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Cardinal Sins

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 10.20.2015 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

It would be nice if we stopped deifying these legends of the sidelines. They're paid a *lot* of money to win games. The other stuff is good for myth-making but not, on the whole, for better understanding the reality of the world in which they operate.

Lucy McCalmont

From Egyptian Revolutions To March Madness, This Louisville Player Has Seen It All

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.27.2015 | Sports

Louisville freshman Anas Mahmoud is playing in his first March Madness. Only a few short years ago, his country was in the middle of uprisings.

Jordan Schultz

5 Teams That Could Ruin Your March Madness Bracket

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.19.2015 | Sports

We both know you aren't winning your bracket.

12 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Louisville, ASAP

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel

There are many ways to pronounce Louisville and a lot of different ways to see this historic town. Full of Victorian architecture and traditions tied ...

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Sweet 16 Preview: Tom Izzo's Final Four Mission And The All-Kentucky Tilt

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

The Sweet 16 is some of the best basketball we will see throughout the entire NCAA Tournament. With a trip to the regional finals on the line, we take...

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Day 1 Preview

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.20.2014 | Sports

This year's NCAA Tournament field may not have a team like last year's Louisville, which ranked in the top five for efficiency on both offense and def...

LOOK: Rick Pitino's Son Actually Did This

Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports

Louisville coach Rick Pitino was in the Williams Arena on Saturday to watch his son, Minnesota coach Richard Pitino, help lead the Golden Gophers to a...

LOOK: Pitino's Fantastic Photobomb

Posted 12.16.2013 | Sports

Rick Pitino apparently didn't miss Justin Timberlake's concert at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. on Sunday. He also didn't miss an opportunity...

WATCH: Good News for Kevin Ware

Posted 06.06.2013 | Sports

Kevin Ware's road to recovery hit a new milestone. Not only does Ware not need crutches anymore, he was also seen shooting jump shots at the Unive...

PHOTOS: The Summer Of Pitino Continues In Vegas

Posted 05.30.2013 | Sports

Rick Pitino's offseason seems to get better and better. Not long after the Hall of Fame coach added another trophy to his collection in the Bahamas, P...

PHOTO: Pitino's BIG Catch

Posted 05.10.2013 | Sports

In case you needed another reminder that Rick Pitino is having an eventful offseason, look no further than these photos of the two-time NCAA champion ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Len Berman

A full field of 20 horses will be in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. The morning line favorite (7-2) is Orb in the 16th post. Goldencents, partially owned by champion Louisville's coach Rick Pitino is 5-1 and well positioned in the eighth post.

LOOK: Rick Pitino Shows Off New Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.26.2013 | Sports

Rick Pitino followed through. Shortly after his Louisville Cardinals defeated the Michigan Wolverines to win the national championship, the 60-year-ol...

Pitino's Tattoo Will Be ________

Posted 04.11.2013 | Sports

Rick Pitino is getting a tattoo, really. The 60-year-old Louisville coach has even decided on the design and location. "I said it, not believing t...

Jordan Schultz

Louisville Toughs Out National Championship

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.09.2013 | Sports

Transcending all of the hype, Louisville and Michigan on Monday night battled it out in one of the most thrilling national championship games in recen...

Rick Pitino Tattoo Ideas

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.09.2013 | Sports

With his second national championship, a spot in the Hall of Fame and a horse in the Kentucky Derby, it would seem like Rick Pitino has it all. He...

LOOK: Pitino Got Really, Really Scared By Confetti Cannon

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.09.2013 | Sports

When his team fell behind in both the national championship game and the national semifinal, Louisville coach Rick Pitino never seemed to flinch. Afte...

Fab 5 Reunion?

Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports

The Michigan Wolverines are back in the NCAA Tournament championship game for the first time since the famous "Fab Five" played against North Carolina...

Jordan Schultz

Louisville, Michigan Arrive In National Title Game Thanks To Rick Pitino, Trey Burke And Mitch McGary

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports

Before we declare another awesome three weeks of March Madness over and before we tell David Barrett to start warming up the pipes for another renditi...

LIVE: Louisville vs. Wichita State

Posted 04.06.2013 | Sports

Will the clock strike midnight for the No. 9 Wichita State Shockers? Louisville, the top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, will look to end Wic...

Jordan Schultz

Final Four Coaches: Rick Pitino, Jim Boeheim Bring Strategy, Pedigree To NCAA Tournament

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.06.2013 | Sports

One of the classic adages in sports is that players win games and coaches lose them. The Final Four features two of the all-time great coaches in Loui...

Jordan Schultz

How Does Wichita State Match Up To Louisville's Offense?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.05.2013 | Sports

A No. 9 seed in the Final Four against the tournament's top overall seed sounds like a done deal. But you can throw expectations out the window becaus...

On Men's Basketball Violence

Kevin Powell | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports
Kevin Powell

Somewhere in this terrible moment I thought about manhood, how it is often defined in our society. And how these players were openly rejecting what many of us had been taught since we were boys: That men do not cry.

Jordan Schultz

Final Four Scouting Report: What Are Each Team's Strengths?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.04.2013 | Sports

Getting to the Final Four has a lot to do with circumstance and, of course, some luck, but each remaining team has a clear blueprint for success. As w...

Jordan Schultz

Final Four Teams' Scouting Report: Weaknesses For Wichita State, Syracuse, Michigan and Louisville

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.03.2013 | Sports

This is not 2012 and we do not have a Kentucky, a dominant unit with seemingly endless lottery and first-round picks. While each team left is peak...