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Varsity Athlete Can't Sue University for Being Cut from Team

Being cut from a team and losing your athletic scholarship is not grounds for a lawsuit.

That is how the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled after a college basketball player sued her university and coach after losing her athletic scholarship.

The plaintiff, Brooke Elizabeth Heike, was awarded a scholarship by Central Michigan University. When she lost her scholarship she decided to seek legal relief.