Former Baylor Football Coach Briles Drops Libel Suit

By Fola Akinnibi (February 2, 2017, 3:19 PM EST) -- Former Baylor University football coach Art Briles dropped his libel suit against the school's chief operating officer and three regents on Wednesday, putting an end to the Texas state court action just days after new allegations surfaced in a federal suit against the university.

According to a university spokeswoman, Briles dropped his Llano County District Court suit, in which he sought at least $1 million in damages, targeting regents J. Cary Gray of Gray Reed & McGraw LLP, Ron Murff, David Harper of Haynes and Boone LLP and Baylor's chief operating officer, Reagan Ramsower. The former coach had accused them of...

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