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Here are some pictures from todays presser & open practice!



Louisville Sends Clothing For Hurricane Help

The University of Louisville has always been an institution of giving. Today is no different. University of Houston Head Coach Kelvin Sampson reached out to schools everywhere via social media to ask for them to send clothes if they couldn’t send money. That they did. Among those who did were three University of Louisville.

Thank you Kenny Klein & UofL for once again showing how things are done. If you want to send something down such as food,money or clothing, contact your local Red Cross or click here.

Select A Seat Night For Men’s Basketball


Press release per Kenny Klein

Select-a-Seat Event for UofL Men’s Basketball Tickets Aug. 3

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — University of Louisville men’s basketball fans interested in purchasing season tickets for the 2017-18 season are invited to participate in a special select-a-seat event at the KFC Yum! Center on Thursday, August 3 from 6-8 p.m.

During the event, individuals can participate in unique experiences and hand pick available seats.  Participants will have the opportunity to visit with the Cardinal Bird mascot Louie and members of the Ladybirds dance team, as well as receiving a behind the scenes look into the Cards’ locker room, players’ lounge and KFC Yum! Center practice court.  Available seats within the arena will be tagged for sale with seats starting as low as $19 per game.

Fans interested in attending are asked to RSVP for the event online at this link:

New Coach Pitino Blog 9-20-16

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino shouts instructions to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

We were blessed & surprised today to receive a new blog post from Coach Rick Pitino. In his post he talks about the FSU game, summer progressions & how many bids the ACC can land in the NCAA Tournament. Enjoy.

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What’s New At Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium In 2016

PJCS Turf 2


Kenny Klein UofL S.I.D.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville football fans attending the Cardinals’ Sept. 1 opening game against Charlotte will notice several new features that are designed to aid location services and provide added customer service throughout the upcoming season.


New 15-foot-tall sign towers located throughout the parking lots will provide game day information, maps, directional information, tailgating policies and stadium prohibited items.  Once inside the stadium gates, fans will see new “You Are Here” maps throughout the stadium to provide guests with location references.  New wayfinding signage throughout the stadium is in place to direct fans in the appropriate direction.

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New Rick Pitino Blog 6-27-16

AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser

AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser

Here is the latest post from Coach Rick Pitino via University of Louisville SID Kenny Klein:

Tweet Cap: Rick Pitino Presser



The following are a compilation of tweets about the press conference today as I was working and not able to attend myself. Enjoy!


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Select A Seat Event At YUM!


Today Kenny Klein announces a unique event where fans can come to the YUM! Center and select their seats for the upcoming season March 31st. Fans interested in attending are asked to RSVP for the event online. Click the link below for more options!  Read the rest of this entry

Kenny Johnson Promoted



Rumors ran wild yesterday that Kenny Johnson was leaving the University Of Louisville. Earlier today I was told he was leaving for sure unless he got a raise and promotion. It looks like that has happened.

Cardinal Catch-Up 2/12/16:Mango Update, Dunking Emojis & ACC Schedule For Next 2 Years

Cardinal Head


It’s Friday. I don’t want to post 5 different stories that you have to read on a Friday afternoon. You are welcome. Here is a summary of today’s events or what we at CSZ like to call the Cardinal Catch-Up.

  • It was reported late last night that Mango would not return this season from his foot injury. Today Rick Pitino told us that he would not apply for a medical redshirt.
  • Rick also told us that he encouraged Chinanu Onuaku to test out the new draft camp rules. Here is how that made Steve feel:

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Kyle Kuric Update

Kyle Kuric

While we were on air with the Cardinal Sports Zone show on 93.9 FM this morning, UofL S.I.D. Kenny Klein tweeted out the following update:

Kyles dad Steve posted this pic this morning:


Again, thoughts and prayers out to Kyle and the entire Kuric family. The pic above shows you overcoming one obstacle, time to take out another. Go Cards!