1. Dear Doug Gottlieb: You Honestly Think Louisville Isn't a One Seed?

    Mr. Gottlieb, I was watching many shows on the ESPN this past weekend, and some comments made by you have caused great consternation for those of us here in Cardinal Country...

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  2. Louisville-West Virginia: ā€œCā€ Is for Cards' Conference Championship

    It may not have been pretty at times (see Irish, Notre Dame and Huskies, UConn), but the Louisville Cardinals captured their first ever Big East Conference regular season championship ...

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  3. Post UK-Florida Thoughts: The Unwatchables

    The past three seasons, it's have been frustrating to watch Kentucky basketball. The teams struggled to high seeds in the NCAA Tournament year after year, and never made it past the first weekend...

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  4. The Pinkie Previews Kentucky at Florida

    On Tuesday, most of the Gator and Wildcat nations were overlooking their games against Mississippi State and Georgia. Instead they were already focusing on the showdown on Saturday...

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  5. No. 6 Louisville-West Virginia: Bobby E's Breakdown

    Date: Saturday, March 7th Time: 9:00 p.m. EST Site: WVU Coliseum (14,000) in Morgantown, W. Va. Series History: UofL leads 6-2 (3-1 in Louisville, 1-1 in Morgantown, 2-0 neutral) Last Meeting: UofL 69, West Virginia 63 (Jan...

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  6. Chicago Cubbies' 2009 Season Outlook: Kevin Gregg

    Before the middle of last November, the main thing most Cubs fans knew Kevin Gregg for was that he was the guy who gave up probably the most unlikely home run of the 2008 Cubs season ...

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  7. Billy Gillispie Speaks on Georgia Loss

    Kentucky Head Coach Billy Gillispie On Kentucky’s mass substitutions… “We weren’t getting much production. It’s entirely my fault...

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  8. Vanilla Ice Apologizes, Will Billy Clyde Be the Next to Do So?

    Does Billy Gillispie need to apologize for the 2008-09 season? I mean if Vanilla Ice is apologizing for singing “Ice Ice Baby”, you would think so. Remember, somehow “Ice Ice Baby” sold over 40 million copies worldwide...

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  9. Does Louisville Deserve a No. 1 Seed? Four Factors That Will Decide Cards' Fate

    With a No. 6 national ranking in what has been called the deepest college basketball conference in the history of the world, the Louisville Cardinals are one game away from finishing their regular ...

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  10. Post UK-Georgia Thoughts: Complete Disaster

    That was nothing short of an embarrassment. In spite of this team’s struggles, I didn’t even acknowledge it as a possibility that Kentucky could lose that game until the ...

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  11. Louisville-Seton Hall: Cardinals Control Game, Defeat Pirates 95-78

    Bobby E here. Apparently Rolf is suffering from a sudden onset of Penguin Nut Syndrome (see here) and watched The Pirates of Penzance tonight instead of the ones from Seton Hall (idk, he's reeeeally into Broadway plays lately...

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  12. 2009 Chicago Cubbies' Season Outlook: Carlos Marmol

    The Pinkie’s Cubs' season preview continues today with potential 2009 closer, Carlos Marmol, or as he is known around the Straitpinkie offices, Carlos Marmolos...

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  13. Seton Hall-Louisville: Bobby E's Breakdown

    Date: Wednesday, March 4Time: 7:04 p.m. ESTSite: Freedom Hall (18,865) in Louisville, KYSeries History :U of L leads 7-4 (4-1 in L’ville, 3-3 @Seton Hall)Last Meeting: U of L 82, Seton Hall 92 (Jan...

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  14. The Pinkie Previews Georgia at Kentucky: Wink's Breakdown

    It goes without saying that Kentucky needs this one. They need them both this week. The Cats have lost six of nine since starting out league play at 5-0 and their NCAA tournament hopes are hanging by a thread...

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  15. Jared Carter Believes He'll Start

    Lexington, KY—Senior center Jared Carter told the media just a few minutes ago that he thinks he’ll start against the Georgia Bulldogs for Senior Night. It’s an age-old tradition for seniors to start on Senior Night...

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  16. The Pinkie Previews Georgia at Kentucky: Wink's College Basketball Breakdown

    It goes without saying that Kentucky needs this game over Georgia. They need both of their games this week. The Wildcats have lost six of nine since starting out league play at 5-0 and their NCAA tournament hopes are hanging by a thread...

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  17. Seton Hall at (6) Louisville: Bobby E's Breakdown

    Date: Wednesday, Mar. 4 Time: 7:04 PM EST Site: Freedom Hall (18,865) in Louisville, KY Series History: UofL leads 7-4 (4-1 in L’ville, 3-3 @Seton Hall) Last Meeting: UofL 82, Seton Hall 92 (Jan...

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  18. The Pinkie Interviews the IU Gorilla

    As the only resident of the Hoosier state I would like to give my boys some props for their effort last night. They treated last night’s game as their National Championship and nearly pulled off a monumental upset...

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  19. 2009 Chicago Cubs Season Outlook: Derrek Lee

    With all the talk about Derrek Lee’s lack of power, the 6′5″, 245-pound first baseman still drove 20 balls out of the park last year. The issue, then? Thirteen of those 20 came before the calendar turned to June...

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