2010 Sports Punchline Honoree: Rick Pitino

Taking a look at the biggest sports punchlines of 2010…

According to various studies, the average person reads 225 words a minute. Some can obviously read more. Some, of course, read less. But most everyone falls in a range of 200 to 250 words a minute. What that means is that by the time you have finished reading this paragraph — this paragraph that contains 120 words — Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino could have had sex twice with some random woman on a table at an upscale Italian restaurant while one of his assistants sleeps on the floor within earshot of the happy couple. Larry Bird is not coming through that door. Kevin McHale and Robert Parish aren't coming either. But Rick Pitino is. Down his pants leg. And fast.

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