All posts tagged "Rick Pitino"

  • Students Say: Sue the NCAA

    By Phillip Lentsch — Students at the University of Louisville have plenty to say following the NCAA’s decision to vacate wins from 2011 through 2015 for the men’s basketball team. The departures of head coach Rick Pitino...

    • Posted February 22, 2018
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  • SGA President describes clean-up role of interims

    By Joseph Lyell — SGA President Vishnu Tirumala said frustration with U of L should be directed at past leaders, not the current ones. In an interview with The Cardinal, he said Board of Trustees Chair David...

    • Posted February 16, 2018
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  • What you missed over winter break

    By Joseph Lyell — Here are the big campus stories since the Nov. 28 issue: Dec. 12: Water main break floods Shelby Park neighborhood A Rave alert warned students that a water main break near the intersection...

    • Posted January 8, 2018
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  • U of L sues Rick Pitino

    By Conner Farrell — The University of Louisville is suing former men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino for monetary damages incurred from the vacation of  NCAA games. This would entail both Final Four appearances and the 2013 national championship....

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Rick Pitino, Tom Jurich
    Pitino sues U of L for more than $34 million

    By Kyeland Jackson and Shelby Brown — Former head men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino sued U of L’s Athletics Association Thursday, asking for more than $34 million in damages. The lawsuit says U of L breached Pitino’s contract...

    • Posted November 30, 2017
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  • 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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