Louisville news: Boo! edition [News]

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  • "The Big 12 leaders voted to add West Virginia, rather than closer Big East rival Louisville, on Friday morning...'I'm not certain how everything went down, but they fought a good battle and won,' Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich said...Louisville made a late push for inclusion that reportedly involved a phone call from Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, a Louisville alum, to Big 12 officials. 'He lobbied for us, of course he did, as did many other people,' Jurich said." [ESPN]
  • "Musicians with the Louisville Orchestra plan to give management nearly 60 forms today rejecting the offer made in a letter last week for 50 orchestral contract positions." [Courier-Journal]