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The Florida Times-Union
Risk aside, Kelly’s offense too enticing for Florida to pass upNCAA show-cause penalty did expire three years ago. But when you consider how s
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 hours ago
NCAA show-cause penalty did expire three years ago. But when you consider how some college basketball coaches, including Rick Pitino, have lost their careers over an FBI investigation involving a similar practice of arranging for players to get... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Pitino to ESPN: Time to move on with lifeLOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Former UofL Coach Rick Pitino hasn't ruled out a return
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 hours ago
LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Former UofL Coach Rick Pitino hasn't ruled out a return to coaching but says he needs to move on with his life. In an interview with ESPN, Pitino says he would be open to coaching at a school if they approached him, but says... Read more
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New York Daily News
Pitino says he'd coach again but must 'build a different life'Rick Pitino wants back in. The former Louisville coach and two-time NCAA champ
New York Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
Rick Pitino wants back in. The former Louisville coach and two-time NCAA champ, who was fired in October for his alleged role in a scheme to bribe recruits with sneaker-company money, says a return to the game he's accused of disgracing is not out... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Univ. Of Louisville Refunds Men's Basketball Season-Ticket Holders After Pitino, Jurich Fired"returned $419,166" to men's basketball season-ticket holders who "sought refun
Sports Business Daily / Posted 10 hours ago
"returned $419,166" to men's basketball season-ticket holders who "sought refunds following the firings" of former coach Rick Pitino and AD Tom Jurich, according to Tim Sullivan of the Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL. UL has generated $116M "more in... Read more
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SportingNews
Rick Pitino wants to coach again, but looks to 'build a different life that doesn't include coaching'Rick Pitino still maintains his innocence that he knew nothing about alleged pa
SportingNews / Posted 11 hours ago
Rick Pitino still maintains his innocence that he knew nothing about alleged payments to a Louisville freshman player's family, even though it resulted in his termination. Now, following the disgraced former Cardinals coach's exit from Louisville,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Lamar Jackson: An appreciationI also remember going to their games at Manual High School a time or two as a s
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
I also remember going to their games at Manual High School a time or two as a student. I never thought I’d see the day that Rick Pitino would be named Louisville basketball coach. I also never dreamed I’d see the day when he would be fired. There... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
UConn commit Lukas Kisunas happy to blend in, be a good teammateprogram is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corrup
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
program is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corruption in college basketball. Legendary coach Rick Pitino was fired last month, and David Padgett was hired as interim head coach. “Obviously, it hasn’t been easy,” said... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
UConn commit Lukas Kisunas happy to blend in, be a good teammateprogram is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corrup
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
program is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corruption in college basketball. Legendary coach Rick Pitino was fired last month, and David Padgett was hired as interim head coach. “Obviously, it hasn’t been easy,” said... Read more
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Connecticut Post
UConn commit Lukas Kisunas happy to blend in, be a good teammateprogram is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corrup
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
program is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corruption in college basketball. Legendary coach Rick Pitino was fired last month, and David Padgett was hired as interim head coach. “Obviously, it hasn’t been easy,” said... Read more
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The Register Citizen
UConn commit Lukas Kisunas happy to blend in, be a good teammateprogram is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corrup
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
program is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corruption in college basketball. Legendary coach Rick Pitino was fired last month, and David Padgett was hired as interim head coach. “Obviously, it hasn’t been easy,” said... Read more
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Greenwich Time
UConn commit Lukas Kisunas happy to blend in, be a good teammateprogram is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corrup
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
program is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corruption in college basketball. Legendary coach Rick Pitino was fired last month, and David Padgett was hired as interim head coach. “Obviously, it hasn’t been easy,” said... Read more
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The News-Times
UConn commit Lukas Kisunas happy to blend in, be a good teammateprogram is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corrup
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
