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2013-04-08 23:04:51

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2009-08-26 19:39:10

Louisville basketball Coach Rick Pitino Wednesday accused media outlets of knowingly reporting false allegations he sexually assaulted a woman. Responding to news coverage of a police report in which Karen Cunagin Sypher alleged Pitino raped her twice, Pitino told reporters in Louisville, Ky., Sypher's allegations are lies and blasted media outlets that reported the allegation. All of this has been a lie, Pitino said. It's a total fabrication of the truth except what I told you -- the mistake...

2009-08-15 15:12:26

A woman's accusations that Rick Pitino forced her to have an abortion are a fabrication, the University of Louisville basketball coach's attorney says. Pitino reportedly has admitted to police he had sex with Karen Sypher in 2003 at a Louisville restaurant and later paid her $3,000 after she said she wanted an abortion but had no health insurance. But Sypher's claims that Pitino forced her to undergo an abortion are refuted by calls she recorded, attorney Steve Pence told Saturday's...

2009-08-11 23:47:23

Louisville basketball Coach Rick Pitino told police he had consensual sex with the woman accusing him of rape and paid for her abortion, police reports said. Pitino denied Karen Cunagin Sypher's allegations that she was raped at the end of a night of drinking at a restaurant in 2003. However, he did tell investigators he had consensual sex with her on more than one occasion. Pitino's version of events was detailed in Louisville Metro Police reports obtained under the Kentucky Open Records Act...

2009-07-16 13:44:00

University of Louisville basketball Coach Rick Pitino will not face charges over allegations made by the wife of his assistant, a Kentucky official says. David Stengel, commonwealth attorney for the 30th Judicial District of Kentucky, said in a statement Wednesday he will take any action against the men's basketball coach because Karen Sypher's allegations are not credible, the Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal reported. Sypher, estranged wife of Pitino assistant Tim Sypher, made a complaint...

2009-07-14 13:30:00

Rick Pitino's lawyer dismissed a woman's allegations against the Louisville basketball coach as an attempt to deflect blame in her alleged extortion case. The Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal Tuesday said, according to a prosecutor, Karen Sypher went to the Louisville police sex-crimes unit last week seeking an investigation of Pitino for an alleged offense that was not revealed. Sypher is the estranged wife of a Louisville team manager who was indicted in May on charges of trying to extort...

2009-06-11 13:30:59

Holy Cross men's basketball coach Ralph Willard has resigned and will join the staff of Louisville's Rick Pitino. I've been pursuing Ralph for the last 10 years, Pitino said in a statement. I can't tell you how excited we are that he has joined our staff and we are back together again. Ralph is truly one of the best minds in our game. Willard also was an assistant under Pitino with the New York Knicks (1987-89) and the University of Kentucky (1989-90). He compiled a 192-117 record in 10...

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