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  • NCAA clears Louisville center Dieng

    Louisville's depleted frontcourt received a major boost Tuesday when the NCAA cleared freshman center Gorgui Dieng.


  • Defense: Witnesses in Pitino trial may have lied

    The attorney for the woman convicted of trying to extort University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says prosecution witnesses may have lied during trial.


  • Woman in Pitino case claims she had unfair trial

    The woman convicted of trying to extort Rick Pitino said she didn't get a fair trial because of the Louisville coach's fame and power.


  • Karen Cunagin Sypher, second from left, walks with two unidentified women and her attorney James Earhart as she leaves the federal courthouse in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010. Sypher was convicted of extortion for demanding millions of dollars from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino to keep their tryst at a restaurant secret. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)

    Ky. woman guilty of extortion in coach Pitino case

    A Kentucky woman was convicted Thursday of demanding millions of dollars from Rick Pitino to keep secret their one-night stand in a restaurant, then claiming the Louisville basketball coach raped her after he reported the extortion.


  • ** FILE ** Karen Cunagin Sypher arrives at the federal courthouse in Louisville, Ky., on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, for the second day of her trial. Sypher was convicted Thursday of trying to extort money from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)

    Ky. woman guilty of extortion in Pitino case

    A jury on Thursday convicted a Kentucky woman of extortion after she demanded millions of dollars from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino to keep their tryst at a restaurant quiet.


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Karen Cunagin Sypher (right) gets a show of support outside the federal courthouse in Louisville, Ky., on Thursday after she was convicted of extortion.

    Coach's temptress guilty

    A Kentucky woman was convicted Thursday of demanding millions of dollars from Rick Pitino to keep secret their one-night stand in a restaurant, then claiming the Louisville basketball coach raped her after he reported the extortion.


  • Karen Cunagin Sypher, second from left, walks with two unidentified women and her attorney James Earhart as she leaves the federal courthouse in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010. Sypher was convicted of extortion for demanding millions of dollars from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino to keep their tryst at a restaurant secret. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)

    Ky. woman guilty of extortion in coach Pitino case

    A Kentucky woman was convicted Thursday of demanding millions of dollars from Rick Pitino to keep secret their one-night stand in a restaurant, then claiming the Louisville basketball coach raped her after he reported the extortion.


  • Testimony by woman in Pitino case up in the air

    The defense gets its turn in the trial of a woman accused of trying to extort millions from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino.


  • Jury weighs decision in Pitino extortion case

    A jury deliberated for nearly two hours Wednesday but went home without reaching a decision in the case of a Kentucky woman accused of demanding millions from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino to keep quiet about their sexual tryst.


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