We’re a little thin on both news and notes on this Wednesday, but the show goes on.
—Louisville is No. 24 in Andy Katz’s early Power 36 rankings.
—Big Red Louie catches up with Alvin Sims.
—Happy seven years.
—Louisville falls out of Gary Parrish’s top 25 and one rankings for CBS for 2020-21. The Cards had previously been the last team in the rankings.
—Catching up with former Cardinal volleyballer Mia Stander.
—More positive news on the Jody Demling front:
—Vince Tyra will hold a teleconference with members of the media Thursday at 2 p.m.
—College sports as we know them can’t survive losing football, says Banner Society’s Alex Kirshner.
—Kylee Shook season highlights:
—Chris Mack has offered class of 2021 big man Mac Etienne.
—RIP, John Prine.
Roger Ebert left a movie because the popcorn was too salty, walked into a Chicago bar for a cold beer and found himself listening to a mailman singing songs. He was so struck he wrote this review that launched John Prine's career, https://t.co/jipQhKnq7r— Bruce Anderson (@bruceanderson) April 8, 2020
—U of L hoops beat writer Lucas Aulbach has stayed plenty busy despite the lack of, you know, hoops.
—The corona virus has had a hugely negative impact on local breweries.
—Three-star defensive back John Howse has Louisville in his final 10 ... although making that announcement with a picture of himself in full Michigan uniform seems like a bad omen.
—Jeff Walz says speculation that he might bolt for another job is “just talk.”
—A viral video of a Louisville doctor strangling a teenage girl over social distancing has resulted in the doctor’s arrest.
—I enjoyed this.
—The New York Giants have expressed some serious interest in Mekhi Becton.
—WAVE-3 will be showing old Louisville Bats games this month, starting Thursday night with the first game ever played at Slugger Field. Fun fact: Deion Sanders scored the first run in the history of the ballpark.
—And finally, stay safe and stay home if you can.