ESPN’s “perfect college basketball team” has Rick Pitino as head coach, John Calipari as assistant

Page views. Page views. Page views. It’s July 19, which means we are in the heart of “what in the hell am I going to write/talk about today” season. I have been painting my back deck for the past five days and got made fun of by some teens for my socks while I was walking the dog yesterday. There are 5,000-word posts on both of these events coming your way soon. Myron Medcalf...
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Barstool Sports’ documentaries will cover Rick Pitino sex scandal, Manti Te’o’s girlfriend

What if I told you…that someone would eventually make a documentary about Rick Pitino’s infamous restaurant bathroom sexual encounter with the woman who later married Pitino’s assistant, and later still tried to extort him and was sentenced to seven years in jail for that? Well, if you bet the someone in question would be Barstool Sports, you’re correct.That’s just one...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino’s light suspension highlights former Tennessee Vols A.D. Mike Hamilton’s incompetence

Louisville coach Rick Pitino’s suspension compared to Bruce Pearl with the Tennessee Volunteers shows former athletic director Mike Hamilton’s incompetence.   The scandal surrounding Rick Pitino’s suspension has Tennessee Vols fans angrier than ever about the inconsistency of the NCAA. Pitino’s suspension stems from a prostitution scandal involving the school and his players...
Via All for Tennessee
June 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisville basketball sanctions: five-game suspension for Rick Pitino, possible vacated title?

The NCAA has announced sanctions against the Louisville Cardinals for former director of basketball operations Andre McGee’s role in arranging sex and striptease performances for recruits, and they include a five-game suspension for head coach Rick Pitino for failure to monitor McGee’s activities. They also include “vacation of basketball records in which student-athletes competed...
Via The Comeback
June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: 64-year-old Rick Pitino balls out in basketball pickup game

Rick Pitino was like the elder statesman in the 55-and-older men’s basketball league he competed in recently, and it was the first time he had played in a pickup game in 16 years.You would never have known, as Pitino was out there getting buckets. He drained three triples, leading to nine points in the game. NBC6’s Chris Fischer captured some of the footage from the game, so...
Via The Sports Daily
May 09, 2017  |  Discuss

5 coaches you can bank on during March Madness

There are a lot of factors to look at when filling out your bracket once March Madness rolls around. Who’s coming in on a hot streak? Who has the sort of player that can take over and win a game on their own? How many experienced upperclassmen does each team have to turn to when the pressure is on?Due to the very nature of college basketball, roster turnover is high, and it’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino calls heckling UNC fan ‘coward,’ says it was not a student

Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina fan as he was heading into the tunnel at halftime Wednesday night, and the Louisville coach blasted the fan after the game. He also noted that the fan was not a UNC student.While he did not reveal exactly what it was that the fan said to him, Pitino said he has less patience for heckling fans who are not students...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rick Pitino, UNC fan get into heated shouting match at halftime

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was irate over some heckling from a UNC fan during halftime of Wednesday’s game at the Dean E. Smith Center. It’s unclear what the fan said to him, as Pitino did not reveal the details, but he did say he was upset because it was an adult doing the heckling, rather than a student. So when the male said something he didn’t like, Pitino defended...
Via The Sports Daily
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino had to be restrained from attacking “coward” North Carolina fan after taunt

Rick Pitino was leaving the court at halftime of Louisville’s 74-63 loss at North Carolina Wednesday night when a fan said something, well, not very nice. Pitino was not having it, understandably. Here’s video of the incident: Pitino was livid! He kept returning fire all the way up the tunnel! And you probably didn’t think the culprit was going to look like that guy, did you...
Via The Comeback
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino restrained from going after North Carolina fan

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina fan while heading into the tunnel at halftime of his team’s game in Chapel Hill on Wednesday.Pitino’s Cardinals entered halftime trailing the Tar Heels 33-30 in a close ACC game. It’s unclear what the fan said to enrage him, but Pitino was clearly fired up and had to be held back by some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

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