Coach Weis testifies in malpractice lawsuit

Updated: July 19, 2007, 6:17 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Charlie Weis gritted his teeth on the witness stand on Wednesday as he recounted telling a priest, "Don't you dare," when weight-loss surgery left the Notre Dame football coach a candidate for the last rites.

"He told me he would give me a prayer for the sick and not a prayer for the dead," Weis testified in his malpractice lawsuit against the surgeons who performed his 2002 gastric bypass surgery.

Weis is suing Charles Ferguson, director of Massachusetts General ...

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