Update on “Schools – Coaches = Lawsuit”

In January, I wrote a post about former Western Illinois football coach Don Patterson and his lawsuit against the school for removing him without cause in September 2009.  Patterson returned to coach the team for the 2009 season after his doctors cleared him to resume his duties after chemotherapy for tonsillar cancer.  Patterson was called…

Schools – Coaches = Lawsuit

College coaches, for what’s it worth, may consider the 2009-2010 sports calendar (August ’09-July ’10) to be a tough one.  In college hoops, Penn, DePaul, and Army, to name a few dumped their coaches in mid-season.  In football, we know all too well about Mark Mangino, Jim Leavitt, Mike Leach, Pete Carroll, and Lane Kiffin….