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Athletes abused by late doctor demand U-Michigan probe

Jun. 16, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former athletes on Wednesday urged the University of Michigan's governing board to launch a full investigation of sexual abuse committed by a late doctor and how the school failed to stop him during his decades on campus. Standing near the...

Abuse victims to seek school action on Schembechler's legacy

Jun. 15, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Former University of Michigan football players and others who say they were sexually abused by a now-deceased team doctor are expected to call for action by the University of Michigan’s board as the legacy of the school’s legendary gridiron coach is being questioned over...

Schembechler son, players say Michigan coach knew of abuse

Jun. 10, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

NOVI, Mich. (AP) — One of late University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler’s sons and two of his former players described in detail Thursday how they were molested by the team's longtime doctor and how Schembechler turned a blind eye when they told him about the abuse, telling...

Son of famed Michigan coach says doctor molested him, too

Jun. 09, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A son of legendary University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler was among the hundreds of men who were sexually assaulted by a campus doctor, and he will speak publicly about the abuse along with two players who also were victims in the 1970s and '80s, lawyers said...

Student seeks changes at U-Michigan after sexual misconduct

May. 20, 2021 22:05 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A student sued the University of Michigan on Thursday to try to force changes in how the school protects the campus from sexual misconduct, the latest strike after a year of scandals involving a doctor and the chief academic officer. The class-action...

Ex-Michigan and Ohio State athletes team up to stop abuse

May. 19, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children announced Wednesday that it is partnering with former University of Michigan and Ohio State University athletes who claim they were abused by team doctors, to help children avoid being survivors of sexual abuse. Chuck...

Report on campus doctor raises flags about iconic coach

May. 12, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A report about the stunning lack of action at the University of Michigan while a rogue doctor was sexually assaulting hundreds of young men has cast an unflattering light at one of the school's giants, the late football coach Bo Schembechler, whose bronze statue...

Report: U. of Michigan missed chances to stop doctor's abuse

May. 11, 2021 21:07 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Staff at the University of Michigan missed many opportunities to stop a doctor who committed sexual misconduct for decades with long-term consequences for hundreds of patients, including generations of student athletes, a law firm hired by the school reported...

Report: University of Michigan missed numerous chances to stop abuse by former team sports doctor Robert Anderson

May. 11, 2021 14:54 PM EDT
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Report: University of Michigan missed numerous chances to stop abuse by former team sports doctor Robert Anderson.

US agency seeks to speed up Native American land decisions

Apr. 27, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Department officials on Tuesday moved to reverse policies adopted under former President Donald Trump that Native American leaders said were hindering efforts by tribes to establish, consolidate and govern their homelands. Interior...