Although you didn’t see it or hear about it during the actual awards ceremony, Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino won an ESPY Award last night for “Best Coach/Manager.”
I understand that if every award was announced, the show would last entirely too long. With that said, I think Coach/Manager of the year is an award that deserves a little attention. This award wasn’t just for best college coach or best basketball coach; it was for best coach in all sports at all levels.
None the less, the winner of this award was announced during the red carpet preshow by Skip Bayless and Steven A. Smith. Here is the video footage.
Unfortunately the Louisville women’s basketball team didn’t win the award for “Best Upset.” The Florida Gulf Coast basketball team won the award for knocking off Georgetown in the first round of the NCAA tournament. FGCU pulled off an upset that will be remembered for a long time, but they were only a 12-point underdog and it’s not like this is the first time G...