miami – Miami is favored by 17.5     TV – ESPN

North Carolina vs (14) Virginia Tech – VT favored by 21.5     TV – ESPN2

Indiana vs (18) Michigan State – MSU favored by 6.5     TV – ABC

(20) UCF vs Navy – UCF favored by 7.5     TV – CBS Sports Network Read the rest of this entry

Video: Rick Pitino’s Full Interview With Jay Bilas

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Former Louisville head coach Rick Pitino sat down with ESPN College Basketball Analyst, Jay Bilas, for his first interview post firing.
In the emotional interview, Coach Pitino discusses his future coaching, his involvement in the ongoing FBI investigation, the support he’s received and vindication.

Watch the full interview: Pitino: Adidas took ‘my love and passion away from me’

Dick Vitale Takes To Twitter In Defense Of Rick Pitino

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During the ULAA Meeting, at which Coach Rick Pitino’s fate as the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals was being discussed, Dick Vitale took to Twitter to defend his long time friend.
In a series of tweets, Vitale explains why Louisville’s board is making a huge mistake.

Pitino’s Contract To Be Terminated

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Today officially begins the end of the Pitino era. For better or for worse, the board unanimously voted to begin the process of terminating his contract. What do you think about this latest development?

Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason Top 25

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The Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook released their preseason top 25. There are six ACC teams ranked, with Louisville coming in at number 6. Take a look at where everyone else is ranked and let us know what you think.

Men’s Basketball Tickets On Sale Now

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If you haven’t bought your tickets for the 2017/2018 UofL Men’s Basketball season, you still have time. Here is how to do so:

Best Of ESPN’s College GameDay

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Relive some of the best moments of ESPN’s College GameDay from Saturday’s visit to the University of Louisville.

UofL Postgame Interviews: Clemson

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Bobby Petrino, Lamar Jackson, Stacy Thomas, Jon Greenard, Jaylen Smith, Charles Standberry all met with the media after Saturday’s loss to Clemson. You can hear the frustration in their voices as they replay the game in their minds. Take a look at what they had to say below.

Lamar Jackson, The Human Highlight Reel

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Lamar Jackson is a once in a lifetime player. There is nothing he can’t do. Here are just some of the highlights from him this past Saturday courtesy of Louisville Athletics and ESPN.

Dae Williams Announces He Is Cleared To Practice

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Great news coming from the University of Louisville Football team today. Redshirt Freshman running back, Dae Williams, has been cleared to start practicing. Williams tore his ACL in spring practice earlier this year. We at Cardinal Sports Zone look forward to seeing Williams in action soon.

Rick Pitino Comments On One And Done Rule

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Rick Pitino has never been shy to share his opinions on the one and done rule that the NCAA and NBA have put in place. It is just not for him. But Coach Pitino has met with Marty Smith with ESPN and mentions that he believes the one and done will be a thing of the past within the next two years. You can see the full interview below.

Corso Picks The Cards!

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For the second year in a row, Lee Corso puts on the Cardinal bird head!

Rick Pitino Is The Celebrity Guest Picker

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The celebrity guest picker for today’s ESPN College Gameday is the University of Louisville’s men’s basketball coach, Rick Pitino!

Jaylen Smith Talks With Marty Smith About His Jersey Number And Prep For Clemson

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Junior wide receiver, Jaylen Smith, sat down with Marty Smith this week to talk about how the team has prepped for the big game against Clemson. He also talks about the tragedy he experienced his freshman year that lead him to wear the number 9. Check out the videos below.

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Lee Corso and Rece Davis Press Conference

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ESPN’s College Gameday’s hosts, Rece Davis and Lee Corso sat down with the media on Friday before the big match up on Saturday. See what they had to say in the video below.

Dickie V Picks The Cards Over Clemson

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Dick Vitale has made it clear that he believes Lamar Jackson is the spark that the Cards need to beat Clemson tomorrow evening! You can see the full video below. It’s gonna be awesome babyyyyy!

Louisville vs Florida State 2016 (Full Game)

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Relive last year’s Gameday vs Florida State. It was one for the ages as Louisville curb stomped #2 Florida State by 43 points. It was the most electric crowd in PJCS history (until tomorrow). Watch Lamar ” spin in for another” and Jaire return a punt for a touchdown to put the nail in the Seminoles coffin.

Hype Video For UofL VS Clemson

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2 more sleeps until game day. Until then, here is an awesome video by Mark Powell with 12UP to help you get through the end of the work week.

ESPN SportsCenter At Red Rage Tailgate

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You better get your stuff packed up on Friday night. ESPN’s  Sportscenter will be broadcasting live from the RRTG at old Cardinal Stadium from 7-9 a.m. Get out & support our guys and get on TV!

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93.9 The Ville Announces Marathon Pregame Coverage

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93.9 The Ville, has announced they will be doing another 37 hour marathon leading up to the UofL vs Clemson game. Coverage starts at 7 AM Friday morning and will continue until kick off at 8 PM Saturday night. We will have a lineup for you when available.