Gymnasts step up against FBI investigation into Larry Nassar

U.S. 09/15/21, 23:58

In front of Congress on Wednesday, Sept. 15, multiple U.S. gymnasts testified against the appalling FBI mismanagement in their sexual abuse probe of Larry Nassar. ABC News reported that Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics team doctor, had been sentenced to 175 years behind bars three years ago after pleading guilty to ...

Michigan State chooses Stony Brook president as next leader

Sports 05/28/19, 11:39

Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., a medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade, was named Tuesday as the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history.Stanley was chosen in an 8-0 vote ...

Now-dead Ohio State doctor accused of abusing at least 177

U.S. 05/17/19, 11:38

A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and university officials knew what he was doing and did little to stop him, according to an investigative report released by the school Friday. Dr. Richard Strauss committed the abuse from 1979 to 1997 ...

Michigan State leader expects to return next week after fall

U.S. 05/08/19, 17:58

Michigan State University officials say interim President Satish Udpa expects to return to work next week after falling on stage during commencement ceremonies.School spokeswoman Emily Guerrant said in a message to The Associated Press Wednesday that Udpa continues to recover at home after what officials have described as "a health ...

Michigan State exhibit shares Nassar abuse victims’ stories

Sports 04/15/19, 18:48

The Michigan State University Museum is staging an exhibit created in collaboration with the sexual assault victims of now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. "Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak" opens Tuesday. The exhibit incorporates and is inspired by teal ribbons that were tied to trees around campus as a reminder ...

Michigan State’s Tom Izzo may have done best job of career

Sports 04/05/19, 02:10

Tom Izzo struggled with tears of joy as Michigan State knocked off top-seeded Duke to reach the Final Four. He was emotional again only a few hours later when fans packed the Breslin Center to welcome the gritty Spartans back to campus.This season might be remembered as the best coaching ...

Officer says he was fooled by Nassar’s ‘lies’ in 2004

Sports 03/26/19, 16:10

A Michigan police officer who investigated a complaint against Larry Nassar back in 2004 says he didn't send the case to a prosecutor because the now-disgraced sports doctor fooled him.Officials in Meridian Township, Michigan, publicly apologized to the victim, Brianne Randall-Gay, a year ago, after Nassar was sentenced to decades ...

51 women sue USOC for failing to stop Nassar abuse

Sports 03/15/19, 15:29

Fifty-one women are suing the U.S. Olympic Committee, its board members and a number of former high-ranking officials for failing to prevent their abuse at the hands of imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar.The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Denver, details abuse dating to the late 1990s. One of ...

USA Gymnastics hires NBA exec Li Li Leung as new CEO

Sports 02/19/19, 13:33

Li Li Leung spent two years watching USA Gymnastics struggle through the aftermath of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. A former college gymnast at the University of Michigan who still considered herself "embedded" in the sport while serving as a vice president with the NBA, Leung kept waiting for ...

Update: USA Gymnastics meeting called ‘frustrating’

Sports 02/07/19, 17:34

The Latest on a creditors' meeting on USA Gymnastics' bankruptcy filing (all times local):5:30 p.m.Three women who are suing USA Gymnastics over alleged sexual abuse by sports doctor Larry Nassar expressed frustration with its chief financial officer's lack of answers during a meeting on the group's bankruptcy proceedings.USA Gymnastics filed ...

First Nassar accuser to question USA Gymnastics official

Sports 02/07/19, 14:25

The first woman to publicly accuse sports doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse is expected to question USA Gymnastics' chief financial officer in bankruptcy court.Attorney John Manly says Rachael Denhollander will question Scott Shollenbarger about the Indianapolis-based group's assets and how many claims have been filed by Nassar's victims.USA Gymnastics ...

Report blasts Michigan State’s handling of sex cases

U.S. 01/30/19, 19:14

A U.S. Education report is blasting Michigan State University's handling of sexual assaults related to the investigation of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar and other campus crime. The Lansing State Journal reports Wednesday that Education officials have been looking into the East Lansing school's compliance with the Clery Act which requires ...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Sports 01/17/19, 09:06

Michigan State University's governing body on Thursday accepted interim president John Engler's resignation , but said it would be effective immediately rather than next week. It's the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.Engler took over at the school on a temporary basis ...

Update: Michigan State says Engler needs to resign now

Sports 01/17/19, 08:23

The Latest on the resignation of interim Michigan State University President John Engler (all times local):8:20 a.m.Michigan State University's Board of Trustees has voted to accept interim president John Engler's resignation, but is making his departure effectively immediately.The board acted Thursday, a day after Engler said he'd step down next ...

Michigan State to hire interim leader after Engler resigns

Sports 01/17/19, 01:03

Michigan State University is poised to name a new interim president Thursday after the former governor who was brought in to help it recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned under pressure, amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims.John Engler — who had ...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Sports 01/16/19, 19:48

Michigan State University's governing body plans to name a new interim president following resignation of interim President John Engler — the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.A special board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, amid criticism over comments Engler made about victims ...

Michigan State president faces ouster amid Nassar fallout

Sports 01/16/19, 16:47

Michigan State University's Board of Trustees will seek to oust interim President John Engler if he does not resign amid criticism of comments he made about victims of imprisoned ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar, trustees said Wednesday.Brian Mosallam told The Associated Press that "the votes are there" to force Engler out ...

Update: Michigan State trustees plan vote to oust Engler

Sports 01/16/19, 12:53

The Latest on the criticism of Michigan State's president from the Larry Nassar fallout (all times local):11:45 a.m.A Michigan State University trustee says the board will seek to oust interim school President John Engler if he doesn't resign amid criticism of his handling of the fallout around disgraced ex-sports medicine ...

Michigan hires former USA Gymnastics executive Rhonda Faehn

Sports 01/12/19, 18:45

The University of Michigan hired former USA Gymnastics executive Rhonda Faehn as a women's gymnastics coaching consultant, announcing the move Saturday after The Michigan Daily reported the hire earlier in the day.USA Gymnastics parted ways with Faehn as senior vice president in May after she was criticized by victims of ...

Ode to Sports: Bosox, Bama rise; gymnasts stand tall

Tennis 12/29/18, 11:18

No more timeouts, see off the year,Offer a toast and close the showWith champagne flutes or cans of beer —2018 ... time to let go.___FIRST QUARTERWho wrote this law? By whose decreeCollege football means SEC?Bama turns from Hurts to Tua,Saban's tribe sings hallelujah.In court, young gymnasts share a dreamOf glory ...

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