Fred Davis representing himself in court for bizarre case with alleged ‘pimpette’

The past few months have been pretty eventful for Fred Davis. The Redskins tight end was suspended for the final four games of last season because of a third failed drug test. Now we’re learning that he’s also been involved in a civil court case with a woman who says she was assaulted and harassed by Davis.

Makini Chaka, 33, is suing Davis for allegedly assaulting, harassing and threatening to kill her. She obtained a restraining order against Davis last January. Her suit stems from an incident at a club where she claims Davis dumped juice on her and busted her lip with a plastic drink container. According to the Washingtonian, she is seeking “damages and injunctive relief as a result of [Davis’s] malicious, willful and intentional assault, injurious falsehood and civil conspiracy.”

The gist of the suit is that Davis met Chaka through other football players. Davis’ bodyguard testified that things soured when Chaka flew out to California for Davis’ birthday party and became upset when Davis didn’t pick her up from the airport. They supposedly got into it during Davis’ surprise birthday party last year at a club after Davis and his friends moved from one are of the club to another where Chaka was.

Davis claims he went to notify Chaka that his party would be nearby, and that he did so in a calm, respectful manner. From here is where the story differs.

Chaka responded to Davis by throwing an alcoholic drink in his face. She claims he came up to her cussing and talking aggressively. He responded by dumping juice on her a few minutes later. She ended up with a cut on her lip, which she says came from a drink container thrown by Davis. Incident footage from inside the club tells another story, according to the Washingtonian.

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Matt Sandusky says father Jerry touched his genitals

One of the twists of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case was when his adopted son, Matt, switched from supporting his father to being one of his accusers.

Matt Sandusky, now 33, testified to the grand jury that he was not abused by his adoptive father. But after hearing the testimony of some of the victims (specifically victim 4), Matt changed his mind and contacted prosecutors about testifying against Jerry.

Matt Sandusky was worried about possible perjury charges for lying to the grand jury so he didn’t end up testifying, but his testimony threat was enough to keep Jerry from taking the stand.

Matt apparently spoke with the police and detailed the abuse that only recently came to mind.

According to a report from NBC News, Matt Sandusky says that he pretended to be asleep in order to avoid being touched, that Jerry showered with him before he was adopted, and that Jerry touched his genitals.

Audio of Matt Sandusky’s interview with police is below:

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Jerry Sandusky wants to be with general population in jail

Convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky has been in isolation and on suicide watch since being found guilty on 45 of 48 counts of sexual abuse. He hasn’t been able to see friends or family, and that has left him antsy, according to his attorney.

“He’s anxious to be able to move around,” Sandusky’s attorney Karl Rominger told The Patriot-News. “His exact quote to me, ‘I don’t think I’m suicidal. I’m dealing with this, but if I have to sit around in this cell for a few more days, I am going to go nutty.'”

Sandusky is awaiting a psychological evaluation, where I’m guessing they’ll find out he still doesn’t think he’s done anything wrong. And as far as I’m concerned, the more uncomfortable he is, the better.

Sandusky’s attorneys have said they plan to appeal the trial, and Sandusky is awaiting sentencing. He’s facing 422 years in prison.

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Woman suing 13-year-old boy Matthew Migliaccio after being hit by ball

A 45-year-old woman is suing a 13-year-old boy after being hit in the face by the boy’s overthrown ball at a Little League two years ago. Seriously.

The woman, Elizabeth Lloyd of Manchester, New Jersey, was watching her son play a Little League game two years ago and was sitting five feet from the bullpen where Matthew Migliaccio, then 11, was warming up a pitcher. Migliaccio threw a ball that sailed over the pitcher’s head and hit Lloyd in the face. She had to undergo reconstructive surgery and says she now suffers from headaches.

Lloyd has hired an attorney who’s seeking $500,000 in damages, which is the maximum amount the family’s homeowner’s insurance covers.

Migliaccio has been forced to retain counsel, and his attorney calls the suit frivolous. We agree completely.

