Wednesday, May 17, 2023


University of Louisville News & Perspectives

Denny Crum set the standard for excellence at UofL with two national championships and six Final Fours (Jim Reed Photography).

Denny Crum expected and achieved greatness at Louisville

The name of Denny Crum will always be synonymous with University of Louisville basketball. The man who turned  the ambitious dreams of UofL fans into glorious realities  died at his Louisville home on Tuesday. What he left behind was a reputation for excellence, having captured

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The Observer poses in front of the baseball exhibit at Jim Patterson Stadium featuring the signatures of many donors, including his, for an expansion (Barbara Springer photo).

Happy 80th Birthday to The Observer, Greatest Card fan ever

This day 80 years ago, The Greatest was born. No, not Muhammed Ali. The greatest University of Louisville fan. If you’ve frequented this blog, you’re probably familiar with The Observer’s story. Growing up in Versailles, Kentucky, during the 1940’s and 50’s was the perfect opportunity

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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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Louisville Coach Mike Pegues encourages his team in losing effort against Miami (Mike DeZarn photo).

Pegues not wavering despite 7th straight loss

  Another University of Louisville basketball game. Another loss. Seven in a row now, this one a 70-63 decision to Miami. The Hurricanes’ first win ever over Louisville in the Derby City. UofL hasn’t lost seven straight since the 1940-41 season when compiling a 2-14

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The bucolic setting at the entrance to the University of Louisville belies uncertainty on the campus (Charlie Springer photo).

Hiring new President must come first at UofL

We have to quit meeting like this. Once again the University of Louisville is on the precipice. Having lost another basketball coach, after losing another athletic director, and losing another University president. Less than six years after going through eerily similar circumstances on Belknap Campus.

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Grawemeyer Hall, the administration building, at the University of Louisville (Charlie Springer photo)

Former UofL basketball manager a leading Trustee donor

University of Louisville fans and supporters deserve to know how committed members of the Board of Trustees are to the school’s well being.  You know, beyond attending board and committee meetings, the social gatherings and athletic events. Financial support should be a given, but it

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