We normally just stick to sports here at CardinalSportsZone.com, (At least that’s what you all tell us to do) but today is different. I want to promote an event this Saturday night that touches my soul. Gracie is a 5 year old little girl who is in desperate need of a wheelchair. She was born with not 1 but 2 two rare genetic conditions, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Congenital Myopathy. Her mom Kristy Hardison along with CSZ site friend Brandon Ables, who’s fighting in the main event, have put together this great event to help Gracie get the wheelchair that she needs. At this event 93.9 The Ville’s Steve Rummage will be the guest ring announcer and I will be involved somehow too, hopefully to hit someone with a chair. There will be a lot of pro-wrestling memorabilia up for raffle as well as lunch with the hardcore legend, Mick Foley! Come out and watch two wrestling fanatics in me & Steve be involved in our very first event!
There has been a gofundme account set up for Gracie, give here!
Back to the important person in this equation, Gracie. I asked Gracies mom to break down what is going on with Gracie for you since I knew I couldn’t do it justice and here is what Kristy had to say.
JW: Tell everyone who doesn’t know Gracie about her and where they can follow her on her journey
Kristy: Oh absolutely. She has a Facebook page I have been posting on for years now so please feel free to check that out @GraciesJourney2012. Grace has two rare genetic conditions, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Congenital Myopathy. The EDS means that she lacks collagen between her joints and this causes frequent pain, sublaxation and can cause easy dislocations. Congenital Myopathy means she was born with low muscle tone.
JW: What is the actual diagnosis or treatment for these
Kristy: For Grace there is no time-table of when things will progress or how but we continue to follow up with her specialist for extended care. We will be visiting Vanderbilt Childrens in November to see a genetic specialist who specializes in EDS.
JW: I see, How did Brandon Ables get involved?
Kristy: Brandon and I work together. He has come to know Grace through the office in which he has treated her for allergy and sinus problems and he hears many of my calls out and from many of her medical specialist. He asked me if he could help and I agreed. I felt like if nothing more came from this it would at least raise awareness for those who suffer from Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. Many who suffer from this rare genetic disorder, suffer differently.
JW: That is awesome of him to help and shows the kind of parent you are to get out and raise awareness as well. Thank you for your time Kristy!
Kristy: Thank you for all of your help as well
If you have any questions about the event or anything contact myself, Brandon Ables (@BigTicketables) or Kristy Hardison (@Shearkris) or even go to Facebook where we all 3 have profiles & you can also find Gracies Journey as well. On this weeks @RingsidePodcast, myself, @DanielSpencer & @Kruegermania talked to Brandon about this event. Click on it below and give it a listen. Thank you all for your time!
Magic was in the booth with us today as Jeremy flew solo for the first hour & then graciously Marques showed up & helped co-pilot the show. We talked to Danny Mosby from Birdgang who called in & talked to us about a tribute to Amzie Smith, the teenage role model who passed away yesterday after losing her battle with Cancer. We then talked about Donovan’s ability to handle the hype, Anas’ emergence & the importance of NCAAT resume builders. Steve came in for hour 2 & the bracketology talk ran wild! Great show as always! The Cardinal Sports Zone show on 93.9 The Ville is presented to you by Doug Budd at Red Edge Realty and homesforsaleinlouisville.net. We are also brought to you by Birdgang Brand Clothing, Cook Compression, Cardinal Phone Repair and Smith & Smith Renovations.
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Here is the podcast from today’s edition of the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 The Ville. Your host Steve Rummage was in the house alongside the Social Media Extraordinaire, Jeremy Wahman. Today we talked Heisman, Heisman, Heisman & Heisman. Our guy Nicky V was in studio laying down the tracks as our producer. Chef Nick took us all the way from New York style Pizza to bludgeoning people with a heavy metal statue. Speaking of statues: Does Lamar deserve a statue if he brings home the hardware tonight? We think so and so did a lot of the callers. We asked on Twitter last night for you to give us your top 3 UofL Football moments and you did BIG TIME! I will post a separate post in just a few minutes with all of your responses due to the overwhelming amount of Tweets. We also talked about Basketball for 5 minutes. 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.
