Mark Hollis

Larry Nassar photo
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The Education Department fining Michigan State University $4.5 million for failing to respond to sexual assault complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar is the latest fallout from the scandal that has rocked the school for more than three years.

Michigan State’s Growth In E-Sports Clubs Mirrors National Collegiate Trend

Jan 2, 2019
E-Sports
Marissa Chupp

But MSU’s growth could stall if a solution is not found for tight space like other universities such as Ohio State and Western Michigan are building. 

Curtis Blackwell
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The Lansing State Journal reports that former Michigan State University football director of college advancement and performance, Curtis Blackwell, filed a federal lawsuit on Monday in Grand Rapids against Head Coach Mark Dantonio, former President Lou Anna K. Simon, former Athletic Director Mark Hollis, and two MSU police detectives. 

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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. 

Bill Beekman
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Michigan State athletic director Bill Beekman's contract with the school runs through July 2023 and pays him a base salary of $750,000 a year.

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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. 

Current Sports | May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018
Shaquille O'Neal
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NBA on TNT; Michigan State Athletics Internal Auditing; NPR Kevin Blackistone and David Greene Interview

Michigan State University outdoor sign
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Audits show Michigan State University's former athletic director Mark Hollis and former President Lou Anna Simon were repeatedly warned that sports staff members weren't adequately following the school's financial procedures.

Coach Tom Izzo and MSU men's basketball team at the celebration of the new Gilbert Pavilion.
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Miles Bridges scored 24 points and the sixth-ranked Michigan State Spartans beat the Wisconsin Badgers 76-61 on Friday night, less than 12 hours after athletic director Mark Hollis announced his retirement amid the outcry over how the school handled allegations against Larry Nassar.

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