San Diego State Ordered to Pay $3.35M to Ex-Coach

September 29, 2016

A California jury on Wednesday ordered San Diego State University to pay Beth Burns, a former women's basketball coach, $3.35 million, The Los Angeles Times reported. Burns is the winningest women's basketball coach ever at the university, but was fired in what the jury found was a wrongful termination. The university said she was fired for mistreating her subordinates. But Burns and her lawyers argued that the real reason was that she complained numerous times about what she saw as inequitable treatment of female athletes.

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