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Recent articles by Gentry:

In the season opener, Notre Dame is expecting the unexpected from Louisville football

The favored Fighting Irish are scanning plenty of Appalachian State tape to prepare for Scott Satterfield's debut at Louisville. → Read More

'Recruiting has become 24/7': Early signing has increased college football programs' costs

Some believed an early signing period would save college football programs money. Instead, it has been the opposite. → Read More

'Recruiting has become 24/7': Early signing has increased college football programs' costs

Some believed an early signing period would save college football programs money. Instead, it has been the opposite. → Read More

The costs to be great in college football are soaring. Here's why they're so important

As costs have continued to soar, when is it going to be too much for some public institutions to handle? → Read More

The cost of college football recruiting — and winning — is now through the roof

The college football arms race is being reflected in recruiting expenditures, which have climbed dramatically among top programs. → Read More

Morning Coffee: This Louisville native could be Major League Baseball's best prospect

If you think this year's Major League promotions for Brendan McKay and Will Smith were fun for Louisville-area baseball, just wait for Jo Adell. → Read More

Butler High School's Tae Tae Crumes is impressing already with Kentucky football

Butler High School alumnus Tae Tae Crumes is already impressing with Kentucky football during the preseason. → Read More

Nike claims in Avenatti case growing more difficult for NCAA to overlook

If there is proof to back up claims of misdeeds by Nike execs, the NCAA is going to have to at least pay attention. → Read More

Louisville football may surprise some people early in 2019, but it won't last all season

Louisville football could be better than expected for a while this season, but a lack of depth means it could get ugly late. → Read More

What has changed for Louisville football quarterback Jawon Pass? Everything, he says

As the first game approaches, it's looking more likely that Louisville's QB will again be Jawon Pass. → Read More

Can Western Kentucky football recapture the offensive magic of the Jeff Brohm era?

The first scrimmage this preseason wasn't exactly promising for WKU's offense after what was a staggering drop-off the past two years. → Read More

Bowling Green team is headed back to Little League World Series

A 15-6 victory in Saturday's regional final secured the third Little League World Series trip in five years for Bowling Green East. → Read More

Louisville basketball's 2019-20 schedule includes Michigan, Texas Tech, WKU

As a highlight to their nonconference schedule, the Cardinals will face last season's national runner-up at Madison Square Garden. → Read More

Bellarmine remembers Ernie Denham: 'Golf will never be the same in Louisville'

Bellarmine's men's golf coach died tragically early Wednesday morning in a fire at a condominium in The Highlands. → Read More

Anonymous coaches dish on their outlook for Louisville football in the 2019 season

Athlon Sports' feature quoting coaches anonymously is fascinating, though it did zero to inspire confidence for Louisville this season. → Read More

Former Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino set to make speaking appearance in Arkansas

Petrino is scheduled to speak to the Little Rock Touchdown Club in September, which is sure to make headlines in Arkansas. → Read More

Kentucky football needs to beef up its scheduling efforts because right now it's bad

The lack of quality nonconference opponents other than Louisville could hinder the growth of Kentucky's program. → Read More

Kentucky football's offense seems ready to reinvent itself and throw the football more

There has been talk of UK football's offensive coordinator Eddie Gran throwing a lot more in 2019. He has done that before, but not in Lexington. → Read More

For fantasy football players, the NFL preseason is the worst for a few reasons

Uncertainty about injuries is bad enough, but contractual holdouts and arbitrary NFL punishments mean you can't look away. → Read More

Morning Coffee: Louisville's Lukayus McNeil has opportunity with NFL's Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders' offensive-line situation means preseason opportunity for Lukayus McNeil -- with HBO's "Hard Knocks" watching. → Read More