If you cannot be by a TV tonight 93.9 The Ville will broadcast everything emanating from the Heisman Trophy ceremony starting at 7pm! ESPN Audio Now, iHeart, TuneIn app plus streaming on ESPN Louisville.com!
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Here is the podcast from Saturday’s edition of the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 The Ville. Your host Steve Rummage was in the house alongside the Social Media Extraordinaire, Jeremy Wahman. Today we welcomed BACK Marques Maybin who took some time out of his day to drop knowledge. We talked Football Bowl match-ups, Louisville Basketball vs Grand Canyon (INSANE ENVIRONMENT) plus we asked: How many games out of a four game stretch (UVa,uk,IU,ND) would you give up to ensure a uk win? Great response from you guys on that one. We had a great time yesterday! We were #Blessed to have Brian Hall in the booth as well producing the heat. 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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Here is the podcast from Saturday’s edition of the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 The Ville. Your host Steve Rummage was in the house alongside the Social Media Savant (I’m gonna make it a thing) Jeremy Wahman. Today we welcomed in resident College Basketball expert Perrin Johnson. After the Thursday night we had the soothing sounds of PJ were needed. Great but weird song choices by Perrin too. We talked Houston Heartbreak, Bowl destinations, Pitino & the squad, Kanye & much more. We were #Blessed to have the Magic Mike in the booth as well producing the heat. 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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here is the podcast from Saturday’s edition of the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 The Ville. Your host Steve Rummage was in the house alongside the Social Media Savant (I’m gonna make it a thing) Jeremy Wahman. Marques decided to show up about 9am and internet sensation (patent pending) & CSZ.com’er LJ the Fiasco came in to observe as a rookie. He left a veteran. We went over a ton of Football scenarios and Steve graciously let the listeners talk about Basketball and he didn’t get harassed! We were #Blessed to have the legend World Wide in the booth as well producing the heat. 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 homesforsaleinlouisville.net.
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We had a great time on this mornings episode of the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 The Ville! Your host Steve Rummage, Social media guy Jeremy Wahman and THE Marques Maybin had a blast this morning. What does Louisville has to do to make the CFP? Who does Louisville need to lose to help them out a little bit? Can we talk Basketball for a few? A caller admonishes Steve for it and Steve goes wild. You do NOT want to miss it. We talk about these topics plus much, much more on the Cardinal Sports Zone on 939 The Ville!!!
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We had a great time on this mornings episode of the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 The Ville! But you already knew that because you tuned into the sunrise to sun down coverage of THE biggest road game in Louisville history as the #3 Louisville Cardinals face off in Death Valley vs the #5 Clemson Tigers! Your host Steve Rummage, Social media guy Jeremy Wahman and the greatest co-hosts in the history of the show, Marques Maybin & THE MAN John Ramsey joined us and it was every bit as glorious as you would have assumed. We talked UL/Clemson, John gave us multiple Ali impersonations (My Favorite) plus talked big play scenarios and re-played a segment from John Ramsey’s show where he talked with Men’s Head Basketball Coach Rick Pitino! Predictions, Lamar talk and much much more! It was the most fun time we have had yet.
Don’t forget, If you can’t listen on the radio get on your iHeart or TuneIn apps. Also you can listen to ESPN 93.9 The Ville audio now on any phone! Just dial 641-793-9401.
The Cardinal Sports Zone show is brought to you each and every week by Douglas Budd at Red Edge Realty and homesforsaleinlouisville.net & JB’s Pub: Burgers, Pizza and Brews on Central.
Also a shout out to our commercial sponsors Stu the phone guy from Cardinal Phone Repair and Jill Dodson from Jill’s Place for their help in putting on the #1 Sports show on the weekend in the Ville!
