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Jury ready to hear Neuheisel suit; motion hearing Thursday
Jan. 27, 2005
SportsLine.com wire reports
KENT, Wash. -- A King County Superior Court jury was seated Wednesday to hear former Washington football coach Rick Neuheisel's lawsuit against the university and the NCAA.
Judge Michael Spearman planned to hear motions Thursday that will determine what evidence is presented to the jury when testimony begins next week.
Opening statements were scheduled for Monday.
Neuheisel believes the university wrongfully terminated his contract, and that the NCAA improperly influenced his employment by encouraging Washington administrators to fire him.
The university maintains he signed a contract that allowed for his firing for acts of dishonesty. School officials have said Neuheisel was fired for gambling on NCAA basketball and failing to be forthright with NCAA investigators.
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