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This Weeks Top 10 Stories

Here are the top 10 stories from this week at CardinalSportsZone.com!

10 Thank You Tom: A Tribute to the Legacy of Tom Jurich

9 UofL Appears Ready To Sever All Ties With Rick Pitino

8 Rick Pitino Releases Info Supporting Innocence

7 With The Firing Of Jurich, Petrino Buyout Is Cut In Half

6 Jurich To Be Fired With Just Cause

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Top Stories 10-19-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 19th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Teddy’s Comeback Press Conference

Dear Coach Pitino: An Open Letter From A Lifelong Louisville Fan

A Non-Fitting Farewell For A Lost Legend

Video: Rick Pitino’s Full Interview With Jay Bilas

Nunnsense | Pitino, Jurich And The Future Of Louisville

UofL Appears Ready To Sever All Ties With Rick Pitino

Asia Durr Named ACC Preseason Player Of The Year

ACC WBB Moves To 18 Game Conference Schedule In ‘19-‘20

Women’s Hoops Racks Up Accolades At ACC Media Day

UofL Basketball To Name Greg Paulus Assistant Coach

Preseason Coaches Poll Announced

Sadness Around UofL Athletic Department In The Wake Of Jurich’s Firing

Tom Jurich Has Been Fired

Post Practice Interviews: 10-18-17

Coach Petrino Speaks About Tom Jurich

With The Firing Of Jurich, Petrino Buyout Is Cut In Half

Thank You Tom: A Tribute to the Legacy of Tom Jurich

Jurich’s Legal Team Releases Statement

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Top Stories 10-18-17

 

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 18th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Tom Jurich Has Been Fired

Post Practice Interviews: 10-18-17

Coach Petrino Speaks About Tom Jurich

With The Firing Of Jurich, Petrino Buyout Is Cut In Half

Thank You Tom: A Tribute to the Legacy of Tom Jurich

Jurich’s Legal Team Releases Statement

UofL Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Single Game Tickets Go On Sale 10/18/2017

Deng Adel Tabbed To Erving Award Watch List

Teddy Bridgewater Is Clear To Practice

No More Excuses For Louisville Football

David Padgett Discusses Life As UofL’s Acting Head Coach

Rick Pitino Files Federal Lawsuit Against Adidas

Dear Coach Pitino: An Open Letter From A Lifelong Louisville Fan

A Non-Fitting Farewell For A Lost Legend

Bobby Petrino Press Conference 10-16-17

ULAA Unanimously Votes to Terminate Rick Pitino’s Employment

Full Report On How 84 Schools And 6 Conferences Handled FBI Investigation

Pitino’s Attorney Distributes 53-Page Defense Of Rick Pitino

Quentin Snider on Preseason Watch List for 2018 Bob Cousy Award

Teddy Bridgewater Is Returning

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Top Stories 10-17-17

 

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 17th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

No More Excuses For Louisville Football

Jurich To Be Fired With Just Cause

Rick Pitino Files Federal Lawsuit Against Adidas

Under Armour All-Americans Reaffirm Their Commitments To UofL

Dear Coach Pitino: An Open Letter From A Lifelong Louisville Fan

15 UofL Coaches Sign Letter To Greg Postel Supporting Tom Jurich

A Non-Fitting Farewell For A Lost Legend

Post Practice Interviews 10-17-17

Bobby Petrino Press Conference 10-16-17

ULAA Unanimously Votes to Terminate Rick Pitino’s Employment

Full Report On How 84 Schools And 6 Conferences Handled FBI Investigation

Bobby Petrino Press Conference Tweetcap 10/16/17

Pitino’s Attorney Distributes 53-Page Defense Of Rick Pitino

Quentin Snider on Preseason Watch List for 2018 Bob Cousy Award

Rick Pitino Releases Info Supporting Innocence

Teddy Bridgewater Is Returning

Dick Vitale Takes To Twitter In Defense Of Rick Pitino

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Top Stories 10-16-17

 

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 16th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

 

Dear Coach Pitino: An Open Letter From A Lifelong Louisville Fan

15 UofL Coaches Sign Letter To Greg Postel Supporting Tom Jurich

A Non-Fitting Farewell For A Lost Legend

Bobby Petrino Press Conference 10-16-17

ULAA Unanimously Votes to Terminate Rick Pitino’s Employment

Full Report On How 84 Schools And 6 Conferences Handled FBI Investigation

Bobby Petrino Press Conference Tweetcap 10/16/17

Pitino’s Attorney Distributes 53-Page Defense Of Rick Pitino

Quentin Snider on Preseason Watch List for 2018 Bob Cousy Award

Rick Pitino Releases Info Supporting Innocence

Teddy Bridgewater Is Returning

Dick Vitale Takes To Twitter In Defense Of Rick Pitino

TWICA: October 16th

No More Excuses For Louisville Football

ULAA Approves One Year Contract For David Padgett

Red-White Game Highlights & Presser

Louisville Vs Boston College Photo Gallery

Lamar Jackson Highlights From Boston College

Red-White Scrimmage Photo Gallery

Louisville vs Boston College: Postgame Thoughts

UofL Football Postgame Presser: Boston College

Hikutini Promoted To Active Roster

Cardinal Football Players Supporting Each Other

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

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Top Stories Weekend Edition 10/14-15

