LOUISVILLE, Ky.Louisville coach Rick Pitino said Wednesday a sex scandal involving a woman accused of trying to extort him has been "pure hell" for his family, and that the airing of her claims made him angry enough to speak out against his lawyer's advice. Pitino spoke at a hastily called news conference hours after Louisville police released audio and video recordings of phone calls and an interview with Karen Cunagin Sypher, the woman at the heart of the scandal. Pitino has told police that he had sex with her six years ago. Pitino: Sex scandal 'pure hell' for family - Boston.com perhaps when he was sticking his dick in this woman he should have remembered what a devout catholic and family man he was. i find it odd that now he is blaming everyone but himself.