Ereck Plancher appeal to be heard

Updated: August 13, 2014, 4:38 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The legal fight between the University of Central Florida and the family of a player who collapsed and died following conditioning drills is headed for Florida's highest court.

On Wednesday, the Florida Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of the reduction of the monetary award in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Ereck Plancher, who died in 2008.

The court issued an order accepting jurisdiction in the case, but will not be hearing ...

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