The University of Louisville athletic department has been highly successful in the two biggest revenue-generating sports, football and basketball. The Cardinals football team, led by NFL 1st round pick Teddy Bridgewater, defeated the perennial powerhouse Florida Gators in the 2012 Sugar Bowl. The basketball team went to the Final Four in 2012, and beat Michigan in the Championship Game the following year.
The university recently hired Johnson Consulting of Chicago to conduct a feasibility study on expanding Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The firm will not only determine potential costs of further expansion, but also whether the project will ultimately pay for itself as the Cardinals transition to big conference football in the ACC in 2014...Read More