Mike Leach http://www.kplu.org en WSU controversy highlights lack of players' rights http://www.kplu.org/post/wsu-controversy-highlights-lack-players-rights <p>Washington State University's athletic department and the Pac-12 are each investigating claims of abuse by first-year head football coach Mike Leach. The often controversial coach denies the claims being leveled by former star receiver Marquess Wilson, who quit the team.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says, no matter who's right in this case, it sheds light on the long-overlooked issue of players' rights - or lack of them - in college sports. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 7134 at http://www.kplu.org WSU controversy highlights lack of players' rights New WSU coach Mike Leach brilliant but controversial http://www.kplu.org/post/new-wsu-coach-mike-leach-brilliant-controversial <p>He coached Texas Tech to 10 bowl games in 10 years. That&#39;s the winning record that Mike Leach brings to Washington State University as the new head football coach.</p><p>But KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says he also comes with controversy. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 05:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3317 at http://www.kplu.org New WSU coach Mike Leach brilliant but controversial Preview: The new man in charge of WSU football http://www.kplu.org/post/preview-new-man-charge-wsu-football <p>Just a day after firing Paul Wulff, who had the job for four years, Washington State University has hired Mike Leach to be its new head football coach.</p><p>Leach is the former coach of Texas Tech University. KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says he&#39;s an offensive wizard who&#39;s had his share of controversy. Thu, 01 Dec 2011 17:00:31 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3312 at http://www.kplu.org Preview: The new man in charge of WSU football