Coaches Sue Football League's Team Owner Over Wages

Law360, Chicago (July 16, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Five former coaches for the defunct United Football League's Sacramento Mountain Lions hit the team and owner Paul Pelosi with a lawsuit Tuesday over unpaid wages and other alleged labor violations.

Pelosi — the husband of Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. — and Mountain Lions head coach Turk Schonert misled coaches and players about the team's financial health and ability to pay contracts during its final season, which ended abruptly in October 2012, when the upstart five-team league folded, according to the complaint filed in California state...
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