NCAA Prez To Testify In Frostburg State Football Death Suit

Law360, New York (August 27, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT) -- A Maryland state court has asked NCAA President Mark Emmert to be deposed in a suit brought by the parents of a Frostburg State University football player who allegedly died of head injuries from practice drills.

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge David Boynton on Aug. 21 granted a request by plaintiffs Kristin and Kenneth Sheely, the parents of 22-year old Derek Sheely, who died three years ago, to compel the deposition of Emmert, according to the case docket.

The suit by the Sheelys had targeted former...
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