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Paxton says UK threatened suspension

Updated: December 5, 2009, 1:12 AM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The highest-drafted college baseball player to return to school this year is suing the University of Kentucky, claiming he was given the impression he could be kicked off the team if he didn't submit to an interview with the NCAA.

Pitcher James Paxton filed the lawsuit this week in Fayette Circuit Court. He claims the university threatened to rule him ineligible and strip his financial aid but didn't tell him why NCAA officials wanted to question him.

Tom Miller, ...

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