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Dick Vitale: Rick Pitino Passed A Lie Detector Test About Louisville Sex Scandal

Yesterday, Louisville shocked the college basketball world, self-imposing a post-season ban for this season in the wake of the alleged prostitution scandal that surfaced back in October. One of the major questions surrounding the story is how much previous knowledge head coach Rick Pitino had about the alleged “parties” that were taking place in Louisville basketball dorm rooms...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale responds to rumors of Pitino coaching at UNLV

ESPN broadcaster Dick Vitale’s social media persona is oftentimes just as colorful as his on-camera one. On Twitter, he often punctuates his tweets with exclamation points and sprinkles in capitalization randomly to show emotion. Dickie V did just that tonight in a tweet regarding a report linking Louisville head coach Rick Pitino to the vacancy at UNLV. The premise of Pitino...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: FSU guard throws down huge dunk, makes Dicky V lose his mind

The Florida State Seminoles are in Coral Gables to take on rival Miami in a very important conference game. No. 12 Miami has been leading the entire game, but the Seminoles haven’t been too far behind. Florida State guard Malik Beasley made a statement in the Bank United Center when he threw down a huge dunk that seemed to have him floating through midair. ESPN announcer Dick...
Via Gamedayr
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly, Mike Brey thank Dick Vitale for large donation

Dick Vitale has been a long supporter of Notre Dame and he showed that on Thursday. He made a large donation to the school to help with providing financial aid to students in need. Vitale made a $1 million donation to the school to help give aid to deserving students. The craziest thing is that Vitale never went to Notre Dame. However, his daughters did both attend Notre Dame and...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale Tweets Support For Premise That NCAA Should Leave Indianapolis, Move Events To Other States

College basketball analyst Dick Vitale is the most recent voice in the world of college sports to come out strongly against a new Indiana bill that would allow local businesses to turn away gay and lesbian customers. The NCAA, which is headquartered in Indianapolis, the city which will host this year’s Final Four, has already expressed concern about the law, and many are calling...
Via College Spun
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale Makes It Clear That He Believes His Age Is The Reason He Was Taken Off Duke vs. UNC

Duke and UNC may have already played the first leg of their 2015 rivalry series, but the main topic of conversation regarding the affair still seems to center around the fact that ESPN commentator Dick Vitale was taken off of the call for the first time since 1979. Thursday night, Vitale, who has already expressed his frustration regarding the matter, suggested that his age plays...
Via College Spun
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Someone must not have told Jay Crawford about the Dick Vitale news

SportsCenter used calls from Dick Vitale throughout the years to promote the UNC-Duke game tonight.  And even though Dickie V is synonymous with the Tobacco Road rivalry, this year he won’t be announcing the game.  That didn’t stop SportsCenter anchor Jay Crawford from waxing poetic about Vitale saying, “There’s just something about Dick when he’s calling the Duke-North...
Via Awful Announcing
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale opens up about not calling Duke-North Carolina for the first time

Yesterday we told you about the news that Dick Vitale would not be commentating the Duke-UNC game tomorrow night for the first time in his ESPN tenure.  Instead, it’ll be the Saturday primetime duo of Dan Shulman and Jay Bilas.  Vitale is an ESPN original, working at the network since their first year in 1979.  And although the news isn’t that big of a surprise given Jay Bilas...
Via Awful Announcing
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale accidentally included an F-bomb in a tweet

We all know Dick Vitale has a tendency to get overexcited about stuff, and we were reminded of that when he made an embarrassing mistake on Twitter Saturday. All Dickie V. wanted to do was share a photo of himself meeting with two fans at a First Watch restaurant in Florida. Everything went fine when...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale calls UCLA basketball attendance humiliating

ESPN's excitable basketball commentator Dick Vitale did a conference call Wednesday and when the topic of Los Angeles basketball was broached, Vitale, unprompted, called out UCLA fans for poor attendance at Pauley Pavilion. "I see 5,000 fans at Pauley," Vitale said, "5,000 fans at a school and team of that caliber in Southern California, that's just humiliation. I know you've got...
Via Fox Sports West
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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