All posts tagged "ULAA"

  • 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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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Athletics renovations, upgrades pitched at ULAA meeting

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Athletic Association Board of Directors discussed facility improvements in the April 27 finance meeting. Though some improvements won’t complete until 2019, plans are ready. Interim President Greg Postel called the recommendations “cost neutral” to...

    • Posted April 27, 2017
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