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Pitino: Adidas took 'my love and passion away from me'

Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino feels that he has been "vindicated" by the love and support of his players and tells Jay Bilas he isn't worried about his legacy, saying it's "irrelevant."

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Bilas surprised Pitino doesn't want to coach again.

Jay Bilas shares his conversation with Rick Pitino and admits that he was shocked the former Louisville coach said doesn't want to coach again and adds that he believes Pitino when he says he wasn't aware of any wrongdoing with Adidas.

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Stephen A. not letting Pitino play the victim.

Stephen A. Smith lays into former Louisville head coach Rick Pitino for failing to take full responsibility for his role in the Adidas scandal.

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Pitino: 'I've already been vindicated.'

Former Louisville head coach Rick Pitino explains why he feels vindicated and asserts that he will be cleared of all charges.

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Pitino: 'My legacy is really irrelevant".'

Rick Pitino tells Jay Bilas that he's not sure if he'll coach again and how it took him a long time to gain humility.

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Louisville

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Pitino relinquishes team to Padgett.

Former Louisville head coach Rick Pitino details the most emotional moment he experienced in the wake of the Adidas scandal.

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Louisville

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Is Pitino done coaching college basketball?

The Mike & Mike crew weigh former Louisville head coach Rick Pitino's potential for future employment in college basketball.

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Longhorn dunks over his mom.

Texas' Kerwin Roach jumps over his mother in a dunk contest during Texas Tip-Off.

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Pitino: Adidas took 'my love and passion away from me.'

Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino feels that he has been "vindicated" by the love and support of his players and tells Jay Bilas he isn't worried about his legacy, saying it's "irrelevant."

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USC focusing on what they can control.

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin and players Chris Silva and Hassani Gravett talk to Paul Finebaum about the expectations coming into the season.

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Kentucky

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Calipari: Coaching young team is like having a root canal.

Kentucky head coach John Calipari talks about having one of the youngest teams of his coaching career and how they have to develop positive habits in order to improve.

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Maten: 'It's a great time to be a Bulldog.'

UGA head coach Mark Fox, guard Juwan Parker and SEC preseason POY Yante Maten discuss the athletic program and upcoming basketball season with Paul Finebaum.

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Auburn

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Tigers believe they can make the postseason.

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl and players Mustapha Heron and Bryce Brown sit down with Paul Finebaum to talk about getting over the hump and hopes for this season.

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Texas A&M

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Aggies' chemistry improving ahead of season.

Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy and center Tyler Davis chat with Paul Finebaum about the team's growth while forward Robert Williams shares a personal story.

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Alabama

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Alabama basketball wants to 'be on the big stage.'

Alabama's Avery Johnson, Dazon Ingram and Braxton Key visit The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss what the Tide hope to accomplish this season.

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Wade creating new expectations at LSU.

LSU head coach Will Wade and players Brandon Sampson and Duop Reath talk with Paul Finebaum about developing winning characteristics under the new coaching staff.

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