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NCAA seeks to seal internal emails in wrongful-death lawsuit

NCAA seeks to seal internal emails in wrongful-death lawsuit

Almost four months after a California appeals court ruled that the NCAA couldn’t seal hundreds of pages of documents in a lawsuit by former USC running backs coach Todd McNair, the organization is attempting to do the same thing in another case in Maryland. Last month, the NCAA asked a Montgomery County Circuit court judge to seal 14 documents in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of late Frostburg State University football player Derek Sheely. The internal emails, memos and meeting minutes in question deal with the NCAA’s response to concussions, including research and proposed rule changes. In court documents, the NCAA said that allowing the documents to be public...

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