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Louisville Slugger Field To Host 2017 ACC Baseball Championship



Garett Wall
UofL Baseball SID

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship will be played at Louisville Slugger Field in downtown Louisville as announced by the conference on Tuesday. Originally slated for Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina, the 2017 baseball championship was among eight neutral site championships relocated by the ACC.

Louisville Slugger Field, which opened in 2000, boasts a seating capacity of 13,131. Home the Louisville Bats’ minor league team, the stadium played host to the 2008 Triple-A All-Star Game and features 32 private suites in addition to second-level club seating.

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New Lord Kayoss BluRay: FSU



It’s time once again for a little KAYOSS! Of course whenever the Cards have a big game our guy LK comes through for us bigly! (sorry for the debate joke) Head to his site and grab one of the special edition blu-rays for only $25! It includes the entire game, Showtime Documentary, Game day broadcast plus much much more! Click on this link, enter password cardnation & enjoy!

Cardinal Sports Zone Show On 93.9 FM The Ville (9-24-16)

93.9 The Ville

Today on the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 The Ville the guys had a ton of football to talk. Your host Steve Rummage & social media dude Jeremy Wahman was in studio today. The guys talked Marshall, Marshall, Marshall while Steve kept looking ahead to Clemson. We all have been. The Red Ragers called in to give us the skinny on the tailgate today PLUS dropped a bombshell regarding next weeks tailgate. The guys also put out a contest for social media with the opportunity to win a Lamar Jackson issue of Sports Illustrated. Steve left about 11:30 and handed the reigns over to Jeremy as Cardinal forever Ibn Green came on to talk about his premonition from the CSZ Kickoff party. CSZ’ers LJ & Justin called in to make predictions as well. If you missed it earlier then you MUST check it out now! The Cardinal Sports Zone show is brought to you by JB’S Pub on Central alongside of Doug Budd at Red Edge Realty and

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A Season With….FSU’s Buttwhipping


In case you have been living under a rock or like me have just been way too busy with life, you have heard about the Showtime series: A Season With FSU Football. I had heard about it at the beginning of the season and immediately thought, great they will make a mockery of our program if we happen to lose. I did NOT think we would lose but on the off chance I wasn’t too pleased that they could use it as a recruiting tool. My how the tables have turned. Since we decimated them I suddenly was OK with the revolution being televised. So after I got home from the gym today I turned it on. It was a very good program as far as insight into the program and college football as a whole. The victory was a much appreciated cherry on the top. In case you have not watched it, here you go. Sorry for taking so long to post it but I did move into a new house last week and am still getting it together.

Bobby Petrino FSU Post Game Presser

Then the team sounds off:

Louisville Vs FSU Highlights (Recap Videos)



Here are the video Highlights from today’s thrashing of #2 FSU via The ACC Digital Network. Then after that is a video from a FSU site. Enjoy!

Birdgang FSU Ticket Giveaway



Danny Mosby: BirdGang COO

Want tickets to the Big Game this Saturday?
Enter in our contest for these two (2) tickets to The Louisville Cardinals vs. The Florida State Seminoles
Entry begins now and ends at 8am, 9-17-16.
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Friday’s Helmets Vs FSU

crystal ball

It was just announced that these are the helmets we will wear Saturday vs FSU. Yesssssss.


College GameDay Info & Location

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ESPN College GameDay Making a First-Time Stop at Louisville

ESPN College GameDay will broadcast on the lawn in front of the Schnellenberger Football Complex.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – ESPN College GameDay Built by The Home Depot – college football’s longest-running and most-celebrated pregame show – is making its first stop in The Derby City on Saturday in advance of a top-10 showdown between ACC powerhouses Louisville and Florida State.

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UofL/FSU Hype Video From @TheACCDN


Bobby Petrino FSU Presser

THE Rain Game: UL/FSU 2002


This was the scene the last time FSU came to town. A game Louisville took control of but ultimately lost late in the 4th quarter. With there being a chance in the forecast for rain this Saturday it made me reminisce about 2002. The night the goal posts came down. Enjoy!

1st NCAA AP Football Poll Of The Season Released


The FIRST AP College Football Poll of the season was released this morning. Where did the Cards and the rest of the ACC show up? Check it out below….

