No ruling in Duke lacrosse slander appeal

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Lawyers for Duke University told a North Carolina appeals court that slander allegations made by the school's ex-lacrosse coach should have gone to arbitration.

HBO acquires rights to Duke lacrosse book

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 16 (UPI) -- HBO has acquired the film rights to the book "It's Not About the Truth: The Untold Story of the Duke Lacrosse Case and the Lives It Shattered."

Former Duke lacrosse coach sues school

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Former Duke lacrosse coach Mike Pressler, fired amid last year’s unfounded rape allegations against several team players, now is suing the school.

Finnerty transfers to Loyola (Md.)

BALTIMORE, July 11 (UPI) -- Former Duke University lacrosse player Collin Finnerty has transferred to Loyola of Maryland.

Duke settles with 3 lacrosse players

DURHAM, N.C., June 18 (UPI) -- Duke University officials said Monday they have settled with three of the North Carolina school's lacrosse team players falsely accused of rape.

Former lacrosse coach slams Duke

DURHAM, N.C., May 11 (UPI) -- Former Duke Lacrosse Coach Mike Pressler slams the Durham, N.C., university's handling of the team sex scandal in his book, "It's Not About the Truth."

Duke coach comments on lacrosse program

DURHAM, N.C., June 21 (UPI) -- Duke University basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski says the troubled lacrosse program has been the most trying time of his 26 years at the school.

Report: Duke lacrosse team's DNA negative

DURHAM, N.C., April 10 (UPI) -- Defense attorneys representing the players of the Duke lacrosse team said Monday that DNA tests conducted by police all came back negative.

Duke lacrosse coach quits

DURHAM, N.C., April 5 (UPI) -- Duke lacrosse coach Mike Pressler resigned Wednesday and university President Richard Brodhead canceled the team's season.

Mike Pressler is the head coach of the Bryant University Bulldogs men's lacrosse team.

Pressler served first as the head coach at VMI for one year before leaving to serve as an assistant coach at Army under the tutalage of his form coach, Jack Emmer. After West Point, Pressler was the head coach at Ohio Wesleyan, leading to his overall record of 229-102 in 22 seasons as a head coach. Pressler attended Washington & Lee University and was a four year starter on both the football and lacrosse teams.

In October 2007, Mike Pressler was inducted into the Ohio Wesleyan University Hall of Fame. During his 5 year tenure at OWU from 1986 through 1990, Pressler amassed a 69-16 record, four NCAC conference championships, five visits to the final four NCAA National Championships, three NCAA Division III championship game appearances, 29 All-America selections, and five NCAA players of the year. His contributions to the OWU lacrosse program made him the winningest coach (.812) in the University's 50-year lacrosse history and represents 20% of OWU's 25 year participation in the NCAA playoffs.

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