POSTED: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 - 12:20pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 3:07am
Texas Tech Fires Coach
Mike Leach is out.
It happened today in Lubbock.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech has fired football coach Mike
The school handed a termination letter to Leach's attorney, Ted
Liggett, on Wednesday just before the two sides were to appear in a
Lubbock, Texas, courtroom for a hearing on the coach's suspension.
Liggett says the letter says Leach is "terminated with cause
Leach was suspended by the university on Monday while the school
investigated allegations that he mistreated an injured player.
Receiver Adam James alleges Leach twice confined him to small,
dark spaces during practice after the player was diagnosed with a
Texas Tech plays Michigan State on Saturday in the Alamo Bowl in
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