Leach Gives Deposition on Tech Firing

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    Mike Leach was fired by Texas Tech in December.

    Former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach is giving sworn testimony in his lawsuit against the school over his firing.

    Leach arrived a few minutes early for depositions in the case Friday. He didn't answer reporters' questions as he walked into a small basement conference room in his attorney's office building.

    The university fired Leach on Dec. 30, two days after suspending him amid allegations he mistreated a player who had a concussion. Adam James, the son of ESPN analyst and former NFL player Craig James, said his coach twice ordered him to stand for hours while confined in a dark place during practice.

    Leach has denied he mistreated James. His lawsuit includes allegations of libel and slander and breach of contract.