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When you go to Puerto Rico during Derby Prep season, you strap your 2-year-old onto the back of a horse and you don’t question it.

—The U of L baseball team is headed to Lexington today for round two of the Battle of the Bluegrass. First pitch is set for 5 p.m. and ESPNU will have the national TV coverage.

—Louisville football’s Lovie Jenkins was in court Monday morning after being arrested and charged with fourth degree assault and first degree criminal mischief. Jenkins has been suspended from all team activities by Scott Satterfield.

—Mel Kiper’s latest three-round NFL mock draft has TuTu Atwell going to the Bengals with the 38th overall pick.

—A little surprised to see us on the hostile list here, but not surprised at all to see West Virginia in the top five.

—Cardinal field hockey standout Julie Kouijzer has been named the ACC Defensive Player of the Week.

—Cornerback Jordan Allen from Louisiana has scheduled an official visit to U of L for the weekend of June 11-13.

—Jonathan Givony’s first 2022 NBA mock draft for ESPN does not feature a Louisville player.

—Best news of the month.

—Joe Lunardi’s first Bracketology for 2022 has Louisville as an 8-seed.

—Top U of L football recruit will reportedly announce his college decision on May 1.

—Chet Holmgren is a unicorn and I’m excited to watch him play college basketball.

—I won’t downplay their recent recruiting pulls, but Kentucky football remains the most insane offseason program in America.

They won five games last year and lost to Alabama by 60. That’s an awfully loose take on “damn near close.”

—Memphis offensive tackle Patrick Kutas will take an official visit to U of L in June.

—The 19th-ranked Louisville lacrosse team will wrap up its regular season this Saturday at No. 5 Notre Dame.

—Bad man.

—Louisville Report attempts to project the U of L football two-deep.

—Cardinal Authority’s latest Louisville baseball notebook is here.

—The latest Cardinal Sports Zone podcast is out.

—Another big name in the portal.

Options for Louisville’s final scholarship are going to continue to become available.

—Our first early Kentucky Derby weather forecasts are trickling out.

—Teddy Bridgewater would be a perfect fit with the Broncos.

—I understood maybe 15 percent of the Super League’s 24-hour saga, but I enjoyed the pure chaos.

—Definitely sick.

—The Cavalier Daily recaps U of L baseball’s series win over UVA.

—And finally, our thoughts and our prayers and all of our other positive vibes are being sent in the direction of Bob Valvano, who revealed on Monday that he has been diagnosed with leukemia. Bob is a wonderful human with a strong support system, and he’s got a whole city behind him.