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Don’t say I didn’t warn you…

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Rick Pitino followed through on that promise and got his tattoo. Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to go say hello to my breakfast again.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.

84 Comments for Don’t say I didn’t warn you…



  1. J in Orlando
    9:59 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    The STDs really seem to be taking their toll on this guy…



  2. Jarred
    9:59 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Unfortunately First.



  3. Steve
    9:59 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    It’s temporary. No way that vane SOB would mire that body!



  4. Bluegrass
    10:02 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Judging by the redness – it’s legit.

    What kind of tattoo place has a jar of lollipops?

    So does this mean that this title means more to him than ’96?

    And people wonder why UK fans hate Rick



  5. Mr.Economy
    10:03 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Very interesting ricky —- however when going 40 and 0 one doesn’t need or require a – tattoo……

    Book it…



  6. James
    10:04 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Well you just ruined my morning.



  7. catlogic15
    10:04 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    I guess it’s so huge because he knows he won’t need room for another.



  8. The Real JD
    10:05 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    40-0…….Cause Lemond said so!



  9. ryry
    10:05 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    I wouldn’t want him to have anything associated with UK on his body, he doesn’t deserve to rep our greatness



  10. HillbillyInBC
    10:08 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Like Kevin Ware’s shin bone, some things can’t be unseen.



  11. Z
    10:09 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    If someone from the future had come back and told me about this in 1996…. I would have laughed at them. Sort of surreal.



  12. BlueFins
    10:10 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    His next tat will be “Russdickulous” on his shrivelling member



  13. lakesidecatsfan
    10:11 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    how soon til every player on that team starts showing off that same tattoo



  14. B
    10:11 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    It’s on his back because even he doesn’t want to see it.



  15. greg
    10:12 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    It is pretty disrespectful to the guys he coached in 96 to go do this now when he didn’t do it then. Why would his first title with a MUCH stronger team mean less than this one going through 4’s and 12’s to win? I definitely lost some of the remaining respect I had for the guy.



  16. Blueto
    10:13 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    This is the man who had a chance to be as legendary as Adolph Rupp. God bless Coach Cal!



  17. Big Mike in The Wood
    10:15 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    totally photoshoping a linebeard on lil Ricky. Might even put one on his tattoo



  18. Awesome
    10:18 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Best tattoo ever. Love it Rick.



  19. Steve
    10:19 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    All the UK fans that still liked Pitino should know by now “it’s all about Ricky.”



  20. UK3K
    10:20 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Congratulations Ricky, you are now the proud owner of a tattoo symbolizing the weakest national champion team of all time – in any sport.



  21. LDE
    10:20 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Does this mean he has to get a UK 96 champions on the other side too? PUKE!



  22. [email protected]
    10:21 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    I agree with 18. Best tattoo ever. Shows what a dbag Rick has become. Love it.



  23. Melanoma
    10:23 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    I’ve got Ricky’s back for him…



  24. Fits right in...
    10:23 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    True L1C4 for life…



  25. Homer
    10:23 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Rick is starting to look like Mr. Burns. A few more liver spots and they’re twins.



  26. Uh Oh
    10:24 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Liver Spots.



  27. WOE
    10:25 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    The lettering in the NCA A looks horrible!



  28. Epic Fail
    10:27 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    2. If you’re not first, you’re last.



  29. Big Mike in The Wood
    10:28 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    #27 Sadly the artist couldn’t match the comic sans sample he brought in



  30. gottodoit
    10:29 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Just a suggestion.

    On a day and time to be determined, Rupp Arena should be made open to the public.

    On that officially designated day, the band should play, whistles toot and the crowd roar as the Pitino jersey is removed from its height and burned at center court.

    Only then can the honorable ghosts of Rupp Arena rest in peace.



