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BLOOMINGTON, Ind | Smith helps Indiana top No. 6 Michigan State 63-62

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Justin Smith scored a career-high 24 points, and Indiana beat No. 6 Michigan State 63-62 on Saturday. Devonte Green added 13 points as Indiana (15-14, 6-12 Big Ten) earned its second straight win against a ranked opponent. The Hoosiers beat No. 19 Wisconsin 75-73 in double overtime on Tuesday night. Indiana … Continue reading BLOOMINGTON, Ind | Smith helps Indiana top No. 6 Michigan State 63-62

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. | Purdue fends off late charge, tops No. 6 Michigan St 73-63

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —Jan 27, 2019—Ryan Cline scored 17 points and Purdue fended off a furious charge by No. 6 Michigan State, holding on for a 73-63 win Sunday. Trailing by 23 with under 13 ½ minutes left, Michigan State (18-3, 9-1 Big Ten) got within four points before falling short. Carsen Edwards added 14 … Continue reading WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. | Purdue fends off late charge, tops No. 6 Michigan St 73-63

EAST LANSING, Mich. | Low-profile administrator replaces Engler at Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. —Jan 17, 2019— Michigan State University ousted its interim president on Thursday, a week ahead of his scheduled departure, as the school stepped up efforts to finally move beyond the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. Its new temporary leader, Satish Udpa, is a high-ranking but low-profile university administrator and former engineering dean who … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich. | Low-profile administrator replaces Engler at Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich | The Latest: Michigan State president says he’ll quit Jan. 23

EAST LANSING, Mich. —January 16, 2019— The Latest on the resignation of Michigan State University’s interim president (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Michigan State University’s interim president says he’s stepping down in a week in response to a request from the school’s governing board. John Engler sent an 11-page letter Wednesday to Dianne Byrum, chairwoman of … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich | The Latest: Michigan State president says he’ll quit Jan. 23

Top 4 unchanged, rest of AP Top 25 poll a jumble

Jan 07, 2019—Duke, Michigan, Tennessee and Virginia remain in the top four spots of The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. The rest of the top 10 became a jumble after three ranked teams lost last week. The Blue Devils received 37 of 64 first-place votes from a media panel in the AP Top 25 … Continue reading Top 4 unchanged, rest of AP Top 25 poll a jumble

COLUMBUS, Ohio | No. 8 Michigan State holds off No. 14 Ohio State 86-77

COLUMBUS, Ohio —Jan 05, 2019—Cassius Winston scored 25 points, Nick Ward added 21 and No. 8 Michigan State extended its unbeaten streak to eight games with an 86-77 victory over No. 14 Ohio State on Saturday. The second half was tied six times before the Spartans took the lead on a Ward foul shot, and … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | No. 8 Michigan State holds off No. 14 Ohio State 86-77

DENVER | Report: USOC and others delayed in response to Nassar

DENVER— An independent report details a toxic pattern of bureaucratic paralysis among Olympic leaders who reacted slowly, if at all, after they knew Larry Nassar was suspected of molesting young gymnasts. From the top office at the U.S. Olympic Committee to FBI bureaus in three cities to what was essentially an unchecked, rogue operation at … Continue reading DENVER | Report: USOC and others delayed in response to Nassar

EVANSTON, Ill | No. 5 Michigan holds off Northwestern for 62-60 win

EVANSTON, Ill. — Ignas Brazdeikis scored 13 of his 23 points in the second half and Jordan Poole made two big plays in the last 2 1/2 minutes to help No. 5 Michigan hold off Northwestern for a 62-60 victory Tuesday night. Poole finished with 15 points as the Wolverines (9-0, 2-0 Big Ten) added … Continue reading EVANSTON, Ill | No. 5 Michigan holds off Northwestern for 62-60 win

INDIANAPOLIS | Ohio St beats Wildcats for Big Ten crown, hopes it’s enough

INDIANAPOLIS— Dwayne Haskins and Urban Meyer reveled in the victory celebration Saturday night. Now the College Football Playoff selection committee gets to decide whether the Big Ten champions will continue dancing through the next six weeks. Shortly after Haskins made his case to win the Heisman Trophy by throwing five more touchdown passes, the Buckeyes … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Ohio St beats Wildcats for Big Ten crown, hopes it’s enough

