Rick Pitino’s Louisville team won the national title in 2013, but the banner could be coming down soon. One week after he defiantly vowed to fight to overturn the sanctions handed down by the NCAA, Louisville coach Rick Pitino reiterated that message in a two-page letter to his program’s booster club. Pitino insisted that the NCAA penalized Louisville “beyond reason” but expressed hope that “the truth will prevail” in the letter, which was first posted Wednesday night by Kentucky Sports Radio and WHAS-11 and WHAS-840 host Terry Meiners.
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Spending on men's and women's athletic programs has doubled over the past decade across all three NCAA divisions and the greatest gap between the two can be found in Division I, according to a report released Wednesday marking the 45th anniversary of the Title IX ruling that bars discrimination based on gender. The 60-page report , released by the NCAA, suggests some progress has been made in a number of areas when it comes to participation, diversity and equality among college athletes, their coaches and their athletic directors. The report said the difference was even greater among schools in the top-tier Football Bowl Subdivision, which spent an average of $27.3 million on men's sports in 2015 — up from $12.8 million in 2005 — and an average of $45,000 more on male athletes than women in 2015.