Briles' Baylor Lawsuit, Texas Educators' Pay, Chewbacca Mom Rules Facebook: Your Friday Morning News Roundup

Here is what you need to know to start your day.Ex-Baylor football coach sues university officials for libelFormer Baylor football coach Art Briles sued several university officials for libel Thursday, claiming that they falsely said that he knew of alleged sexual assaults by his football players but did not alert authorities.The lawsuit comes after a series of news stories in which Briles says the school's regents and their public relations firm "embarked on a campaign of malice" against him to deflect attention away from their own wrongdoing.Briles says he had no prior knowledge that 17 women reported sexual or domestic violence assaults involving 19 football players, including four alleged gang rapes, since 2011, before regents told The Wall Street Journal in October.  Continue reading...

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