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Report: Lack of leadership led to Kansas player's death

 

November 15, 2019



WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A scathing report following an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a 19-year-old football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice at a Kansas community college found “a striking lack of leadership.”

Braeden Bradforth, a 315-pound (140-kilogram) defensive lineman for Garden City Community College, was found unconscious in an alley outside his dormitory after practice on Aug. 1, 2018. The New Jersey teenager died that night at a hospital.

A serious lack of oversight set off a series of events that led to Bradforth’s dea...



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