All posts tagged "Rick Pitino"

  • Stepping in famous footsteps, David Padgett looks to make his own way forward

    By Jeff Milby — With just seconds remaining against George Mason, and the score out of reach at 72-61, David Padgett strode down the sideline toward the opponent’s bench. Pulling his hands from his pockets, the 6-foot-11...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • Amid whirlwind, 7-footer Mahmoud standing steady

    By Jeff Milby — Anas Mahmoud raises eyebrows just about everywhere he goes. Seven-footers have a way of doing that, especially when they play for a program like the men’s basketball. This preseason, though, Mahmoud raised eyebrows...

    • Posted November 15, 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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  • Pitino claims no knowledge of scandal: “I passed the lie detector test”

    By Matt Bradshaw It has not been a good month for ex-basketball coach Rick Pitino. The Hall of Famer was placed on administrative leave at the end of September, fired by the athletic board “for cause” and...

    • Posted October 19, 2017
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  • Pitino files lawsuit against adidas

    By Jordan Shim– In the latest saga surrounding men’s basketball, former head coach Rick Pitino filed a federal civil lawsuit against adidas. The lawsuit comes a day after the U of L Athletics Association unanimously voted to...

    • Posted October 17, 2017
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  • Adidas parts ways with Rick Pitino

    By Micah Brown — After Rick Pitino was fired by the University of Louisville Athletic Association, Adidas announced they would cut ties with former U of L men’s basketball coach. “In light of the decision by the...

    • Posted October 16, 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, u of l, greg postel, president
    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 starts process of firing Rick Pitino

    By Shelby Brown and Kyeland Jackson — Rick Pitino’s time as the head men’s basketball coach is up. U of L’s athletics association unanimously agreed to begin the process of firing Pitino “for cause” Monday. Pitino, an...

    • Posted October 2, 2017
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