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Rick Pitino: No Penance

By mike raffone On August - 6 - 2010
Another fallen skirt-chaser in the sports world will not be disciplined. University of Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich reiterated his school’s unwavering support for men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino yesterday following the conviction of Karen Cunagin Sypher, 50, for attempting to extort millions from the Cardinals’ high-profile coach after their tawdry tryst. The skirt-chasing Pitino’s foolish philandering in 2003 has caused him and his school public embarrassment and national ridicule. However, Slick Rick won’t face any disciplinary action from the university or, at this time, from the NCAA. Astonishingly, the Big East school earlier this year awarded Pitino with a four-year contract ...

Chris Berman’s Bold 2011 ESPY Prediction (Satire)

By mike raffone On July - 15 - 2010
ESPN's Bob Ley and Stuart Scott are smiling. Their legendary broadcasting buddy, Chris Berman, stepped way outside the lines this morning on my sports television talk show with a bold prediction. Booyah! Commenting on last night's ESPY Awards in LA, the Swami passionately picked me—Michael Anthony Raffone, aka Mike Raffone, or simply MIKE, as a lock for a 2011 ESPY in the new ESPY category—Breakout Broadcaster of the Year! Uncharacteristically agitated at his beloved employer, Berman bemoaned that the World Wide Leader in Sports has apparently whiffed on the opportunity to sign me—the ...

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