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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Bobby Hull Jersey . -- Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam was deposed Tuesday in a civil lawsuit against the Pilot Flying J truck-stop chain, which is owned by his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, and other family members.According to a court notice filed in Franklin County, Ohio, the deposition that was originally to be videotaped at a Knoxville, Tennessee, law office was moved to the conference room at the Pilot Aviation hangar at that citys airport.The lawsuit was filed by companies that declined to participate in an $85 million settlement between Pilot and 5,500 trucking companies in connection with a scheme to cheat customers out of promised discounts and rebates. The company also paid a $92 million federal penalty in an agreement with prosecutors in which the company accepted responsibility for the criminal actions of its employees.Ten former Pilot employees have pleaded guilty in the scheme, and the companys former president and several others face trial next year in federal court.I knew nothing about the misconduct of some of our former employees, Pilot CEO Jimmy Haslam said in a statement following the deposition. I wish I could discuss this entire matter freely with you today and answer your questions as I did the plaintiffs. I cant do that yet.The depositions were not open to the public.Haslam attorney A. B. Culvahouse said in a statement that his client has done everything within his power to understand what happened and to make things right by his customers.We think this entire exercise today was nothing more than an effort by the plaintiffs to harass the company into a windfall settlement, he said.The scheme became public after federal agents raided the companys headquarters in April 2013. A 120-page FBI affidavit unsealed after the search contained transcripts of secretly recorded conversations among the sales team deriding some trucking clients as unsophisticated, lazy and undeserving of rebates.Pilot Flying J is the nations largest diesel retailer with annual revenues of about $30 billion.Bill Haslam has said he has not been involved with operating Pilot Flying J since he left the company to run for Knoxville mayor in 2003. 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With all the uncertainty about Texas coach Charlie Strongs future, the winner Friday gets bowl eligible. This is the last chance for Texas, which goes into its regular-season finale after a stunning overtime loss at Kansas. TCU has two chances to get to six wins. Texas junior DOnta Foreman has 12 consecutive 100-yard rushing seasons and is the nations leading rusher with 1,863 yards in his 10 games -- he has 1,008 the last four. TCU allowed 343 yards rushing last week to Oklahoma State, which had two 100-yard rushers.BEST MATCHUPTexas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes vs. Baylor defense. OK, Mahomes is coming off a season-low 219 yards passing in a woeful 66-10 loss to Iowa State. But the nations leading passer (406 yards per game, 35 TDs) plays his season finale Friday since Tech (4-7, 2-6) cant get bowl eligible. The Bears are the Big 12s top passing defense (199 yards per game, giving up only eight TDs with 10 interceptions). 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