Posted October 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
Jackson State says financial losses for the university and the city of Jackson, Miss., ''could be in the millions'' because of Grambling's decision to forfeit Saturday's football game after its players refused to play. Grambling's players staged a boycott because they said they had many issues with university leaders, including the school's rundown facilities, long bus trips to road games and personnel decisions. Eric Stringfellow, Jackson State's director of university communications, said in a Tuesday night message on the school's website that JSU ''plans to pursue litigation against Grambling State and others.'' The game was Jackson State's homecoming, which routinely draws at least 20,000 fans. The school is refunding money for thousands of tickets. Jackson State also criticized the Southwestern Athletic Conference for a lack of communication during the process. Grambling State University's president said Tuesd...

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The Grambling State University football team not only made more people aware of the campus’s financial struggles with their boycott of last Saturday’s game against Jackson State, bu they also may have also cost the school funds it currently does not have. Yahoo Sports is reporting that Jackson State is planning to sue Grambling State University over millions lost from that forfeiture...

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((HT: ESPN/WAPT-TV)) As if Grambling didn't have enough problems this season- most of them seemingly created by their own hand... But, now, it appears that Jackson State University is suing Grambling over the no-show for their homecoming game... The JSU family was damaged. Our Homecoming game draws tens of thousands of fans. The university intends to use litigation to...
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