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Louisville appeal denied, title vacated

FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino listens during an NCAA college basketball news conference in Louisville, Ky. Louisville must vacate its 2013 mens basketball title following an NCAA appeals panels decision to uphold sanctions against the mens program for violations committed in a sex scandal. The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories including the championship, and return millions in postseason revenue. The decision announced on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, by the governing bodys Infraction Appeals Committee ruled that the NCAA has the authority to take away championships for what it considers major rule violations. (Alton Strupp/The Courier-Journal via AP, File)
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