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Louisville Athletics Board Votes To Fire Rick Pitino With Cause

Rick Pitino speaking during a Louisville press conference.

Here's the latest from Louisville.

The process to officially end Rick Pitino's tenure at Louisville continued today.

Pitino was placed on administrative leave last week in the wake of an ongoing FBI corruption investigation. Cardinals AD Tom Jurich was also placed on leave.

Today, the University of Louisville Athletic Association board voted to begin the process of terminating Pitino's contract "with cause." News of the vote just went public.

Additionally, Pitino has already indicated he will fight the ruling, claiming the school breached his contract.

Pitino has been the head coach of the Cards since 2001. In his 16 seasons, he led Louisville to 13 NCAA Tournaments, three Final Fours and a national championship in 2013.

His overall record at the school was 416-141.