The University of Louisville basketball team opens regular season play tomorrow night, hosting the University of Tennessee at Martin. Coach Rick Pitino is seeking the 600th victory of his collegiate head coaching career that began at Boston University in 1978. I’ve enjoyed every aspect of it,” Pitino said today of his overall coaching career, which […]
The University of Louisville basketball team will play four games in the Bahamas this week. The Cards will play two professional teams and conduct two Red-White scrimmages starting Wednesday in Nassau. The NCAA allows teams to go on a foreign tour every four years. U of L Coach Rick Pitino says what’s more valuable is […]
Tickets go on sale tomorrow for an exhibition basketball game later this month at the KFC Yum! Center featuring the Dominican national team. Some U of L fans are rankled that the visitors to the new home of the Cards will be coached by UK’s John Calipari, and their opponents will be a team of […]
As the NBA lockout nears the two week mark, players, managers and owners are no longer in talks about their franchises. For over thirty years, Louisville attorney J. Bruce Miller has been in talks to bring an NBA franchise to the city. But his latest attempt will most likely be his last. Bruce Miller’s law office […]
University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has named a third new assistant coach for the program. Kevin Keatts has been head coach for the past eight seasons at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia, where his teams have won two national prep championships and have been in the title game three other times. Keatts […]
University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has filled two assistant coaching vacancies on his staff. Pitino announced today that his son Richard (right) will return to Louisville after two years as an assistant at Florida. He was previously a U of L assistant from 2007 to 2009. Also joining the staff is Wyking Jones, a […]
Coach Rick Pitino says he’s happy with the Cards’ progress despite an injury-plagued season, and his team is the healthiest it’s been all year.
Karen Sypher has been sentenced to seven years and three months in prison and two years supervised release.
Last year, a jury convicted Sypher of extortion, lying to the FBI and retaliating against a witness. She was accused of threatening to go public about a sexual tryst she had with University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino in 2003 unless he met her financial demands.
The Cardinals have been plagued with injuries since the beginning of the season, with ten players missing games. Coach Rick Pitino says the team is as healthy as it has been all season.
The convictions carry a maximum sentence of 26 years in prison, but Sypher is expected to receive a lighter punishment under federal sentencing guidelines.