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Steve Masiello Loses South Florida Deal

After finding “previously undetected discrepancy in his background check,” University of South Florida officials were prompted to end a contract with Manhattan coach Steve Masiello late Tuesday night. USF had paid a Texas-based search firm called Eastman & Beaudine $60,000 to find a replacement for coach Stan Heath, and the company found that Masiello had falsified a credential on his …

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NCAA Tournament 2014: Sweet 16 Match-Ups Are Set

After what could be called one of the most exciting first weekends in the history of the NCAA tournament, the Sweet 16 match-ups have been set. The first weekend was filled with upsets, and overtimes, and a No.1 seed even lost. Virginia, Florida, and Arizona all made it to the Sweet 16 fairly easily, but the Kentucky Wildcats were simply …

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President Obama Reveals His Picks For The Final Four

It’s March Madness time again, and like no president before him had done, President Obama has taken the time to publicly fill out an NCAA March Madness bracket, letting everyone know what his final four picks will be. He has proven over the years that he is a big fan of college basketball, and has even shown a bit of …

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We’re Less Than A Decade Away From A 3D Printed Heart

3D printing and medicine have been best buds as of late with researchers using the technology to print everything from blood vessels to working organs. Now one group of researchers wants to use 3D printers to replicate the heart. A team at Kentucky’s Cardiovascular Innovation Institute is making their own 3D printers in the hope that they can be used …

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Louisville Wants To Build A City-Wide Gigabit Network

Since Google Fiber hit the scene in 2012, more and more cities have taken interest in the idea of building gigabit networks for their businesses and citizens. Now one of the country’s biggest commercial hubs is calling for a city-wide gigabit network. Greg Fischer, Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, sent out a notice this morning calling on private entities and organizations …

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Ghost Hunters Investigate Waverly Hills Sanatorium

There has been talk for years of the ghosts that haunt the Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, KY intriguing the public and the paranormal enthusiasts. Waverly Hills was once a hospital for people who had fallen ill to the terrible disease, Tuberculosis. Thousands of people never recovered from the illness, and many believe their spirits still walk the halls. “When …

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Olivia Henken Beats Teammate on “The Voice”

Louisville, KY native, Olivia Henken put on quite a show last night on “The Voice” and beat out her teammate, Stephanie Anne Johnson. Olivia out sang Stephanie in an epic battle where they both did their rendition of “The Band Perry’s” hit song “Done”. The coaches were torn on who won the battle, with coaches Adam Levine and Cee Lo …

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Rick Pitino is Told He Stinks During an Interview

You’d think that getting inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame would buy you at least a month before getting heckled in an interview, but that isn’t the case for Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino. During an interview on a local Boston radio station on Thursday, radio show host Fred Toucher had one thing to say to Pitino: …

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CBS Broken Leg Replay Banned on TV, “No Problem” Online

CBS was broadcasting the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional final between Louisville and Duke on Sunday when Louisville player Kevin Ware suffered one of the most gruesome injuries ever seen in college basketball. As Ware jumped to block a three point shot he landed poorly, snapping his tibia (shin) bone in half. CBS replayed the event twice in the immediate aftermath, …

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Kevin Ware: Leg Surgery Could Bring Him Back Next Year

During last night’s NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional final between Louisville and Duke, Louisville player Kevin Ware jumped to block a three point shot and landed poorly, breaking his leg, including his tibia (shin) bone, in two places. The gruesome injury was caught on live TV and Ware’s teammates can be seen reacting viscerally to the injury, which occurred directly in …

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Savannah Dietrich Faces Jail Time for Naming Her Attackers on Twitter

Savannah Dietrich, a 17-year-old Kentucky girl who was sexually assaulted by two boys after passing out at a party, was none too thrilled when her assailants entered a plea deal with the courts. Instead of sitting back and watching as the two young men who essentially turned her life into a living Hell got away with their crimes, Dietrich took …

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