Coaches Sue Rival Assistant For Internet Libel

February 5, 2010 / Athletic AdministrationFootball
Sacred Heart-Griffin High (Ill.) head football coach Ken Leonard and assistant Frank Steele are suing former Springfield assistant coach Dale Sprague for Internet libel. They are seeking damages of $200,000. In the past three years, Sprague has called Leonard a “draft dodger” and said he should be “shot and killed.” Sprague has called Steele a “thief,” “idiot” and a “pedophile.”

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