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Limited-edition bobblehead commemorates rivalry between UK Wildcats, UofL Cardinals

As the University of Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals prepare to renew on of college basketball’s most intense rivalries today, fans can now purchase a playful memento. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled an officially licensed, limited edition bobblehead featuring Kentucky mascot “Wildcat” and Louisville mascot “Louie the Cardinal.” The mascots are...

Coach Mark Stoops says Cats aren’t hiding from rivalry hype in leadup to Saturday’s season finale

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today The stakes will be high when Kentucky and Louisville meet Saturday in the season finale for both teams. In addition to bragging rights, the Wildcats and Cardinals are seeking better position positioning, considering both teams have already clinched bowl eligibility. Kentucky is seeking its fourth consecutive seven-win season, while Louisville is eyeing its eighth victory...

Mark Stoops says records won’t matter when ‘Cats take on struggling Cardinals Saturday in Louisville

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Louisville has struggled this season but Mark Stoops said that won’t matter when Kentucky takes on the Cardinals in the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday at Cardinal Stadium. “In a rivalry game, you can throw the records out the window,” Stoops said Monday. “We’re worried about ourselves and play the best football that we can.” Like Stoops, Kentucky...

Lucas, McKay were chosen in the 2014 MLB Draft, but will compete for Louisville in 2015

Zach Lucas is one of two Cardinal baseball players returning for the 2015 season after bypassing the MLB draft. (Photo provided)   The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to sign 2014 draft picks passed last Friday and the Louisville baseball team received good news as veteran infielder Zach Lucas and incoming freshman lefty pitcher/first baseman Brendan McKay chose to play for the Cardinals...

Louisville Cardinals rank third in preseason media poll for 2014 Atlantic Division football

  The University of Louisville football team was picked to finish third in the Atlantic Division in a poll of media members in attendance at the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Monday.   Defending national champion Florida State is the consensus choice to repeat as Atlantic Division champion and defeat Miami in the 10th annual Dr. Pepper Atlantic...