Stories tagged: louisville
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
First-year Minnesota coach Lindsay Whalen became the 39th person to play and coach a team that was ranked when her alma mater entered the women’s basketball poll Monday at No. …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s dinner in Louisville was interrupted by fellow diners Friday night, CNN affiliate WLKY reported. The incident was originally reported by TMZ.
Fri., May 18, 2018
Louisville reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired in the wake of a national federal corruption investigation of college basketball.
Wed., May 16, 2018
National champion Alabama will face Louisville in ABC’s first Saturday Night Football game, and Miami plays LSU on Sunday night of the season-opening weekend.
Sun., March 11, 2018
Save the season, March Madness. Fill our minds with basketball and brackets and Cinderellas. Spare us from the scudding cloud of FBI investigations and corruption and scandal for a few …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
Lamar Jackson announced on Twitter that he’ll leave Louisville to enter the NFL Draft, one season after becoming the youngest Heisman Trophy winner. The Cardinals junior quarterback says he talked …
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
Louisville says in an appeal that the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions imposed “grossly excessive” penalties in ordering the vacation of its 2013 men’s basketball championship and tournament revenue for a …
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
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
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
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
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 reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Forced busing, Sept. 9, 1975
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Washington Redskins released
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.