Sports Columnist Weighs In On UA Firing Of Coach Rich Rodriguez
The University of Arizona has fired its head football coach, Rich Rodriguez, after six seasons in Tucson.
Rodriguez is accused of sexual harassment and running a hostile work environment.
A former employee is making the allegations and has filed a $7.5 million notice of claim with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.
A notice of claim is a precursor to a lawsuit against a public body.
The UA will still pay Rodriguez’s buyout of about $6 million.
Dan Wolken has been writing about this. He’s national sports columnist for USA Today.