 

Here are the top stories from the weekend (10/14-15) at CardinalSportsZone.com!

 

Louisville Vs Boston College Photo Gallery

Lamar Jackson Highlights From Boston College

Red-White Scrimmage Photo Gallery

Louisville vs Boston College: Postgame Thoughts

UofL Football Postgame Presser: Boston College

Hikutini Promoted To Active Roster

Cardinal Football Players Supporting Each Other

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

Midseason Highlight Photo Gallery

Lamar Jackson Photo Gallery

David Padgett’s Post Game Press Conference Red-White Scrimmage

Mens Basketball Practice Report From Mr. L

The Barbour Shop: Dez Fitzpatrick? More Like Dez Sixpatrick

I Got Your Back: Part 2

David Padgett Announces Hiring Of Trent Johnson As Assistant Basketball Coach (Pictures & Video)

James Patterson, Lonnie Ali And Dr. Mark Lynn Pen Letter In Support Of Jurich

Teddy Bridgewater Expected To Start Practicing Next Week

Men’s Basketball Luncheon Tickets Now Available

Coach David Padgett’s Presser

Vince Tyra Presser 10-4-17

Asia Durr Named College Sports Madness Preseason All-American

Vince Tyra’s Introductory Presser

 

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Top Stories 10-13-17

 

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 12th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Everything You Need to Know: Louisville v. Boston College

Letters of Suspension for Kenny Johnson And Jordan Fair

David Padgett’s Post Game Press Conference Red-White Scrimmage

Mens Basketball Practice Report From Mr. L

The Barbour Shop: Dez Fitzpatrick? More Like Dez Sixpatrick

I Got Your Back: Part 2

Brendan McKay Grabs Another Honor And Water Is Wet

David Padgett Announces Hiring Of Trent Johnson As Assistant Basketball Coach (Pictures & Video)

Nunnsense| Louisville Can Make The Orange Bowl With A Little Help From The Defense

Anthony Floyd To Have Jersey Honored At Boston College Game On Saturday

James Patterson, Lonnie Ali And Dr. Mark Lynn Pen Letter In Support Of Jurich

Trent Johnson Named New Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Jordan Fair Relieved Of His Position

Former 2018 Commit Still Interested In UofL

WDRB’s Bill Lamb States His Case For UofL To Keep Tom Jurich

Teddy Bridgewater Expected To Start Practicing Next Week

Football Recruiting: Weekly Stats for UofL Commits/Recruits

Men’s Basketball Luncheon Tickets Now Available

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

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Nunnsense| Louisville Can Make The Orange Bowl With A Little Help From The Defense

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I made it no secret that I was happy with the departure of defensive coordinator,Todd Grantham. I think he did a good job for most of his tenure but he reached a point where the defense no longer was getting better even with NFL talent. I mean, if I could figure out that he was going to blitz on every third down then so could any division one coach.

I also made it no secret that the hiring of Peter Sirmon was questionable in my opinion. Not because he wasn’t a good coach but the fact that we didn’t know if he was or not. I believe that being a coach at Louisville is no longer a stepping stone job but rather a destination job. Therefore I felt we didn’t need to hire an up and coming young coach who needed to prove himself. We needed to go out and get the best proven guy that we could.

Many people blasted Sirmon from the start because of his stats from his last job at Mississippi State. I decided to reserve judgement and give him a chance to prove himself.

Well, it’s only been six games but I’m seeing trends that I don’t like. I want to give him the benefit of the doubt because he has not had the services of his preseason All-American, Jaire Alexander, due to injury and Drew Bailey has been injured as well. Now linebacker Stacy Thomas is out. But that is all part of it and he needs to make adjustments to play with the personnel he has.  Read the rest of this entry

Lamar Jackson Photo Gallery

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This guy is re-writing the University of Louisville record books as well as most of the ACC records. He is the reigning Heisman trophy winner but most importantly, he is a Louisville Cardinal. Here are some pics from this season… Read the rest of this entry

Nunnsense | Is Tyra The Answer Or The Relief Pitcher?

