All posts tagged "ULAA"

  • ULAA switches legal counsel, firm hired detective to investigate Jurich

    By Joseph Lyell — Interim President Greg Postel said U of L hired a new legal counsel to continue handling the athletic association’s litigation with former men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino and potential litigation with former athletic director Tom Jurich....

    • Posted February 1, 2018
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Board of Trustees
    U of L approves revised Yum! lease after tense discussion

    By Shelby Brown– U of L’s board of trustees heatedly debated the reworked KFC Yum! Center lease agreement before it passed 7-2 with four abstentions, one being John Schnatter. The revised lease agreement asks U of L pitch in to pay...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • ULAA approves lease agreement
    Tensions mount over arena lease agreement

    By Shelby Brown– U of L athletics has agreed to pay an additional $2.4 million yearly to lease the KFC Yum! Center. The agreement will be reviewed and possibly approved by both the university’s board of trustees and...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • Grawemeyer Hall, U of L
    U of L board chair: audit “report paints a disturbing picture”

    By Shelby Brown and Kyeland Jackson– An audit released June 8 found damning evidence against U of L’s foundation, revealing ULF overspent, hid transactions from its directors and tried hiding information from the media. The audit, anticipated...

    • Posted June 8, 2017
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  • ULAA budget meeting
    Athletics board raises basketball ticket prices

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Athletic Association board approved a $104.5 million budget June 2, up $8.1 million from 2016-17. Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director Kevin Miller said ULAA’s revenue grew four percent this past year. They also...

    • Posted June 2, 2017
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  • Kevin Miller
    Athletics’ revenue grows, proposes bigger budget

    By Shelby Brown– While the university is pinching pennies, the U of L Athletic Association presented its 2017-18 budget today asking for an eight percent increase in funds. ULAA proposed a $104 million budget for 2017-18, $8 million more than...

    • Posted May 20, 2017
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