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Local News
11:36 pm
Sat September 29, 2012

College Football: U of L tops Southern Miss; UK, IU Fall

In college football, the Louisville Cardinals overcame a 17-12 halftime deficit to defeat Southern Mississippi Saturday night in a rain-soaked game in Hattiesburg.

U of L running back Senorise Perry scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter and the Cards held off a final Southern Miss scoring drive to improve to 5-0 on the season. The Golden Eagles fell to 0-4.

U of L has next weekend off before returning to action the following Saturday at Pittsburgh.

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Local News
3:47 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

College Football: U of L at Southern Miss, Cats vs Gamecocks, IU at Northwestern

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The Louisville Cardinals take their 4-0 record to Southern Mississippi tomorrow.

The 17th ranked Cards are off to their best start since 2006, but are coming off narrow victories over North Carolina and Florida International.

Coach Charlie Strong says if his team wants to take the leap from good to great, they’ll have to learn how play with intensity for the whole game.

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Local News
10:30 pm
Sat September 22, 2012

College Football: Cards Hold Off FIU 28-21

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Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater passed for two touchdowns, ran for another, and running back Jeremy Wright added another score as the Louisville Cards defeated Florida International 28-21 Saturday night in Miami.

The 18th ranked Cards improve to 4-0 on the season.

They’ll travel to Southern Mississippi next Saturday for the second of three straight road games.

Local News
5:17 pm
Sat September 22, 2012

College Football: Florida 38, Kentucky 0

The Kentucky Wildcats fell to number 14 Florida 38-0 today in Gainesville.

UK played without starting quarterback Max Smith, who’s recovering  from  a shoulder injury. 

Replacement quarterback Morgan Newton struggled against the Gators, throwing three interceptions as the Wildcats lost to Florida for the 26th straight time.

Kentucky is now 1-3 on the season and will take on number 7 South Carolina next Saturday in Lexington.

Local News
4:38 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

College Football: Cards Preparing For FIU; UK Visits #14 Florida

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The University of Louisville football team will be on the road for the next three games, starting next Saturday night at Florida International. U of L is 3-0 for the first time since 2006, but nearly blew a 29 point halftime lead last Saturday against North Carolina. The Cards held on for a 39-34 victory.

Coach Charlie Strong says his team hasn’t yet learned how to play a complete game.

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Local News
10:36 pm
Sat September 15, 2012

College Football: WKU Tops UK

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 32-31 tonight in overtime at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington.

Western won the game with a trick pass play on a two-point conversion.

The Wildcats sent the game into overtime with a touchdown pass play with 24 seconds left in regulation. 

UK scored the first touchdown in overtime, but the Hilltoppers answered with a touchdown and the two-point conversion.

Kentucky falls to 1 and 2 on the season.  Western is 2 and 1.  

Local News
7:11 pm
Sat September 15, 2012

College Football: Cards Hold Off UNC 39-34

The Louisville Cardinals survived a second-half surge by North Carolina to defeat the Tar Heels 39-34 today at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

The game appeared to be all but over at halftime with U of L leading 36-7, but North Carolina came roaring back in the second half, outscoring the Cards 27-3.

UNC had a chance to score the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter, but the 19th ranked Cards broke up a pass play with less than two minutes remaining.

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Local News
2:25 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Cards Climb Into Top 20; Face North Carolina Saturday

The Louisville Cardinals have moved up four spots in the latest national college football polls.

U of L is ranked 19th in this week’s Associated Press poll and 20th in the USA Today/coaches poll following Saturday’s 35-7 win over Missouri State.

Coach Charlie Strong says it’s too early to tell if the Cards are really one of the 20 best teams in the country.

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Local News
7:10 pm
Sat September 8, 2012

College Football: U of L Beats Missouri State; UK Notches First Win

The Louisville Cards improved to 2-0 on the season with a 35-7 victory today over visiting Missouri State.

Teddy Bridgewater threw two touchdown  passes, U of L’s running backs added two more scores and Matthew Nakatani kicked two field goals for the 23rd ranked Cards.   The Bears dropped to 0-2.

U of L faces North Carolina next week at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. 

The Kentucky Wildcats rolled over Kent State 47-14 in Lexington. UK evens its record to 1-1 and will host Western Kentucky next Saturday night

Local News
3:38 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

College Football: Cards Host Missouri State; UK Looking For First Win

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The Louisville Cardinals return to college football action tomorrow, hosting Missouri State.

The 23rd ranked Cards are coming off a season-opening victory over Kentucky.

Senior center Mario Benavides  says he’s not worried about his team becoming complacent against the unranked Bears, who were trounced by Kansas State last week 51-9.

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