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Brian Bowen Is A Bargain At $100,000
Rick Pitino couldn’t believe his good fortune. For months, high school basketball star Brian Bowen had been pursued by the sorts of programs that would ordinarily pursue such a talent—Texas, Arizona,
The Battle Between Tom Jurich And Louisville Is Going To Get Nasty
In a scathing letter of termination, Louisville interim president Gregory Postel wrote that since-fired athletic director Tom Jurich’s “willful misconduct” was the reason Louisville gave him the boot
Tom Jurich Follows Rick Pitino Out The Door At Louisville
Two days after the Louisville Athletic Association’s board canned men’s head basketball coach Rick Pitino, the university’s board of trustees voted Wednesday to fire athletic director Tom Jurich with
Rick Pitino Files Federal Lawsuit Against Adidas For Emotional Distress
Rick Pitino was officially fired by Louisville and dropped by Adidas yesterday, and it took him exactly one day to file his first lawsuit. This afternoon, Pitino sued Adidas in United States District
Jemele Hill, Jerry Jones, the NCAA and the Sports Slave System
Stop. Before you object to my use of the word “slave,” let us be clear: I do not mean “slave” in the way you are thinking. Read more...
Adidas’ Deal With the University of Louisville Was Supposed to Benefit the Athletic Department, so How Did Coach Rick Pitino Get 98 Percent of the Money?
On Aug. 25, when University of Louisville’s then-athletic director Tom Jurich was asked about where money from a new $160 million, 10-year deal signed between the school and athletic apparel company
Rick Pitino Releases Statement Right As Louisville Announces His Replacement
In what is almost certainly a coincidence and not at all a product of a notoriously calculated, petty former head coach being calculated and petty, Rick Pitino released a lengthy statement Friday
CBS: Pitino may be involved in NCAA corruption scheme
Will it just be basketball? The post CBS: Pitino may be involved in NCAA corruption scheme appeared first on Hot Air.
Pitino “effectively fired” as FBI warns: We’re just getting warmed up on “the dark underbelly of college basketball”
Not just "a few bad actors." The post Pitino “effectively fired” as FBI warns: We’re just getting warmed up on “the dark underbelly of college basketball” appeared first on Hot Air.
Report: Louisville Fires Rick Pitino After One Too Many Scandals
Louisville fired Rick Pitino Wednesday, according to ESPN, shortly after letting go athletic director Tom Jurich, who reportedly refused to fire Pitino himself. The axing follows yet another scandal
Rick Pitino's Campaign Against NCAA Sanctions Is A Shameless, Repetitive Mess
Kentucky Sports Radio published a two-page letter sent to Louisville fans and donors from Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino Wednesday, in which the embattled coach (yet again) invoked 9/11, Bernie
NCAA Orders Louisville To Pay Back Millions In Tournament Money Over Prostitution Scandal
Louisville’s attempt to convince the NCAA that it should avoid punishment because it only hired cheap prostitutes that barely assisted their recruiting efforts has, predictably, failed. Read more...
Rick Pitino Is A Ruthless Gunner On The Perimeter
Louisville coach Rick Pitino is currently enjoying his offseason down in South Florida, but basketball never stops, so he’s taking part in a Miami-based master’s league along with former Louisville
Pissed Off Rick Pitino Blows His Top At Fan, Has To Be Restrained By Coaching Staff [Update]
Rick Pitino was mad tonight! How mad? Mad enough that he had to be held back by his assistant coaches as he and a North Carolina fan got into a shouting match. Read more...
Who Could Ever Forget That Amazing Arizona Cardinals Super Bowl Win?
ESPN’s Mark Adams related a story he says Rick Pitino told him years about about the resilience of the 2008 Arizona Cardinals, who lost to the Patriots 47-7 and went on to win the Super Bowl. Perhaps
Louisville: Sure, We Hosted Sex Parties, But They Were Cheap And Didn't Help With Recruiting
Rick Pitino and the University of Louisville have accepted the majority of the NCAA’s accusations relating to their stripper recruiting scandal, but the two have singled out a few interesting points
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Rick Pitino Denies Responsibility For Louisville Prostitution Scandal, Once Again Invokes 9/11
Last year, a book written by a self-described madam detailed allegations that the Louisville basketball program provided strippers for team parties within the dorms, and that some of the strippers