E. St. Louis Coach Accused Of Verbal Abuse

(E. St. Louis, IL) — A basketball coach in the East St. Louis School District is accused of verbally abusing his players. District 189 released a statement yesterday, saying Coach Tony Young has been placed on paid leave pending the outcome of an investigation. Students tell Fox 2 Now a speech Young gave at half-time encouraged players to injure their opponents; however, they say it was taken out of context. A YouTube video of the speech has been removed.