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Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino fired following corruption, fraud investigation

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Why this nomination? I'm tired of all the corruption in college basketball.
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  • Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino was fired Monday after the launch of a federal fraud investigation.
Description: Louisville basketball head coach Rick Pitino was officially fired Monday following a federal investigation into fraud claims against the University of Louisville's basketball program.

The move comes after Pitino was put on unpaid administrative leave on Sept. 27. University of Louisville’s Interim President Greg Postel confirmed that the school was part of an FBI investigation into fraud and corruption in college basketball launched in September, ESPN reported.

Ten men, including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches, were charged by the FBI on Sept. 26 with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence incoming athletes.

Pitino, 65, is not specifically named in court complaints in the federal probe but Postel said in a disciplinary letter that the allegations violated...
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Publication/Media Source: Fox News and The Associated Press
Author: Elizabeth Zwirz
Photo and/or Video Source: AP
Publication Date: Oct. 16, 2017
Nominator: adminrw
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Submission Date Oct 16, 2017

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