New Mexico's football coach suspended for misconduct

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico football coach Bob Davie says he will appeal a 30-day suspension in connection with following multiple investigations involving misconduct.

Davie said Friday that none of the three investigations conducted over a nine-month period found he violated any school policy.

He says investigators never asked him about one allegation in which he was accused of asking his players to "get some dirt" on a victim of sexual assault. Davie says he never said that.

Reports released Thursday say witnesses reported Davie using racial slurs and seeking information on sexual assault victim.

Davie did not address the alleged racial slurs in his statement but told investigators through his attorney that he never used them.

Interim President Abdallah suspended Davie for 30 days without pay.

Davie says he fully cooperated with all investigations.