As you may or may not have heard, tomorrow is the biggest regular season game in UofL history. When you have a huge game that is special like this, you need a huge show as well. That is why CardinalSportsZone is coming to you live from The Red Rage Tailgate tomorrow at a special time of 6am until 8am on ESPN 93.9 The Ville.
Dave from the Red Rage will join us as he does from time to time to share recipes or give knitting tips. Just kidding. He will join your host Steve Rummage & the Social Media Savant (patent pending) Jeremy Wahman as they will all break down the single biggest regular season game in our history. It really could be the corner stone of our tradition. We hope you will come out. The Red Rage Tailgate is over in the parking lot of Old Cardinal Stadium. You cannot miss it. Just drive in circles until you see a Big ol’ RV that looks like heaven on earth. But wait….there’s more!
My former teammate at Louisville, Danny Mosby, is the COO of Birdgang clothing and he will be in the house with a couple of our best friends. Former Card & Super Bowl champion Chris Redman will be in the house with his Ravens ring (yuck) & former Card & Super Bowl MVP Deion Branch will also join us. Both were Patriots and I am not sure how I stayed their friends. They have some exciting news for you plus Birdgang giveaways? YES, YES, YES! Join us all at the Red Rage which will be catered to a limited amount of people by Zeggz Amazing eggs. Also at 9am after the show, head on over to JB’s Pub for a special Breakfast menu that will be available tomorrow morning only! Can’t get more special edition than that. You can’t spell Beat FSU without breakfast (Almost). The entire CSZ crew will be there to hang out and talk sports with you. The Red Rage guys have a ton of giveaways themselves so do not miss this! All of this has to do with the 24 hour pregame show brought to you by ESPN Louisville! It has already began and has been going great! Here is the schedule for today through kickoff.
So do NOT forget to tune in to ESPN Louisville on 93.9 The Ville, our normal home, plus 680 AM & 105.7 FM from 6-8 AM. All programs are simulcast amongst the 3 networks unless noted. The Cardinal Sports Zone is brought to you by Doug Budd & Red Edge Realty at homesforsaleinlouisville.net PLUS JB’s Pizza, Burgers & Brews on Central Avenue & other commercial sponsors. GO CARDS! #BeatFSU
Today was no different on the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 because Steve brought the pain on several topics. How many points is enough on Thursday? Who is overrated in college football & who he’s picking in the fantasy draft. Great discussions all around. We had Celebrity curtain chooser Marques Maybin in this morning to help Steve navigate the machine known as CSZ. We welcomed in today, the much cuter than the rest of us in the boother, Paige Sherrard. The first lady of CSZ if you will. To top it off we discussed the success of the first annual CSZ Football Kickoff party plus we welcomed guest and Cardinal great Eli Rogers on this morning. The current starting Wide Receiver for the Steelers just played a game last night but was here for CardNation this morning. We really appreciate you! Also Nicky V was in here spinning it on the ones and two’s for us in the booth. The Cardinal Sports Zone show is brought to you by JB’S Pub on Central alongside of Doug Budd at Red Edge Realty and homesforsaleinlouisville.net.
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Today was the first ever regularly scheduled 2 hour Cardinal Sports Zone show on ESPN 93.9FM The Ville. Your host Steve Rummage & myself worked very hard to get this second hour & couldn’t have done it without you. Thanks. Our first guest was Dave from the Red Rage Tailgate & we talked about a variety of things. Resident guest host Marques Maybin was in the house & he brought the fire as usual. We announced our latest presenting sponsor today. We welcomed JB’S Pub on Central as our Co-presenting sponsor alongside of Doug Budd at Red Edge Realty and homesforsaleinlouisville.net.
