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UofL FOOTBALL | Cardinals Sign 21 Players in 2018 Recruiting Class

02/07/2018 04:39 PM

The Louisville football program announced that it closed its 2018 National Signing Day with one of the best recruiting classes in program history. Back in December, UofL inked 19 players during the early signing period. On Wednesday, it added two more recruits. The two new future Cardinals are safety Marlon Character and running back Javian Hawkins. Character comes to the Cards from Northwest Mississippi Community College. He was one of the nation’s top JUCO safeties last year, finishing with 28 tackles and one... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Preparing for Georgia Tech

02/07/2018 03:56 PM

The Louisville men’s basketball team will hope to snap its three-game losing streak on Thursday night, when the Cards (16-8, 6-5) host Georgia Tech (11-12, 4-6) inside the KFC Yum! Center. Tip-off is set for just after 7 p.m. ET. UofL enters the game coming off losses to No. 2 Virginia last week, Florida St. on Saturday and Syracuse on Monday. After the games against Florida St. and Syracuse, Louisville interim head coach David Padgett talked about how his team has to... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels Preparing for Pair of Home Games

02/07/2018 12:12 PM

The Eastern Kentucky men’s basketball team is hoping to snap a six-game losing streak this week. The Colonels (8-17, 2-10) host UT Martin (8-17, 3-9) on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET inside McBrayer Arena, before hosting Morehead St. (6-17, 2-10) on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. EKU head coach Dan McHale joined Sports Night to preview his team’s upcoming Ohio Valley Conference games: Following the Morehead St. game, EKU will have only one more home game left on its regular season schedule.... Read more 

NASCAR | Kentucky Speedway Preparing for 2018 Season

02/06/2018 06:10 PM

The 2018 NASCAR season is quickly approaching as next week is “Speedweeks at Daytona.” That means NASCAR weekend at Kentucky Speedway is roughly only five months away. Kentucky Speedway held a southern media luncheon on Tuesday in Louisville. While there, track general manager Mark Simendinger talked about his excitement for the upcoming season: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Ben Rhodes was also in attendance at the luncheon. The Louisville native always looks forward to racing at Kentucky Speedway in July. This... Read more 

LOUISVILLE BATS | Bats Introduce Pat Kelly as New Manager

02/06/2018 05:36 PM

The Louisville Bats introduced new manager Pat Kelly on Tuesday afternoon. Kelly replaces Delino DeShields, who led the Bats from 2015-2017, compiling a record of 191-239 (.444). Kelly comes to Louisville after spending the past three seasons as manager of the Reds’ Double-A affiliate Pensacola Blue Wahoos. While there, he led the Wahoos to a 218-200 (.522) overall record. The Bats begin their 2018 season on Friday, April 6 at home against the Toledo Mud Hens.  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kevin Wallace Introduced as St. X Head Coach

02/06/2018 05:32 PM

St. Xavier High School (Louisville) introduced Kevin Wallace as its new head football coach on Tuesday afternoon. Wallace replaces Will Wolford, who stepped down from his position in December. Wallace comes to St. X after serving as head coach of the Bowling Green High School football team since 2011. During his tenure at Bowling Green, he led the Purples to five state titles. Wallace takes over a St. X football team that finished 12-3 overall in 2017, falling to Trinity in the KHSAA... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Drop Third Straight Game

02/05/2018 10:09 PM

The Louisville men’s basketball team was hoping to snap a two-game losing streak on Monday night inside the KFC Yum! Center. Instead, the streak increased to three games. The Syracuse Orange (16-8, 5-6) were too much for the Cards (16-8, 6-5) as the Orange won 78-73. Syracuse led for over 30 minutes in the game. UofL cut it within two with just over four minutes to play, but Syracuse held on to get the win, thanks in part to its free throw shooting,... Read more 

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