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Photo: Vince Tyra Twitter @vincetyra

If you listened to the introductory press conference of acting athletic director Vince Tyra and you were not impressed, then I’m not sure what will ever impress you. He said everything we wanted to hear and he said it with passion and confidence. For many, that was their first encounter with him because he said he keeps a low profile. He needed to make a great first impression – and he did. Most of us were sold right there on the spot.

But are you buying that he is the future? I believe that he could definitely be what the University needs to re-establish the athletic brand back to where it should be and where the fans expect it to be. Read the rest of this entry

Top Stories 9-22-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday September 22nd at CardinalSportsZone.com!

UofL Football Uniform Report

Everything You Need To Know: Louisville v. Kent State

Nunnsense: The Aftermath Of A Loss

Lady Birds Light It Up

The Barbour Shop: Never Give Up Card Fam

CardNation: Keep Your Head Up

Clemsoning Just Ain’t What It Used To Be

Bilal Powell’s Success On & Off The Field

Michael Bush Reveals His Alternate Plans

Baseball Tickets ON SALE NOW!!

Post Practice Interviews 9-20-17

Beat The Buzzer: Malik Williams

Baseball Tickets ON SALE NOW!!

James Burgess Seizing Opportunity In Cleveland

Post Practice Interviews 9-19-17

Jeremy Smith Taking A Medical Redshirt

Red-White Scrimmages Announced

Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason Top 25

Men’s Basketball Tickets On Sale Now

Louisville vs. Purdue Photo Gallery

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Top Stories 9-21-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday September 21st at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Nunnsense: The Aftermath Of A Loss

Post Practice Interviews 9-20-17

Beat The Buzzer: Malik Williams

Baseball Tickets ON SALE NOW!!

Post Practice Interviews 9-19-17

Jeremy Smith Taking A Medical Redshirt

Red-White Scrimmages Announced

Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason Top 25

Men’s Basketball Tickets On Sale Now

Louisville vs. Purdue Photo Gallery

The Rivalry Games College Basketball Needs Right Now

Teddy Bridgewater May Return by Midseason

CardNation: Keep Your Head Up

Clemsoning Just Ain’t What It Used To Be

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Nunnsense: The Aftermath Of A Loss

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Photo: Courier-Journal

The game is over. We lost. Time to lick our wounds and move on. It is not time, however, to start blaming people and second guessing every decision. It’s our jobs as fans to support our team through the ups and downs. Yes, you have the right to voice your opinion and express your frustration – I get it. But is that really helping or is it just giving the optics of a program that lacks full support?

I think we all need to take a step back, take a deep breath and gain a little perspective. This game counts as one loss no matter how bad it hurts. There is no shame in losing to the #3 team in the nation. With any luck, this will be that one game a year that, for unknown reasons, the team doesn’t quite show up. We can still go 11-1 or 10-2 and possibly make the Orange bowl.  Read the rest of this entry

Top Stories 9-20-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday September 20th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Post Practice Interviews 9-19-17

Jeremy Smith Taking A Medical Redshirt

Red-White Scrimmages Announced

Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason Top 25

Men’s Basketball Tickets On Sale Now

Louisville vs. Purdue Photo Gallery

The Rivalry Games College Basketball Needs Right Now

Teddy Bridgewater May Return by Midseason

CardNation: Keep Your Head Up

Clemsoning Just Ain’t What It Used To Be

Tickets For UofL Men’s Basketball Home Games, Now Available

Dae Williams Announces He Is Cleared To Practice

TWICA: September 18

Stone Cold Steve Austin Talks Louisville vs Clemson

Lamar Jackson, The Human Highlight Reel

ACC Announces Murray State Game Time

Bobby Petrino Press Conference

Lamar Jackson Breaks Another Record

Best Of ESPN’s College GameDay

Louisville Football Presser: Tweetcap September 18th

UofL Postgame Interviews: Clemson

The Barbour Shop: 10 Things I Hate About You Clemson

Card Fam: A Member of Our Flock Needs Our Help

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Top Stories 9-19-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday September 19th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

The Rivalry Games College Basketball Needs Right Now

Teddy Bridgewater May Return by Midseason

CardNation: Keep Your Head Up

Clemsoning Just Ain’t What It Used To Be

Tickets For UofL Men’s Basketball Home Games, Now Available

Dae Williams Announces He Is Cleared To Practice

TWICA: September 18

Stone Cold Steve Austin Talks Louisville vs Clemson

Lamar Jackson, The Human Highlight Reel

ACC Announces Murray State Game Time

Bobby Petrino Press Conference

Lamar Jackson Breaks Another Record

Best Of ESPN’s College GameDay

Louisville Football Presser: Tweetcap September 18th

UofL Postgame Interviews: Clemson

The Barbour Shop: 10 Things I Hate About You Clemson

Louisville vs. Purdue Photo Gallery

Nunnsense: Louisville Football Culture Change

Card Fam: A Member of Our Flock Needs Our Help

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Go Cards!

