Kentucky Derby winner Orb will leave from the rail and is the early favorite at even money in the nine-horse field for the 138th Preakness Stakes, the second leg of thoroughbred horse racing’s Triple Crown.
University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino would make $425,000 extra this year -- on top of a $5.7 million pay package -- by leading his favored Cardinals to the championship of the men’s national basketball tournament.
University of Louisville guard Kevin Ware, who broke two bones in his lower right leg during a game in college basketball’s national men’s tournament two days ago, will accompany his teammates to the Final Four in Atlanta and join them on the bench at the Georgia Dome.
Two months into his presidency at Rutgers University, Robert Barchi was overseeing the largest reorganization at U.S. public colleges, including a medical school merger. In a fateful decision, he chose not to watch a video of the men’s basketball coach abusing players that later horrified the nation.