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Police talk with Pitino about complaint

Updated: July 15, 2009, 1:21 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Police have interviewed Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino about allegations brought by a woman charged with trying to extort him, his lawyer said Monday.

Attorney Steve Pence said Pitino has been cooperating in the investigation and that the allegations are false. The woman, Karen Cunagin Sypher, has pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges of trying to extort money from Pitino and lying to the FBI.

Commonwealth's Attorney Dave Stengel said the Louisville ...

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