By KEVIN FARIS
Via the twitter account of ESPN’s Pat Forde:
Spent five hours Tuesday with Karen Sypher and/or her mother. Story should be on ESPN.com later today.
I still think it is a bad idea for ESPN, who has a TON of writers working for them, to send/allow one with such a huge conflict of interest. Forde and UL Coach Rick Pitino wrote a book together Rebound Rules that just came out last September. At the very least, when the story is on ESPN.com, it will remove the veil of secrecy surrounding this and, hopefully, ESPN will have some sort of disclaimer regarding Pitino’s relationship with Forde.