Rick Pitino ‘effectively fired’ by Louisville

Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino leaves Grawemeyer Hall after having a meeting with the university’s interim president Greg Postel, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Louisville. Ky. Louisville announced Wednesday that they have placed Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich on administrative leave amid a federal bribery investigation. (Michael Clevenger/The Courier-Journal via AP)

Rick Pitino couldn’t survive another scandal as an angry interim Louisville president Wednesday placed the head men’s college basketball coach and his boss on administrative leave amid a nationwide federal bribery investigation that has rocked the sport.

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