Michigan State University

Mark Dantonio
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A former football recruiter who is suing Michigan State says he urged coach Mark Dantonio to reject a player who subsequently was convicted of sexual assault.

Tomas Hult
Research@MSU

The Detroit News , citing an email it obtained, reports Tomas Hult was suspended from directing the university's International Business Center and Center for International Business Education and Research for 12 weeks beginning Oct. 1.

Hannah Administration building, bomb threat, MSU
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UPDATED at 3:30 p.m.: Michigan State University Police Captain Doug Monette says the university is handling Friday's bomb threat as a felony investigation.

Larry Nassar photo
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

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.

Larry Nassar photo
Katie Cook / WKAR

Michigan State University is asking a judge to dismiss a second wave of lawsuits related to former sports doctor Larry Nassar, even as the school says it's working to reach a deal with additional assault victims.

Gotcha

Electric scooters will return to East Lansing when Michigan State University students begin the fall semester. However, Lime or Bird won't provide the scooters. A different company, Gotcha, will make its debut.

 

 


Lou Anna Simon
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It will be at least two months before we know whether former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon will go to trial in connection with the Larry Nassar case. After closing statements, Eaton County Judge Julie Reincke allowed up to nine weeks for review of transcripts and briefs before her decision. 

Mark Dantonio
MSU Athletics

On today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day, we tell you why this is a critical college football year for the Big Ten Conference as a whole. The College Football Playoff drought for the Big Ten has many fans confused and hopeful that this will be there year we see a team / teams go far. What are the chances? Also, listen to what Mark Dantonio, head coach of MSU football, had to say at the podium during his media availability.


Spartan Stadium
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

On today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day, we dive into Big Ten football media days, which begin tomorrow in Chicago. Al gives his thoughts on what he would like to hear answered from MSU football coach Mark Dantonio, along with defensive players representatives Joe Bachie, Kenny Willekes, and Raequan Williams. Al tells you why all of the questions lie on the offensive side of the football. Also, how many more years do Spartan fans have left with Dantonio as the head coach?

Keith Mumphery
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It has been reported by ESPN that Michigan State University paid $1.2M to settle lawsuits brought against the university by a former female student athlete, identified as "Jane Doe," and former football player Keith Mumphery, related to an alleged sexual assault and Title IX investigation. Should Mumphery feel vindicated, or upset, that the situation has derailed his pro football career? We discuss on today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day. 


Current Sports | July 11, 2019

Jul 11, 2019
Mark Dantonio
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Keith Mumphery; Larry Nassar; Mark Dantonio; Jim Harbaugh; Brian Lewerke; Rocky Lombardi


MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

A former Michigan State University student argues his rights were violated when he was not allowed to directly question the woman who accused him of sexual assault. 

MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Students with food allergies will soon have a new place to dine on Michigan State University's campus.

MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

A Michigan State University physiology professor who was suspended after more than half a dozen women accused him of sexual harassment has returned to work at the school that has been beset by allegations of sexual misconduct in recent years.

two MSU trustees
Alec Gerstenberger / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University is commissioning a new, independent report into its handling of the Nassar sexual abuse case. 

 


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