NCAA Faces Trial Over Footballer's Fatal Head Injury

Law360, New York (April 8, 2016, 11:16 PM EDT) -- The NCAA has lost its bid to shake off claims in Maryland state court by the parents of a Frostburg State University football player who allegedly died of head injuries he suffered in physically rough practice drills that they say the association shouldn't have allowed, advancing the case to a trial set for late June.

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge David Boynton denied the NCAA's summary judgment motion, allowing the case by Ken and Kristen Sheely, the parents of Frostburg State linebacker Derek Sheely, to proceed to trial on June 20, according to the case docket.

A transcript of Judge Boynton's...

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