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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 extension through 2017. As many Catholics expressed, “What a Cardinal sin of epic proportions!”

This torrid tale would not be so tawdry and worth retelling had it not been for Pitino presenting himself as a paragon of family values while parading around with a Parish priest and piously pontificating about Catholic principles.

The media has had lots of fallen skirt-chasers to rep...

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