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Rick Pitino
Rick Pitino
Maybe it all started with Elton John's embrace of Eminem. But now Former Kentucky men's basketball coach Rick Pitino is interested in taking over as head man at Louisville.

For the thoroughbred hoops fans in the Bluegrass State, this is akin to Churchill becoming a Nazi sympathizer.

Surely this won't be the last unexpected Benedict Arnold move in sports. Here are some we hope we'll never see:

Batterymates Clemens and Piazza

With a glove and catcher's gear, Mike Piazza won't mind Roger Clemens throwing at him. Plus, it gets him closer to a ring.

Claude Lemieux joins Red Wings

In need of a pest for the 2002 playoffs, Hockeytown embraces once-hated Lemieux (center) as he leads the Red Wings back to the finals.

Davis and Shanahan together again

Mike Shanahan and Al Davis make up and renew their vows for a commitment to excellence -- in Los Angeles.

Coach K is a Heel

Cameron got too crazy for Mike Krzyzewski, so he packed his bags and traveled down Tobacco Road to chase records in the Dean Dome. He skips games at Duke when Blue Devil fans threaten to add feathers to his Tar.

Terrell Owens is a star in Dallas

Cowboys fans think Owens' midfield celebrations are cute now.

Budding relationship

The man served his time, says baseball commissioner Bud Selig of Pete Rose, who is named senior vice president of business development for Major League Baseball.

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