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ESPN Reports Grand Jury Subpoenas Being Issued In Louisville Basketball Scandal Case

ESPN's Outside The Lines is reporting that grand jury subpoenas have begun to be issued in the Louisville men's basketball scandal case. 

John Barr of ESPN.com reports that the subpoenas have been issued by The Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney in Jefferson County, Kentucky. 

Louisville's men's basketball program is currently facing an alleged sex scandal, brought to the surface by a book written by former escort Katina Powell. 

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From the report:

A spokesman for the Commonwealth's Attorney Thomas B. Wine declined to comment when reached Friday morning.

"We don't comment on investigations that we are doing," spokesman Jeff Cooke said.

When asked whether he would at least confirm that a grand jury will hear evidence in the case, Cooke responded: "No, I can't. That's the nature of the proceeding. I couldn't comment on any case."

More to come. 

[ESPN]