U, wrestling coach J Robinson negotiating exit strategy

The agent for suspended Gophers wrestling coach J Robinson said Friday that negotiations with the school are breaking down, and that it appears the U is trying to make Robinson the scapegoat for the athletics department’s broken drug policy.

“From the inside, it looks to me as though the university, for some reason, wants to blame Coach Robinson for internal athletic department, and probably larger, failures,” James C.W. Bock, an attorney and Robinson’s agent, told WCCO Radio.

Robinson, 69, is on paid leave pending the results of a school investigation into the way he handled allegations that some of his wrestlers were taking and selling the anti-anxiety drug Xanax. Continue reading at www.twincities.com

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