UofL Scandal

Rick Pitino has a Twitter account

The 66-year-old grandfather’s first tweet Thursday went viral, not because it was in any way groundbreaking, but because it’s Rick Pitino on Twitter.

  Katina Powell to players: ‘I’m sorry.’

Katina Powell, the woman who shook the University of Louisville with a sex scandal, said she’s sorry to the players.Powell's confessions and her book exposed the sex, parties and payments surrounding the University of Louisville’s basketball team.

In new book, Pitino calls NCAA investigation a ‘whitewash’

Pitino is full of criticism in his book, as he targets everyone he believes had a hand in his downfall -- especially the NCAA.

UofL announces additional self-imposed penalties against men’s basketball program

In a statement from the office of President James Ramsey, the university said it "takes its responsibility for NCAA compliance seriously, and has cooperated with the NCAA in an effort to close this difficult chapter as soon as possible consistent with NCAA enforcement procedures."

Report: Stripper tried to take UofL sex claims to NCAA in March

The former stripper whose sex-for-money claims rocked the University of Louisville basketball program last week said she tried to contact the NCAA before publishing her book, according to a report.

UofL police investigating stripper’s claims that she prostituted teen daughters

UofL police confirmed Tuesday that it is investigating claims by a former stripper that she prostituted her underage daughters to members and recruits of the school's basketball team.

Katina Powell to ESPN: ‘How could Rick not know?’

An ESPN basketball analyst said Tuesday that at least one UofL basketball recruit confirmed that he had sex with an escort.

Pitino says Andre McGee needs to come forward

On a conference call with ESPN and Yahoo Sports on Tuesday, Pitino was emphatic in his demand that McGee, a four-year player and three -year staffer under the Hall of Fame mentor, come forward.

Billy Reed: Until Andre McGee tells his story, ‘Strippergate’ may never end

Did Andre McGee really come up with this idea all by himself? Did he really pay the strippers out of his own pocket? Or was he only the middle man, following somebody's orders?

Katina Powell details how she planned 22 parties with Andre McGee

Katina Powell said that from 2010-2014, she put on 22 parties with strippers at the request of ex-assistant Andre McGee in the dormitory where players and recruits stayed.

Pitino To Players: ‘If I catch anybody in a lie, you’re done’

UofL basketball coach Rick Pitino spoke at his first weekly news conference since the school released its response to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations.

  UofL Fallout: McGee never mentioned stripper parties in NCAA interview

Details included in UofL's  200-page response to the NCAA following its year-long investigation into the school's basketball program are leaving more questions.

UofL backs Pitino, questions Powell’s credibility in lengthy response to NCAA

The highlights include strong defense of its coach, Rick Pitino, but acknowledges that serious violations -- Level 1 violations, in NCAA language -- occurred from 2010-2014.

AG: UofL broke law over documents related to ban on post-season play

The University of Louisville violated the state's open records law by failing to provide records related to a ban on the men's basketball team's post-season play, the Attorney General's Office determined on Thursday.

UofL’s Rick Pitino does not anticipate any more NCAA sanctions

Rick Pitino is ready to move on.

Matt Jones joins ESPN panelists talking about UofL sex claims

The alleged sex scandal unfolding at the University of Louisville was the subject of ESPN's popular investigative show "Outside The Lines" on Monday.

Andre McGee spent ‘$2,000 to $3,000’ on recruiting weekends, source tells ESPN

Three former UofL basketball recruits told NCAA investigators that strippers danced for them and escorts were paid cash to have sex with them, according to a report out Sunday.

Emails show IU booster tried to involve Hoosier staff in book about UofL

In an email thread released Friday night by IU, an athletic department official called Mickey Maurer "one of our all-time great IU benefactors."

Bob Valvano: Self-imposed ban is ‘terrible decision’

After some short reflection... I have spent the better part of the weekend rolling the decision by the University of Louisville to self-impose a postseason ban for this men's basketball team around in my mind, and I must tell you, I think it's a terrible decision, more so now than when it first came out.

Report: Ex-Louisville recruit confirms ‘gist’ of book’s allegations

An ex-University of Louisville men's basketball recruit confirmed to an NCAA investigator this week that the basis of allegations being made in a new book involving paid escorts are true, according to a CBS Sports report.

Attorney discusses probable outcome of UofL investigation

A Louisville attorney says it's unlikely that criminal charges will stem from Powell's admissions in the book.