High School Sports

A former high school football player sued the Cache County (Utah) School District for negligence, claiming that after he took a helmet-to-helmet hit while playing for Ridgeline High School, and he told his coach he thought he’d suffered a concussion, the coach told him to “man up … quit being a pussy (and) get back out there,” in Cache County Court.

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Key Witness in NCAA Hoops Trial Details Bribery Plot

During three days of direct examination this week, the government’s key witness in the NCAA basketball bribery trial named the colleges, coaches and bribe amounts in an alleged conspiracy of pay off coaches to encourage their players to sign on as clients of a startup sports management agency once the young athletes turned pro.

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Court Orders Resentencing of Sandusky on Sex-Abuse Charges

Seven years after Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child molestation and sentenced to decades behind bars, an appeals court has ordered a resentencing hearing for the former Penn State assistant football coach whose crimes have cost the university a fortune and triggered changes to state law.

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