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American Cup gymnastics: Wong thrills, Moldauer wins again

Mar. 2, 2019 5:02 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — So much for nerves. Or the adrenaline of making her senior international debut. Leanne Wong tuned it all out. Solid at the start and confident at the finish, the 15-year-old made a splash at the American Cup on Saturday. Wong topped a field that included Grace McCallum, Canada's...

Fund to support Nassar victims' counseling, other services

Feb. 28, 2019 2:49 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University has started an intermediate fund to support counseling and mental health services for victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The school shut down a previous $10 million fund after its interim president at the time said nearly half of...

2 Michigan State trainers face complaints in Nassar case

Feb. 20, 2019 4:39 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan State University athletic trainers face administrative complaints alleging they lied to investigators in the Larry Nassar sex abuse case. State officials say the complaints involve the trainer licenses of Destiny Teachnor-Hauk and Lianna Hadden. The complaints state...

USA Gymnastics hires NBA exec Li Li Leung as new CEO

Feb. 19, 2019 1:36 PM EST

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 things to...

Meeting in USA Gymnastics bankruptcy called 'frustrating'

Feb. 7, 2019 7:16 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three women suing USA Gymnastics over alleged sexual abuse by sports doctor Larry Nassar expressed frustration with its chief financial officer's lack of answers Thursday during a creditors meeting in the group's bankruptcy case, with one calling it "one big I-don't-know."...

The Latest: USA Gymnastics meeting called 'frustrating'

Feb. 7, 2019 5:34 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — 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...

Report blasts Michigan State's handling of sex cases

Jan. 30, 2019 10:07 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's failure to detect and stop sexual assaults by now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar indicates a lack of institutional control, according to a U.S. Department of Education report. The nearly 50-page program review report is dated Dec. 14, 2018, and was prepared...

Comaneci, Joyner-Kersee will be captains at Aurora Games

Jan. 23, 2019 5:08 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When asked last year to be part of a new sports and entertainment festival aimed at celebrating the power of women in sports, Olympic champion gymnast Nadia Comaneci was all in. "It's a great idea," said Comaneci, who won five Olympic gold medals and is best remembered for being the...