Stories tagged: Louisville
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Rick Pitino out at Louisville as expected amid federal probe
Rick Pitino has been able to roam the sidelines as Louisville’s iconic men’s basketball coach, even defiantly at times, holding onto his job amid a series of highly embarrassing missteps …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Professor from Louisville found dead in Wyoming backcountry
Authorities say a University of Louisville geography and geosciences professor has died on a hiking trip in the Bighorn Mountains in northern Wyoming.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 11:31 p.m.
Louisville places assistants Jordan Fair, Kenny Johnson on paid leave
Louisville has placed associate men’s basketball coach Kenny Johnson and assistant Jordan Fair on paid administrative leave while the school handles its involvement in a national federal investigation of the …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Louisville board OKs firing of Rick Pitino in hoops scandal
Louisville’s interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Looking Back: Past opinions provide perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Forced busing, Sept. 9, 1975
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Louisville builds big lead, holds on to win and Florida blanks TCU at College World Series
Louisville had an early five-run lead against Texas A&M and national player of the year Brendan McKay was on the mound. It should have been game over, right?
Sun., March 26, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Louisville mayor asks FBI to investigate police department after sex abuse allegations
A former participant in a Boy Scouts-affiliated career apprentice program for teenagers has alleged that two Louisville Metro Police Department officers sexually abused him in their homes and vehicles while …
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
Top 25 Capsules: Wake Forest upsets No. 8 Louisville
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.– John Collins had 25 points and 11 rebounds to help Wake Forest rally from 14 down to upset No. 8 Louisville 88-81 on Wednesday night.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 7:38 a.m.
2 dead, 7 hurt after driver crashes into crowd at food truck
Two pedestrians are dead and seven others injured after police say a drunken driver lost control of his vehicle and plowed into a crowd standing near a food truck in …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
Louisville suspends assistant Lonnie Galloway after Wake Forest probe
Louisville has suspended Lonnie Galloway for the Citrus Bowl following a review of how the co-offensive coordinator handled Wake Forest game plans he received from fired Demon Deacons broadcaster Tommy …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
Louisville’s Lamar Jackson wins Heisman Trophy
Lamar Jackson is the first Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out preseason favorite Deshaun Watson of Clemson despite some late-season struggles.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
In Brief: Los Angeles Sparks steal title from Minnesota Lynx on last-second shot
Nneka Ogwumike’s short jumper with 3.1 seconds left gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx for their first title in 14 years in …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
No. 7 Louisville outlasts Duke in ACC play
Lamar Jackson provided a cushion with a 2-yard touchdown run with 1 minute, 32 seconds remaining and No. 7 Louisville held off Duke 24-14 on Friday night.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 10:57 p.m.
Lamar Jackson leads No. 13 Louisville past Syracuse
Lamar Jackson continued his early season onslaught, throwing a long touchdown pass and running for four more scores to help No. 13 Louisville rout Syracuse 62-28 on Friday night in …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Former Whitworth, NW Christian coach Bill Knuckles dies
William Gene “Bill” Knuckles, the former men’s basketball coach at Whitworth and head football coach for Northwest Christian High School, died Saturday. He was 88.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 7:18 p.m.
Newsmakers: Redskins release wide receiver Andre Roberts
The Washington Redskins released
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
Louisville announces postseason ban for men’s basketball
The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, a decision that stunned coach Rick Pitino.
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, 7:33 p.m.
Rick Pitino: No interview yet with NCAA about escort allegations
A frustrated Rick Pitino said the NCAA has not interviewed him about an escort’s book allegations of sex parties at Louisville players’ dormitory and doesn’t believe the scandal will be …
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015, 9:54 p.m.
Lamar Jackson has four touchdowns as Louisville beats Texas A&M
Lamar Jackson ran for a career-high and Music City Bowl-record 226 yards and two touchdowns and threw for two more scores to help Louisville beat Texas A&M 27-21 on Wednesday …
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 6:43 p.m.
Kentucky coach John Calipari asks fans not to tease Louisville over scandal
Kentucky coach John Calipari hopes Wildcats fans resist the urge to tease archrival Louisville about its escort scandal and treat the Cardinals respectfully Saturday in the Bluegrass showdown at Rupp …
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 5:12 p.m.
UMKC’s Andre McGee, center of Louisville sex parties controversy, resigns
The first comments from Andre McGee, the former Louisville assistant who has been alleged to have arranged sex with escorts for basketball recruits there, have come in a letter of …
Thu., Oct. 8, 2015, 7:35 p.m.
U of L foundation hires firm to review escort allegations
An independent Louisville affiliate has hired a law firm to review an escort’s allegations that former men’s basketball staffer Andre McGee hired dancers to strip and have sex with recruits …
Tue., Oct. 6, 2015, 8:10 p.m.
Louisville campus police reviewing escort allegations
Louisville campus police now say they are reviewing allegations that a former men’s basketball staffer hired escorts to dance and have sex with recruits and players in a dormitory.
Tue., June 9, 2015
Super regionals: Cal State Fullerton advances to College World Series
David Olmedo-Barrera led off the 11th inning with a home run and lifted Cal State Fullerton to a 4-3 win over Louisville on Monday night at Louisville, Kentucky, and into …
Sun., March 29, 2015
Seventh-seed Dayton beats Louisville
ALBANY, N.Y. – Dayton and coach Jim Jabir have a new best day. Andrea Hoover scored 26 points and the seventh-seeded Flyers (28-6) continued their improbable run in the NCAA …
Sun., March 29, 2015
Michigan State, Louisville in familiar position with eyes on Final Four
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino are Final Four regulars, and one of them will be back this year even though both of their teams were counted out …
Wed., Dec. 31, 2014
No. 13 Georgia runs over No. 20 Louisville
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – When quarterback Hutson Mason went down with an injury in the second quarter, Georgia coach Mark Richt said the Bulldogs turned to Plan B. “Just give it …
Sat., Dec. 27, 2014
Bluegrass State bragging rights on line Saturday
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Top-ranked Kentucky has been so dominant that discussion has shifted toward whether the Wildcats are capable of going unbeaten. Kentucky’s players acknowledge the lofty talk even as …
Tue., Sept. 2, 2014
Sky win OT thriller, force third game
WNBA: Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to even the best-of-3 Eastern Conference finals Monday. Former Gonzaga standout Courtney …
Tue., June 3, 2014
Jimmy V pairings set
Villanova will play Illinois and Indiana will meet Louisville in the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden. Illinois replaces fellow Big Ten school Maryland, which had …