program is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corruption in college basketball. Legendary coach Rick Pitino was fired last month, and David Padgett was hired as interim head coach. “Obviously, it hasn’t been easy,” said... Read more
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The Middletown Press
UConn commit Lukas Kisunas happy to blend in, be a good teammateprogram is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corrup
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
program is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corruption in college basketball. Legendary coach Rick Pitino was fired last month, and David Padgett was hired as interim head coach. “Obviously, it hasn’t been easy,” said... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UConn commit Lukas Kisunas happy to blend in, be a good teammateprogram is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corrup
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
program is being investigated by the FBI as part of a federal probe into corruption in college basketball. Legendary coach Rick Pitino was fired last month, and David Padgett was hired as interim head coach. “Obviously, it hasn’t been easy,” said... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Former Kentucky player loses state job after 2 monthson Bennett's application included former Kentucky coach Joe B. Hall and former
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
on Bennett's application included former Kentucky coach Joe B. Hall and former University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino. Bennett could not be reached for comment. J. Brooken Smith, chief of staff for Labor Secretary Ramsey, said the... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Refunds, write-offs and a possible basketball ticket lag in Louisvilleindividuals who asked for their money back after the university dismissed athle
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
individuals who asked for their money back after the university dismissed athletic director Tom Jurich and basketball coach Rick Pitino, and acknowledged that it was implicated in an FBI investigation into a college basketball “pay for play” scandal... Read more
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The Louisville Cardinal
Ray Spalding hopes to reach his potential as a junior • The Louisville Cardinalstepped up by being more involved in every play and vocal on the court,” Spaldi
The Louisville Cardinal / Posted 3 days ago
stepped up by being more involved in every play and vocal on the court,” Spalding said. With the fallout of former coach Rick Pitino, Spalding praised seniors Anas Mahmoud and Quentin Snider. He says their leadership has uplifted the... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Creativity required for low-majors in the recruiting gamefederal investigation that revealed kickbacks and bribes from shoe companies be
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
federal investigation that revealed kickbacks and bribes from shoe companies being used to sway players. Louisville coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich were fired, and the tentacles will likely to dig deeper, casting an even darker... Read more
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Island Packet
Creativity required for low-majors in the recruiting gamefederal investigation that revealed kickbacks and bribes from shoe companies be
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
federal investigation that revealed kickbacks and bribes from shoe companies being used to sway players. Louisville coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich were fired, and the tentacles will likely to dig deeper, casting an even darker... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
No. 8 Florida Prepares For North Floridacycle isn’t over yet. The Gators are still pursuing Anfernee Simons, who decomm
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 5 days ago
cycle isn’t over yet. The Gators are still pursuing Anfernee Simons, who decommitted from Louisville following the Rick Pitino scandal. Simons is ranked as the No. 12 player in the Class of 2018 by 247, and is considered the second-best... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Nevada Wolf Pack notebook: Martin says win will help team later in seasonKrueger (Oklahoma), John Calipari (Kentucky), Leonard Hamilton (Florida State).
Nevada Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
Krueger (Oklahoma), John Calipari (Kentucky), Leonard Hamilton (Florida State). Avery Johnson (Alabama), Reggie Theus (Cal-State Northridge), Mike Dunleavy (Tulane), Eddie Jordan (Rutgers) and Rick Pitino (Louisville). The latter was recently f... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Murphy's 23 helps No. 15 Minnesota past Providence 86-74heckled Minnesota coach Richard Pitino with "Who's your daddy?" chants several
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
heckled Minnesota coach Richard Pitino with "Who's your daddy?" chants several times during the game. Pitino's father, Rick Pitino, was fired by the University of Louisville after 16 seasons last month after the school acknowledged it was being... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Monday Muse: Why the Lamar Jackson Heisman snub?willingness to trust Perry and Nwora and let them play through mistakes the mos
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
willingness to trust Perry and Nwora and let them play through mistakes the most notable difference between Padgett and Rick Pitino after the massive sample size of one game? With some guys (especially V.J. King last season), Pitino developed... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Four thoughts on David Padgett's first Louisville winafter-church arrivals probably wondered if they’d hustled into the right arena.
