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|The Titans hired Kennedy Pola to be their running backs coach in January.|
"According to the lawsuit, 'USC and Kiffin maliciously intended to -- and did -- induce Pola to breach his contract with the Titans.' The lawsuit alleges 'USC and Kiffin engaged in improper means in their procedure of the breach and were not legally justified in their actions.'
"According to the lawsuit, Pola agreed he would 'not under any circumstance solicit discussions or entertain employment with any other person or entity during the term without given written permission to do so,' under the terms of his contract with the Titans. Pola was not given written consent by the Titans.
"'Kiffin and USC’s actions through him were part of a course and pattern of conduct fostered by Kiffin and USC to use improper methods and means to the direct harm and damage of parties to contract, to interfere with an existing contract includes the breach thereof,' the lawsuit reads."