Jury Selection Begins In Sypher Trial

By Rick Howlett Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in the federal trial of Karen Sypher, who’s charged with trying to extort millions of dollars from University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino.     Sypher is accused of threatening to go public with an allegation of rape against Pitino if he did not give her […]

Pitino Apologizes For Sexual Tryst

University of Louisville men’s basketball coach has apologized to his family and the university for an extramarital affair he had six years ago. In an interview with police that was made public this week,  Pitino acknowledged that he had sex at a Louisville restaurant in 2003 with Karen Sypher, who has since been charged with […]

Pitino Acknowledges Sypher Encounter In Police Interview

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino told police last month that he had consensual sex in a restaurant in 2003 with Karen Cunigan Sypher, who’s now accused of trying to extort the coach.                  That’s according to a Louisville Metro Police report obtained by the Courier-Journal under the Kentucky Open Records Act. Pitino also said […]