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Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino is working on a motivational book.
Pitino, who guided the Cardinals to the national title in the spring, has signed with St. Martin's Press for ''The One-Day Contract: How to Add Value to Every Minute of Your Life.''
St. Martin's announced Thursday that the book is scheduled for Oct. 1. His previous books include ''Lead to Succeed,'' ''Success Is a Choice'' and ''Rebound Rules.''
According to St. Martin's, Pitino's new book will cover Louisville's championship season and also reflect on ''years of personal and professional experience.''
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Rick Pitino has landed his third commitment from the 2014 class. JaQuan Lyle, a five-star guard from Evansville, IN., sent Rick Pitino a text message on Wednesday afternoon informing him that he was going to be a Cardinal. Lyle has been one of Louisville’s top targets in the 2014 class for nearly two years. He chose the Cardinals over Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio State, UCLA...
If you missed Wednesday’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Click here to listen from your mobile device. On today’s show we talked about the big commitment from JaQuan Lyle and how Pitino is putting together his best class in his tenure at Louisville. Don’t forget you can listen live everyday on 1450 AM.
With JaQuan Lyle committing to Louisville yesterday, Rick Pitino’s backcourt is pretty much set for the near future. In 2014, Louisville will have Wayne Blackshear, Kevin Ware, Chris Jones, Terry Rozier, Anton Gill, Quintin Snider, Shaqquan Aaron and JaQuan Lyle. That is some scary depth in the backcourt.
With three current commitments from the 2014 class, I think you can expect...
It was a real good day for Rick Pitino as one of his top targets picked the Cardinals.
How do you celebrate a National Championship? Just ask Rick Pitino. Since the win over Michigan in April, Coach Pitino has been living life like the knob is broke. From getting his first tattoo, to owning a horse running in the Kentucky Derby, to big game fishing, the man has done it all this offseason. Capped off by his recent ESPY nomination, here’s a look at the bucket list...
Add JaQuan Lyle to the University of Louisville’s 2014 class.
Five-star JaQuan Lyle. Chose UofL over Florida, Tennessee and Indiana.
The 6-foot-4 combo guard averaged 27 points, 13 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game as a junior at Evansville Bosse High School.
Told ESPN a recent unofficial visit to Louisville sealed his decision.
“We clicked a lot, but that last visit...
Cliff Alexander, a 6-foot-9, 230-pound, center from Chicago, IL., recently trimmed his list to ten. Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals are one of the ten teams that the Windy City native says he is currently considering.
Kansas, Arizona, Baylor, DePaul, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Memphis and Michigan State are the other nine schools that Alexander is listing.
On Wednesday afternoon Rick Pitino picked up a commitment from JaQuan Lyle, one of the top overall players in the 2014 class. Lyle is the highest rated player to commit to Louisville since Samardo Samuels in 2008, This 2014 class is shaping up to be one of the best in school history.
If you’re not familiar with Lyle, here are some recent highlights.Keep your eye on #41 in this...
The 2013 ESPY nominations are in and the University of Louisville will be represented in two separate categories. Rick Pitino has been nominated for the “Best Coach/Manager” award and the Louisville women’s basketball team has been nominated for the “Best Upset” award for their win over Baylor in the NCAA tournament.
-Bruce Arians, Indianapolis Colts...
You know spirits are high in a college football program when the players are openly mocking their head coach and getting away with it. Louisville junior lineman John Miller, with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s obvious approval in the background, was caught mocking head coach Charlie Strong in a Vine video the school released Wednesday afternoon.
It’s pretty funny – check it...
It’s NBA Draft Day and two of the most beloved former University of Louisville basketball players are expecting to hear their names called in New York. Gorgui Dieng is expected to be a first round pick, while Peyton Siva expects to be drafted in the second round on Thursday night.
LJ Scott, a 5-foot-10 210-pound running back from Marion, OH., gave Louisville a verbal commitment on Friday afternoon.
Scott is the sixth player to commit to Louisville this week and the 21st member of Charlie Strong’s 2014 recruiting class. He took an unofficial visit to one of Louisville’s spring practices in April, but we hadn’t heard much about Scott since, but apparently...
Charlie Strong and his staff have had quite a week on the recruiting trail. They landed their fifth commitment of the week on Friday afternoon. Cameron Polk, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound, wide receiver from Indianapolis, IN., has verbally committed to Louisville. Polk is a three star prospect. He chose Louisville over the home state school Indiana.
Polk also had scholarship offers from...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the home state of the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball national-champion Louisville Cardinals, count Ryan Newman as one driver who hopes to take a cue from the championship team by winning at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta.
As a native of the basketball-loving Hoosier state to the north, Newman knows the importance of a rebound...
Cam Polk of Fischers (Ind) Hamilton Southeastern has held Louisville at the top of his list throughout the spring and on Friday he called Charlie Strong to commit. Cardinal Authority spoke with Polk about his decision.