Tom Jurich

Governor of Kentucky hammers Rick Pitino over book claims

Disgraced Louisville coach Rick Pitino is out with a new book that seems to blame everyone but himself for his ouster at Louisville — including the …

Kentucky

Rick Pitino Says His Book Is "100 Percent The Truth"

Just Now<p><b>LOUISVILLE, Ky. --</b> Rick Pitino takes on the governor and others in his latest book.<p>The book titled "Pitino: My Story" is equal parts career …

Rick Pitino

Rick Pitino’s new book is out. See how the media — and Pitbull — reacted.

Rick Pitino’s new book “Pitino: My Story” hit book stores Tuesday, and while it might not offer much in revelatory insights into the college …

Rick Pitino

Yet another controversy for Louisville athletics. Plus more notes.

Thursday notes:<p>This isn’t the first time we’ve asked this question: What in the world is going on at the University of Louisville?<p>The latest …

College Sports

Tom Jurich’s son blasts new Louisville AD Vince Tyra

There appear to still be quite a few hurt feelings lingering after the breakup of Louisville’s athletic department.<p>For those that have been living …

College Sports

Reports: Florida State athletic director Stan Wilcox leaving for NCAA post

Stan Wilcox is leaving his job as Florida State's athletic director to take a position at the NCAA, <i>The Athletic</i>'s Bruce Feldman reported Monday …

Florida

Louisville attorneys: Rick Pitino thought DePaul offered Brian Bowen $200K, but he kept recruiting him

Pitino, who was fired last year, claimed he wasn't heavily involved in Bowen's recruitment process<p>Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino has maintained …

Recruitment

Pitino 'lays all his cards on the table' in upcoming memoir

Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino will see his memoir entitled, "Pitino: My Story," released Sept. 4, and in it, the disgraced Hall of Famer "lays …

Basketball

Schnatter: A personality conflict led to Jurich's firing

Schnatter was speaking with 840 WHAS' Terry Meiners during a 28-minute interview recorded Friday morning. The topic came up when Meiners was asking …

Tom Jurich

Papa John's founder resigns after reportedly used n-word during conference call

Pass the pepperoni slice with a glass of racism to wash it down with.<p>NEW YORK — Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the …

John Schnatter

Former Arkansas AD Jeff Long reportedly in running for USF vacancy

Late last week, it was reported that ousted Louisville AD <b>Tom Jurich</b> was the preferred candidate of some in the South Florida community for the Bulls …

College Football

Report: Former Arkansas Athletics Director Jeff Long in running for job at South Florida

Former Arkansas Athletics Director Jeff Long is in the running for the vacant AD job at South Florida, the Tampa Bay Times reported Monday.

College Football

Do Tom Jurich, Jeff Long fit criteria USF wants in a new athletic director?

TAMPA — Although the search committee for USF's new athletic director wouldn't discuss specific candidates during its meeting Monday, the criteria …

College Sports

USF considering former Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long

While Tom Jurich remains the preferred choice among several prominent USF boosters (and some coaches) for the Bulls' athletic director gig, our intel …

College Sports

The pros and cons of Tom Jurich as potential USF AD candidate

Former Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich has emerged as a legitimate candidate to take over USF, as our Joey Knight reported late last …

College Sports

USF athletic director search nearing its end

TAMPA — The search for USF's next athletic director is nearing its end.<p>Search committee chair William Sutton said he hopes to submit a candidate to …

College Sports

Support growing for Tom Jurich to become Bulls’ next AD

This dispatch comes at you from a remote south Georgia lake shore, where the waters remain far more pristine than the waves being made in USF …

College Sports

Derrick Brooks won’t pursue USF’s AD job

The local favorite for USF's athletic director job said Friday that he is not a candidate.<p>In a three-paragraph statement, Pro Football Hall of Famer …

Tampa Bay

Tom Jurich’s Louisville Settlement Package Includes Football, Basketball Tickets For 20 Years

Tom Jurich was pushed out after 20 years as Louisville athletic director in October. Two days after Rick Pitino was fired, Jurich met the same fate, …

College Sports

Fired Louisville athletic director Jurich nets $4.5 million settlement

Fired Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich agreed to a $4.5 million buyout with the university.<p>The KFC Yum! Center where the University of Louisville menÕs basketball team plays, is pictured in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., September 28, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Kenning<p>Louisville announced Friday that …

College Sports

Louisville, former AD Tom Jurich reach multi-million dollar settlement agreement

Jurich and his former employer reached a settlement agreement for $4.5 million<p>The University of Louisville has reached a settlement agreement in the …

National Championship

Tom Jurich Reaches Retirement Settlement with Louisville Amid Adidas Scandal

The University of Louisville and former athletic director Tom Jurich reached a $4.5 million settlement agreement following his October firing amid the college basketball recruiting scandal.<p>On Thursday, Chris Otts of WDRB reported the deal came following months of quiet negotiations after Jurich …

Tom Jurich

Louisville reaches $4.5 million settlement with fired athletic director Tom Jurich

The University of Louisville has reached a settlement with ex-athletic director Tom Jurich following his firing amid a college basketball recruiting scandal.<p>Louisville's board of trustees and athletic association board of directors approved the settlement at a special joint meeting Friday.<p>The …

Sports

Louisville, ex-AD Tom Jurich reach $4.5M settlement

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The University of Louisville has reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired in the …

College Sports

University of Louisville, ex-athletic director Jurich reach $4.5 million settlement

The University of Louisville has reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Juirch, according to a press release posted on …

College Sports

Louisville settles for $4.5M with ex-AD Tom Jurich over firing

Image 1 of / 1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired …

College Sports

Louisville settles for $4.5 M with ex-AD Jurich over firing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired in the wake of a national federal corruption investigation of college basketball.<p>Jurich disputed his firing on Oct. 18 for cause after nearly 20 years as AD and had considered …

College Sports

Skechers Is Apparently Suing Adidas For Creating An ‘Unfair Disadvantage’ In Signing NBA Prospects

The college basketball world was rocked by the FBI’s widespread investigation into payments made to players that reportedly impacted a number of high profile programs, coaches, and athletes.<p>The Louisville program was most effected by the investigation and claims of payments to players, resulting in …

Basketball

Kansas named in new NCAA charges

Federal prosecutors Tuesday announced additional charges levied against two Adidas employees and another man in relation to an ongoing FBI …

Dennis Smith Jr.

Rhode Island Calls Story About Hiring Rick Pitino As Basketball Coach Fake News

by on at 5:09PM<p>Does anyone who believed Rick Pitino might walk through <i>that</i> door in Rhode Island want to buy some magic beans?<p>The University of Rhode …

Rhode Island