Originally written on HBCU Gameday  |  Last updated 10/23/13
Grambling State's forfeit to Jackson State may cost it more than just a loss on its record. (NY Daily News photos) The Grambling State football team is back to practicing and plans to play on Saturday in the school's annual homecoming game against Texas Southern. While that's good news after a tense week of player insurgency that lasted five days, there is a new problem to deal with. Tuesday evening Jackson State University, the team was supposed to play on Saturday, announced that it will pursue legal action against Grambling and others. Jackson State plans to sue Grambling State for financial loss of forfeit http://t.co/nwwaLquJbR (via @clarionledger) — Ros Dumlao (@rosdumlao) October 23, 2013 The school released a statement last night explaining their reasoning: recouping the loss of what "could be millions" of dollars for both the school and the community "We have a fiduciary responsibility to Mississippi taxpayers and the JSU community to mitigate our ongoing a...
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