Louisville Sports Louisville Basketball WDRB - WDRB 41 Louisville News

CRAWFORD | Soccer stadium opening brings bright lights to U of L soccer

Updated:

The University of Louisville opens the $18.5 million Mark & Cindy Lynn Soccer Stadium tonight, yet another triumph for athletic leadership combined with community passion.

BOZICH | Louisville QB Will Gardner has been waiting (and waiting) for this moment

Updated:

How badly does Will Gardner want to excel at quarterback? He forced himself to run the hurdles to improve his speed -- and once forced a fumble seconds after tearing his right ACL.

CRAWFORD | In his new autobiography, Schnellenberger recounts a football life

Updated:

Howard Schnellenberger will be signing his new autobiography around Louisville this weekend before Monday's season opener between the University of Louisville and Miami University.

UK football launches Gameday Central website to help fans plan

Updated:

It includes information on where to park, reminders about tailgating, and maps showing pre-and post-game traffic flow.

BOZICH | The Only 10 Picks You Need To Start The College Football Season

Updated:

Which four teams make the college football playoff? Who are the three Heisman Trophy frontrunners? Which local player deserves more national love? Rick Bozich answers those questions -- and more.

U of L opens state of the art soccer stadium Video included

Updated:

The stadium can host more than 5,000 fans and boasts a big screen.

U of L releases 2014-2015 basketball schedule Video included

Updated:

Cards have a heavy slate in first year of ACC competition.

WDRB Sports Staff season football picks for U of L, UK, IU, WKU

Updated:

The WDRB Sports staff has checked the numbers and schedules -- and filed season predictions for the Louisville, Kentucky, Indiana and Western Kentucky football teams in 2014.

Sports Page Chat Replay - U of L's plan without Parker; Incognito Cal; IU's upcoming schedule

Updated:

Click now to view a replay of the Aug. 27 edition of Sports Page Live.

BOZICH | Darrell Griffith Athletic Center primed to sparkle at West End School Video included

Updated:

Former University of Louisville star Darrell Griffith has received countless honors in his basketball career but few things excite him as much as what is happening at the West End School.

CRAWFORD | Bridgewater says a final 'thank you' to U of L in student paper

Teddy Bridgewater says thank you to U of L students in an ad in its student paper. Eric Crawford photo. Teddy Bridgewater says thank you to U of L students in an ad in its student paper. Eric Crawford photo.
Updated:

Teddy Bridgewater had one more classy move for University of Louisville students and fans -- he said Thank You with an ad in the semester's first edition of The Louisville Cardinal student newspaper.

LANE | Toppers to Begin Brohm Era Friday

Updated:

With the next three games on the road, WKU looks to get off to a winning start under first-year head coach Jeff Brohm versus one of the favorites in the MAC.

LANE | Cats Ready to Open Season Two Under Stoops Video included

Updated:

Kentucky looks to begin year two under Mark Stoops at 1-0 when they host OVC opponent UT Martin Saturday in Lexington.

BOZICH | Louisville needs receiving committee to replace DeVante Parker Video included

Updated:

A left-foot injury will force Louisville senior receiver DeVante Parker to the sidelines for the start of the Cardinals' football season.

CRAWFORD BLOG | Harrell named preseason All-American by Blue Ribbon

Updated:

Louisville junior Montrezl Harrell was named a first-team preseason All-American by Blue Ribbon College Basketball yearbook.

CRAWFORD | For Stoops and UK, time to move forward with young talent Video included

Updated:

Mark Stoops has been stockpiling talent with his last two recruiting classes, one of them the most highly rated in school history. This season, he starts to put that youth into service.

BOZICH | Would Kentucky beat Blue Ribbon's All-American team? Yes

Updated:

Kentucky did not place any players on the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook all-American team but the Wildcats would be favored to beat Blue Ribbon's team.

BOZICH | What does Las Vegas say about DeVante Parker's absence? Video included

Updated:

How have the college football observers in Las Vegas reacted to the news that Louisville will be without receiver DeVante Parker for six to eight weeks?

CRAWFORD | Three and out: Petrino press conference highlights Video included

Updated:

Hitting the highlights from University of Louisville coach Bobby Petrino's weekly press conference before the Cardinals open their season against Miami next Monday.

CRAWFORD | Source: Johnson cleared to play for U of L

Updated:

Freshman forward Jaylen Johnson has enrolled at the University of Louisville, but the NCAA Clearinghouse has yet to clear him to play.

BOZICH | Brohm, WKU downtown billboard "Spreading the Red"

Updated:

Drivers on I-65 in downtown Louisville should prepare for a new billboard this week -- one that promotes Western Kentucky football and its strong ties to the metro area.

Triathletes battle heat, humidity to finish Ironman Louisville Video included

Updated:

Despite extreme heat, thousands of triathletes competed in the IronMan Louisville Saturday.

