Tom Jurich

Doc: Was University of Louisville's devil-deal worth it? Absolutely

The Cardinals traded some integrity for a title and lots of cash. Also: Tips for Bengals, Joey Votto, expensive pets and Billy Graham.

Joey Votto

Rick Pitino’s presser proves he’s determined to go down in a blaze of irony

We’ve seen a lot of crazy Rick Pitino press conferences over the years, but today’s takes the cake. Following the NCAA’s decision to uphold their …

Rick Pitino

Louisville Must Forfeit Basketball Championship Over Sex Scandal

The N.C.A.A. on Tuesday upheld penalties against Louisville’s men’s basketball program related to a sex scandal involving players, recruits and prostitutes, and ordered the university to forfeit dozens of victories, including its 2013 national championship.<p>It is the first time the N.C.A.A. has …

College Sports

Report: Documents Connected to Andy Miller Show Payment Methods in FBI Probe

Former NBA agent Andy Miller and his former associate, Christian Dawkins, are reportedly at the center of the FBI's investigation into bribery and corruption in college basketball.<p>Sources close to the investigation told Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde and Pete Thamel that financial records and spreadsheets …

Tony Bland

Louisville’s national championship memories won’t go away. Neither will the shame

In five years, ecstasy has morphed into agony for Louisville’s fan base. Here’s how one of them is trying to deal with it all.<p>“What color are the good guys wearing?”<p>This was the question a father and his two teenage sons were asked approximately one billion times inside a small house on Colonel …

College Sports

Louisville Forced To Vacate 2013 National Title In Sex Scandal Punishment

2,618<p>Photo via Thomas Joseph/USA TODAY Sports Images<p>Louisville was looking for mercy Tuesday. It didn’t get any.<p>The NCAA has announced Louisville …

College Sports

Roy Williams and David Padgett: tall mics and hard goodbyes

David Padgett is tall, by any standard, but especially for a college basketball coach.<p>At 6-11, the Louisville interim coach needs to extend the …

College Sports

UNC Basketball: Roy Williams feels ‘comfortable’ about FBI investigation

Roy Williams speaks on the recent report of the FBI Investigation into college basketball<p>The college basketball world was rocked in September when …

College Sports

While Alabama basketball shines, the future of the college game is gloomy

While Alabama basketball is surging, many in college basketball fear the FBI will topple many of the game’s top programs and coaches.<p>The months-long …

College Sports

Judge denies motion to drop charges in corruption case against ex-Adidas execs, agent

U.S. District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan on Thursday denied a motion to dismiss federal criminal charges against three of the 10 men arrested for …

Corruption

College basketball corruption case will ‘fundamentally alter’ sport, per report

The FBI investigation into college basketball will reportedly implicate distinguished programs, Hall of Fame coaches, and totally alter the sport.<p>The ongoing criminal cases into college basketball corruption have revealed massive, sweeping violations across a vast majority of the sport’s landscape, …

College Sports

Report: Three Dozen Programs Could Be Punished for Recruiting Violations After FBI Probe

As many as three dozen programs could face discipline in connection with the FBI's probe into recruiting violations across college basketball, …

College Sports

A Ton Of Major CBB Programs Could Face NCAA Penalties Once FBI Probe Is Public

Only a couple of major college basketball programs have had their images tarnished by the FBI’s investigation into corruption within the sport. That …

College Sports

You can buy Tom Jurich’s UofL memorabilia

Shoutout to KSR reader Thomas, who tipped us off to an online auction of what appears to be<b> Tom Jurich’s furniture and UofL memorabilia.</b> Two hundred …

Tom Jurich is Looking for Settlement Help from the Governor; Huh?

Tom Jurich wants his settlement from the University of Louisville. It was moving a little too slow, so his lawyers went to a third party for help. …

Matt Bevin

Louisville football’s attendance sees massive drop, right when $63.25 million stadium expansion finishes

Andy Lyons/Getty Images North AmericaThis past year, the Louisville football program began construction on a 10,000-seat addition to the 55,000-seat …

College Sports

Tom Jurich’s son out at Louisville

Today in Louisville drama: <b>UofL is parting ways with Mark Jurich, the son of ousted athletic director Tom Jurich</b>, as part of a department …

Thursday afternoon Cardinal news and notes

Sometimes daughter knows best.—The fourth-ranked U of L women’s basketball team is back in action tonight against Virginia. Both teams are 8-1 and …

College Sports

Tom Jurich's lawyers send cease-and-desist letter to private investigation company

Lawyers for former Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich have sent a cease-and-desist letter to the company behind the private investigator

Corruption

Report: Louisville's law firm hires private detective to investigate ex-AD Jurich

Former Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich and the program that relieved him of his duties amid the Adidas bribery scandal are still at war. …

Football (U.S.)

Someone has hired a private detective to investigate former Louisville AD Tom Jurich

CLOSE<p>Tyra speaks on being in the running for the permanent Athletic Director position and focusing on the task at hand until the decision is made.<p>The …

University of Louisville

Someone has hired a private detective to investigate former Louisville AD Tom Jurich

The low-key settlement talks between the University of Louisville and Tom Jurich may be headed for a more confrontational tone now that a private detective agency has been hired to investigate the former athletic director.<p>Kentucky Special Investigative Unit, a licensed detective agency based in …

University of Louisville

Private detective hired to investigate Tom Jurich

Tom Jurich’s split with the University of Louisville was a messy one, and it might get even messier.The Courier-Journal is reporting a private …

Corruption

Florida’s surprise loss puts Auburn atop SEC basketball, plus more links

So on Jan. 25 did you expect the Auburn Tigers to be atop the SEC men’s basketball standings.<p>I did not, yet there they are, Bruce Pearl’s Tigers, now …

College Sports

Louisville Responds To Dan Dakich’s Big Report

The Cardinals have responded to Dan Dakich’s major report.<p>College basketball analyst and radio host Dan Dakich reported some major Louisville men’s …

College Sports

Auburn is having the most awkwardly successful college basketball season ever

Bruce Pearl’s team was supposed to be a mess this season. The fact that isn’t has created another mess.<p>The longest active winning streak in Division-I doesn’t belong to any team ranked in the top 15. It also doesn’t belong to a low/mid-major team that has been feasting on inferior competition since …

College Basketball

As We Approach Tournament Time, Should Your Team Be Worried About its March Fate?

The odds are pretty good that wherever you are is pretty cold right now. Mid-January will do that. I traveled from my home in New York to the middle …

College Basketball

Hokies again head to Louisville in curious position

One of the most essential games in Virginia Tech’s run to the NCAA tournament last season was among the most disappointing.<p>’Twas Feb. 18 at …

College Basketball

Gamecocks land Brian Bowen, star recruit linked to scandal that brought down Rick Pitino

CLOSE<p>The University of Louisville is suing former basketball coach Rick Pitino for "wrongful conduct" and arguing that he is financially responsible …

College & University

The moments that made college hoops crazy and the ones that might lie ahead

We've already enjoyed an eventful season in college basketball.<p>We've had scandals, the emergence of superstars and the up-and-down performances of …

College Basketball