|Documents show Missouri missteps in player's death|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 14 April 2009 08:36|
The university agreed in March to pay $2 million to O'Neal's parents to settle a lawsuit. But the sworn testimony of several key university employees who supervised the workout show a series of missteps.
Athletic department employees also showed an unfamiliarity with potential exercise-induced complications caused by sickle cell trait. O'Neal carried the inherited blood disorder that affects an estimated 8 to 10 percent of African-Americans.