MSU moves to fire Mel Tucker amid harassment scandal

Michigan State University has told Mel Tucker it intends to fire him as head football coach for cause as soon as Sept. 26, the latest development in what is a swift and stunning fall from grace for a man who signed a 10-year, $95 million contract extension less than two years ago.

The university initially suspended Tucker, 51, without pay Sept. 10, pending the results of a Title IX investigation and Office for Civil Rights case over allegations of sexual misconduct. Being fired for cause, if upheld, could cost Tucker more than $80 million.

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