All posts tagged "FBI"

  • U of L officially cut ties to men’s basketball assistant coach Kenny Johnson

    By Dalton Ray — Louisville has announced they have parted ways with men’s basketball associate head coach Kenny Johnson. Johnson, placed on administrative leave on Oct. 6, spent three years with the program. In a statement released...

    • Posted November 22, 2017
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    Jurich’s attorney threatens to sue U of L, demands fair settlement

    By Kyeland Jackson — Though the university fired former Athletic Director Tom Jurich, it’s not the last they’ll hear from him. Jurich’s lawyers threatened to sue the university Wednesday, asking the university reach a fair settlement with...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • Postel: Jurich bullied senior leadership, damaged U of L

    By Kyeland Jackson —  Nearly a week after U of L fired Athletic Director Tom Jurich, the letter terminating him alleges Jurich intimidated, bullied and defaced the university. The letter, sent by Interim President Greg Postel, called...

    • Posted October 24, 2017
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  • U of L fires Tom Jurich

    By Kyeland Jackson — Two days after former men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino was fired, U of L Athletic Director Tom Jurich was fired with cause Oct. 18. The University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees voted 10-3 to...

    • Posted October 18, 2017
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  • SACSCOC could review FBI investigation

    By Kyeland Jackson — The FBI may be the least of U of L’s worries. Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and School, U of L’s accrediting agency, said information on the university’s athletics...

    • Posted October 17, 2017
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  • ULAA hires Tyra and Padgett

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Athletic Association voted unanimously to hire Vince Tyra as acting athletic director and enter into a formal employment contract with David Padgett at Monday’s personnel meeting. Tyra recommended hiring Padgett,...

    • Posted October 16, 2017
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  • ULAA votes to fire Rick Pitino

    By Shelby Brown– Former men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino was fired after a unanimous vote by the U of L Athletics Association Oct. 16. After hours in closed session, the board presented a resolution to fire...

    • Posted October 16, 2017
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    Postel’s security increased following FBI scandal

    By Kyeland Jackson — After announcing the careers of  three major figures in Louisville sports are in limbo, Interim President Greg Postel’s security was expanded. The Courier-Journal first reported the story. University spokesperson John Drees said he...

    • Posted October 10, 2017
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  • University names Vince Tyra acting athletic director

    By Kyeland Jackson — A familiar face to the university will take over its athletics program. Vince Tyra, son of former U of L basketball player Charlie Tyra, was named acting athletic director Tuesday. Tyra also serves...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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  • U of L decides Pitino, Jurich’s fate Monday

    By Kyeland Jackson — News the university was involved in an FBI investigation rattled the city, pushing U of L’s athletics director, Tom Jurich, head men’s basketball coach, Rick Pitino, and a player into limbo. Now,  Jurich...

    • Posted October 1, 2017
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