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Sarah Jones says she and her student boyfriend have yet to go on their first date

Former Bengals cheerleader Sarah Jones managed to avoid jail time earlier this week when she pleaded guilty to having sex with her 17-year-old former student while she was a high school teacher. Now that the trial has ended and the truth is out, Jones sounds like she is ready to begin an actual relationship with the now 18-year-old Cody York.

On Monday, Jones and York were seen holding hands as they left the courtroom following Jones’ guilty plea. In an interview with The Daily on Thursday, Jones spoke about their relationship.

“We still haven’t been on our first date yet,” Jones said while reportedly giggling.

The former Ben-Gal also said her parents are against her seeing York.

“My parents are against it,” Jones said. “But my parents are against everything at the moment.”

I can’t imagine why. Jones was married at the time she began her sexual relationship with York — who was a minor — and she got off without having to serve jail time or register as a sex offender. What she did was highly illegal, yet all she has to do to make it all go away is stay out of trouble for five years. It’s no wonder she’s giggling.

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H/T The Big Lead

Ndamukong Suh accused of sideswiping car, berating driver, fleeing scene

Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh is in the middle of another controversy regarding his driving conduct.

A Michigan man is accusing Suh of sideswiping his car early Thursday morning, berating him, and then fleeing the scene.

Steve Vines told FOX 2 in Detroit that he was on his way to work early Thursday morning when Suh tangled with him merging onto a ramp.

“All three of us got over. He rode up on my butt,” Vines told My Fox Detroit. “As we’re going up the ramp, he just punched it, went right around me…. He just sideswiped me.”

Vines says he tried speaking to the other driver — who was in a black Range Rover — when they were stopped at a light.

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Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer Karl Rominger wanted to buy coeds drinks at the bar

I think it’s safe to say that Jerry Sandusky found the only attorneys creepy enough to represent him in court. You may recall that Sandusky’s prominent lawyer, Joe Amendola, reportedly impregnated a teenager during the ’90s. That same creepster also asked on national TV if a CNN interviewer was “somebody cute.” His other lawyer seems to be on the same page.

Karl Rominger (pictured with Sandusky) tweeted late Monday to say he would be buying drinks at a State College, Penn., bar. Best of all? He requested the presence of females:

Rominger seemed to think he was playing some sort of joke on Twitter with that tweet, calling people “suckers” for getting hooked to the coeds line. I fail to see what’s so funny about a guy defending Jerry Sandusky buying drinks for Penn State students at a State College bar and requesting the presence of females, even if he was joking, which doesn’t seem to be the case.

And in case you think this whole thing was fake, there is photo proof that Rominger was at the bar.

Meanwhile, Sandusky released a statement on the eve of his sentencing to proclaim his innocence against “false allegations.”

What a team, huh?

Sarah Jones avoids jail time after pleading guilty to having sex with student

Sarah Jones managed to avoid jail time after pleading guilty to having sex with her 17-year-old former student while she was a high school teacher.

The former Bengals cheerleader entered her guilty plea on Monday after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors. She pleaded guilty to misdemeanor sexual misconduct and felony custodial interference, which was less than the two felony charges she initially faced. Her lawyer says she made the guilty plea to avoid having her “embarrassing” and “steamy” text messages read in court. Her trial was set to begin on Wednesday.

As if Jones getting off without jail time and without having to register as a sex offender weren’t enough, she and the now 18-year-old boy walked out of the courtroom holding hands. Keep in mind that Jones was married when the two began their inappropriate relationship.

If you’re wondering why prosecutors agreed to the deal, it’s apparently because the boy and his family would not cooperate with them. They seem to approve of the relationship between the two.

Jones resigned from her job as a teacher at Dixie Heights High School last November and agreed to never apply for a teaching job again. She is currently working as a legal assistant in her lawyer’s office.

So probation for five years, no jail time, and no need to register as a sex offender for Jones? Man did she get off easily. Do you think a male in that position would have been let off on such easy terms? Is that fair?

