University of Louisville

How U of L Students Are Responding To New Basketball Revelations

Sep 27, 2017
J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL

Maya Moss, a sophomore nursing major at the University of Louisville, says she grew up cheering for the men’s basketball team — but she almost enjoyed watching head coach Rick Pitino on the sidelines more than the players on the court.

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University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich have been placed on administrative leave and their positions at the university will be evaluated, according to U of L interim president Gregory Postel.

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Updated at 3:18 p.m. ET

Federal investigators announced charges Tuesday in a wide-scale corruption scheme in college basketball.

Federal court documents implicate university and amateur coaches, officials with Adidas and several college athletic programs.

Court documents imply that the University of Louisville was part of the investigation, which includes a secretly recorded meeting in which one university coach allegedly discusses illegal payments to a recruit’s family.

U of L did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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University of Louisville police are investigating a series of flyers on campus promoting a white nationalist group. 

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The University of Louisville is planning to cease funding for the campus newspaper amid the school's $48 million budget shortfall. 

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The U.S. Supreme Court's newest member will speak at the University of Louisville next week.

Ashley Lopez, via WFPL

The new management of the University of Louisville Hospital is considering two local clinics' request for transfer agreements the state says they need to provide abortions.

Andy Beshear, Matt Bevin, official photos

Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear will square off before the Kentucky Supreme Court on Friday in a case dealing with how much power the governor has to reshape state university boards.

Andy Beshear, Matt Bevin, official photos

Two of Kentucky's most bitter rivals will meet in court twice over the next 10 days in legal battles that could help shape the state's future in both politics and policy.

In Effort To Fix U of L, Law Sidestepped As Costs Balloon

Aug 4, 2017
J Tyler Franklin / WFPL

The University of Louisville’s publicly funded forensic audit was meant to lay bare the scandals and secrets that have plagued the school’s nonprofit foundation for years.

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