Former San Diego State coach awarded $3.35 million

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SAN DIEGO (AP) A jury has awarded $3.35 million to Beth Burns, the former women's basketball coach for San Diego State who claimed she was fired for being a whistle-blower.

Burns prevailed Wednesday in a suit that claimed she was wrongfully terminated.

Burns was fired in 2013 after the team had a 27-win season - a school record.

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