  31. Dubya
    10:32 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Tatoo and a mullet starter kit too.



  32. Scott
    10:33 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    BOYCOTT THAT IDIOT SLAPNUTS.HE IS SO STUPID HE DON’T KNOW WHAT HIS NICKNAME STANDS FOR.WHAT A IDIOT



  33. Raging Against the Machine
    10:39 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    That is so awesome. Maybe next year he can promise the team to grow a line beard if they win it all. Then he’ll REALLY look like he’s from UofL.



  34. Big Whoop
    10:42 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Dude needs to invest in a back brush for the shower. Lotsa zits and blackheads. To compensate, he should grow Richie Farmer’s mustache.



  35. BurnerTurner5
    10:44 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Does this mean the picture that was on this site last week of Cal giving him a UK tatt on his stomach wasn’t real?



  36. Justcurious
    10:46 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Kept his promise to his players. Some where Joanne is wondering when he learned to keep promises.



  37. BBN
    10:47 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    He’s not a true louisvile fan! If he was he would have put it on his Neck!



  38. shouto
    10:47 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Think the reason they did this on his shoulder is they could connect the dots to make the L



  39. Chicago
    10:48 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Maybe it’s just my perception, but there seems to be an inordinate amount of space between the two A’s in ‘NCAA’… You’d think he would have used some of his championship bonus to spring for the actual NCAA logo…



  40. jimbob
    10:54 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    HAHAHA the butthurt on here is so strong. “It’s so disrespectful to the 96 team!” “Let’s burn his retired jersey!” “Linebeards!” “He has zits on his back!” “The lettering is so bad!” “The weakest national champion team of all time!”

    He promised his team that if they won 16 games straight to end the season and win the championship, he’d get a tattoo. They did. He got one. You got sad and whined and moaned.

    Will Cal get a “2013 NIT Participant” tattoo?



  41. Ugggg
    10:56 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Wow … that is soooooooooo bad.

    At least it only took 15 seconds to finish.



  42. PeeWee Herman
    10:57 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    “Connect the dots, La La La!”



  43. News from the Ville
    10:59 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Latest new is Pitino challenged his team. If they win this year, he is gong to get one on his face like Mike Tyson. And if they go undefeated, he will allow Tyson to bite his ear. Say it ain’t so Rickie.



  44. STEVE!
    11:01 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Good lord. This should settle whether he belongs in a UK or UL hat. What next, a line beard, a grill, and a flat bill? He’s all yours, Cards.



  45. Vitamin P
    11:04 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    UK just announced that they are going to redesign Pitino’s banner that hangs in Rupp. It is going to be shaped like a mobile home trailer. Love the idea!



  46. Seriously
    11:06 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    The Farmer and Pitino jerseys need to come down in Rupp.



  47. jimbob
    11:07 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    LOL. Remember when we went to the NIT with cleanly shaved faces and curved bills on our caps? So good. You can keep your hall of fame championship winning loyal to his players coach!



  48. CARD FAN
    11:09 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    I love this site…I come here for all my UofL news.



  49. Seriously
    11:13 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    I’ve never been to a U of L fan site. I’m not a fan of theirs so why would I, unless I didn’t have a life? Do they not have a site for their fans to go to? It ain’t easy being little brother.



  50. jimbob
    11:14 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    48 – It’s great, right? You got your Louisville news, your high school basketball news, and some hilarious comments. They just need to change the name of this place to something more appealing.



  51. brain
    11:14 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    There’s absolutely nothing good about that picture.



  52. RICK
    11:16 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    #48 They still deliever the CJ to your shotgun house dont they.



  53. UKBlue1!
    11:19 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    He belongs to UL. Enough. This is a example of why there needs to be a rule implemented about hanging banners in RUPP. There should be at least a 10-20 year period before someones jersey is retired. He has spent more time trying ruin the program since he left than he did good while he was here. The recommendation to hire Tubby should have got his jersey removed. Farmer if found guilty needs to have his took down.



  54. jimbob
    11:22 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    ROFL. Rick would just be soooo hurt if you took down his jersey! Shit, you guys should just forfeit the 96 championship while you are at it and take down that banner. And the 98 one, since it was Tubby and that was Rick’s recommendation! They were won by traitors!!! Hahaha you guys crack me up.



