Card Crunching: Some optimism, some pessimism for Louisville football

The University of Louisville will continue its winning ways in the Atlantic Coast Conference, according to an analysis by Patrick Stevens of  the Syracuse Post-Standard, and he ranks UofL 23rd nationally in his pre-season picks. “There’s the who-will-replace-Teddy-Bridgewater subplot, and that answer is sophomore Will Gardner.

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Big East Catholic schools rush to exit

Moving at record speed for a group of academic institutions, seven Catholic basketball schools have agreed to leave the Big East, according to a report from ESPN. They first discussed the possibility with Commissioner Mike Aresco on Sunday. DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, St. John’s, Seton Hall and Villanova have finally seen the folly

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Big East football continues to defy ESPN meddling

The timing couldn’t be better for the Big East to be negotiating television networks for future football coverage. The latest Associated Press poll has three undefeated Big East teams among the top 25 teams in the country, the University of Louisville (6-0) at 16th, Rutgers

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