LAS VEGAS | No. 11 Mich. St. escapes big hole, beats Texas in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS— Michigan State dug itself a deep hole early against Texas. But Joshua Langford, Cassius Winston and the rest of the Spartans did not panic. Trailing by 19 points eight minutes into the Las Vegas Invitational championship game, the 11th-ranked Spartans (5-1) took the lead in the second half and pulled away for a … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | No. 11 Mich. St. escapes big hole, beats Texas in Las Vegas

INDIANAPOLIS | USA Gymnastics chief operating officer Ron Galimore resigns

INDIANAPOLIS — Longtime USA Gymnastics chief operating officer Ron Galimore resigned Friday, the latest high-profile departure for the embattled organization in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal. The move came as USA Gymnastics is facing decertification of its status as the national governing body for the sport amid concerns about its leadership and the … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | USA Gymnastics chief operating officer Ron Galimore resigns

No. 8 Buckeyes face another test from No. 24 Michigan State

If all goes according to form, Ohio State would face Michigan on the last Saturday of the month, with a division title in the balance. Before that, though, the Buckeyes have other challenges. This week, it’s Michigan State that stands in the way, and although Ohio State routed the Spartans 48-3 a season ago, there … Continue reading No. 8 Buckeyes face another test from No. 24 Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. | Michigan State getting 2 new trustees amid Nassar fallout

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Voters backed two new Democrats for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees as the school continues to deal with the fallout from sexual assaults by the now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar . Unofficial results show Michigan State graduates Brianna Scott and Kelly Tebay were the top vote-getters Tuesday for … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich. | Michigan State getting 2 new trustees amid Nassar fallout

INDIANAPOLIS | No. 1 Kansas holds off No. 10 Michigan State 92-87 in opener

INDIANAPOLIS — Kansas’ Quentin Grimes and Dedric Lawson made quite an impression Tuesday night. They produced basket after basket, big play after big play. If they keep playing this way, No. 1 Kansas might just stay on top of the college basketball world. Grimes scored 21 points in his college debut and Lawson added 20 … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | No. 1 Kansas holds off No. 10 Michigan State 92-87 in opener

BALTIMORE | Board recommends Durkin to return as Maryland football coach

BALTIMORE — The University System of Maryland board of regents has recommended that Terrapins coach DJ Durkin retain his job, opening the door for him to return to the team as soon as this week. “We believe coach Durkin has been unfairly blamed for the dysfunction in the athletic department,” said Jim Brady, chairman of … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Board recommends Durkin to return as Maryland football coach

ANN ARBOR, Mich | Michigan-Michigan State spat spills into new week

ANN ARBOR, Mich  — The pregame spat between Michigan and Michigan State is showing no signs of going away. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday the athletic directors for both schools should probably talk about what happened on Saturday before the game at Michigan State. The Spartans walked from one end zone to the other … Continue reading ANN ARBOR, Mich | Michigan-Michigan State spat spills into new week

EAST LANSING, Mich. | Woman sues Michigan State, says Nassar raped her in 1992

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A woman says she was drugged and raped by Larry Nassar when he was a medical student in 1992 but that police at Michigan State University refused to investigate. A lawsuit was filed Monday, a deadline for certain legal claims against Michigan State. After medical school, Nassar became a sports doctor … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich. | Woman sues Michigan State, says Nassar raped her in 1992

WASHINGTON | Inspector general reviews FBI handling of Nassar allegations

WASHINGTON  — The Justice Department’s inspector general is investigating how the FBI handled sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday. The investigation comes amid allegations that the FBI had failed to promptly address complaints made in 2015 against the once-renowned gymnastics doctor. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Inspector general reviews FBI handling of Nassar allegations

EAST LANSING, Mich | Heyward helps No. 11 Michigan State beat Utah State 38-31

EAST LANSING, Mich — Michigan State desperately needed a big play to avoid an upset and Felton Davis delivered. Davis made a fully extended, 31-yard catch to help set up Connor Heyward’s second touchdown with 2 minutes left to put the 11th-ranked Spartans ahead and they held on to beat Utah State 38-31 on Friday night. … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich | Heyward helps No. 11 Michigan State beat Utah State 38-31

