As the NBA lockout nears the two week mark, players, managers and owners are no longer in talks about their franchises. For over thirty years, Louisville attorney J. Bruce Miller has been in talks to bring an NBA franchise to the city. But his latest attempt will most likely be his last. Bruce Miller’s law office […]
The news that Osama bin Laden was killed by American forces in Pakistan Sunday night was especially comforting to University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino and his family. Among those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center was Billy Minardi (right), who worked for the financial services firm […]
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Jurich says Pitino has been forthcoming with him about all the details surrounding the Karen Sypher case. He says U of L never considered disciplinary action against Pitino, calling it a personal matter that did not occur at the university.
The jury in the federal extorition trial of Karen Sypher has found her guilty of all six charges brought against her. The panel began deliberations in the case late this Wednesday afternoon and deliberated for about five hours over the two days.
Prosecutor Marisa Ford told the jury that Sypher attempted to shake down U of L basketball coach Rick Pitino by threatening to go public with details of their sexual encounter at a Louisville restaurant in 2003. Sypher’s lawyer, James Earhart, said the prosecution failed to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt, and police failed to fully investigate Sypher’s sexual assualt claims because of Pitino’s stature.
She’s accused of demanding millions of dollars from U of L basketball coach Rick Pitino in exchange for her silence about a sexual encounter they had in a Louisville restaurant in 2003. It’s not clear if Sypher will be called to the witness stand.
University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino took the stand Wednesday in the federal extortion trial of Karen Sypher. He described his encounter with Sypher at a restaurant, and the events that followed.
Testimony continued Tuesday in the federal trial of Karen Sypher, who’s charged with trying to extort University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino.
Opening arguments began this morning in the federal trial of Karen Sypher. Sypher has been under indictment since last year, charged with trying to extort millions of dollars from University
of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino.