Michigan State University Headlines

  • More Women Address Larry Nassar's Sexual Abuse At Day Two Of His Sentencing

    Twenty-one more women spoke on Wednesday at day two of Larry Nassar’s sentencing hearing. The former U.S.A. gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor has pled guilty to decades of sexual abuse on women and young girls in his care, and the court has now heard 50 total victim-impact statements over the first two days of a process that’s scheduled to go until the end of the week. Nassar, who’s already been imprisoned on child pornography charges, is expected to be sentenced on Friday in...

  • Women Describe Larry Nassar's Decades Of Sexual Abuse At First Day Of His Sentencing

    More than two dozen women who said they were sexually abused by Larry Nassar, dating back to the early 1990s, gave victim-impact statements today in a Ingham County, Mich., courtroom. The statements were read ahead of Nassar’s sentence on 10 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Together, their words painted a horrific picture of Nassar’s unabated, predatory behavior as he preyed on women and girls as young as 6 years old, all while he enjoyed the highest levels of success in his...

  • Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar surrounded by enablers as he abused athletes

    Understanding how Dr. Larry Nassar gained unfettered access to sexually assault young female athletes -- despite repeated warning signs -- means confronting an uncomfortable truth: He didn't gain that access alone.

  • Ex-NFL player, Michigan State trustee charged in misdemeanor

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A former NFL player and current Michigan State University trustee has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery. The Lansing State Journal reports that Mitch Lyons was arraigned Friday in Jackson County District Court. The 47-year-old Lyons is a Republican from the Grand Rapids ...

  • Rutgers falls just short in near-miss OT loss to No. 4 Michigan State

    The Scarlet Knights almost pulled off the big upset. It's safe to assume Michigan State doesn't want to see Rutgers at the Big Ten Tournament in March.  The Scarlet Knights gave the Spartans all they could handle on Wednesday night, pushing the nation's No. 4-ranked team to overtime on the road before falling, 76-72, in a contest that was even closer than last month's 10-point loss to State at the RAC. It will go down as a near-miss for Rutgers, but a mighty...

  • 4 keys for Rutgers in bid for road upset of No. 4 Michigan State

    A look at what Rutgers needs to accomplish in order to have a shot at knocking off Michigan State. Watch video Rutgers won't be in an enviable spot when it faces fourth-ranked Michigan State on Wednesday night (7 p.m., BTN). The Spartans (15-2 overall, 3-1 Big Ten) are coming off a blowout loss to Ohio State that snapped their 14-game win streak and cost them a No. 1 ranking. So the home team should have a sense of urgency when the Scarlet Knights,...