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.
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.
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… Continue reading Jury Selection Begins In Sypher Trial
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… Continue reading Pitino Apologizes For Sexual Tryst
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… Continue reading Pitino Acknowledges Sypher Encounter In Police Interview