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More UofL investigation records for your reading pleasure


The University of Louisville is doing its best to move on from its troubled basketball past under Rick Pitino’s watch, but we here at Kentucky-Sports-Radio-dot-com are not done consuming all stripper-related information we can on the Dirty Birds, so we were excited to see WDRB’s Jason Riley roll out even more information from the case.

The new stuff isn’t all that exciting or important, but it provides yet another good reason to smile at Louisville’s demise.

We have irrelevant things like a receipt from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Louisville, where Pitino, assistant coach Mike Balado, and Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel met up for a Tuesday happy hour dinner in January of 2017. One had the soup and salad; one ordered the sea bass; and the other went with the stuffed chicken. Dirty Grey Goose martinis (a timeless cocktail) and Cakebread wine were the drinks of choice.

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Balado was a key player in the investigation. UofL police did a complete background check and obtained his bank and phone records, as well as his call logs. He was the famous “Coach Mike” we’ve heard so much about. Katina Powell said he was aggravating and he wanted a white girl with big boobs and a big butt, among other things I don’t feel comfortable typing:

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Riley’s new information rollout also has a little bit about “Shay,” Powell’s youngest daughter, and how she “took one for the team” by doing things without pay.

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There is also some stuff from Powell’s discussions with Dick Cady, the author of her book, that says drugs were sold on campus and recruits would go outside to smoke to avoid smoke detectors. “Could smell it in the cars,” she said.

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To digest it all, spend some time scrolling through Riley’s timeline here.

RIP to the 2013 national championship.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

9 responses to “More UofL investigation records for your reading pleasure”

  1. BobTheBuilder

    Getting pleasure off others misery is bad karma.

    1. JoeMoney333

      Schadenfreude. I’d say it’s unlikely many readers here are Hindu or Buddhist so Karma doesn’t mean much.

    2. HackRichards

      Yes what comes around goes around….and we DO REAP what we Sow.

  2. krautdog

    Hasn’t this horse been dead too long already!

  3. J. Did

    I abhor the photo of the cordinal and Cheater P. R. ick – pee pee no so hoo nee. If you dig deep in ‘history’, that begane the come back. The one where P. r ick used the young man’s broken leg to ‘win’ a National Championship. Ye, motivator. No, to h o o k e r s and recruits.

  4. Ez21

    Na keep rollin that stuff out. Little bro deserves all the misery they can get bc everything they said would happen to us, happened to them. Enjoy not being relevant for awhile. Hang Katinas stripper costume from the Rupp rafters.

    1. HackRichards

      Yes they are reaping the benefits of the seeds they sowed about UK.

  5. shelby

    It never gets old

  6. PillsburyThrowboy

    I’ve never been to Ruth Chris, but can someone explain the $50 “Service Charge” at the end of the receipt…