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Stinson pleads not guilty

Updated: August 19, 2009, 12:06 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A former Kentucky high school football coach has pleaded not guilty to a charge of wanton endangerment related to a practice where a player collapsed and later died.

David Jason Stinson entered the plea Wednesday as his attorneys sought to have the new charge tried separately from a charge of reckless homicide.

The reckless homicide charge, a rare case of a coach being charged in a player's death, is scheduled to go to trial Aug. 31.

Both charges stem from ...

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