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
after-church arrivals probably wondered if they’d hustled into the right arena. The Cardinals, in their first game post-Rick Pitino, trailed George Mason from the opening tip. Experienced guys who had been rocks during a stormy preseason all of... Read more
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SportingNews
Three takeaways from Louisville's first post-Rick Pitino winfirst for Louisville under interim head coach David Padgett that will be rememb
SportingNews / Posted 7 days ago
first for Louisville under interim head coach David Padgett that will be remembered as the first season-opener not under Rick Pitino in 16 years. The Cardinals extended their winning streak in home openers to 17 as Deng Adel scored a team-high... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
No. 3 Arizona rolls behind Allonzo Trier’s 30 pointsas interim head coach. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its fir
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
as interim head coach. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its first regular-season game since head coach Rick Pitino was fired last month in the wake of a federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. #20 Purdue 111,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
For Padgett, Louisville win Number 1 tense, exhausting, exhilaratingwho used to sneak outside the arena for a smoke. All Padgett has been asked to
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
who used to sneak outside the arena for a smoke. All Padgett has been asked to do is take over for a Hall of Fame coach (Rick Pitino) that he considers a friend and mentor on two days notice. Take a team that was expected to be one of the 5-to-10... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Thomasson: NCAA money machine keeps humming alongproduce were somehow less likely to be sanctioned. It has taken a long time for
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
produce were somehow less likely to be sanctioned. It has taken a long time for the University of Louisville and its coach, Rick Pitino, to fall, although his program’s not to mention personal indiscretions were common knowledge for years. The... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
George Mason-Louisville,2nd Ldgame before their newcomers stepped to make all six combined shots and lead Lou
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
game before their newcomers stepped to make all six combined shots and lead Louisville's first contest since longtime coach Rick Pitino was fired last month in the wake of a national federal corruption investigation.By GARY B. GRAVESAP Sports... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
For David Padgett and Louisville basketball win Number 1 tense, exhausting, unforgettablewho used to sneak outside the arena for a smoke. All Padgett has been asked to
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
who used to sneak outside the arena for a smoke. All Padgett has been asked to do is take over for a Hall of Fame coach (Rick Pitino) that he considers a friend and mentor on two days notice. Take a team that was expected to be one of the 5-to-10... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
No. 16 Louisville rallies past George Mason 72-61with poise and clutch baskets that rallied the No. 16 Cardinals as they started
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
with poise and clutch baskets that rallied the No. 16 Cardinals as they started a new phase without longtime coach Rick Pitino. Deng Adel had 20 points, while Perry and Nwora combined for 22 in the second half to lead Louisville past... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
No. 16 Louisville rallies past George Mason 72-61in clutch moments. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its first r
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
in clutch moments. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its first regular season contest since longtime coach Rick Pitino was fired last month in the wake of a national federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Perry... Read more
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KTVN Reno
No. 16 Louisville rallies past George Mason 72-61in clutch moments. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its first r
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 days ago
in clutch moments. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its first regular season contest since longtime coach Rick Pitino was fired last month in the wake of a national federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Perry... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
No. 16 Louisville rallies past George Mason 72-61in clutch moments. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its first r
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
in clutch moments. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its first regular season contest since longtime coach Rick Pitino was fired last month in the wake of a national federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Perry... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
No. 16 Louisville rallies past George Mason 72-61in clutch moments. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its first r
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
in clutch moments. Louisville shot 70 percent after halftime to win its first regular season contest since longtime coach Rick Pitino was fired last month in the wake of a national federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Perry... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
National scandal aside, SEC basketball should be betterover with." The FBI probe kind of has a lot of schools wishing the season alre
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
over with." The FBI probe kind of has a lot of schools wishing the season already was over. It has cost Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino his job at Louisville. It has attached itself to assistants at Louisville, Arizona, Oklahoma State and Auburn.... Read more
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The Providence Journal
LeBron ranks at the topto come walking through that door anytime soon. ● Every time I see Billy Donov
The Providence Journal / Posted 9 days ago
to come walking through that door anytime soon. ● Every time I see Billy Donovan coaching in the NBA I see the PC kid who Rick Pitino turned into "Billy the Kid,'' the beginning of this amazing basketball journey Donovan is still on. ● The late... Read more
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TSN
Big second half lifts No. 5 Kentucky past Utah Valleyhomecoming for Wolverines coach and Kentucky alumnus Mark Pope, a member of the
TSN / Posted 10 days ago
homecoming for Wolverines coach and Kentucky alumnus Mark Pope, a member of the Wildcats' 1996 NCAA championship team under Rick Pitino. Kentucky: Freshman nerves showed as the Wildcats struggled shooting the ball and were frequently outhustled... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Knox Impressive in NCAA Debuthomecoming for Wolverines coach and Kentucky alumnus Mark Pope, a member of the
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 10 days ago
homecoming for Wolverines coach and Kentucky alumnus Mark Pope, a member of the Wildcats’ 1996 NCAA championship team under Rick Pitino. Kentucky: Freshman nerves showed as the Wildcats struggled shooting the ball and were frequently outhustled... Read more
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Times Leader
NCAA money machine keeps humming alongless likely to be sanctioned. It has taken a long time for the University of Lo
Times Leader / Posted 10 days ago
less likely to be sanctioned. It has taken a long time for the University of Louisville and its famous basketball coach, Rick Pitino, to fall, although his program’s not to mention personal indiscretions were common knowledge for years. The... Read more
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SportingNews
Louisville’s response to Rick Pitino’s sex-related controversies warns of troubled moral systemthe elite basketball program. At the center of the school’s controversy is none
SportingNews / Posted 10 days ago
the elite basketball program. At the center of the school’s controversy is none other than degraded former basketball coach Rick Pitino. But Louisville’s upcoming legal battle with Pitino isn't the university’s most dire impediment — though it may... Read more
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The News & Observer
Five reasons for optimism, five for pessimism as Duke basketball begins its seasonBonzie Colson, who was preseason ACC Player of the Year, and senior guard Matt
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
Bonzie Colson, who was preseason ACC Player of the Year, and senior guard Matt Farrell. Louisville, despite the loss of Rick Pitino, and Miami should be good. And UNC, the defending champions, with the return of Joel Berry III and Theo Pinson,... Read more
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9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.