BOZICH | DeVante Parker visiting Charlotte foot specialist Sunday

Updated:

Louisville star receiver DeVante Parker was scheduled to travel to Charlotte Sunday to visit Dr. Robert Anderson, a specialist for foot and ankle injuries.

Louisville IronMan overcomes huge hurdles to return to competition Video included

Updated:

From serious injury to racing multiple IronMan races in a year, Mike Rice's inspiring story.

More than 2,000 athletes taking on IronMan Louisville Video included

Updated:

Participating athletes will go on a 140-mile trek, consisting of swimming, biking and running.

CRAWFORD | Petrino ready for challenge of leading U of L into ACC

Updated:

In the University of Louisville's first football season in the ACC, coach Bobby Petrino says there's pressure to win -- but that the pressure is on him, not his players.

Friday High School football postponements

Updated:

 Storms stopped week one of high school football. Most games are postponed until Saturday. Here's the schedule...

CRAWFORD | U of L's Parker suffers foot injury in practice Video included

Updated:

Star University of Louisville receiver DeVante Parker is headed to a well-known North Carolina orthopedic surgeon after suffering an injury to his left foot in practice Friday.

BOZICH | Gardner ACC breakout star? Defending UK fans

Updated:

Will Louisville quarterback Will Gardner be one of the ACC's breakout stars this season? Could a marketing survey actually rate Vandy football fans ahead of Kentucky fans? More football nuggets.

BOZICH | Picking Toughest Game on U of L, UK, IU, WKU schedules

Updated:

What's the Toughest Game on Louisville's football schedule? The easy answer is Florida State, but there's a better choice; and what about picking the Toughest game for Kentucky, Indiana and Western Kentucky.

CRAWFORD BLOG | On move-in day, U of L still awaiting word on Johnson

Updated:

With classes beginning on Monday, the University of Louisville says it still hasn't gotten word from the NCAA Clearinghouse on 6-9 signee Jaylen Johnson. Rick Pitino said his high school was slow submitting his paperwork.

Sports Page Live Replay - Petrino's response to S.I. profile, U of L football's toughest victory

Updated:

The chat begins each Wednesday morning starting at 10:30.

Big names paying to play in next year's Super Bowl Halftime show?

Updated:

Next year's Super Bowl will be played in Glendale, Arizona.

BOZICH | Football analytics site projects 7.5 wins for Louisville

Updated:

College Football Matrix projects Louisville's 2014 win total; Sports Illustrated endorses Patrick Towles; Rick Bozich continues his college football countdown.

BOZICH | Bobby Petrino Responds To Sports Illustrated Story Video included

Updated:

Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino responded to a Sports Illustrated story that he was not getting along with his defensive coordinator Todd Grantham.

BOZICH | Plenty of signs Petrino and Grantham are "fine"

Updated:

A source close to University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino said the Sports Illustrated story about conflict between Petrino and defensive coordinator Todd Grantham isn't true.

CRAWFORD | It's too early to tell the story of Petrino 2.0 Video included

Updated:

Sports Illustrated says he's the same old Bobby Petrino. He and those around the University of Louisville say he's a changed man. Eric Crawford looks at Petrino 2.0.

CRAWFORD BLOG | Schimmel named player of the week in WNBA East

Updated:

Former University of Louisville women's basketball standout Shoni Schimmel was named the WNBA's Eastern Conference Player of the Week after some of her biggest performances of the season.

LACETT | Louisville Fails to Crack Preseason AP Top 25

Updated:

AP Preseason Poll was released Sunday but the Cardinals did not make the top 25.  

CRAWFORD | Preseason polls are fun, but in playoff era, don't matter anymore

Updated:

The Associated Press and preseason coaches polls are out, but Eric Crawford writes that only one poll matters now in the football era of college football.

Pot charge dismissed against U of L football player

Updated:

Quick has been participating in a marijuana education and intervention program since he received the citation.

BOZICH | Three reasons Patrick Towles is -- and isn't -- right pick as Kentucky QB Video included

Updated:

Patrick Towles, a redshirt sophomore, will start the season as Kentucky's quarterback. Three reasons Towles is -- and is not -- the right pick.

Peyton Siva and wife are new parents Video included

Updated:

The name they chose for their daughter born on Sunday is Adalynn Grace.

BOZICH | Charlie Strong says Texas job "isn't a monster"

Updated:

Ten days until college football begins -- and 10 nuggets to get you there, including Charlie Strong saying the Texas football job is not a monster. Plus, the SEC and Pac-12 dominate the Top 25.

BOZICH | Teddy! Teddy! Bridgewater makes his move in Minnesota

Updated:

Teddy Bridgewater looked like he was back in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium Saturday night, leading the Minnesota Vikings to a come-from-behind win over Arizona with 2 TD passes.

