Louisville Cardinals coach Rick Pitino has denied claims made in Katina Powell’s book “Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen”. Photograph: Getty Images.

Seven months ago, a 43-year-old woman in Kentucky called the NCAA to allege she’d been hired by the University of Louisville to have sex with teenage (...)

Louisville’s Russ Smith (right) falls to the court after he missed a dunk attempt in the second half against the Oregon Ducks. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

If you want to get to the heart of “March Madness”, the sprawling month long college basketball tournament which forms the basis for conversation i(...)