NCAA Investigation

Pitino Defends Program, Blasts NCAA Over Louisville Ruling

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the NCAA ruling in the Louisville basketball investigation (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Louisville coach Rick Pitino blasted the NCAA's ruling and defended his program while saying he will continue to move forward "because…

Retailer Tied to Ole Miss NCAA Case Files Civil Complaint

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — An Oxford-based clothing retailer has filed a civil complaint against three people, including two Mississippi State football players, alleging they provided false statements to the NCAA about receiving free merchandise. Attorney Charles Merkel is representing Rebel…

Ole Miss Disputes NCAA Lack of Institutional Control Charge

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi has contested the NCAA's charges of lack of institutional control and failure to monitor by head coach Hugh Freeze. The Ole Miss football program released its response Tuesday to a second NCAA…