Conrad Discusses NCAA Traffic Plan

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad is preparing for the NCAA Final Four showdown between Kentucky’s biggest in-state rivals, and he hopes fans of both teams show their maturity this weekend. Police unveiled a traffic and safety plan earlier this week and officers will be out in force Saturday night. They’ll be prepared to shut […]

Fischer Claims ‘Cardinal Red Day’ Set World Record

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer declared the city has set a world’s record for people wearing red in a single day for his “Cardinal Red Day” to celebrate the University of Louisville’s trip to the NCAA Final Four. The university rejected Fischer’s offer to hold a pep rally so he called for every resident and business […]

Federal Delegation Catches Basketball Fever

The upcoming battle in the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four between the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats has made its way to Washington, with members of the federal delegation marking the contest. Speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says Saturday’s game proves the commonwealth is the best college basketball state in […]

Fischer Declares Friday ‘Cardinal Red Day’

After the University of Louisville turned down his offer to hold a pep rally before the Cardinals Final Four appearance this Saturday, Mayor Greg Fischer wants the city to set a world’s record for the most people wearing red in one day to celebrate. Fischer has declared Friday as Cardinal Red Day and is encouraging […]

Beshear and Abramson Discuss ‘Dream Game’ on ESPN

Appearing on ESPN’s Sportscenter, Governor Steve Beshear and Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson discussed the upcoming game between the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. The excitement over the archrivals playing for a spot in the championship game spilled over into the political arena earlier this week when Louisville […]

Stein Calls Out Williams for SEC Tournament Trip

Adding more fuel to their burning rivalry, state Sen. Kathy Stein, D-Lexington, continued her criticism of state Senate President David Williams, R-Burkesville, over his recent trip to New Orleans for the NCAA’s Southeastern Conference basketball tournament during the legislative session. The Senate changed its schedule and did not take up any legislation last Thursday or […]

Pitino: Kuric Out For DePaul Game With Ankle Sprain

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says leading scorer Kyle Kuric won’t play tomorrow against DePaul after suffering a high ankle sprain in practice. The Cardinals have lost four of their last five games, including a 31 point blowout Tuesday night at Providence. Pitino says he understands fans’ frustration with the team’s struggles, but […]

NY Times: McConnell Lobbying Big 12 for U of L Athletics

The New York Times is reporting that U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is lobbying the Big 12 conference to select the University of Louisville over West Virginia University to fill the vacancy. It had been expected that NCAA leaders were going to announce the Mountaineers’ move to the conference as part of a realignment earlier […]

Money Is Main Cause of College Football Conference Shuffle: State of the News [Audio]

Earlier this month, the University of Pittsburgh and Syracuse University announced they would leave their athletic conference, the Big East, and join the ACC. Syracuse is a charter member of the Big East, which currently has 16 member school, including UofL. The move has touched off much speculation and shuffling among conference throughout the country. […]