NCAA to Investigate Michigan State Over Handling of Larry Nassar Case

Ruben Ruiz
January 25, 2018

Nassar is the school's former sports doctor who is accused of sexually assaulting at least 144 female athletes both there and with USA Gymnastics, according to MLive.

She went on to name gymnasts Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber, two members of the 2012 Olympics. In her blog post titled, "To The Gymnastics Community", Nastia shared her support for other women including McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, and many others following the issuing of their victim-impact statements in court. Numerous women are also condemning USA Gymnastics and MSU for their poor handling of the allegations against Nassar.

The NCAA is now launching an investigation of Michigan State University's handling of the case, and three top leaders at USA Gymnastics have resigned as well.

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The judge overseeing the sentencing for former MI sports doctor Larry Nassar says victims are an "army" and "sister survivor warriors".

Nassar is already serving 60 years in prison on child pornography charges. A gymnast, she was 10 when she first met him, she said.

While some of the victims said that they had complained to Michigan State years ago about Nassar's actions, a former federal prosecutor hired by the the university says that there is no evidence to prove that the institution knew of his wrongdoing.

Nassar has admitted to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct related to his treatment of young girls while serving as a doctor for the university and for USA Gymnastics, the national governing organization for the sport.

Miller said Monday that she'll continue to fight the university over the billing - and over accusations that Michigan State heard complaints about Nassar sexually abusing patients for years, but did not act to stop him, NBC reports.

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