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Former basketball players sue Pepperdine, coach for discrimination
Former basketball players sue Pepperdine, coach for discrimination

Two former Pepperdine University women’s basketball players allege they were harassed and discriminated against because of their sexual orientation, according to a lawsuit filed last week against the university and Coach Ryan Weisenberg in Los Angeles Superior Court. Haley Videckis and Layana White, who left the university this month, say in the 24-page complaint Weisenberg wanted them off the team because they were dating. “Coach Ryan believed that the plaintiffs were lesbians who were in a relationship and would cause the team to lose games,” the complaint said. To that end, the former players say, team staffers regularly queried them about their sexual...

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