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Family Of Former Rebels' Player Sues Ole Miss

JACKSON, Miss. - (AP) The family of a former Mississippi football player has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the university, coach Houston Nutt and the NCAA. Bennie Abram was 20 years old when he collapsed during the first day of formal offseason workouts on Feb. 19, 2010, and later died at Baptist...

Civil Trial Over UCF Football Player's Death Begins Monday

ORLANDO, Fla. - (AP) A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a former University of Central Florida football player who died after an offseason workout more than three years ago is set to begin with jury selection Monday in Orlando. Nineteen-year-old Ereck Plancher collapsed in March 2008. ...