Sports fans can overdose on five athletic events and related activities Saturday, April 16, on Belknap Campus.

The UofL football team’s annual spring game will anchor the events, which include intercollegiate competitions in track and field, lacrosse, softball and baseball. Other activities include a street festival and carnival with live entertainment and a merchandise sale at the Cardinal Authentic store near Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

The Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium parking lot opens at 8 a.m. The football game will begin at 1 p.m.

All the athletic contests and the street festival are free. For more information, check out the website.

John Drees is a 35-year veteran in the Office of Communications and Marketing. As vice president, communications and marketing, he works closely with the president, provost and other senior administrators, oversees the Office of Communications and Marketing, including media relations, marketing and brand, broadcast, social media, internal communication, crisis communication, visitor services and special events and activities. A former sports editor for the Voice Newspapers, he was a regular contributor to a variety of publications, including the Kentucky Sports Report and the Courier-Journal. A poor but enthusiastic golfer, he is an avid Cardinal sports fan. He also loves the Detroit Lions, so pity him.