Cardinals get prime time national showcase spot on ABC for showdown with No. 3 Clemson

Saturday’s football game between a pair of top-15 teams Louisville and Clemson is being moved to prime time, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Sunday. The contest, originally scheduled for 3:30 p.m., will be played at 8:12 p.m. and televised nationally on ABC with Kirk Herbstreit, Chris Fowler, and Maria Taylor. Louisville is ranked No. 14 in the latest Associated Press poll and faces a...

In the Hunt: Cards still alive for playoff, title shot despite coming up short in thrilling loss at Clemson

By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent LOUISVILLE — Louisville’s football team lost the biggest regular season game in program history, but not their dream goal or national respect. The No. 4/3 Cardinals (4-1, 1-1 ACC) came away with both intact, despite coming up one yard short in their dramatic, nationally-televised 42-36 loss at Clemson (5-0, 2-0) Saturday night in a classic showdown...

Billy Reed: Words come up short when it comes to superlatives for Louisville-Clemson grid showdown

Here we are, mere hours away from the Louisville football team’s visit to Clemson, and I have a serious problem. I used up almost all my adjectives and superlatives on the Cards’ historic 63-20 humiliation of Florida State. I ordered a new batch from the U.S. Postal Service, but they won’t be here until Monday, the same day The Courier-Journal and Herald-Leader will be coming out with their game...

Hold your breath, here comes Jackson/Watson, Clemson/Cards in huge ACC, national showdown

By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent LOUISVILLE — The Louisville-Clemson prime time showdown Saturday night in Death Valley shapes up as the proverbial irresistible force versus the immovable object, the former being Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson, the latter the Tigers’ stingy defense. “Something will have to give one way or another,” Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says. Which...

Hype Time: Jackson, Cards eager for showdown at Clemson with outmatched Marshall out of the way

By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent LOUISVILLE–Let the Hype, Chapter II, begin. Louisville’s undefeated and third-ranked football team has dispatched one of its two main rivals for the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Atlantic Division title and put itself in position to contend for a College Football Playoff berth by demolishing Florida State 63-20 a week ago. Now comes another challenge...