EAST LANSING, Mich | Michigan State: NCAA finds no violations in Nassar scandal

EAST LANSING, Mich  — The NCAA has cleared Michigan State University of any rules violations in the Larry Nassar sexual-assault scandal, the school announced Thursday. Athletic director Bill Beekman said the university “cooperated fully with the inquiry” and welcomes the NCAA’s conclusion. The school said it got a letter this week from the NCAA’s vice … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich | Michigan State: NCAA finds no violations in Nassar scandal

LANSING, Mich | Ex-Michigan State gymnastics coach charged in Nassar case

LANSING, Mich.  — Former Michigan State gymnastics coach Kathie Klages was charged Thursday with lying to police amid an investigation into the school’s handling of sexual abuse complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The charges were announced by special independent counsel Bill Forsyth, who was appointed by the state attorney general to investigate the … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | Ex-Michigan State gymnastics coach charged in Nassar case

DETROIT | Tlaib wins Conyers’ seat; Congress to get 1st Muslim woman

DETROIT — Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. No Republicans or third-party candidates ran in Tuesday’s District 13 primary race, meaning Tlaib is set … Continue reading DETROIT | Tlaib wins Conyers’ seat; Congress to get 1st Muslim woman

WESTERVILLE, Ohio | The Latest: First Muslim woman poised to join Congress

WESTERVILLE, Ohio  — The Latest on primaries in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan and Washington state and a congressional special election in Ohio (all times local): 2:15 a.m. Former Michigan state lawmkaer Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for a House seat, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to … Continue reading WESTERVILLE, Ohio | The Latest: First Muslim woman poised to join Congress

CHICAGO | Ohio State, Wisconsin place 2 on Big Ten preseason list

CHICAGO — Ohio State and Wisconsin each placed two players on the Big Ten preseason honors list. Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa and running back J.K. Dobbins made the roster for the East Division, and Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Edwards and running back Jonathan Taylor were recognized on the West side. The Buckeyes and Badgers … Continue reading CHICAGO | Ohio State, Wisconsin place 2 on Big Ten preseason list

EAST LANSING, Michigan | Ex-medical school dean retires amid Nassar fallout

EAST LANSING, Mich.  — The former dean of Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine retired amid criminal charges stemming from the investigation of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. The university said William Strampel signed an agreement Thursday to retire effective June 30. Officials say Strampel gets basic retiree health care coverage and $175,000 — … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Michigan | Ex-medical school dean retires amid Nassar fallout

LANSING, Mich | AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two people familiar with the situation say Michigan State University’s new general counsel, appointed to help deal with fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal, would make nearly $1.3 million over three years even if he were fired for cause. The people spoke Wednesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

Ex-USA Gymnastics head Steve Penny to attend Senate hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. Rhonda Faehn, the former women’s program director, is scheduled to appear. So is Lou Anna Simon, the former president at Michigan State, where … Continue reading Ex-USA Gymnastics head Steve Penny to attend Senate hearing

INDIANAPOLIS | Emails show deception by Nassar, USA Gymnastics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Emails show USA Gymnastics in 2015 came up with false excuses to account for the absence of a sports doctor who had been accused of sexually assaulting female athletes. Larry Nassar suggested that USA Gymnastics tell people that he couldn’t attend two major events because he was sick or needed to focus … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Emails show deception by Nassar, USA Gymnastics

EAST LANSING, Mich | Michigan State: Nassar’s conduct did not violate NCAA rules

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The “abhorrent” criminal conduct by now-convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar while he was a sports doctor at Michigan State did not violate NCAA rules, an attorney for the university has told the governing body of college sports. The school shared its findings in a letter from attorney Mike Glazier to … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich | Michigan State: Nassar’s conduct did not violate NCAA rules

ARLINGTON, Texas | The Latest: Mich. St extends streak of having player picked

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft Saturday (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Michigan State extended its streak of having at least one player selected in the NFL draft to 78 years when Brian Allen was selected by the Los Angeles Rams early in the fourth round. Only Michigan and USC have … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | The Latest: Mich. St extends streak of having player picked