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University of Louisville AD Vince Tyra sees good chance of football season starting on time

By Russ Brown Kentucky Today In his latest update to the University of Louisville Athletics Association (ULAA) board of directors and the media last week, Vince Tyra indicated that there is growing optimism that the 2020 college football season will kick off on time. UofL’s vice president/director of athletics cited an anticipated move by the NCAA next week as a promising sign that the Cardinals...

U of L Athletics Association votes unanimously to fire Pitino following closed-door meeting

By Russ Brown Kentucky Today The University of Louisville Athletics Association has voted unanimously to fire Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino just five days after he was officially notified that he was being put on unpaid administrative leave as a result of the FBI’s investigation into corruption in college basketball. The Association’s action came during a closed meeting Monday...

State auditor’s office releases results of investigation into Louisville Arena Authority finances

Kentucky auditor Mike Harmon released the results of a financial statement audit conducted by his office of the Louisville Arena Authority (LAA), which was created in 2006 to oversee the financial management of the KFC Yum! Center. “Concerns have been raised for some time about the management of the KFC Yum! Center, especially in light of projections that the arena’s current revenue will not...