Karen Sypher's new book, Guilty Until Proven Innocent: "The Karen Sypher Story," might be the most perfectly planned bestseller: it was released this month, just in time for a deep run for Louisville, and it's got a ton of rape, just like The Kite Runner.
Louisville head coach Rick Pitino announced today that he will not coach the Puerto Rican national basketball team, citing conflicts with his duties at the University of Louisville. The job would have taken him away from the Louisville campus during the fall for a tournament in Brazil, and the NCAA would not allow…
Last we heard of Rick Pitino extortionist Karen Sypher's legal counsel, she was performing oral sex on him in his office. But that lawyer testified against her in her trial, so things weren't working out so well there.
Rick Pitino's one-night sidepiece of an extortonist Karen Cunagin Sypher is scheduled to be sentenced Friday. In a last-ditch effort to stave off punishment, her legal team filed a motion calling for a new trial Thursday. Something about how she didn't sign forms when the FBI says she did.
Sypher was found guilty on all six charges in her attempted extortion of Rick Pitino, and likely faces at least seven years in prison. [Courier-Journal]
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"Defense attorney asks how could she have become pregnant then if he did not ejaculate. Pitino testifies, 'I did, down my leg.'
Pitino took the stand today in the case of the woman accused of extorting him, and hot-damn, this case just keeps on giving.
Lester Goetzinger, "a late 50s 'Bobby' from 'King of the Hill,'" met Sypher while turning on her gas. She knew his name "because I was wearing it on my shirt." He'd later make the extortion calls after receiving oral sex. [KentuckySportsRadio]
We're barely done with opening arguments, and Karen Sypher's already accused of two blowjobs-for-favors, a one-night-stand, a marriage, an abortion, and, oh yeah, extortion. We're not sure our delicate sensibilities can handle the afternoon session. [Kentucky Sports Radio]
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When you're at the heart of a scandal—and everyone thinks you're crazy—who will listen to your side of the story? The New York Post will, so they've snagged a tell-all interview with Rick Pitino's dine-in lover.
Rick Pitino's brother-in-law was a trader at Cantor Fitzgerald, and he died on 9/11 along with 3,000 other people, and now his and their memory is being invoked by a guy who, at best, is a floor-rutting womanizer.
Rick Pitino was supposed to appear at a leadership luncheon in September at Samford's Cumberland law school. Now it seems the priapic boy genius will not be darkening Samford's door, for some mysterious reason.
The coach's attorney says the $3,000 given to Karen Cunagin Sypher was not for an abortion but to help her buy medical insurance, furnishing America with yet another argument in favor of a single-payer model. [ESPN]
Rick Pitino's contract has a couple vaguely worded clauses that could figure into whatever fate awaits him at Louisville. One refers to "acts of moral depravity," the other to "willful misconduct" that "tends to greatly offend the public."