CRAWFORD | In 'rehearsal' scrimmage, Petrino sees flaws and potential

Updated:

After a 155-play scrimmage, Bobby Petrino says he saw some nice things but "we have a lot of work to do," to be ready for the season opener against Miami.

LACETT | Phillips Goes Hitless in Bats Loss to Indians Video included

Updated:

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips goes hitless in second rehab appearance with the Louisville Bats. 

BOZICH | Cards' Defense Impresses Jurich; UK One of 10 Worst? Video included

Updated:

The Louisville defense impressed athletic director Tom Jurich during a scrimmage Saturday; Kentucky makes Danny Sheridan's Top 10 -- not a good thing. More football nuggets.

BOZICH | 12 nuggets 12 days before college football opens

Updated:

Only 12 days until the college football season begins, so here are 12 nuggets to get you through the void, starting with a list that features Will Gardner of Louisville and Nate Sudfeld of Indiana.

NASCAR institutes new rules following driver's death

Updated:

Last weekend, a driver was struck and killed at a dirt-track race in New York.

LACETT | Cardinals Celebrate New Season at Kickoff Luncheon Video included

Updated:

The Louisville Cardinals kicked off the new season with a party for fans downtown. 

BOZICH | Miami QB situation tilts opener toward Louisville

Updated:

Louisville celebrates its football kickoff luncheon on Thursday, but actually it is the quarterback situation at Miami that is something for the Cards to celebrate.

Tiger Woods withdraws name from consideration for Ryder Cup

Woods reacts to a poor tee shot on No. 7. (AP photo) Woods reacts to a poor tee shot on No. 7. (AP photo)
Updated:

Woods has appeared on seven Ryder Cup teams between 1997 and 2012, though he did not play in 2008 - due to injury - when it was hosted at Valhalla.

Sports Page Live webcast replay, watch it here Video included

Updated:

They're back! After a week covering the PGA Championship, Rick Bozich and Eric Crawford return for college football talk, and more, in this week's Sports Page Live webcast. Watch the replay here.

BOZICH | Blackmon's emergence tops Indiana's 5 Takeaways From Canadian Trip

Updated:

Freshman guard and Mr. Basketball James Blackmon Jr. emerged as Indiana's leading scorer as the Hoosiers won four of five games on their summer trip to Canada.

UK cancels alumni game set for Aug. 24

Updated:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky has canceled its alumni charity game on Aug. 24 because several former key Wildcats are unavailable.The school said in a news release that former UK players DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis are participating with Team USA; John Wall has a commitment in China. The release also said the game was canceled out of respect to Indianapolis Pacers forward Paul George and players' unease over his leg injury sustained during camp earlier this month.Ken...

Beep Ball shows just how much Americans love their favorite pastime Video included

Updated:

Michael Lewis doesn't keep his eye on the ball, but he listens to every play in a game that reminds us why they say baseball is America's favorite pastime

BOZICH | Petrino and Sports Illustrated -- mixed reviews

Updated:

Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino is featured in a profile by Sports Illustrated this week that outlines his uneven journey from U of L to Atlanta to Arkansas to Western Kentucky and back to U of L.

CRAWFORD | Five thoughts on UK's impressive Bahamas debut

Updated:

With three games in the Bahamas in the books and three blowout wins, Eric Crawford checks in with some observations of the University of Kentucky basketball team so far.

BOZICH | Dominique Brown 'hip' to Bobby Petrino's suggestion

Updated:

Dominique Brown led all Louisville backs in rushing -- and touchdowns -- last season. But Brown needs to make a change to please new coach Bobby Petrino.

BOZICH | Five looks at football's Top 25 -- with U of L, UK, IU twist

Updated:

Which team plays the most teams that are drawing college football pre-season Top 25 votes -- Louisville, Kentucky or Indiana? Is anybody picking against Florida State?

CRAWFORD | Amid PGA Championship drama, a victory for Valhalla

A rare look at Valhalla's No. 13 green lit up by TV lights. A rare look at Valhalla's No. 13 green lit up by TV lights.
Updated:

Another dramatic finish in a PGA Championship added to Valhalla's reputation for producing high drama. In a relatively short time, the Louisville course has built an impressive history.

BOZICH | Another Top 25 snub for Cards; Football love for UK, IU

Updated:

Another college football Top 25 poll overlooks Louisville; Matt Elam brings national attention to Kentucky; Indiana big three on offense earning love.

BOZICH | Lexington man shows PGA Championship qualities helping his wife

Updated:

A Lexington man has worked more than 80 hours on the security team at the PGA Championship to help his wife in her fight against colon cancer. The story of a PGA champion.

BOZICH | Summer of Rory ends with McIlroy's fourth major

Updated:

It is officially time to stop obsessing about Tiger Woods and his vacant parking space and start recognizing that Rory McIlroy is the next great thing in golf.

In-Depth Blogging from WDRB's Sports Team Image Map
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WDRB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.