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Judge orders NCAA President Mark Emmert's deposition in lawsuit
Judge orders NCAA President Mark Emmert's deposition in lawsuit

A Maryland judge has ordered NCAA President Mark Emmert to be deposed in a lawsuit over the death of a college football player. Entered in Montgomery County (Md.) Circuit Court last week, the one-page order granted the plaintiffs’ motion to compel Emmert’s deposition in the case. Frostburg State University fullback Derek Sheely collapsed during an August 2011 practice at the Division III school in Frostburg, Md., and later died from a head injury. Last year, his family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the NCAA, as well as two coaches and an athletic trainer from the university. NCAA attorneys had opposed Emmert’s deposition, calling the move...

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