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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 | 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? | 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.

'He's Just A Cheap Guy'

AP | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Boeheim 'just a cheap guy' Rick Pitino says he knows why Jim Boeheim has coached for so long: He's cheap. ...

Jordan Schultz

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

'Back To My Brothers I Go'

AP | GARY GRAVES | Posted 06.02.2013 | Sports

Louisville's Kevin Ware has taken what he said would be the hardest step in his recovery – the first one. The sophomore guard was back on the C...

LIVE: Duke vs. Louisville

Posted 03.31.2013 | Sports

In hindsight, the first three games of Elite Eight look a bit like the undercard for this heavyweight battle between Louisville and Duke. No. 1 Lo...

Jordan Schultz

Elite Eight Wraps With Rick Pitino vs. Coach K, Sizzling Trey Burke | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.31.2013 | Sports

Tom Izzo pitted against Mike Krzyzewski was sensational in the Sweet 16, but coach Rick Pitino's Louisville program may be the most relevant in the co...

Jordan Schultz

Sweet 16 NCAA Play Rolls On Friday, Don't Miss These 10 Things | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

Thursday's Sweet 16 gave us a sizable upset with Syracuse beating Indiana -- which became the tenth team ever to lose three games in one season as the...

Jordan Schultz

Sweet 16 NCAA Play Tips Off Thursday, Don't Miss These 10 Things | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.27.2013 | Sports

If the Sweet 16 is anything like the NCAA Tournament's opening weekend, then hang on to your seats. An array of blue-blood matchups fills the docket, ...

Jordan Schultz

Gonzaga, VCU's HAVOC And Russ Smith Among NCAA Tournament Things To Watch On Saturday | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports

It's Saturday, which unfortunately means you're bracket-busted like 99.7 percent of Americans. (Thanks a lot New Mexico and Georgetown.) But there is ...

Louisville Wins Big East Title

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 03.16.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Peyton Siva had 11 points and eight assists to lead No. 4 Louisville to a 78-61 victory over No. 19 Syracuse on Saturday night, giving the...

Louisville Back To Big East Final

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 03.16.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Notre Dame will be headed for the Atlantic Coast Conference next season with a big hole in its Big East resume – no championship gam...

Syracuse, Louisville Meet In Big East Finale

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 03.16.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Jim Boeheim against Rick Pitino. Not a bad way for the Big East to take a bow. Syracuse and Louisville are all set to square off in the c...

Louisville Rolls To Big East Semis

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.14.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Russ Smith figured the best way he could honor Jack Curran on Thursday night was by leading Louisville to a win. Smith scored 28 poi...

LISTEN: Rick Pitino On Gun Control

AP | GARY GRAVES | Posted 02.20.2013 | Sports

Count Rick Pitino among basketball coaches supporting gun control. The Louisville coach was asked Friday during a news conference at the team's pract...

WATCH: Rick Pitino Answers Reporters Phone

Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was in a playful mood after a 52 point victory over Missouri-Kansas City on Satur...

Rick Pitino Has Reason To Celebrate

AP | GARY GRAVES | Posted 12.30.2012 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has given Rick Pitino a five-year contract extension that will keep the coach with the Cardinals through the 2021-...

Rick Pitino's Son To Replace Isiah Thomas

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 06.16.2012 | Sports

MIAMI -- Richard Pitino had two options. He could remain part of his father's coaching staff at Louisville and aim at returning to the Final Four next...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Len Berman

How great was that? Bubba Watson pulling off a wacky shot from the woods and then breaking down in tears after winning the Masters. It was a sports moment that will be forever stored in our memory banks.

Kentucky Fans Riot After Final Four Victory

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Thousands of jubilant fans swarmed streets near the University of Kentucky campus Saturday night, setting couches ablaze and o...

Kentucky Wins Bluegrass Showdown

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Bragging rights in the Bluegrass State are mighty nice. Kentucky has its sights set higher....

LIVE: Kentucky vs. Louisville

Posted 03.31.2012 | Sports

Kentucky. Louisville. Rick Pitino. John Calipari. Final Four. Winner adds to their legacy while getting a shot for more in the national championship g...