University of Tennessee Settles Sexual Assault Suit for Nearly $2.5 Million

HeadlineJul 07, 2016

The University of Tennessee paid nearly $2.5 million to settle a sexual assault lawsuit filed by eight women who argued the university condoned a hostile environment that led to sexual assaults by male athletes. The lawsuit argued UT football coach Butch Jones called one of his players a “traitor” and said he’d “betrayed the team” after the man helped a woman who said she’d been raped by two other football players.

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