Gymnastics

Larry Nassar listens to 17-year-old Jessica Thomashow's victim impact statement Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, during the first day of victim impact statements in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich., where Nassar is expected to be sentenced on three counts of sexual assault some time next week. Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison in a similar hearing in another county last week. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 11:55 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse cases and investigations surrounding former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Former Michigan Gov. John Engler says he won't be political as interim president of Michigan State University, as it deals with scathing...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. The House has followed up on the sex abuse scandal involving Nassar with the passage of legislation that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to promptly report claims of abuse to law enforcement. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
January 30, 2018 - 10:56 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Larry Nassar, the sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting more than 150 women and girls, will be confronted again this week by scores of victims as he faces another prison sentence for molesting gymnasts, this time at an elite Michigan club run by an Olympic coach. Judge...
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From left, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accompanied by former U.S.A. gymnastics national team members and abuse survivors Jeanette Antolin, Jamie Dantzscher, Dominique Moceanu, and Mattie Larson, speaks at a news conference on legislation to prevent future abuse of young athletes, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 30, 2018 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has responded to the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar by sending President Donald Trump legislation that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to swiftly report claims of abuse to law enforcement. The Senate approved the bipartisan bill by...
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January 30, 2018 - 12:51 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A high-ranking Michigan State University official involved in the board of trustees' plan said Tuesday that former Gov. John Engler will be named interim president. The official told The Associated Press that the board will vote to hire Engler on Wednesday amid the fallout...
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January 30, 2018 - 12:08 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered a criminal investigation into claims that former doctor Larry Nassar abused some of his victims at a Texas ranch that was the training ground for U.S. women's gymnastics. Abbott ordered the Texas Rangers, the state's top criminal...
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Attorney General Bill Schuette announces an open and ongoing investigation into the systemic issues with sexual misconduct at Michigan State University that began in 2017 on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the G. Mennen Williams Building in Lansing, Mich. Schuette said that the independent probe will shine a bright light on every corner of the university. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
January 29, 2018 - 6:48 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State Attorney General Bill Schuette is asking Michigan State University for emails and text messages related to Larry Nassar, an initial salvo in his investigation into how the college handled complaints against the longtime campus sports doctor who was sentenced to decades...
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Attorney General Bill Schuette announces an open and ongoing investigation into the systemic issues with sexual misconduct at Michigan State University that began in 2017 on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the G. Mennen Williams Building in Lansing, Mich. Schuette said that the independent probe will shine a bright light on every corner of the university. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
January 27, 2018 - 5:53 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette lashed out at Michigan State University for allowing Larry Nassar to sexually abuse girls and women for years, and he took a shot at the school's governing body. "I don't need advice from the board of trustees," the aspiring governor...
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Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis tearfully announces his retirement Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 in East Lansing, Mich. Hollis is the second university official to step down in as many days amid sharp criticism over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 11:50 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's athletic director retired Friday, two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against its disgraced former sports doctor, Larry Nassar. Mark Hollis, who had been in the job for 10...
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January 26, 2018 - 9:29 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The remaining members of the USA Gymnastics board of directors will resign under pressure from the United States Olympic Committee after the USOC threatened to decertify the organization if it didn't take more strident steps toward change amid the fallout from the scandal...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2016, file photo, Michigan State University athletics director Mark Hollis, right, and president Lou Anna Simon watch the action during an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, in East Lansing, Mich. Hollis has built a reputation on the foundation of innovation at Michigan State, putting hockey and basketball games in football stadiums. His legacy, though, may be marred by Larry Nassar. A day after Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon resigned amid an outcry over the school's handling of allegations against the disgraced doctor, Hollis’ future as its athletic director may be tenuous. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
January 26, 2018 - 9:27 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal at Michigan State University (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio says he's always worked with the correct authorities in cases involving sexual assault allegations...
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