Louisville Cardinals

Local News
3:50 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Cards Not Taking UK Lightly

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The Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals return to the football field this Sunday, facing off in the annual battle for the Governor’s Cup.

The Cards are ranked 25th nationally in the AP pre-season poll and heavily favored in this year’s matchup, but offensive lineman Alex Kupper says his team knows better than to take the Wildcats lightly.

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7:30 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Cards, Cats Facing Unique Challenges As Football Season Begins

Photo of Governor's Cup from kentuckysportsradio.com

University of Louisville and University of Kentucky football teams will meet for the 25th time this Sunday.

It’s the season opener for two teams facing a different set of challenges.

In Louisville, there are high expectations for coach Charlie Strong’s Cardinals. In his third season since he was hired away from Florida to turn around a program that faltered for three years under previous coach Steve Kragthorpe, Strong’s team is ranked 25th in the AP pre-season poll, and is favored to win the Big East Conference title.

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3:41 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Cards and Cats to Renew Football Rivalry Sunday

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The Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats open their football seasons against each other next weekend.

U of L and UK will battle for the Governor’s Cup Sunday at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

Coach Charlie Strong’s Cardinals are coming off two consecutive bowl appearances and were the Big East co-champions last season.

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5:28 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Pitino Announces Staff Changes

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has announced two new additions to his staff and a new role for a current staff member. 

Kareem Richardson (at left in photo) is the Cards’ new assistant coach, a vacancy that was created by the departure of associate coach Richard Pitino to Florida International University two weeks ago.

Rick Pitino says Richardson has become a top-level recruiter during his 15 year coaching career, most recently at Xavier.

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