  55. DT in DC
    11:22 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    LOL, #14 – I was about to say the same thing.
    #40 = pathetic. What type of loser hangs out on a rival team’s blog in the off season? Get a job and a life dillweed.



  56. 100%trueUKfan
    11:22 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    This is a slap in the face to1- 1996 team2-UK fans3-the University !!! This dude should have nothing with his name on anything in Rupp arena!!! He is a load that should have been swallowed!



  57. jimbob
    11:26 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Coach for another school for 4 more years and counting, fine. Win championships with that school, fine. Talk about how Louisville is the greatest job, greatest city, greatest school in the country, fine. But get one tattoo and it’s “slap in the face burn his jersey rabble rabble rabble”



  58. Big SNoT
    11:27 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Holy ‘MOLEY’



  59. mycats
    11:29 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    That is a sloppy ass tat! Avoid this tattoo shop at all costs! On the other hand, couldn’t have happened to a bigger douche!



  60. MattNoscar
    11:34 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    That Tat should have been applied to each of his Butt Cheeks. While mooning the world, he could just bend over and silently shout “LOL”.



  61. jm
    11:36 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    So funny to listen to all you idiots. Its a game played by kids you don’t know. Cheer for your team and support them but remember its just a game. If this is your whole life, and it sounds like it is, then you have a sad life. I think it is admirable that a coach follow through with a promise to his players regardless of the promise or the team.



  62. Denny CRUM
    11:40 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Owned!!!



  63. Justice
    11:45 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Should have been more classy like L1C4 on each knuckle.



  64. Chaz
    11:46 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Just gross, he’ll rethink when it’s legacy time. Just imagine-John Wooden with a tat for every championship.



  65. Feesh
    11:48 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Hahaha. Look how butt hurt you all are. Hilarious.



  66. Tom Jurich
    11:52 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Hmmmm…. Calipari with a Louisville Tat???

    They ask me why I do it and who I do it for….hahahah



  67. RuppsGhost
    11:52 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    #9, Pitino doesn’t have to rep Uk’s “greatness.” They rep his greatness from the rafters in Rupp!!



  68. Tom Jurich
    11:58 am April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Whose next:

    1. Joe B. Hall
    2. Joker
    3. Barnfart



  69. [email protected]
    12:03 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    ha ha Rick can never come back to “Camelot” (as he described UK) so he settled for the ghetto. Sad, but deserved. Nicely done, Rick, nicely done!



  70. cornbreadmafiacook
    12:07 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    #57–is being an obnoxious tool not enough for you, you’ve got to add damn liar to your list of attributes?

    for someone who’s in the middle of their “greatest job ever” the poor sap spends a lot of time ruminating and commenting on what a mistake it was to leave UK. you’d think since little brother is such a glorious place to live/work that he’d be thankful for the road that led him there, instead of regretting ever taking the first step down that path



  71. Tommy Turtleneck
    12:08 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    that’s nothing, you guys should see the neck tattoo my cool turtlenecks hide.



  72. cornbreadmafiacook
    12:11 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    and i agree w/ the others who’ve expressed this sentiment: this ends the debate…he’s their’s and should have his banner removed. it sullies the other ones



  73. SouthernLady
    12:19 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    UK fans must realize that a few UofL fans will come on here and comment because they have no quality forums of their own. Plus most of their fans are still passed out from the night before, in jail or just cannot plan read!



  74. Southernbluebelle93
    12:49 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Coach K would never leave Duke, and return to coaching a few years later to coach @ UNC. Pitino is classless, ruthless, and wicked. There are just certain lines that should not be crossed. He has no integrity or allegiance.



  75. Steve
    1:03 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Wait till the HOF induction ceremony when he and Jurich go shirtless to show off the tats.
    L1C4 For Freaking EVER those 2 deserve each other.



