Louisville Officially Fires Rick Pitino Amid Federal InvestigationLouisville's Athletic Association has officially fired coach Rick Pitino nearly three weeks after the school acknowledged that its men's basketball program is being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe.
Syracuse Stuns No. 2 Clemson, 27-24Eric Dungey threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Cole Murphy kicked a tiebreaking field goal in the fourth quarter, and Syracuse stunned No. 2 Clemson 27-24 on Friday night to put a damper on the Tigers' chances to repeat as national champions.
Louisville Board OKs Firing Of Pitino In Hoops ScandalLouisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball.
No. 11 Ohio State Crushes Rutgers, 56-0J.T. Barrett threw three touchdown passes and became Ohio State's career passing yardage leader in leading the 11th-ranked Buckeyes to a 56-0 victory over Rutgers on Saturday night.
Army Takes Control In The 3rd To Beat UTEPAndy Davidson rushed for 100 yards and one touchdown, Ahmad Bradshaw threw his first scoring pass of the season, and Army beat UTEP 35-21 on Saturday on a windy day at Michie Stadium.
Louisville Places Pitino On Unpaid Leave; Coach's Lawyer Says He Has Effectively Been FiredLouisville has placed coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich on administrative leave amid a federal bribery investigation.
Francesa: College Basketball Corruption Allegations Are Not At All ShockingOn Tuesday, prosecutors announced that 10 people, including assistant basketball coaches from Arizona, Auburn, Southern California and Oklahoma State, have been arrested on federal corruption charges.
NCAA Coaches Among 10 Charged With Fraud And CorruptionInvestigators said the coaches have "enormous influence" over their players and how they select their agents and other advisers when they leave college and enter the NBA.
Rutgers Feisty, But Fails To Hold Pair Of Leads In Loss To NebraskaTanner Lee led Nebraska on a 97-yard scoring drive for the go-ahead touchdown after Rutgers returned an interception for a touchdown, and the Cornhuskers shook off the Scarlet Knights in the second half for a 27-17 win Saturday.
NCAA Hits Rutgers With 2-Year Probation For Football InfractionsThe NCAA has placed Rutgers on two-year probation and publically reprimanded and censured the university for failing to monitor its football program over a five-year period from 2011 to 2015.
UConn's Auriemma Offers To Forego Pay In Education Budget BattleHall of Fame basketball coach Geno Auriemma has weighed into Connecticut's budget battle, offering to go unpaid next year in response to criticism over high salaries at UConn.
LISTEN: Francesa Rips Penn State's 'Stooge' Coach For Icing Kicker While Up 56-0Mike Francesa got all worked up Monday about Penn State icing Georgia State's kicker in the final seconds of a 56-0 win Saturday.