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Kansas football parts ways with Les Miles amid sexual harassment scandal at LSU

The College of Kansas, Les Miles have parted methods following LSU controversy.

The University of Kansas has introduced it has mutually parted methods with Les Miles following the controversy which drew cries from college students for his quick elimination.

“I’m extraordinarily upset for our college, followers and everybody concerned with our soccer program,” Director of Athletics Jeff Lengthy mentioned in a launch. “There’s a number of younger expertise on this soccer group, and I’ve little doubt we are going to establish the suitable particular person to steer this program. We are going to start the seek for a brand new head coach instantly with an out of doors agency to help on this course of. We have to win soccer video games, and that’s precisely what we’re going to do.”

Information broke earlier this week by USAToday stating that in his time as a soccer coach at LSU, Miles acted inappropriately, together with kissing a feminine scholar. The report states that Miles invited female students to his home, texted them from a burner telephone, and used others to assist recruit gamers.

Les Miles denies kissing a scholar

An investigation befell in 2013 however was stored quiet till now.

“We’re thrilled this essential doc has been launched,” mentioned Scott Sternberg, lawyer for USA TODAY. “We predict the Choose’s redactions had been considered and appropriately disclose to the involved public how LSU dealt with these allegations in opposition to Louisiana’s most well-known identify and highest-paid state worker.”

The information of his departure from The College of Kansas comes hours after students protested on the LSU campus.

“That is actually a tough day for me and for my household,” Miles mentioned in a press release (h/t KU Athletics). I really like this college and the younger males in our soccer program. I’ve actually loved being the top coach at KU and know that it’s in a greater place now than after I arrived. To our student-athletes, I need you to keep in mind that you got here to play for KU and earn a level right here. So, I implore you to remain and construct on what we began and do the entire issues we talked about doing collectively. There’s a brilliant future for all of you and for KU Soccer.”

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