On the same page as the denial of any legal duty to protect athletes, the NCAA admitted that the motivation behind the organization's establishment in 1906 involved such protection. The NCAA grew out of two White House conferences in 1905 following a spate of football-related deaths.
In a Washington Times story last week, multiple former players raised concerns about the coaching staff’s role in the circumstances surrounding Derek Sheely’s death.
Two years to the day after Sheely sustained a fatal head injury during football practice, his family filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the NCAA, coach Tom Rogish and several others.
The father of a Frostburg State senior who died from a head injury after collapsing during football practice would like to see society find ways to make the sport safer.
The father of a Frostburg State senior who died after collapsing during football practice would like to see society take a closer look at the sport to find ways to make it safer.