Rick Pitino gets his very own Maker’s Mark bottle (photo)

Rick Pitino (with his wife, Joanne) also gets sweet seats at the Eastern Conference finals. (Streeter Lecka / Getty Images)

As if winning the NCAA men’s basketball championship and having a horse in the Kentucky Derby and getting a swell tattoo weren’t enough, here’s further proof that it’s good to be Rick Pitino.

A commemorative bottle of hooch — Kentucky’s Maker’s Mark — now bears his likeness.


Somebody send Gordon Gee a case.

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.



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