Take that Jim Calhoun!

by E Wayne Ross on March 30, 2009

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College basketball’s March Madness has come at a time when one prominent coach’s salary has been held up for inspection. Apparently, the fact that the $1.6-million annual income of the University of Connecticut’s Jim Calhoun makes him the highest-paid public employee in his state has rankled some people. Or are they more upset that he was caught off guard at a postgame news conference and appeared somewhat haughty?