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FILE- In an undated photo provided by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan, Dr. Robert E. Anderson is shown. The president of the University of Michigan has apologized to

University of Michigan officials told of abuse decades ago

Feb. 22, 2020 11:08 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — University of Michigan officials were warned more than four decades ago that one of its doctors was fondling patients during medical exams, but he continued working there despite a demotion and went on to allegedly abuse again as a physician with the school's athletic department,...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day watches during the second half of the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in Indianapolis. Ohio State is back on top in Big Ten recruiting, with Day wrapping up his first full signing class on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Buckeyes on top in Big Ten recruiting; Huskers best in West

Feb. 5, 2020 6:20 PM EST

Ohio State is back on top in Big Ten recruiting, with Ryan Day wrapping up his first full signing class Wednesday with a letter of intent from the two-time Michigan high school player of the year. Michigan, Penn State and Nebraska followed the Buckeyes in the Big Ten composite rankings compiled by 247Sports. The...

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2012, file photo, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio, right, runs out on to the Michigan Stadium field alongside the school mascot, Sparty, before an NCAA college football game with Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. Dantonio announced his retirement Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, ending a 13-year run in which he guided the Spartans to heights they hadn't reached in decades.   (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio retiring after 13 seasons

Feb. 4, 2020 8:03 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — From “pride comes before the fall” to Little Giants, Mark Dantonio leaves Michigan State fans with an abundance of fond memories after bringing the Spartans to heights they hadn't reached in decades. Dantonio announced his retirement Tuesday, ending a 13-year run in...

College football assistant resigns following Hitler comment

Jan. 30, 2020 6:27 PM EST

ALLENDALE, Mich. (AP) — A newly hired coach for a college football team in western Michigan resigned Thursday following his suspension for referring to Nazi Germany’s Adolf Hitler as a “great leader.” “Morris Berger and Grand Valley State have reached a mutual agreement...

College football assistant suspended for Hitler comment

Jan. 27, 2020 4:11 PM EST

ALLENDALE, Mich. (AP) — Grand Valley State suspended offensive coordinator Morris Berger on Monday after he was quoted by the school newspaper as saying he would like to meet Adolf Hitler and no one could deny the Nazi “wasn't a great leader." The university in western Michigan is investigating...

Michigan adds Jean-Mary, Shoop to defensive staff

Jan. 18, 2020 3:36 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Brian Jean-Mary as linebackers coach, Bob Shoop as safeties coach and elevated Jay Harbaugh to special teams coordinator. The Wolverines made the announcements Saturday. Harbaugh, the son of coach Jim Harbaugh, will continue coaching running backs as well....

Joe Roberson, Michigan AD during '97 championship, dies

Jan. 14, 2020 2:26 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Joseph “Joe” Roberson, the University of Michigan athletic director who served during the football team's national championship season in 1997, died Monday, school officials said. He was 84. Roberson died at his home in Grand Blanc, near Flint, the university announced...

Michigan RB Tru Wilson plans to transfer

Jan. 10, 2020 3:37 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan running back Tru Wilson says he's planning to transfer. He announced his decision Thursday on social media. “I appreciate everything the University of Michigan has done for me these last 4 years,” Wilson said on his Twitter account. “I will graduate in...

San Diego State's Rocky Long retires, replaced by Hoke

Jan. 8, 2020 7:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Rocky Long-Brady Hoke circle is complete. Long announced his retirement Wednesday as San Diego State's football coach after taking the Aztecs to nine straight bowl games. He was replaced by Hoke, the Aztecs' defensive line coach. Nine years ago, Long was promoted from defensive...

Michigan WR Nico Collins staying in school for senior year

Jan. 5, 2020 5:41 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan wide receiver Nico Collins is staying in school for his senior season. Collins announced his plans Sunday on social media. His return should provide a boost for an offense that has to replace quarterback Shea Patterson, four starting offensive linemen and two key receivers....