Lots to love about University of Louisville basketball but let's get this investigation in the past (Mike DeZarn photo).

NCAA decision on Louisville basketball still looms

Let’s just call it Positive Wednesday. The NCAA has released the Independent Accountability Resolution Report (IARP) on the case against the University of Memphs and basketball coach Penny Hardaway. The penalty for four level one violations was a slap on the wrist, three years probation,

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Donnie Russell was among the first to congratulate Kenny Klein to the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017.

Donnie Russell on hiring Kenny Klein at Louisville

By Donnie Russell Editor’s Note:  Donnie Russell is a former assistant and fundraiser in the Athletic Department at UofL. He is a former play-by-play announcer for basketball, and still calls occasional games for women’s basketball and baseball. One of his biggest claims to fame was

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Kenny Payne was a popular fan at the Louisville women's NCAA first round game (Mike DeZarn photo).

Kenny Payne returns to his Louisville home

Moments before the UofL-Albany tipoff in the first round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, a huge roar goes up in the crowd of 8,407 at the KFC Yum! Center. Everyone turning, many of them rising to their feet, to catch a glimpse of a

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A mix of current and former players, include Dre Davis and Darrell Griffith, are on hand to greet Kenny Payne at the KFC Yum! Center (Charlie Springer photo).

Payne begins Louisville basketball’s return to greatness

The decibel level in the conference room on the top floor of the KFC Yum! Center kept getting louder as the moment approached for the announcement of a new head coach for the University of Louisville basketball team. The buzz reflected the level of anticipation,

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New York Knicks assistant Kenny Payne is a slight favorite to be the next Louisville head coach (New York Knicks photo).

Payne favorite for UofL job but without Nike support

The top three possibilities for the next UofL coach are individuals with strong Louisville ties, according to Sportsline.com, a Las Vegas betting site. Their top choice is Kenny Payne, a player on Louisville’s 1986 championship team and a former University of Kentucky assistant. The odds

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