Even a libel lawsuit can't keep Rob Ford in court.
The mayor skipped out during Thursday afternoon's hearing to coach his high school football team.
The Don Bosco Eagles won 38-0 in the semi-finals of the Metro Bowl.
Among evidence set to be presented is an audiotape from a Toronto Sun editorial board meeting.
Ford's lawyers say that tape will clear him.
Ford is being sued for 6 million dollars by the owner of the Boardwalk Pub for comments he aalegedly made about a lease deal with the city during his election campaign.