Texas Tech wants lawsuit thrown out
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Texas Tech on Tuesday asked a judge to throw out fired coach Mike Leach's lawsuit, saying state law gives the university immunity from legal action.
The university contended Leach is barred from suing the university without a waiver of sovereign immunity from the Texas Legislature.
Attorneys for Leach, who was fired last month amid allegations he mistreated a player who had suffered a concussion, also filed additional claims Tuesday, including that the school violated ...
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