Football

Are Georgia and Notre Dame overrated again this year?

Are preseason top-25 staples always ranked because they're worthy, or because of brand recognition?

Cards RB Little injures knee, may miss season

Petrino still hopes to have Jaylen Smith for the opener

Cards name four captains

2018 Road Trip Guide for UK football fans

UK football looks for third straight bowl game in 2018

MEDIA DAY: Full transcript of UK coach Mark Stoops' comments

Continued Coverage

  MEDIA DAY: Full transcript of UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart's comments

SEC Preview: Conference is Alabama's to lose ... again

Josh Paschal: UK sophomore has malignant melanoma

Mark Stoops helps kick off SEC Media Days

ACC Preview: It's Clemson (and maybe Miami) and everyone else

Billy Reed: Petrino 2.0 good, but could be better at UofL

UofL football star Jaylen Smith undergoes emergency surgery

Smith started 10 of the Cardinals' 13 games last season.

Cards recipe for Alabama is same for entire season: 'Work hard' and 'believe in each other'

UofL football has had high-profile season openers before -- archrival Kentucky, Miami in the first ACC game in school history, Auburn in the Chick-fil-A game in Atlanta, to name a few.

Road Trip Guide: Louisville vs. Alabama in Orlando

Look no further for your all-inclusive guide for this road trip, including directions, restaurant picks eating destinations and can't-miss landmarks. Safe travels and have fun!

2018 Road Trip Guide for UofL football fans

Have you heard? Louisville plays Alabama this year. But before you start googling hotels in Tuscaloosa, remember that the game is in Orlando this year.

  Petrino expects Cards offense to be even better in 2018

LIST: Louisville Cardinals future non-conference football opponents

LIST: Kentucky Wildcats future non-conference football opponents

LIST: Indiana Hoosiers future non-conference football opponents

SCHEDULE: 2018 Indiana Hoosiers Football

WKU unveils all-century defense

Billy Reed: UofL fans should embrace the Alabama game, not dread it

The last time I checked, there were 73 days and change until UofL and Alabama kick it off. That's a lot of time for the newspaper columnists and radio talk-show hosts to examine the possibilities from every conceivable angle.

SCHEDULE: Kentucky Wildcats 2018 Football

Several of UK's East Division rivals look to be better this year, so coach Mark Stoops' sixth season in Lexington will again be a grind in the difficult SEC.

SCHEDULE: 2018 Louisville Cardinals Football

Some preseason publications have UofL finishing as low as sixth place in the ACC's seven-team Atlantic Division.

'How you doing?' and other excellent quotes from UofL's Jaire Alexander

UofL football star Jaire Alexander is regarded as one of the top cornerbacks in this week's NFL Draft and is a likely first-round pick in the eyes of most experts.

UofL re-schedules spring football game due to Saturday's weather forecast

Parking lots will open at 2:30 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m. Drink specials will be available on the Norton Healthcare Terrace for only $3.

Signing Day: Petrino, Cards ink 21 football recruits

The University of Louisville football program closed its 2018 National Signing Day, with one of its best classes in program history, highlighted by signing 21 student-athletes.

Cards agree to 3-game series with USF, ex-coach Charlie Strong

The Bulls are currently coached by Charlie Strong, who compiled a 37-15 record as head coach of the Cardinals from 2010-13, winning a pair of BIG EAST titles in 2011 and 2012.

Billy Reed: In Lamar Jackson's likely last college game, UK won't stop him

Saturday's Governor's Cup on the dark and bloody ground now known as Kroger Stadium will be a matter of whether UK can match Lamar Jackson, touchdown for touchdown. It could happen, but I can't see it.

College Football Picks: Week 13

Good morning, college football fans. Week 13 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

College Football Picks: Week 12

Good morning, college football fans. Week 12 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

Hot Take Tuesday: Who's saying what about the world of sports?

Enjoy this edition of Hot Take Tuesday for Nov. 14, 2017, and feel free to share your own by emailing us at hottakes@wave3.com:

The Advantage Player: Week 11 College Football Picks

A couple of playoff contenders take to the road, and an FBS spread are the Advantage Player's top locks this week.

College Football Picks: Week 11

Good morning, college football fans. Week 11 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

Hot Take Tuesday: Who's saying what about the world of sports?

Enjoy this edition of Hot Take Tuesday for Nov. 7, 2017, and feel free to share your own by emailing us at hottakes@wave3.com:

College Football Picks: Week 10

Good morning, college football fans. Week 10 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

The Advantage Player: Week 10 College Football Picks

A road dog, a road fave and a home dog walk into a bar ...

College Football Picks: Week 9

Good morning, college football fans. Week 9 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

The Advantage Player: Week 9 College Football Picks

The Advantage Player heads to his home state of Texas this week for two of this three stone-cold locks.

Hot Take Tuesday: Who's saying what about the world of sports?

Enjoy this edition of Hot Take Tuesday for Oct. 24, 2017, and feel free to share your own by emailing us at hottakes@wave3.com:

College Football Picks: Week 8

Good morning, college football fans. Week 8 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

Hot Take Tuesday: Who's saying what about the world of sports?

Enjoy this edition of Hot Take Tuesday for Oct. 17, 2017, and feel free to share your own by emailing us at hottakes@wave3.com:

College Football Picks: Week 7

Good morning, college football fans. Week 7 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

The Advantage Player: Week 7 College Football Picks

The Advantage Player has his eyes on America's heartland this week and is picking all favorites.

Hot Take Tuesday: Who's saying what about the world of sports?

