Magic Johnson calls for firings at Michigan State, offers support to victims


Over 160 survivors and family members read victim impact statements in court this month after a weeklong sentencing hearing for Nassar.

Michigan State is named as a co-defendant in civil lawsuits filed by more than 150 women, many of whom claim that coaches, athletic trainers and others at the school ignored complaints about Nassar for almost two decades. When Nassar alerted Strampel via email in August 2016 that an Indianapolis Star reporter wanted to speak with him about sexual assault allegations, Strampel responded by saying: "I'm on your side".

Gov. Brian Calley is calling on Michigan State University to establish a fund to compensate victims of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse.

He also criticized the MSU Board of Trustees' request for the Attorney General's office to review the events surrounding the Nassar case while acknowledging the board sought his involvement.

Michigan State's athletics director retired two days after the university president resigned over the university's handling of sexual abuse allegations against its disgraced former sports doctor, Larry Nassar.

The report highlights sexual assault cases involving MSU basketball and football players from 2010 and 2017. At least 12 reported assaults occurred after the investigation ended, according to a university police report that was provided to the FBI for review by the US attorney.

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Title IX is a federal law that protects people from sexual discrimination in education or other programs receiving federal aid.

Amanda Thomashow, then 24, filed the first official report in March 2014 after she saw Nassar for treatment for hip pain due to an old cheerleading injury.

The MSU Board of Trustees called for the investigation by the Michigan Office of the Attorney General on January 19. Any suggestion that it engaged in a coverup is "simply false", a school statement asserted last week. USA Gymnastics counted him as part of its medical staff or as national team doctor through several Olympic cycles.

"If we have learned anything from the Nassar sentencing in Lansing", Schuette said. "If we are to believe in real change, USAG (USA Gymnastics) and USOC (US Olympic Committee) need to do the same", Raisman said via Twitter.

Nassar was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years for molesting young female athletes. "My role going forward, even though I have resigned as president of the university, will remain to do whatever I can, in full cooperation with the university legal team and in any investigations." .

Schuette did so, but jabbed the board over the suggestion at a press conference in his office Saturday. "It's that too many voices of too many victims have been unheard for too long".