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On College Basketball: Louisville’s Rick Pitino Claims Dominion, Except When Scandal Hits

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:56:43 GMT

Rick Pitino arriving for a news conference in which he and Louisville officials discussed the N.C.A.A. charges against both him and the men’s basketball program.Like any successful coach, Pitino has an obsessive attention to detail. Still, he insists, he had no knowledge of a staff member providing Louisville basketball recruits with stripteases and sex.

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N.C.A.A. Charges Louisville’s Rick Pitino With Rules Violations in Sex Scandal

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:37:09 GMT

Louisville Coach Rick Pitino answered questions at the team’s annual media day event on Oct. 11.The charges against the coach and other staff in the men’s basketball program were related to a scandal in which a university employee provided prostitutes to players and recruits.

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On College Football: Big 12’s Stasis Preserves a Broader Status Quo

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:27:04 GMT

Middle Tennessee State receiver Patrick Smith went up for a catch against Louisiana Tech last month in Murfreesboro, Tenn.The Big 12 Conference’s decision not to expand from 10 teams had an impact even on programs that weren’t bidding for membership, like Middle Tennessee State.

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Fred Slaughter, Who Helped U.C.L.A. Win Its First Basketball Title, Dies at 74

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:49:08 GMT

Fred Slaughter rebounding for U.C.L.A. in 1962. He started at center for the team that went undefeated in the 1963-64 season.Slaughter, a center, averaged 7.9 points and 8.1 rebounds per game when the Bruins went 30-0 in the 1963-64 season, winning the first of John Wooden’s 10 N.C.A.A. titles.

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