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Shoutout to my man staying strong as he gets ready to head into surgery.

I_medium First pitch for tonight's Louisville baseball game against Toledo at Jim Patterson Stadium has been moved up to 4 p.m. Here's your game preview.

I_medium U of L pledge Courtney Ramey and top target Romeo Langford will go head to head at the adidas uprising event tonight at 7:20.

I_medium If you missed it, Myles Garrett was the No. 1 pick at last night's NFL Draft.

In a related story,

I_medium An adidas executive talks about the company's plan to catch Nike.

I_medium You can see two of Brendan McKay's four home runs from Tuesday right here.

I_medium While what McKay did and continues to do is ridiculous, Drew Ellis is also in need of a little attention right now.

I_medium Bennie Boatright returning to USC is a big deal for Andy Enfield and the Trojans.

I_medium Senegal native Lahat Thioune, a 6'11 center, has attracted some attention from Louisville. The last player we got who fit that description turned out pretty well.

I_medium Basketball can be a strange sport.

I_mediumThe paper of note in Gainesville profiles GHS alum Keith Kelsey, who just wants somebody to give him a shot in the NFL.

I_medium Incoming Louisville freshman Jordan Nwora told Jeff Greer that he will arrive on U of L's campus on May 8.

I_medium This is pretty remarkable.

I_medium Former Cardinal Neil Holland is still kicking in the Carolina League despite being a 28-year-old "old man."

I_medium Nike, adidas and Under Armour have all passed on signing Lonzo Ball because his dad is a lunatic.

I_medium Trinity's David Johnson and his coach, Mike Szabo, discuss Johnson being offered a scholarship by Louisville this week.

I_medium The 18th-ranked Louisville lacrosse team fell to No. 12 Virginia, 13-12 in overtime of the ACC Tournament quarterfinals Thursday night. The Cardinals will now wait for the NCAA Tournament bracket to be revealed on Sunday, May 7 at 9 p.m.

I_medium Minor League Ball profiles Ballard star and U of L commit Jordan Adell.

I_medium Jaylen Johnson's getting ready for the draft.

I_medium The U of L women's tennis team saw its 2017 season end with an ACC Tournament loss to Wake Forest.

I_medium Meanwhile, the men's team advanced in the ACC Tournament with a win over Notre Dame.

I_medium Cool picture from Thursday morning.

I_medium The story of a 15-year-old basketball player at Dunbar High collapsing and dying during an open gym on Wednesday is just so damn sad.

I_medium An Atherton softball player got attacked by a shark, lived to talk about it, and then sort of trash-talked the shark.

I_medium U of L is going hard after another Dumervil.

I_medium The Louisville women's golf team is heading to the NCAA Regionals for a fourth consecutive season.

I_medium Keith Towbridge gets some love from his hometown paper.

I_medium Team Casse, the former home of self-described "Paddock Prince" David Levitch, has the Kentucky Derby favorite this year. Here's what a morning with them is like right now.

I_medium Terry Rozier is earning himself a bigger role in the Celtics rotation with his performances in their series against Chicago.

I_medium The celebrity list for the Unbridled Eve gala has been released. It does not feature Keith Wynne, so don't bother scrolling through twice.

I_medium Lamar wants to hear some Cardinal names called tonight and tomorrow.

I_medium Louisville has officially announced the addition of UConn transfer Steven Enoch.

I_medium Louisville women's basketball signees Lindsey Duvall and Dana Evans were each named USA Today All-USA State Player of the Year in their home states of Kentucky and Indiana, respectively.

I_medium And finally, U of L coach Arthur Albiero has been named SwimSwam's "Competitor of the Month."