Rick Pitino Radio Interview Comes To A Hilarious, Premature End

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has a new book to promote, so he's been doing a handful of radio interviews. Given his past failure as the head coach of the Boston Celtics, he probably should have crossed the Toucher and Rich show in Boston off his list. » 10/03/13 11:25am 10/03/13 11:25am

After An Absolute Rock Fight In The Georgia Dome, Louisville Knocks…

Down 12 with 13:15 remaining, Louisville clawed back with defense that changed the game's atmosphere from "celebratory" to "panic attack," and hit just enough shots to surpass a Wichita State team whose game plan gradually fell apart in the final minutes. Of course, the comeback might not be the story of one the best Final … » 4/06/13 9:08pm 4/06/13 9:08pm

Russ Smith's Fourth-Grade Highlight Reel Is Interrupted By A…

There's a lot to like in the recent Daily News profile of Louisville's Russ Smith: An unmistakable product of New York, Smith was raised in East Williamsburg, coached in Queens by the late legend Jack Curran at Archbishop Molloy, played for an AAU team in the Bronx, and came out of the experience brazen, charming and… » 4/06/13 10:15am 4/06/13 10:15am

What Really Makes Us Sick About The Kevin Ware Injury

There isn't a lot known about the details surrounding Kevin Ware's injury, but there's already been a rush to discuss its place in the grander scheme of NCAA athletics. In short: college athletics is a scam. » 3/31/13 9:51pm 3/31/13 9:51pm

Reports: Kentucky Students Are Burning Things, Getting Pepper Sprayed…

Did you guys hear? Lexington is "burning" and the students are "rioting" after Kentucky dispatched with Louisville in the first game of the Final Four. Just look at the crazy scene above. It's your typical city burning/students rioting situation: "at least three" burning couches, overturning cars and maybe burning some… » 3/31/12 10:54pm 3/31/12 10:54pm

Rick Pitino: Master Shit-Stirrer

After Louisville came back to beat Florida yesterday, securing a spot in the Final Four, Rick Pitino put on a clinic on how to troll an entire fanbase. With his left hand he builds, and with his right he tears down before you even notice. Asked about a potential showdown with intrastate super-rival, Kentucky, Pitino… » 3/25/12 10:51am 3/25/12 10:51am

25 Years After Run With Providence, Rick Pitino And Billy Donovan…

The built-in storyline for this afternoon's Louisville-Florida game is the connection between the two head coaches. In 1987, Rick Pitino coached a Providence team, lead by point guard Billy Donovan, to the Final Four by exploiting the new rules-change that created the three-point shot. There are several stories » 3/24/12 3:37pm 3/24/12 3:37pm

Former Louisville Basketball Player Breaks Leg In Most Horrific Way…

Edgar Sosa, a former Louisville guard who's now playing for John Calipari's Dominican Republic team in the FIBA Americas Championship, broke his leg after going up for a shot in a game against Panama today. There's video here of the break itself and a look at the totally unnatural state of Sosa's shin, but be… » 9/05/11 2:45pm 9/05/11 2:45pm

As With Many Things, Rick Pitino Pulls Out Of Puerto Rican Coaching…

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino announced today that he will not coach the Puerto Rican national basketball team, citing conflicts with his duties at the University of Louisville. The job would have taken him away from the Louisville campus during the fall for a tournament in Brazil, and the NCAA would not allow… » 4/27/11 12:45pm 4/27/11 12:45pm

College Football Preview: The Blackout Is Coming to Georgia!

If you stayed up past midnight on the east coast last night to watch USC-Oregon State right now you're blearily wiping your eyes and cursing the decision as lunch nears and all you want to do is crawl under your desk and sleep. If you're like me you might also be questioning why you let Birmingham, Alabama's finest… » 9/26/08 12:30pm 9/26/08 12:30pm