News roundup: Coverage of Wardle decision

We brought you some of Friday’s early news coverage on the decision involving Phoenix Men’s Basketball Coach Brian Wardle, who will keep his job after an independent investigation into alleged misconduct. UW-Green Bay on Friday released the report from investigating Attorney Joseph Nicks, along with Chancellor Tom Harden’s statement on the matter, which specifies his decisions pertaining to the situation, as well as his rationale. Harden and Athletics Director Ken Bothof spoke with members of the news media about the decision during interviews Friday and Saturday, offering additional context for the report and Harden’s statement pertaining thereto. Wardle also issued a statement Friday, and has done one national and one local media interview on the situation. A sample of news media coverage is as follows:

Wardle to keep job as UWGB men’s basketball coach” (Green Bay Press-Gazette, May 24)
Wardle relieved investigation is over” (, May 24)
UWGB coach Wardle will keep his job” (WLUK, Fox 11, May 24)
UWGB basketball Coach Wardle will keep job following investigation” (WBAY, Channel 2, May 24 — links to multiple stories)
Mike Vandermause column: Chancellor’s decision no vote of confidence for Wardle” (Press-Gazette, May 24)
In his own words: Wardle responds” (NBC 26, May 25)
UW-Green Bay will retain Wardle” (WFRV-TV 5, May 25)
Men’s basketball: UWGB chancellor explains Wardle decision” (Press-Gazette, May 26)
Men’s basketball: Bross family disagrees with investigator’s report on UWGB’s Wardle” (Press-Gazette, May 28)

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