A little light on both news and notes this afternoon, but it's Friday, so we grab a beverage and soldier on.
After landing five big commitments in eight days, Louisville football has moved all the way up to No. 18 in Rivals' team recruiting rankings for the 2016 class.
Former U of L star and current Western Kentucky head coach Jeff Brohm will throw out the first pitch at the Louisville Bats game on Monday.
The couple that Bird Masks together, stays together.
@CardChronicle Honeymoon hike to Manoa Falls in Oahu. Yes, we're still married. pic.twitter.com/phwRRiw4pH— Derek Johnson Jr. (@DJinLOU) July 24, 2015
Colin Cowherd: still not especially cool.
Cincinnati Colerain quarterback Deshaunte Jones (2016) says that he's down to UC and Louisville, but won't make a decision on college until after his senior season of high school ball has wrapped up.
Louisville infielders Nick Solak and Blake Tiberi, as well as outfielder Colin Lyman have been selected as starters for Saturday night's 2015 Cape Cod League All-Star Game.
Breaking news: 21 people in the city of Louisville are going to get laid this weekend.
Adidas "uncaged" t shirts arrived. Won't last long. Received only 21 this morning. $24.99 each @SHIVELYSPORTS pic.twitter.com/nzEtH8YECK— Robby Wine (@RobbyWine) July 24, 2015
The race is on.
Long overdue, the city of Louisville is getting its first statue of a woman this weekend. Hopefully Angel McCoughtry is up next.
If somehow you missed it (which would include skipping over the first Cardinal head on this very post), Louisville football recruiting is on a roll.
I'm not sure you've got the right man for this job.
@CardChronicle can you please bless my baby pic.twitter.com/cfiTNrkLLq— Shutup, Denton (@DHuff714) July 24, 2015
The biggest cause for the uptick in U of L football recruiting has been the establishment of a new pipeline with the Peach State.
A growth spurt has really helped class of 2017 star David Sloan from Taylor County, who has a scholarship offer from Louisville.
Rick Pitino still hearts Russ Smith.
Another anecdote from Rick Pitino, this one on Russ Smith and Ralph willard pic.twitter.com/0ks1fT8lux— Jeff Greer (@jeffgreer_cj) July 24, 2015
U of L point guard recruit Dennis Smith Jr. is a Hall of Fame coach's dream.
And finally, speaking of Hall of Fame coaches, we'll have Rick Pitino on today's edition of Ramsey and Rutherford, which starts at 3 and ends at 6 on 93.9 The Ville. Coach Pitino will be making his appearance at 5 p.m. You can listen here.