Before the batteries died and the card was filled to capacity, Louisville.com captured as many scenes from this year's Pegasus Parade as possible. Sixty-three images await your eyes in this special slideshow.
Card Nation chanted "one more year" and Russ obliged.
As the new WNBA drafts adjust to the pros, the NBA is prepping for their summer draft. And, in both leagues they are looking locally.
The University of Louisville will play one season in the American Athletic Conference in the aftermath of the conference shake-ups
Much to the shock of many the Louisville Cardinals made it to the NCAA women's championship game; despite coming up short against UConn; the team seems poised to do something really special in upcoming years.
As other conferences flourish the Big East officially ends for all intents and purposes. Meanwhile Western Kentucky goes to a higher regarded conference in the aftermath.
First a Sugar Bowl and now an NCAA Men's Championship. Life's good for the University of Louisville.
Like their male counterparts the University of Louisville women's basketball team has reached the NCAA championship game where they'll square off with Connecticut on Tuesday.
The Sports Illustrated cover has long been the pinnacle for athletes and the University of Louisville have boasted a number of covers; not the least of which is recent covers.
One more win to bring home the trophy.
And it's about time.
Kevin Ware feels better but the recovery has just begun.