This is an absurd lawsuit. The woman shouldn’t be granted any money from the boy or his family, and she should be forced to pay for the boy’s attorney. Even though it sucks that she was hit and had to go through the surgery, she should have been aware of where she was sitting. And if there’s anyone she should be suing, it’s the league, and only for the cost of the medical bills.

Lawsuits have become the new form of wealth redistribution in this country and it sucks. It is one of the major flaws in our legal system and this is a prime example of lawsuits at their worst.

Pedophile Jerry Sandusky found guilty on 45 of 48 counts of child sex abuse

The jury did the right thing. After deliberating for two days, they found former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 counts of sexual abuse.

Sandusky’s bail has been revoked and he’s headed to jail for what likely will be the rest of his life. He’s facing a maximum sentence of 442 years in prison.

Sandusky was convicted on five counts of deviant sexual intercourse with minors — each carry a maximum of 20 years. The only charges he was found not guilty on were two counts of indecent assault and one count of Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. The Patriot-News has a full rundown on the verdict of all charges.

Sandusky’s lawyer says he will appeal the verdict because he says Sandusky still maintains his innocence. One of his objections is that no continuance was granted. That’s pretty much irrelevant at this point because Sandusky is finally toast.

The pedophile exited the courthouse after receiving his sentence and hardly showed any emotion. He walked out like he still hadn’t comprehended what happened, and he likely still doesn’t think he’s done anything wrong in his mind.

At least some justice seems to have been served. Next up, we those who helped cover up the crimes and allow Sandusky to run free must be brought to justice.

Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son reportedly was prepared to testify he was victim of father’s abuse

Jerry and Dottie Sandusky have adopted six children, and one of them reportedly was prepared to testify that he was a victim of his adoptive father’s abuse.

Matt Sandusky, 33, reportedly met with prosecutors this week to say for the first time that he was a victim of abuse by Jerry Sandusky.

The news came via a statement from the lawyers representing two of the alleged victims.

“During the trial, Matt Sandusky contacted us and requested our advice and assistance in arranging a meeting with prosecutors to disclose for the first time in this case that he is a victim of Jerry Sandusky’s abuse,” the statement reads. “At Matt’s request, we immediately arranged a meeting between him and the prosecutors and investigators.”

The statement continued: “This has been an extremely painful experience for Matt and he has asked us to convey his request that the media respect his privacy.”

Matt met Jerry at the Second Mile charity when he was 10 years old and he later went to live with the family. It was recently revealed that Matt’s former wife wanted a restraining order last year to keep Jerry Sandusky from hosting sleepovers with the couple’s three children. Matt Sandusky also reportedly attempted suicide in 1995, and his biological mother says her son was upset about staying with the Sanduskys.

What’s interesting is that Matt started off being supportive of Jerry, visiting him at his home after the charges came out and sitting with the family last week during the trial. He decided he was willing to testify against Jerry after the trial began.

His name was actually mentioned during the trial when the man known as “Victim 4″ testified.

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Kevin Durant sued by ’80s guitarist for use of ‘Durantula’ nickname

When Kevin Durant was emerging as one of the best players in the NBA, many people felt like he needed a nickname. It looks like the people who officially decided that “Durantula” would be his nickname picked a bad one.

According to TMZ, Durant was sued in Federal Court on Tuesday by a musician who claims that is his nickname. Mark Durante, a guitarist who played with Public Enemy (unrelated to the hip-hop group), The Aliens, The Next Big Thing, and other bands, says he used the Durantula nickname and has trademark rights to it.

The lawsuit reportedly says Durante adopted the name “Durantula” for his “on-stage and performance persona” — and has since used it to market “music, recordings, apparel, t-shirts, guitars, and related merchandise.”

Durant’s reps reportedly claimed they’re not using the nickname, but Durante says otherwise. He claims Nike used it for a T-shirt, and that Durant is selling autographed balls on his website with that nickname.

If this isn’t the dumbest lawsuit ever, then it’s close. If KD had just listened to our nickname suggestion, he wouldn’t be in trouble.

(Artwork above comes via the good work of Ball Don’t Lie)