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Louisville Fires AD Tom Jurich With Cause; Fans, Department React With Sympathy

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 19 / 17

Louisville AD Tom Jurich yesterday was "fired with cause" after a 10-3 vote by the school's BOT, according to a front-page piece by Jeff Greer of the Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL. None of the trustees "spoke when offered the chance in the meeting, and none answered questions from reporters." Papa...

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