Rick Pitino Reaches Settlement With Louisville, Receives No Money

The Daily Caller | 9/19/2019 | Staff
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Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has reached a settlement with the school.

Pitino was fired after allegations surfaced of alleged illegal benefits being given to a recruit, and the legendary coach quickly responded by suing the school.

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Now, a settlement was reached on Wednesday that will put an end to the saga. Unfortunately for Pitino, he’s not getting a cash windfall of any kind.

The school won’t be paying him, but the settlement “includes language” that Pitino resigned instead of getting fired, according to Jeff Greer.

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Louisville AD Vince Tyra says the school will not have to pay any money to Pitino as part of the settlement.

Part of the settlement includes language in Pitino’s personnel file that he resigned effective Oct. 3, 2017.

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To tell you how far Pitino fell short on the lawsuit with this one, he was initially suing for $40 million. $40 million!

It’s pretty rough to go from hoping to...
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