Top Stories 9-18-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday September 18th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

CardNation: Keep Your Head Up

Clemsoning Just Ain’t What It Used To Be

Tickets For UofL Men’s Basketball Home Games, Now Available

Dae Williams Announces He Is Cleared To Practice

TWICA: September 18

Stone Cold Steve Austin Talks Louisville vs Clemson

Lamar Jackson, The Human Highlight Reel

ACC Announces Murray State Game Time

Bobby Petrino Press Conference

Lamar Jackson Breaks Another Record

Best Of ESPN’s College GameDay

Louisville Football Presser: Tweetcap September 18th

UofL Postgame Interviews: Clemson

The Barbour Shop: 10 Things I Hate About You Clemson

Louisville vs. Purdue Photo Gallery

Nunnsense: Louisville Football Culture Change

Card Fam: A Member of Our Flock Needs Our Help

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Clemsoning Just Ain’t What It Used To Be

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Remember the term “Clemsoning?” Well, it doesn’t quite mean the same thing as it initially did. Urban Dictionary defines Clemsoning as “The act of delivering an inexplicably disappointing performance, usually within the context of a college football season.” It has also been defined by others as “hype combined with an inexplicable loss.” Read the rest of this entry

Top Stories 9-15-17

It’s Gameday folks! I know some of you will be enjoying a beverage or 28 and maybe just maybe some have decided to pace themselves. Some will be passed out. Here is a list of stories for you to read between now and game time that should keep you busy if you find yourself sitting down. Here are the top stories from yesterday September 15th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Stone Cold Steve Austin Talks Louisville vs Clemson

Everything You Need to Know: Louisville v. Clemson

David Johnson Commits To UofL

Potential Blackout Uniforms?

The Barbour Shop: 10 Things I Hate About You Clemson

Louisville vs Florida State 2016 (Full Game)

Unitas Statue Emerges!

Louisville vs. Purdue Photo Gallery

Changes,Events & Tailgating Info For Saturday

Hype Video For UofL VS Clemson

Louisville vs Clemson Blackout Hype Video

Are You Ready For It? (Blackout Video)

Another Lamar Jackson Highlight Video

Dickie V Picks The Cards Over Clemson

DeVante Parker Plans On Having A Break Out Season

Lee Corso and Rece Davis Press Conference

 

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Top Stories 9-14-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday September 14th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Unitas Statue Emerges!

Louisville vs. Purdue Photo Gallery

Changes,Events & Tailgating Info For Saturday

Hype Video For UofL VS Clemson

Louisville vs Clemson Blackout Hype Video

Are You Ready For It? (Blackout Video)

Another Lamar Jackson Highlight Video

Donovan Mitchell Talks About Lamar

Louisville Athletics Partners With The Red Cross For Hurricane Relief

UofL’s Offense VS Clemson’s Defense. Who Gives?

Louisville Addition Continues To Pay Off For ACC Football

Nunnsense: Louisville Football Culture Change

Official DJ K-Dogg Tailgate Mix

ESPN SportsCenter At Red Rage Tailgate

UofL Field Hockey Travels To Duke

Louisville vs Miami Blackout 2014 (Full Game)

93.9 The Ville Announces Marathon Pregame Coverage

Johnny Unitas Statue Press Conference

Dabo Thinks Lamar Is Unbelievable

Why Lamar Jackson Is More Dangerous Than Ever Before

The Biggest Game in Louisville Football History

Louisville Vs Duke 2016 Blackout (Full Game)

Post Practice Interviews 9-13-17

Louisville Basketball Schedules Pro Day

Can The NBA And NCAA Ever Work Together?

Russ Smith Signs With New Team

BirdGang’s Latest Product: Just In Time

WBB: Conference Scheduled Released

UofL Baseball Hosts Open Scrimmages This Weekend

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Nunnsense: Louisville Football Culture Change

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I’m going to keep it short and sweet this week because you need to start getting your cooler packed for Tailgate this Saturday.

When I was growing up, if you said Cardinal Stadium, the first thing that came to mind is “that is where Trinity and St.X  play their annual football game.” The second thing that came to mind is “that is where the Louisville Redbirds play baseball.” The third thing that came to mind is “that is where they have concerts for the state fair.” Louisville football was more of an afterthought.  Read the rest of this entry