Enjoy this edition of Hot Take Tuesday for Oct. 10, 2017, and feel free to share your own by emailing us at hottakes@wave3.com:

The Advantage Player: Week 6 College Football Picks

The Advantage Player this week takes a look at some games you might not have known were being played. Don't be an action snob; winnings from MAC games spend just the same!

College Football Picks: Week 6

Good morning, college football fans. Week 6 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

The Advantage Player: Week 5 College Football Picks

The Advantage Player is all over the map this week, keeping an eye on games out west, in the Big 10 and in the Big 12.

College Football Picks: Week 5

Good morning, college football fans. Week 5 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

VIDEO: UofL's Bobby Petrino riffs on Trump, kneeling and the freedom of choice

UofL football coach Bobby Petrino spoke to reporters at his weekly media availability on Monday, and was asked about what he told his players following a weekend that saw President Trump tweeting about NFL protests.

Cards' Jaylen Smith out for Kent St. game

The Cardinals host Kent State on Saturday at noon.

The Advantage Player: Week 4 College Football Picks

The Advantage Player thinks Week 4 is a breakout week, a chance to turn a slump into a rally. Check out these three picks.

College Football Picks: Week 4

Good morning, college football fans. Week 4 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

UK announces 2018 football schedule

The 2018 Kentucky football schedule features seven home games, including visits from Mississippi State, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Georgia, and five road games, the Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday.

Hot Take Tuesday: Who's saying what about the world of sports?

After three full weeks of the college football season and two in the NFL, who's saying what?

Billy Reed: Clemson's new QB could block Jackson's Heisman repeat

Somebody at the University of Louisville had better check the trophy cases to make sure the Clemson Tigers didn't grab Lamar Jackson's Heisman Trophy and take it home with them.

VIDEO: 'Not sure we had the confidence you need to win,' Petrino says

UofL football coach Bobby Petrino said at his weekly news conference that his Cards got beaten by a better football team on Saturday.

What you need to know if you're headed to College GameDay

ESPN's College GameDay Built by The Home Depot visits the University of Louisville this weekend for a top-15 matchup between the Cardinals and defending national champion Clemson at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

Billy Reed: Cards will pull off second straight GameDay stunner

The good ol' folks from Clemson are coming to town and they're convinced their football team, ranked No. 2 in one poll and third in another, is going to put a whupping on the Louisville Cardinals.

College Football Picks: Week 3

Good morning, college football fans. Week 3 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

The Advantage Player: The books always catch up

When betting on college football, there is no greater gamble than betting on a public road favorite, defined as an away team who is favored in its matchup and is receiving a majority of the bets placed on the game.

UofL-Clemson: What you need to know if you're headed to the game

An hour earlier entrance to parking lots, improved security measures, and multiple special events are among the items that University of Louisville football fans will notice when the Cardinals kick off their first home game of the season on Sept. 16 against Clemson at 8:12 p.m.

Hot Take Tuesday: Who's saying what about the world of sports?

UofL's toughest football test this year is just days away. Who's saying what about it and other hot topics in the world of sports?

College Football Picks: Week 2

Good morning, college football fans. Week 2 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

The Advantage Player: Week 2 College Football Picks

The Advantage Player took a little time off last week to hit up Las Vegas, but he's back with three picks for you action-seekers to consider:

Hot Take Tuesday: Who's saying what about the world of sports?

You'll have to excuse some of our colleagues. They enjoyed a Labor Day weekend packed with college football and some didn't get their scorched-earth takes in on time.

LIST: Pat Forde's favorite restaurants for college football road-trippers

Forde, who now works for Yahoo, was nice enough to list a few of his favorite stops in the college towns to which his travels have taken him.

Billy Reed: A hotel conference room, 3 wise men and Louisville football royalty

Many moons ago, three wise men decided they needed to get away for a weekend to pick each other's brains about offensive football. So they rented a meeting room in a Louisville hotel and spent a couple of days talking about plays, formations and philosophies.

College Football Picks: Week 1

Good morning, college football fans. Week 1 is upon us. Let's get right to the picks:

Hot Take Tuesday: Who's saying what about the world of sports?

Check out Hot Take Tuesday every week on WAVE3.com!

HOW TO: Sign up for push alerts from Kent and the sports crew

Be sure you're signed up to receive push alerts from Kent, Kendrick, Brian and Mike this season.

New-look Lamar Jackson says he'd celebrate second Heisman win better than the first

It is an opportunity that only 14 college football players have had, and only one has pulled it off. In 2017, UofL quarterback Lamar Jackson will try to join Ohio State's Archie Griffin as the only two-time Heisman Trophy winners.

The Advantage Player – Week 0 College Football Picks

Week 0 starts Saturday, and while none of the matchups is particularly enticing on paper, action is action!

CFB PREVIEW: The 10 Commandments of Sports Betting

Before the season starts, let's get these commandments out of the way so you don't hold my employer accountable for your losses in 2017:

College Football Diary: What are preseason two-a-days really like?

These camps are secretive and not many know exactly what goes on during the weeks leading up to the season. As someone who participated in the process myself, here is a rundown of what a typical day during camp was like.

2017-18 College Football Bowl Schedule

Here's the complete list of this season's college football bowl games.

Louisville Cardinals 2017 football schedule

Louisville Cardinals 2017 football schedule

Kentucky Wildcats 2017 football schedule

Kentucky Wildcats 2017 football schedule

Indiana Hoosiers 2017 football schedule

Indiana Hoosiers 2017 football schedule