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La oficina del fiscal general de Michigan está defendiendo la conducta de la juez que sentenció a Larry Nassar, pidiendo que niegue una solicitud de defensa para descalificarse de la apelación anterior del médico deportivo de Michigan State University.

 

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The Michigan attorney general's office is defending the conduct of Larry Nassar's sentencing judge and asking that she deny a defense request to disqualify herself from the former Michigan State University sports doctor's appeal.

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Current Sports host Al Martin talks with newly appointed Michigan State University athletic director Bill Beekman about his hire, which has been met with criticism by some. 

Interim Michigan State University president, John Engler, will testify before a U-S Senate Subcommittee Tuesday. He’ll talk about the improvements the school has made in response to sexual assaults by M-S-U sports doctor Larry Nassar. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports.


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Michigan State Board of Trutees; Bill Beekman; John Engler; IMPACT 89FM; Zachary Swiecicki; Pittsburgh Steelers; Le'Veon Bell

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Michigan State University; John Engler; Bill Beekman; MSU Athletic Director; Mark Dantonio; Tom Izzo; Suzy Merchant


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Michigan State Univeritiy Interim President John Engler announced the appointment of Bill Beekman as MSU's athletic director on Monday morning. Beekman took over for Mark Hollis back in February, after Hollis stepped down in light of the Larry Nassar scandal. Beekman will now oversee MSU's 25 varsity sports teams and will relinquish his position as secretary fo the Board of Trustees. 

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The Wharton Center in East Lansing is making way for the King this week… “The Lion King,” that is, the final show of their 2017-18 season. Disney’s Broadway classic also helps the Wharton Center prepare for some summertime improvements, as WKAR’s Jamie Paisley learned.


Current Sports | July 6, 2018

Jul 6, 2018
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Michigan State University; Nicholas Wittner; NHL Super Teams; Toronto Maple Leafs; Tampa Bay Lightning; MLB Pennant Races; Reflection Friday


Michigan State University outdoor sign
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Michigan State University scientists are using sunlight and bacteria to produce biodegradable plastics.

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Michigan State University has hired an attorney who defended the school against sexual assault lawsuits to head the office handling sexual assault complaints, sparking pushback from victim advocates.

Sparty Time! crew
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"It's Sparty Time!" announces 9-year-old host Sailor, as popular Michigan State University mascot Sparty leads a group of kids through jumping jacks. 

MSU Trustees Dianne Byrum (L) and Melanie Foster will be leading the search for the next university president.
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The tumultuous era of Michigan State University interim president John Engler is expected to end by June 2019.

 


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Allegations of sexual abuse carried out over decades by team physicians at Michigan State and Ohio State are sending ripples through university athletics departments, with some schools exploring whether more oversight is needed for figures in such powerful positions.

Interim Michigan State University President John Engler talks about what he feels he has accomplished in his time leading MSU, what he wants alumni to know that they may not be hearing, what he hears most from faculty, students and alumni, MSU's new two-year budget, the search for a permanent president, what alumni who want to help can do, and more.

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