Texas Tech wants Leach suit dismissed

Updated: May 14, 2010, 5:56 PM ET
Associated Press

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Attorneys for Texas Tech asked a judge Friday to essentially throw out a lawsuit by former football coach Mike Leach, saying it has legal immunity under state law.

State District Judge William C. Sowder said he would issue a decision later and expected an appeal to the 7th Court of Appeals in Amarillo in any event.

"The sooner we get it up there the sooner we'll resolve things," Sowder told the attorneys.

The university fired Leach on Dec. 30, two days after ...

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