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Izzo says he never tried to cover up sex assault allegations

Oct. 11, 2018 6:48 PM EDT

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo insisted Thursday he was never part of an effort to cover up allegations of sexual misconduct within the school's athletic department. The Hall of Famer said the idea that he would be involved sickens him. Izzo said the low point in his life was an ESPN...

Another USA Gymnastics president resigns in Nassar fallout

Sep. 4, 2018 11:26 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry is the latest person to resign in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal surrounding former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Perry late last year replaced Steve Penn, who also had resigned after the Nassar case broke. Numerous other people have been...

NCAA finds no rules violations in Nassar scandal

Aug. 30, 2018 11:57 PM EDT

The NCAA cleared Michigan State University of any rules infractions in the Larry Nassar sexual-assault scandal, the school announced Thursday. The school released a letter from Jonathan Duncan, the NCAA's vice president for enforcement, that addressed the Nassar case, as well as an investigation into how the...

Former gymnastics coach denies charges in Nassar scandal

Aug. 30, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Michigan State University gymnastics coach suggested Thursday that politics played a role in the charges filed against her in the Larry Nassar sexual-assault scandal. Kathie Klages, 63, appeared in court by video a week after she was charged with lying to...

Ohio State abuse case echoes Larry Nassar gymnast scandal

Aug. 27, 2018 9:54 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A scandal at Ohio State University over decades-old sexual misconduct by a team doctor has raised comparisons with the Larry Nassar abuse case at Michigan State University, which inspired many Ohio State victims to come forward. A side-by-side look at the cases. THE ACCUSED — Larry...

Ex-Michigan State coach latest charged amid Nassar fallout

Aug. 24, 2018 1:07 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's former head gymnastics coach is the latest person to be charged in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal surrounding ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar. Kathie Klages is accused of lying to an investigator in June, when she denied that witnesses told her years...

A look at the fallout from sports doctor scandal

Aug. 23, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

Numerous people have been criminally charged, fired or forced out of their jobs in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal involving once-renowned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Nassar was sentenced to decades in prison after hundreds of woman and girls said he sexually abused them under the guise of medical...