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Little League coach drops suit against player, pays court costs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The former Granite Bay Little League coach who sued one of his 14-year-old players has dropped the suit, court records filed this week show. Alan Beck, who claimed he was injured by a batting helmet flung by the celebrating player, also has agreed to reimburse the boy's family $1,528 in court costs, said Jim Donahue, an attorney who resented the player and his family. News of the coach's suit against the minor made waves in November, with Beck taking to radio and national television shows to defend himself. A Roseville, Calif., chiropractor, Beck quickly changed tactics, saying he was willing to drop the $500,000 legal action if the player and his family would ...

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