Sugar Bowl http://wfpl.org en Howard Schnellenberger's 'Collision Course' Looks Less Blustery Now http://wfpl.org/post/howard-schnellenbergers-collision-course-looks-less-blustery-now <p>Maybe Howard Schnellenberger wasn't over-doing it.</p><p>Maybe he was on to something.</p><p>After he became coach of the University of Louisville football team in 1985, Schnellenberger&nbsp;made that famously bold prediction that the Cardinals were "on a collision course with a national championship. The only variable is time."</p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 3279 at http://wfpl.org Howard Schnellenberger's 'Collision Course' Looks Less Blustery Now Legislative Preview; Sugar Bowl Victory; 'Insourcing' at GE: Today on Byline http://wfpl.org/post/legislative-preview-sugar-bowl-victory-insourcing-ge-today-byline <p></p><p><strong>1:06 -</strong>&nbsp;WFPL and KPR's Kenny Colston&nbsp;tells us what we can expect from the upcoming legislative session in Kentucky, and Joseph Lord looks back at this week's Sugar Bowl victory by the University of Louisville.</p><p><strong>1:16 - </strong>Andrea Seabrook and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.decodedc.com/">DecodeDC</a> explore the interplay of politics and the media, and how press coverage can feed into the negative, partisan bickering in Washington. Case in point: The Fiscal Cliff.</p> Sat, 05 Jan 2013 02:17:20 +0000 Laura Ellis 3272 at http://wfpl.org Legislative Preview; Sugar Bowl Victory; 'Insourcing' at GE: Today on Byline Cardinals Win the Sugar Bowl. What Could it Mean for the Future? http://wfpl.org/post/cardinals-win-sugar-bowl-what-could-it-mean-future <p>The old adage goes, "That's why they play the game."</p><p>In Wednesday night's Sugar Bowl, the Louisville Cardinals played a Florida Gators team that <a href="/post/strong-cards-motivated-underdog-status-sugar-bowl">most sports analyst agreed </a>was too talented and too fast for this game to be competitive.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 17:27:24 +0000 Joseph Lord 3243 at http://wfpl.org Cardinals Win the Sugar Bowl. What Could it Mean for the Future? Louisville Cardinals Upset Florida Gators to Win Sugar Bowl http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-upset-florida-gators-win-sugar-bowl <p>The Louisville Cardinals pounced early and often to pull off one of the biggest upsets in the 15-year history of the Bowl Championship Series.</p><p>The Cardinals defeated the heavily favored Florida Gators 33-23 on Wednesday night in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.&nbsp;</p><p>Louisville scored a touchdown off a Florida interception in the first seconds of the game and never looked back, taking a two touchdown lead into halftime. The Cardinals had a 23-point lead about halfway through the fourth quarter, but the Gators managed a touchdown on a kickoff return.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 05:11:56 +0000 Joseph Lord 3238 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Upset Florida Gators to Win Sugar Bowl Sugar Bowl | What Sportswriters Say About the Louisville Cardinals' Chances http://wfpl.org/post/sugar-bowl-what-sportswriters-say-about-louisville-cardinals-chances <p>The running theme among sportswriters for Wednesday night's Sugar Bowl goes something like this: The Florida Gators are more talented than Louisville at every position but the position that counts most — quarterback.</p><p>Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples makes <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-football/news/20130101/sugar-bowl-preview/#ixzz2GpskXYlk">this a rather direct point</a>, noting:</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 3225 at http://wfpl.org Sugar Bowl | What Sportswriters Say About the Louisville Cardinals' Chances Strong: Cards Motivated by Underdog Status in Sugar Bowl http://wfpl.org/post/strong-cards-motivated-underdog-status-sugar-bowl <p>After a month of preparation, the University of Louisville football team is in New Orleans to take on Florida in the Sugar Bowl Wednesday night.</p><p>Cards coach Charlie Strong says his players are well aware of their underdog status against the 11-1 Gators, whom some are picking to win by two touchdowns or more.</p> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 3146 at http://wfpl.org Strong: Cards Motivated by Underdog Status in Sugar Bowl Charlie Strong Staying with Louisville Cardinals http://wfpl.org/post/charlie-strong-staying-louisville-cardinals <p>Charlie Strong will remain the football coach for the University of Louisville, he said Thursday morning in a news conference.</p><p>The University of Tennessee offered him the Volunteers' head coaching position on Tuesday, he said.</p><p>In confirming that he'd return for a fourth season, Strong spoke highly of Louisville athletics director Tom Jurich -- noting that Jurich gave him his first head coaching position after 27 years as an assistant.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 13:17:13 +0000 Joseph Lord 2834 at http://wfpl.org Charlie Strong Staying with Louisville Cardinals Charlie Strong 'Very Annoyed' By Rumors of Job Interviews http://wfpl.org/post/charlie-strong-very-annoyed-rumors-job-interviews <p>University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong says he won’t discuss any rumors that he’s a candidate for coaching vacancies as the Cards prepare for their Sugar Bowl matchup next month.</p> <p>Strong spoke to reporters a day after learning that the Cards will play Florida in the BCS game January 2nd in New Orleans.</p> <p>Last week as the Cards were preparing for their season finale at Rutgers, Strong shot down a report that he had interviewed for the Auburn coaching job.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 20:53:39 +0000 Rick Howlett 2778 at http://wfpl.org Charlie Strong 'Very Annoyed' By Rumors of Job Interviews College Football: Louisville Cardinals Headed To Sugar Bowl http://wfpl.org/post/college-football-louisville-cardinals-headed-sugar-bowl <p>The University of Louisville football team will play Florida on January 2nd in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.</p><p>The pairings for the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) were announced tonight.</p><p>It’s U of L’s first BCS berth since the 2006 season, when the Cards clinched a spot in the Orange Bowl.</p><p>The 22nd ranked Cards finished the regular season with a 10-2 record and a share of the Big East Conference title.</p><p>Florida, from the Southeastern Conference, is 11-1 and ranked fourth in the country.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 02:31:47 +0000 Rick Howlett 2760 at http://wfpl.org College Football: Louisville Cardinals Headed To Sugar Bowl