Sport Law HW 11a - Bryan Saul 0592-1297 RODGERS v GEORGIA...

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Bryan Saul 0592-1297 RODGERS v. GEORGIA TECH ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Case Brief Facts of the Case: Franklin C. “Pepper” Rodgers is bringing suit against the Georgia Tech Athletic Association claiming breach of contract. Rodgers is seeking to recover the value of perquisites, which had been made available to him during his time as Head Coach of football at the university. Rodgers was hired as Head Coach of football in 1977, and was voted out of that position in 1979. Rodgers was paid the financial obligations due to him by the university but is seeking to recover the value of the perquisites as stated above. Issues: Rodgers cites two reasons as to why he should recover damages in regards to this case. He states that Georgia Tech breached the terms of his employment contract and that the association took, without permission, his title and position as head coach. Rules: In regards to an “appropriation of a property right,” Rodgers cites several cases: , 250 Ga. 135 (296 SE2d 697) (1982); McQueen v. Wilson , 117 Ga. App. 488 (3) (161 SE2d 63); revd. on other grounds,
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course SPM 6726 taught by Professor Johnspengler during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.

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Sport Law HW 11a - Bryan Saul 0592-1297 RODGERS v GEORGIA...

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