All posts tagged "Rick Pitino"

  • 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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  • 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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  • The painful goodbye to Rick Pitino

    By Dalton Ray — With the recent investigation involving the U of L men’s basketball team, media outlets are jockeying to be the first to tackle every angle. The only problem with pressing to be first is...

    • 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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