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Texas sought pay raise before suspending coach

Updated: November 30, 2012, 6:19 PM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- University of Texas officials were planning a pay raise for women's track coach Beverly Kearney before she was abruptly suspended.

According to documents released by the school Friday, women's athletic director Chris Plonsky wrote president Bill Powers on Sept. 24 requesting the raise and calling Kearney a key mentor and leader.

A month later, school officials ordered the contract removed from the agenda for an upcoming regents meeting. Plonsky suspended Kearney with ...

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