Steve Kragthorpe http://wfpl.org en Colleges Pay Big Bucks to Get Rid of Coaches http://wfpl.org/post/colleges-pay-big-bucks-get-rid-coaches <p>Last month, the University of Kentucky decided to pay football coach Joker Phillips <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2012/11/25/coaches-buyouts-sec-gene-chizik-auburn-derek-dooley-tennessee/1725765/">$2.5 million to stop doing his job. </a>Phillips' final Kentucky team won just two games and fans were unhappy, as demonstrated by the angry fans' Tweets and empty seats in Commonwealth Stadium.</p> Sun, 02 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 2756 at http://wfpl.org Colleges Pay Big Bucks to Get Rid of Coaches