Kim Schatzel will be taking the reins of the University of Louisville as the school's 19th President (Charlie Springer & Towson Univ. photos).

UofL athletics study guide for Dr. Kim Schatzel

By Steve Springer @racercard, Welcome to Belknap Campus, Dr. Schatzel. We are honored that you have taken over the reins of one of the premier urban universities in this country. If I may, I would like to catch you up to speed on what the

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A welcome sight at Cardinal Stadium on Saturday would be return of UofL's 2013 NCAA championship banner (Creative by Steve Springer with admiration to the original photographer).

Why Rehang The UofL Banner? Some Cardinal clarity

By Steve Springer @racercard There’s been quite a bit of confusion and criticism about why University of Louisville fans are trending about making a legitimate attempt to bring back the 2013 National Championship banner to the KFC YUM! Center rafters. The critical consensus, generally from

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If all goes well, the Observer Charlie Springer will back tracking UofL sports by Christmas (Barbara Springer photo).

Watchful eye of Observer over UofL athletics noticeably silent

The watchful eye of The Observer over University of Louisville athletics has been noticeably absent and silent over the past recent weeks. The latest post from the long-time Cardinal fan and correspondent surveyed the Volleyball Cards 3-1 defeat of the #11 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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Kenny Klein waves the L sign after being honored at a University of Louisville baseball game (Mike DeZarn photo).

Kenny Klein honors Murray State at University of Louisville

Editor’s Note: The following story on Kenny Klein appeared in the Murray Ledger & Times on June 3. Written by Steve Springer, the Observer’s son in Murray. Steve has degrees from Murray State and the University of Louisville. He’s a part-time sportswriter and an educator

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Howard Schnellenberger with beloved wife Beverlee at the Paul Hornung Awards in Louisville in 2011 (Charlie Springer photo).

Schnellenberger clung to dream for Louisville football, even after moving on

Editor’s Note:  Howard Schnellenberger, head football coach at the University of Louisville from 1985 to 1994, died Friday in Florida.  He had a 54-56-2 record at U of L from 1985-94. His most memorable season was 1990 when the Cardinals went 10-1-1 and beat Alabama in

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