Louisville's Kemari Averett Arrested For Putting Gun To Girlfriend's Head, Threatening To Kill Her

Louisville sophomore tight end Kemari Averett was suspended from the team today after being arrested and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment and fourth-degree assault. Averett is accused of grabbing his girlfriend’s hair, putting a gun to her head, and threatening to kill her because he thought she had…

Brian Bowen's Dad Describes Black Market Payments For Top Recruits At Every Level Of "Amateur" Basketball

Brian Bowen’s dad testified Thursday in the federal criminal trial of agent Christian Dawkins, Adidas executive James Gatto, and former Adidas operative Merl Code, who are accused of committing felony wire fraud as part of the FBI’s massive investigation of corruption in basketball recruiting. Bowen Sr. described…

Tom Jurich's Kid Throws Wild Hissy Fit Over The Location Of His Disgraced Dad's Louisville Tickets

Mark Jurich, son of former Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich, is extremely, extremely pissed about the location of the 20 years’ worth of tickets granted to his family as part of his dad’s termination last autumn. The tickets are not the tickets they’re used to, and Mark is reading an awful lot of meaning into…

Judge Dismisses Rick Pitino's Emotional Distress Lawsuit Against Adidas

Rick Pitino’s emotional distress lawsuit against Adidas—truly a bold “vehicle for proving that he had nothing to do with Adidas’ outrageous, wrongful, and illegal conspiracy” to put good basketball players onto his basketball team—was dismissed Tuesday by the U.S. District Court judge for the Western District of…

Louisville Removes Papa John's Name From Football Stadium, Business School, Phone Contacts

A week that began with reports that Papa John’s founder Papa “John” Schnatter somehow worked an overt hard-r racial slur into a conference call with a marketing company is ending with the removal of Schnatter’s name from virtually everything on which it had previously been emblazoned. There are only so many of these…

Former Louisville Players Sue "Morally Bankrupt" NCAA Over Escort Scandal Punishment

Louisville’s statement following the NCAA’s decision, in February, to go forward with vacating the Cardinals’ 2013 national title over the Andre McGee escort scandal said the university would “close this chapter and move forward with a stronger commitment to excellence on and off the court.” It behooved the university…

Report: Louisville Players Voted Not To Play In NIT, But They're Going Anyway

The Louisville Cardinals kick off their NIT run Tuesday night, but the players might not have any desire to play in college basketball’s less exciting tournament. According to the Courier-Journal, players were “emotionally exhausted” from the program’s tumultuous season which featured an escort scandal investigation…