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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

SafeSport CEO Shellie Pfohl to step down next month

Sports 12/28/18, 18:49

Shellie Pfohl is stepping down as CEO of the U.S. Center for SafeSport after helping the organization gain footing over a two-year period of slow-but-steady progress.Pfohl started in November 2016, and the center opened in March 2017 to become the ...

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