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Coach Kennedy Settles Defamation Lawsuit; Avoids Embarrassing Testimony

Stan SillimanCorrespondent IIJanuary 10, 2017

Mississippi basketball coach Andy Kennedy settles his defamation suit against Cincinnati cab driver Mohamed Jittou. Coach Kennedy wanted an apology and got his apology.

As much as we're happy for all parties, we're also disappointed because this case, the one in which Coach Kennedy countersued after Jiddou claimed battery, had a special juicy addendum...the coach's wife, Kimber, stuck in her two cents claiming lack of consortium.

Below is the way I originally imagined the courtroom scene back in January 2009:


The Coach, The Wife and the Taxi Driver

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