All posts tagged "Tom Jurich"

  • University of Louisville, U of L, grawemeyer, university
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ricky Jones
    Jones decries acting athletic director appointee

    By Kyeland Jackson — Not everyone is thrilled for athletic director Tom Jurich’s interim replacement. U of L named Vince Tyra, a businessman and member on the University of Louisville Foundation’s board, acting athletic director Tuesday. Tyra...

    • Posted October 4, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Grawemeyer Hall U of L
    Scandals, controversies improved the university

    By Kyeland Jackson — With everything on fire, lit by investigations, scandals and controversies, the future looks bright for U of L. That seems like sarcasm, but the FBI revelation that coaches paid recruits to attend their...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • U of L athletics, athletics, sports, acc
    Students, community ready to move past basketball scandals

    By Kyeland Jackson —  Following news of U of L’s involvment in an FBI investigation, administrators placed its athletic director and men’s basketball head coach on administrative leave. Greg Postel, U of L’s interim president, put Rick Pitino...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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