Pitino fired

PRESS BOX: Louisville places two assistants on leave Louisville placed two assistant coaches on leave Friday amid the FBI probe into corruption in college basketball as the university continued its investigation into NCAA violations involving paying a recruit. The suspensions leave the program with only acting head coach David Padgett to lead the Cardinals as […]

Rick Pitino Louisville

Suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino received 98 percent of the money from the university’s current contract with Adidas, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported Thursday. According to the newspaper, Pitino got $1.5 million of the money as part of his personal services agreement with the shoe and apparel firm, with the school getting only $25,000. The […]


Louisville assistant coach David Padgett was named the Cardinals’ acting head coach on Friday, two days after Rick Pitino was placed on unpaid leave. The action against Pitino came after he was linked to a federal corruption investigation that affected college basketball. Interim university president Greg Postel announced the promotion of Padgett during a press […]


The other shoe could be about to drop in the widespread investigation into bribery, fraud and corruption in college basketball. “Employees of Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League have been subpoenaed by FBI for furtherance of investigation,” attorney and Forbes contributor Darren Heinter tweeted on Wednesday, citing unidentified sources. That news comes one day after Adidas […]


By now I’m pretty sure you have heard of Kyran Bowman, a youngster who at one point was headed to UNC on a football scholarship but decided to follow his heart and pursue his dream of playing college basketball instead. After an impressive sophomore and Junior Season on the court, Kyran hit the Adidas Circuit […]