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Judge won't overturn verdict in UCF trial

Updated: August 2, 2011, 7:19 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A judge has refused University of Central Florida's athletic association's request to overturn a $10 million verdict awarded to the parents of a football player who died during a preseason practice.

Circuit judge Robert Evans' denial Tuesday comes more than a month after a jury found that the association was negligent in 19-year-old Ereck Plancher's 2008 death.

The Orlando judge also determined that Plancher's parents are eligible to have their legal fees paid for ...

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