Video report from WKRC

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Alabama teabagger Brian Downing pleads guilty, could face two years in prison

Back in January, an Alabama fan turned himself in after he was caught on camera placing his genitals on an LSU fan who was passed out in a restaurant. The teabagger, Brian Downing, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two counts of obscenity for sexually taunting the victim and reached a deal that calls for him to be sentenced to two years in prison. Sentencing has been set for Nov. 29.

According to an Associated Press report, the unidentified LSU fan is also suing Downing seeking damages for “mental anguish, humiliation, embarrassment, anxiety and depression and damage to reputation.” He is also asking for lost tuition payments after claiming he had to withdraw from school following the incident. Downing’s attorney said that his client has lost his job and his family is suffering financially.

We’re not going to get all life-lessony on you here, but I can guarantee you Downing never imagined a prank like that would have him facing two years in prison. There’s no excuse for doing something like this to begin with, let alone in an era where cell phone cameras are constantly recording. Now he has to pay a hefty price.

H/T College Football Talk

Olympic sprinter Tianna Madison sued by parents

Tianna Madison won gold in the 4x100m relay at the London Olympics, and now the sprinter is being sued by her parents.

Jo Ann and Robert Madison filed a lawsuit on Thursday that alleges their daughter defamed them with false statements and allegations, according to The Chronicle-Telegram.

The Chronicle-Telegram reports the lawsuit alleges that Tianna Madison falsely accused her parents of mismanaging her money and allowing a boy who molested her to enter their home while their daughter was present.

Madison’s parents, sister, and niece flew to London to watch her compete in the Olympics and witnessed her gold medal-winning race. The Cleveland Plain-Dealer reported last month that Tianna had broken off contact with her family and did not provide a reason.

We were unable to locate statements online where Tianna defamed her parents (who really aren’t famous) in print. We did find an interview with CNN where Tianna described some of the difficulties in her life.

“I dealt with a bankruptcy; I had my home foreclosed, and these were things that happened and I was not honest with myself about why I was in that situation,” she told CNN.

“I had to deal with being molested in high school and what that did to my self-esteem and my ability to trust. I overcame this with the love and support of my husband,” she said.

There was no mention of her parents in either statement.

We’ve reached out to the attorney for Jo Ann and Robert Madison for clarification of their accusations. They’re seeking $50,000 in damages.

We have our doubts about the legitimacy of the charges; suing their daughter for alleged defamation pretty much tells us all we need to know about them as parents.

Kris Humphries sued for allegedly giving woman herpes

You know we have officially hit a new low on the planet when people are being sued for allegedly passing STDs, and when we’re actually publishing stories about them, but alas, here we are.

Kris Humphries reportedly is being sued by a woman who alleges he gave her herpes. TMZ provides details of the case:

Kayla Goldberg claims she met Kris in August, 2010 at the Newsroom Cafe on Robertson Blvd. in L.A. They flirted, exchanged numbers, and she claims that night they met up at Trousdale nightclub on the Sunset Strip.

According to the suit, Kris came on to Kayla, touching, kissing and dancing with her. Kayla claims he took her to his hotel and they had sex multiple times … including oral sex. The suit claims during a portion of the sexual encounter Kris did not wear a condom.

The lawsuit claims Kris did not inform Kayla he had herpes — and she claims in the suit that he did indeed have the disease.

Kayla says a week later she was diagnosed with herpes. Her symptoms included a sore throat, fever, body aches and immobilizing pain, as well as extreme vaginal irritation and painful legions on her genitalia.

At least we have achieved some consistency: Kayla is the second woman to claim Humphries has sex without using a condom. But really? You’re going to sue him for allegedly giving you an STD? If this isn’t an awful example of someone making a cash grab at a rich person’s expense, then I don’t know what it is.

But I do know that this is much more than what Kris Humphries signed up for when he got involved with Kim Kardashian. You think he accepted that relationship with the intention of one day showing up on TMZ because he’s being sued for allegedly giving someone herpes? Two years ago, this barely would have made a ripple in the world. Now it’s front-page material. He did it to himself.