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Damn I'm starting to like Rick Pitino

Posted on: August 26, 2009 5:49 pm
Edited on: August 26, 2009 6:30 pm
Not sure what that says about me -- not sure I want to know -- but in the last few days I've started to sympathize with, and empathize for, and now flat out like, Rick Pitino.

His struggles in recent weeks humanized him. Didn't make him likeable, but made him human. And I like human.

But for me the tipping point was today's press conference where he BLASTED the woman who tried to extort him, and then blasted the media, against the advice of his lawyers. They told him not to speak to the media, a sound legal strategy with a court date looming. He said he tried to follow that strategy, "But enough is enough."

I love it.

This is how we want people to react to such drama. We don't want them hiding behind publicists or lawyers, or issuing non-denial denials or "no comments." We want them to come out swinging, and Pitino just launched a series of haymakers at damn near everyone.

Good for him.

Good for you, Rick Pitino. All that stuff I've ever written about you or your program? Forgive me. Dead serious. Forgive me. Now win this court case and then go win 25 games this season. Just to show everyone you can.

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Since: May 27, 2009
Posted on: August 27, 2009 7:55 am

Damn I'm starting to like Rick Pitino

Good for you Rick, you are so worried about your wife and her feeling now? If you would have kept
your pants on and thought of her before you cheated your wife would not be going thru this. I love Rick, good for him!!

He has showed every young male its ok to cheat and attack everyone but himself. He is just mad because he got caught. Or should
I say got caught with his pants down :)  How can anyone start to like a guy who just doesnt get it, he cheated, he has lied, he
doesn't understand moral vaules. Rick only cares about Rick. Rick wake up and come down to earth. You are not God, even though you
think your sh-t dont stink. Yell

Since: Mar 8, 2008
Posted on: August 27, 2009 7:36 am

Damn I'm starting to like Rick Pitino

What if he turns out to really be a rapist Gregg? Will you still like him then?

Since: Oct 15, 2008
Posted on: August 26, 2009 11:37 pm

Damn I'm starting to like Rick Pitino

Disgusting.  He caused this situation and you're backing him for coming out swinging at a woman's false remarks.  All well and good but what ISN'T false is that he still knowingly shtooped this lady in a public restaurant where his assistant heard him.  Forget about that he cheated on his wife and knocked up a crazy lady, but rather applaud him for being a human.  A still disgusting human. 

That is a truly disappointing reaction piece Gregg.  I'm awestruck.

Since: Jun 30, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2009 10:59 pm
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Since: Dec 20, 2006
Posted on: August 26, 2009 10:32 pm

Damn I'm starting to like Rick Pitino

Damn Doyle you are hot and cold.  Yesterday's comments on Beasley made you look like the dumbest person I've never met and today is very solid.  Good call on Pitino.......

EB Meles
Since: Aug 10, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2009 10:19 pm
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Since: Feb 12, 2008
Posted on: August 26, 2009 10:18 pm

Damn I'm starting to like Rick Pitino

No but he slept with a crazy bimbo that would tell anyone who listened. Got to know your surrondings.

Since: Nov 30, 2008
Posted on: August 26, 2009 9:42 pm

Damn I'm starting to like Rick Pitino

Oh so Pitino caused all this? Sure he slept with some crazy whore, and is suffering the consequences from his family, but thats all that is fair. He didn't goto the media and blab to Inside Edition and the local news and this and that about BS allegations that never happened. He didn't try to blackmail anyone. This happened SIX years ago, and no one was worse for wear in those six years were they? Karen Sypher caused this media mess due to the fact she's a criminal. Pitino made a mistake, but he doesn't deserve to extorted or falsely accused of rape over it retard.

Since: Jan 29, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2009 9:15 pm

Damn I'm starting to like Rick Pitino


Since: Oct 27, 2006
Posted on: August 26, 2009 9:11 pm

Doyel's a douche

I'll tell you what this says about says you're a douche bag.  You're giving this guy credit for what?  He was painted into a corner and had no choice but to come clean.  Now, because he's defending himself publicly againsgt the advice of his legal team, he's your hero?  This guy is a gutless piece of crap and deserves all the hell he gets from this drama.  After all, he brought it on himself.  This whole incident paints a much bigger picture about Pitino.  He's an egotistical, selfish, abusive, and self centered SOB that lacks character and 
integrity.  I can just imagine the crap he's been telling his wife and his family.  This scumbag is only doing this now to gain sympathy as if he's some type of victim.  He's no victim.  He victimized the extorter with his power and money to get a piece of tail and did everything he could to cover it up and save his own ass.  Do you really think this woman expected to get $10M out of him?  He doesn't have that much money and any clueless bimbo out there would know this.  She raised the ante to expose him of what he is and quite frankly, I'm happy for her.  He knocked her up, killed her baby, and then left her to marry his assistant while he got to go home and play house with his family.  I hope more dirty laundry comes out this and I hope more women have the courage to step forward and expose him to.

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