  76. Sheeeeiiit
    1:19 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    I’m going to make good use of another UL post on a UK site with a quick story:

    I live in Nashville TN. The weekend after the tourney my wife and I went out to dinner downtown. She doesn’t care for sports but supports my love for UK. Obviously I take time out to tell her about the idiot fans for UL. But she has not truly understood my rants until after dinner that night. We came out of the restaurant and waited for the valet to get our car. People are all over the place partying. But all you can hear is a group of guys drunk as hell yelling at the top of thier lungs. They acted like total fools and everyone noticed. They were strutting/swerving down the sidewalk. We both said damn those guys are real jerk offs. As they got closer to us one of the fools yelled/slurred, “hey everyone do you remember when the cards won the national title”? No one answered. But they were just so drunk and in love with themselves and they were determined to make all of downtown nashville know it by making idiots of themselves. When we drove off my wife said damn those guys were embarrassing. I Said yeh they were UL fans. She said oooooh thooooose are the ones you talk about with the chicken bucket hats and what not. I said yes. She said wow they even had those beard things(line beards) you joke about. I said yes that is your UL fanbase for you and she laughed out loud.



  77. hahaha
    1:25 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Ricky 3 Stacks…a true man of his word



  78. Bluegrass
    1:44 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Some people can have severe allergic reactions to red tattoo inks.

    Just sayin.

    “Tattoos are popular, and allergies to them are rare. Tattoo inks, except for red, are hypoallergenic, so allergic reactions are extremely uncommon. However, since red ink is not hypoallergenic, you can have an allergic reaction to it. Like any allergic reaction, your bodily response can range from mild to life threatening.”



  79. Oogie
    1:46 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Dude has lost his mind.



  80. jimbob
    2:08 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    70. Obnoxious tool. Lolwat.

    72. You are right. I “just can’t plan read.” That’s why I’m on here. Typing. And Reading. From jail. You got me.

    If you take down his jersey you gotta take down your precious 96 AND 98 banners. Thems the rules.

    So very, very butthurt you guys are. Makes my day.



  81. UofLFan
    2:18 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    If calipari got one you guys would think it was genius. Just like Drake getting a ring, what did he do for the team again? Haters gonna hate. You have 4 topics on him getting a tattoo. Is this LSR, Louisville Sports Radio.



  82. UK is an embarrassment like Matt jones
    3:03 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    God I’ve never seen a more butthurt fan base in my life. I think half of you have already gathered up your shovels and pitchforks (smh, hicks). Put them down and relax. Pitino loves Louisville and thinks UK fans are nuts, which this whole list of posts proves him exactly right. So why be mad? You got your man in Cheatapari. Now go dance with the team who couldn’t care less about Lexington or their fans (that would be you). In ten years you’ll be struggling to remember who the hell played for your team as you make it to 10 consecutive elite 8 losses because you don’t have an ounce of experience or leadership. You UK fans amuse me. Just take your seat behind us little sister. There’s a new sherrif in town that has surpassed you in every facet of the college sports world. Including your beloved basketball. I’m out. Your man-pon needs to be changed.



  83. Blue Mist
    5:57 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    Does this mean Porcini’s has to mount mirrors over the tables for the 15 seconds of flash?



  84. Adam Burkhardt
    9:29 pm April 26, 2013 Permalink

    There are ass whole fans supporting every team..good and bad…you can’t lump a fan of a school in because of a few nimrod fans you ran into once..not fair…some may have more than others but it equals out. As a kentuckian, my team is U.K but when they don’t make it and Louisville is going for it…. I am rooting for them as a proud kentucky college basketball fan. I don’t understand why the rivalry is so harsh between ul fans and U.k…..I would prefer to support them both even though I lean towards U.K…may the best team win. I also don’t understand too the bashing that Rick gets….why?….he did great things when he was with Kentucky…he’s now doing great things in Louisville…His personal life aside, he’s doing something right again as a coach..one that will go down in History as one of the best…so why not try less hating and more appreciating!…am I alone on this one?….there is so much anger on this site