Five early non-conference games to watch in college basketballthe other way. Not because the roster isn’t strong, but in large part due to th
9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C. / Posted 10 days ago
the other way. Not because the roster isn’t strong, but in large part due to the FBI scandal that cost Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino his job. Either way, these are two relatively underrated teams that could make more noise than expected in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Your guide to the ACC basketball season: Can Duke’s youthful talent trump experience?will be in the mix, too. But the team best positioned to challenge Duke this s
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
will be in the mix, too. But the team best positioned to challenge Duke this season was Louisville. That was with coach Rick Pitino and Brian Bowen, the Cardinals’ own shiny one-and-done recruit. Louisville has neither after an FBI... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
A guide to the 2017-18 college hoops seasonLooks like the perfect fit to turn the Hoosiers around. David Padgett, Louisvi
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Looks like the perfect fit to turn the Hoosiers around. David Padgett, Louisville. Inherits turmoil with the firing of Rick Pitino, but has a talented roster to work with. Cuonzo Martin, Missouri. Left Cal for Columbia. The addition of Porter... Read more
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The Oakland Press
A guide to the 2017-18 college hoops seasonLooks like the perfect fit to turn the Hoosiers around. David Padgett, Louisvi
The Oakland Press / Posted 10 days ago
Looks like the perfect fit to turn the Hoosiers around. David Padgett, Louisville. Inherits turmoil with the firing of Rick Pitino, but has a talented roster to work with. Cuonzo Martin, Missouri. Left Cal for Columbia. The addition of Porter... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
TRANSCRIPT | Tom Jurich interview with Katie George and Eric CrawfordDo you have any idea what happened? JURICH: I have zero. I really don't. KG:
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
Do you have any idea what happened? JURICH: I have zero. I really don't. KG: What's your relationship like now with Rick Pitino and have the two of you spoken?JURICH: No, we haven't spoken because we're not allowed to, because of the U.S.... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Suspect charged with murder after man found shot and killed in Breckenridge Countyindictment says Pitino ‘agreed’ to call Adidas executive about payment to recru
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
indictment says Pitino ‘agreed’ to call Adidas executive about payment to recruit WDRB photo by Eric Crawford Rick Pitino allegedly "agreed" to call Adidas executive Jim Gatto to request that money be sent to the family of Brian Bowen,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
West Clark school board unanimously approves motion for Silver Creek to secede from districtindictment says Pitino ‘agreed’ to call Adidas executive about payment to recru
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
indictment says Pitino ‘agreed’ to call Adidas executive about payment to recruit WDRB photo by Eric Crawford Rick Pitino allegedly "agreed" to call Adidas executive Jim Gatto to request that money be sent to the family of Brian Bowen,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Wolfpack's Keatts ready for regular-season debut Fridaytheir conditioning. The goal is to play an up-tempo offense and version of the
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
their conditioning. The goal is to play an up-tempo offense and version of the pressure defense from his time under Rick Pitino at Louisville. He got a glimpse of what this team could do during a summer exhibition trip to Italy, though... Read more
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