Ex-Arkansas football coach Bielema sues Razorback Foundation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema, now an assistant with the New York Giants, has filed a $7 million lawsuit against the Arkansas Razorback Foundation. The lawsuit says the foundation that supports Arkansas athletics breached a contractual obligation to pay Bielema about $12 million. The foundation sent Bielema a letter on Jan. 31, 2019 demanding that he return money it had already paid him in monthly buyout payments. The 64-page lawsuit says the Razorback Foundation’s unwillingness to pay Bielema stems from its conclusion that he hasn’t tried hard enough to find another job to offset money the school owed.

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