Governor's Cup http://wfpl.org en Cardinals, Wildcats to Battle for Governor's Cup, Football Bragging Rights http://wfpl.org/post/cardinals-wildcats-battle-governors-cup-football-bragging-rights <p>In college football, the annual battle for the Governor’s Cup moves to Lexington as the Louisville Cardinals take on the Kentucky Wildcats Saturday.</p><p>U of L is 2-0, with victories over Ohio University and Eastern Kentucky, and is ranked seventh in the country.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; This will be the Cards’ first road game of the season.</p><p>Kentucky lost its season opener to Western Kentucky but bounced back last week with a victory over Miami (Ohio), the first for new coach Mark Stoops.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 22:32:02 +0000 Rick Howlett 6833 at http://wfpl.org Cardinals, Wildcats to Battle for Governor's Cup, Football Bragging Rights Cards Beat Wildcats 32-14 http://wfpl.org/post/cards-beat-wildcats-32-14 The Governor's Cup will remain in Louisville for another year.<p> The Louisville Cards defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 32-14 today as the programs renewed their rivalry for the 25th time.<p> It was Louisville's second straight victory over Kentucky but the first at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium since 2006.<p> U of L running back Jeremy Wright ran for three touchdowns and sophomore quarterback Teddy Bridgewater passed for 232 yards.<p> Senorise Perry added a 47 yard touchdown run for the Cards, and John Wallace kicked a 22 yard field goal.<p> Kentucky's scoring came on two Maxwell Smith touc Sun, 02 Sep 2012 23:02:09 +0000 Rick Howlett 1531 at http://wfpl.org Cards Beat Wildcats 32-14 Showdown at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium: Governor's Cup, Pride on the Line http://wfpl.org/post/showdown-papa-johns-cardinal-stadium-governors-cup-pride-line <p>WDRB sports reporter <a href="http://www.wdrb.com/story/18717536/eric-crawford-sports-journalist">Eric Crawford</a> checked in with WFPL's Rick Howlett on <em>Byline</em> yesterday to dissect the <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/cards-cats-facing-unique-challenges-football-season-begins">big UofL/UK football game</a> this weekend.&nbsp; It’s the highly-anticipated season opener for two teams facing very different challenges. Sat, 01 Sep 2012 12:46:01 +0000 Brad Yost 1522 at http://wfpl.org Showdown at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium: Governor's Cup, Pride on the Line Cards Not Taking UK Lightly http://wfpl.org/post/cards-not-taking-uk-lightly <p>The Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals return to the football field this Sunday, facing off in the annual battle for the Governor’s Cup.</p><p></p><p>The Cards are ranked 25th nationally in the AP pre-season poll&nbsp;and&nbsp;heavily favored in this year’s matchup, but offensive lineman Alex Kupper says his team knows better than to take the Wildcats lightly.</p><p></p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 19:50:26 +0000 Rick Howlett 1520 at http://wfpl.org Cards Not Taking UK Lightly Cards, Cats Facing Unique Challenges As Football Season Begins http://wfpl.org/post/cards-cats-facing-unique-challenges-football-season-begins <P>University of Louisville and University of Kentucky football teams will meet for the 25th time this Sunday.<p> <P>It’s the season opener for two teams facing a different set of challenges.<p> <P>In Louisville, there are high expectations for coach Charlie Strong’s Cardinals. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 1510 at http://wfpl.org Cards, Cats Facing Unique Challenges As Football Season Begins Cards and Cats to Renew Football Rivalry Sunday http://wfpl.org/post/cards-and-cats-renew-football-rivalry-sunday <P>The <A href="http://www.uoflsports.com/sports/m-footbl/lou-m-footbl-body.html">Louisville Cardinals</A> and <A href="http://www.ukathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/kty-m-footbl-body.html">Kentucky Wildcats</A> open their football seasons against each other next weekend.<p> <P>U of L and UK will battle for the Governor’s Cup Sunday at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.<p> <P>Coach Charlie Strong’s Cardinals are coming off two consecutive bowl appearances and were the Big East co-champions last season.<p> <P>U of L is ranked 25th in the AP pre-season poll, but Strong says it means little.<p> <P>"I Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:41:12 +0000 Rick Howlett 1470 at http://wfpl.org Cards and Cats to Renew Football Rivalry Sunday