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Tuesday / September 26.
  • Pitino: 'Just change the channel…just read something else'

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    Rick Pitino is mad as hell and he’s not going to take it anymore.

    The Louisville men’s basketball coach called a news conference Wednesday after Fox affiliate WDRB-41 in Louisville ran video of Karen Sypher’s testimony to the police about her 2003 sexual encounter with Pitino.

    Sypher, the wife of Louisville equipment manager and Pitino confidant Tim Sypher, was charged with trying to extort millions of dollars from Pitino, who admitted to having sex with Sypher on a restaurant table and giving her $3,000 to use for an abortion.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

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