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Rick Pitino Is Ready To Work Again

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Rick Pitino has announced he has hired an agent to help him with his next career move. This comes about 5 months after he was fired from the University of Louisville and just a few weeks after stating that he was “dead in the water” when it comes to coaching. Only time will tell if someone can look past all of the scandals tied to his name.

 

 

Pitino Upset Over Papa John’s Comments

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Rick Pitino once said that when the time came it was time for him to move on from UofL, he would walk away quietly. With no surprise, that doesn’t seem to be the case. He has now came out and said that he didn’t feel he had support anymore at UofL and that Papa John’s comments hurt his feelings.

Kevin Willard Has No Love For UofL

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Now that it is December, we have found our first Grinch of the holiday season. His name is Kevin Willard. Willard was an assistant to He Who Shall Not Be Named (Pitino) from 2001-2007 and even recruited David Padgett. While he compliments how well David has handled everything the past few months, he also mentions that he has no emotional attachment to UofL since Pitino and Jurich are both gone. We also can’t fully blame him, he has been gone for a while. Either way, Sunday should be fun when Seaton Hall visits the Yum! Center at 4.

Pitino UofL For Breach Of Contract

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Today, former head coach Rick Pitino announced he will be suing the University of Louisville athletic association for a breach of contract. He is looking for over $35 Million. In a statement released through his lawyer he is claiming his contract was breached when he was suspended and ultimately fired. Jeff Greer with the Courier Journal helps break it down below.

Adidas Fires Back At Pitino

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Adidas has come forward and asked a judge to dismiss Pitino’s case against the company. They have no new evidence, but they stand by the original findings and say that Pitino knew fully of the exchange of money to Brian Bowen’s family. It seems this is just the beginning of a very long, and ugly, battle.

Pitino Releases Statement Following Latest FBI Accusations

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Rick Pitino released a statement through his lawyer today following yesterday’s accusations. Coach Pitino condemns the latest allegations to be false and defamatory in nature. He maintains his innocence and will continue to fully cooperate with the government’s ongoing investigation.

Top Stories 10-5-17

 

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 5th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Coach David Padgett’s Presser

Vince Tyra Presser 10-4-17

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

Nunnsense: Is Tyra The Answer Or The Relief Pitcher?

One College Basketball Writer Thinks UofL Can Recover Quickly From Its Scandals

Vince Tyra’s Introductory Presser

UofL Baseball Will Host Scout Day

Vincent Tyra Will Be Named Acting Athletic Director

Jon Rothstein Ranks Cards 10th in his Preseason Top 25

Game Day Information Released For Boston College

TWICA: October 2

 

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Top Stories 10-4-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 4th at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Coach David Padgett’s Presser

Vince Tyra Presser 10-4-17

Everything You Need to Know: Louisville at NC State

Open Basketball Practice Photo Gallery

Q & A with Red and White Podcast’s Evan Roberts

Bovada Heisman Odds

One College Basketball Writer Thinks UofL Can Recover Quickly From Its Scandals

Vince Tyra’s Introductory Presser

UofL Baseball Will Host Scout Day

Former Cardinal Chad Green Making Playoff Debut

Vincent Tyra Will Be Named Acting Athletic Director

UofL To Hold A Press Conference At 3:45PM To Name Interim AD

Jon Rothstein Ranks Cards 10th in his Preseason Top 25

Post Practice Interviews 10-2-17

UofL Coaches Rally Around Tom Jurich

Jurich’s Attorney Sends Letter To Postel

Pitino’s Contract To Be Terminated

Game Day Information Released For Boston College

TWICA: October 2

Louisville Vs Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 2

Louisville vs. Kent State Photo Gallery – Part 1

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Top Stories 10-3-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 3rd at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Vince Tyra’s Introductory Presser

UofL Baseball Will Host Scout Day

Former Cardinal Chad Green Making Playoff Debut

Vincent Tyra Will Be Named Acting Athletic Director

UofL To Hold A Press Conference At 3:45PM To Name Interim AD

Jon Rothstein Ranks Cards 10th in his Preseason Top 25

Post Practice Interviews 10-2-17

UofL Coaches Rally Around Tom Jurich

Jurich’s Attorney Sends Letter To Postel

Pitino’s Contract To Be Terminated

Game Day Information Released For Boston College

TWICA: October 2

BOT Meeting Wrap Up

Interim Athletic Director Expected To Be Announced Tomorrow

UofL SACS Update

Rick Pitino’s Letter Of Suspension

UofL President’s Letter to Tom Jurich Regarding Suspension

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Top Stories 10-2-17

Here are the top stories from yesterday October 2nd at CardinalSportsZone.com!

Louisville Vs Murray State Photo Gallery

Post Practice Interviews 10-2-17

UofL Coaches Rally Around Tom Jurich

Jurich’s Attorney Sends Letter To Postel

Pitino’s Contract To Be Terminated

Game Day Information Released For Boston College

TWICA: October 2

BOT Meeting Wrap Up

Interim Athletic Director Expected To Be Announced Tomorrow

UofL SACS Update

Rick Pitino’s Letter Of Suspension

UofL President’s Letter to Tom Jurich Regarding Suspension

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Pitino’s Contract To Be Terminated

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Today officially begins the end of the Pitino era. For better or for worse, the board unanimously voted to begin the process of terminating his contract. What do you think about this latest development?

Rick Pitino’s Letter Of Suspension

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Eric Crawford with WDRB released the letter that Rick Pitino received on Wednesday, notifying him of his suspension. You can see the full letter below.

Pitino Maintains His Innocence

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Rick Pitino had a brief phone call with the Courier Journal’s Jeff Greer, in which he continues to say he is an innocent bystander in the FBI’s investigation of bribery in college basketball. Pitino also mentions that he hopes this team wins the national championship and he loves them, and David Padgett. David was announced as the interim head coach on Friday evening. He also disclosed that he has left for Miami and plans on selling his house here in Louisville. You can read the full conversation below.

Terry Meiners Shares Rick Pitino Text

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Terry Meiners shared a text message that Rick Pitino sent him this week. Rather you believe he should be gone or not, you can tell how much he misses the sport already.

Dickie V’s Comments After Talk With Rick Pitino

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Dick Vitale has figured out how to use Periscope kind of and spoke on his good friend Rick Pitino. Today, he spoke to Rick Pitino, and Rick had some interesting things to say. With no surprise to anyone. Listen for yourself, and then let us know what you think.

Players Show Support For Pitino

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Some of the current and former players of the University of Louisville Men’s Basketball team, have come forward to show the world what Rick Pitino meant to them.

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Rick Pitino Has Been Put On Administrative Leave

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Following yesterday’s news, Rick Pitino is no longer the head coach of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team. He has been placed on non-paid, administrative leave. The likelihood of his return, does not look high at this time.

Details Of Pitino’s Contract

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Eric Crawford with WDRB has laid out the contract details for Rick Pitino regarding what his future could look like.

Men’s Basketball Tickets On Sale Now

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If you haven’t bought your tickets for the 2017/2018 UofL Men’s Basketball season, you still have time. Here is how to do so:

The Rivalry Games College Basketball Needs Right Now

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College Basketball is right around the corner. While it feels like we have just settled into football season, we have a little over a month before basketball is happening as well. Myron Medcalf with ESPN.com sat down and dreamed up the rivalry games the sport needs. That WE need. Take a look and let us know what you think about them.

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/20739634/some-college-basketball-matchups-ned-see-include-kansas-wichita-state-maryland-duke-more