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Nunnsense: 2016 Louisville Football Game By Game Predictions


Here is my game by game predictions for the 2016 football season. Las Vegas has set the regular season win total at 9.5 games. I believe it’s a wise bet to take the over. Usually when I say to take the over it’s my heart talking but after looking at each game I believe the Cards can very realistically win eleven games but my head says that there might be one game that we slip up that we shouldn’t so ten wins is a safer bet. It’s still over the Vegas total. I pride myself in not getting caught up in the hype and I always keep it real with you even though you might not always like me for it. So here is the ugly truth. Since Petrino returned to Louisville they are 0-4 vs Clemson and Florida State. They are 0-6 vs ranked teams (No, Notre Dame was not ranked and we were ranked 24th). I believe this is the year that all changes. As of now we have 3 chances to beat a ranked team. I think we win 2 of them. I truly believe Louisville wins 11 regular season games this year. That look that Petrino has in his eye, that grin he carries with him at every media appearance and that slightly elevated happy tone in his voice reminds me of Rick Pitino just before the start of the 2013 year and we all know how that turned out (No I don’t think Louisville will win a championship but it could be one of the best years ever).  Just like Pitino, Petrino knows he has something special with this team.

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Pre-Season ACC Football Poll Released


Here are the 2016 ACC Football Media Standings released this morning.


Athlon Ranks The Toughest Games On The Louisville Football Schedule


I know you all are itching intensely for some Louisville Football. I intend to scratch that itch today. Well not me per say but I bring you something to scratch that itch. Does that make me a back scratcher? WHERE AM I GOING WITH THIS??? Sorry, Let’s get back on track. Today Athlon Sports released a list of Louisville’s toughest games and ranks them in such order. Who is the toughest on the schedule? What does Athlons think about UofL Football? Here is an excerpt from the story.

For the last five seasons, the ACC champion has either been the Clemson Tigers or the Florida State Seminoles. If there’s one team that could change that, it is the Louisville Cardinals. After beginning the 2015 season just 2-4, head coach Bobby Petrino‘s Cardinals won six out of their last seven games to finish 8-5. With 16 returning starters, Louisville is a dark horse pick to win the ACC championship this fall. The road through the ACC won’t be an easy one as the Cardinals will have to play both Florida State and Clemson since all three are in the Atlantic Division. Louisville also has a tough non-conference slate with road games to Houston and Marshall on tap.

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Is The ACC Moving Towards A Nine Game Conference Schedule?

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The ACC Network has been a hot button topic as of late. With the member institutions wanting to make as much money as possible, things are been discussed on just how to attain this goal. One thing that has been discussed in depth is the nine game conference schedule which would be a one game increase. How would that help you may ask? It would be one more game against a school in your conference. More money for your conference schools and if the quality of the league is high, it is another way to build conference prestige. This isn’t the first time that increasing the number of conference games has come up:

The conference last addressed the eight/nine football question at its 2014 spring meetings, and it was a most lively debate, with the status-quo eight prevailing 8-6. Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock, mere months onto the job, voted with the majority, his Virginia counterpart, Craig Littlepage, the minority.

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FSU & More @UofLFootball Game Times Announced

This just in:


Scenarios For UofL Baseball DIvision/Conference Title Aspirations



The #5 Cards completed the sweep of #10/12 NCST this weekend at the Jim. So what does this mean in the overall landscape of the ACC? What do the Cards have to do to win the division and/or conference? Let’s break each team down:

Miami: 40-9 overall 19-6 in the ACC (.760)

Louisville: 42-10 overall 19-8 in the ACC (.704)

FSU: 33-17 overall 15-8 ACC (.652)

  • Miami swept Pitt
  • Louisville swept NCST
  • FSU lost 2 out of 3 to Duke and 4 straight before winning Sunday

The ACC will have a Thursday/Friday/Saturday end of the season since the conference tournament starts Tuesday, May 24th in Cary, NC.

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Campus Insiders Pre-Season College Football Top 1(25)

Campus Insiders


Our good friends at Campus Insiders have done something pretty great. I am not saying others do not do this. I am just saying I haven’t seen this done before. They took on the task of ranking every single division 1 team. I am going to list for you the opponents on Louisville’s schedule so that you can see what we are up against this season. It is a schedule with 3 top 25 teams on it, 2 within the first 5 games. I am also going to show you Louisville’s rank as well the entire list will be at your fingertips at the end. Let’s start off with:

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