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If you listened to Middays with Marques Maybin with Marques, Steve and Brian Hall then you heard the big news. If you didn’t let me make you aware. The Cardinal Sports Zone has taken pride in giving you exactly what you asked for. This time was no different. Starting this week, the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 The Ville moves to 2 hours! You no longer have to be angry when Steve is in mid-hot take and we have to sign off. This means more Steve, more Jeremy & more CSZ on the weekends. Thank you all for your help in helping us achieve this dream. Its’s the Cardinal Sports Zone on 93.9 The Ville every Saturday from 10-noon now. CSZ is brought to you by Doug Budd at Red Edge Realty and homesforsaleinlouisville.net &…..well you will find that out this Saturday. Another week, another BIG announcement.
Yeah I know it’s short notice but in about 20 minutes on ESPN Classic, the University of Louisville Football Cardinals will have a mini marathon. Cincy (12) Florida (13) FSU (02) USF (12) & Boise (04) will go back to back to back to back! Due to my friendship with Marques I won’t bring up Dra….I mean Aubrey’s name. Midnight until 10 am, leading into Midday with Marques Maybin and guest host Steve Rummage on 93.9 The Ville (cheap pop), you will have all you can eat football! Go Cards!
Here is today’s full coverage of UofL Football Media Day 2016 from ESPN 93.9 FM The Ville. Steve, Marques and Jeremy were in the booth alongside legendary (paid promo) producer Nicky V. Spencer Kietzman was at the stadium grabbing players for us and did a fantastic job. We have audio from Lamar, Devonte, JHC, Jamari, L.J & more! We will have all of the interviews chopped up and on the site over the next few days. Thanks for joining us live & feel free to listen to the podcast in case you missed it! The Cardinal Sports Zone show on ESPN Louisville is brought to you by Doug Budd at Red Edge Realty and homesforsaleinlouisville.net.
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Do not forget! Join your host Steve Rummage & Social Media Savant Jeremy Wahman (Growing by the week) at 10am for full coverage of UofL Football Media Day on ESPN 93.9 FM The Ville. Brian Hall will be in the booth and Spencer Kietzman will be at the stadium. We will bring you the press conference and immediately following we will have exclusive interviews with coaches and players. You will not want to miss out! The Cardinal Sports Zone show is brought to you by Doug Budd at Red Edge Realty and homesforsaleinlouisville.net If you cannot listen via radio, check us out on TuneIn or IHeart apps. Don’t want to use your data? No problem! Call 605-477-9680 to use ESPN Audio Now.
Just a quick reminder to catch our guy Marques Maybin on WDRB fox 41 at 6pm and 11pm today. One of the most positive people I have ever been around and has been a great friend, teammate and inspiration to me…….Follow him on Twitter at @Maybin939. You can also catch him M-F from 10-noon on ESPN 93.9 The Ville on Middays with Marques Maybin and you can catch him sometimes on Saturday at 10am on the Cardinal Sports Zone show with your host Steve Rummage. I am there too. It is a fun time. The CSZ show on 93.9 The Ville is brought to you by Doug Budd at Red Edge Realty and HomesForSaleInLouisville.net
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If you are like me and don’t follow recruiting super close then you may not have had any idea who Andrew White was before yesterday. If you are like my guy Steve Rummage is with recruiting the when this kid came out of high school you knew who he was. One thing is for sure. If Steve gets excited about a player….YOU get excited about a player. When the news came about yesterday that Andrew White was basically just waiting for a Louisville offer, some people were skeptical. **cough cough Maybin** BUT if you were having an off day like my guy MM then you should’ve expected an L on this situation too. O. Wondering why that didn’t say LOL? Because Marques took all the L’s yesterday on Middays with Marques Maybin from 10-12 on 93.9 The Ville. (insert drum rimshot) Ok, joking aside, Andrew White is every bit the talent that Steve touted. He can shoot, pass and take it to the rack. Steve made the statement that with White our 2nd team could beat teams 18-25 in the country and I agree. Here are some highlights from Mr. White. You make your own opinion. (Click more for the videos)