The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the downfall of one of the sport's best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal...
North Carolina went its way, returning to a world where an NCAA cloud no longer hung over its head. But despite escaping without sanctions, there was a cost; the grime from getting by on holes in bylaws won't clean off easily.
Rick Pitino, in an affidavit presented Monday to Louisville's athletics board, said he "had no part -- active, passive or through willful ignorance" in the activities alleged in an FBI investigation. The board voted to terminate his contract.