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Fund to support Nassar victims’ counseling, other services

Michigan State University has started an intermediate fund to support counseling and mental health services for victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar.


Ex-USA Gymnastics head Steve Penny to attend Senate hearing

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny is scheduled to appear before a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday to face questioning about the sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.


UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 4:16 p.m.

Nassar victims urge Texas to investigate Karolyis

Victims of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar are imploring Texas authorities to investigate whether Bela and Martha Karolyi could have done more to prevent Nassar’s sexual abuse at the couple’s …


UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 3:35 p.m.

Olympic star Aly Raisman files suit against USOC, USA Gymnastics

Aly Raisman spent months urging the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics to get serious about taking a long hard look into how Larry Nassar’s abusive conduct was allowed to …


Education agency investigates Michigan State over Nassar

The Education Department has opened an investigation into how Michigan State University handled allegations of sexual assault against Dr. Larry Nassar.


U.S. gymnasts say sport rife with verbal, emotional abuse

Ex-athletes say Bela and Martha Karolyi, the husband-wife team who coached America’s top female gymnasts for three decades, institutionalized an abusive culture in the sport. Former gymnasts and coaches interviewed …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 3:53 p.m.

Ex-Olympic coach Geddert facing criminal investigation

Former U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team coach John Geddert is facing a criminal investigation after complaints were filed following the sentencing of disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar, who molested girls …


Larry Nassar receives final criminal sentence, a 40- to 125-year term

A Michigan judge delivered a 40- to 125-year sentence to disgraced former Michigan State University and Olympic gymnastics physician Larry Nassar on Monday, bringing the criminal proceedings against the convicted …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

Michigan police department ‘missed’ chance to get Nassar, victim currently resides in Seattle

A police department in the Lansing, Michigan, area missed an opportunity to pursue criminal charges in 2004 against Larry Nassar after a teenager complained that the doctor had molested her …


Legislation prompted by sports doctor scandal heads to Trump

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 …


Ex-gymnast to doctor: ‘You didn’t heal me. You only hurt me’

A former elite gymnast said Tuesday that a sports doctor who treated Olympic athletes overlooked what turned out to be a broken leg while he molested her in the basement …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 8:26 p.m.

Judge: Victims of sports doctor are ‘sister survivor warriors’

The judge overseeing the sentencing of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar said Monday that more than 120 girls and women who had given statements so far at the five-day …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

‘How dare you’: Gymnasts confront Michigan sports doctor

A medal-winning Olympic gymnast said Thursday that sexual assault by a Michigan sports doctor “left scars” in her mind that may never fade as a judge heard a third day …