Some liken Michigan State to Penn State amid abuse scandal

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sports doctor Larry Nassar is on his way to prison for the rest of his life for molesting scores of young female athletes, but the scandal is far from over at Michigan State University as victims, lawmakers and a judge demand to know why he wasn't stopped years ago.

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  • Written by By ED WHITE and DAVID EGGERT , Associated Press

Michigan St athletic director steps down in Nassar fallout

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's athletic director announced his retirement Friday, becoming the second university official to step down this week over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar.

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  • Written by DAVID EGGERT and LARRY LAGE , Associated Press

Freezy riders: Motorcyclists stay cool to race frozen lakes

NORTHVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — They kick-start their bikes during cold snaps, hit highway speeds on ice and take tight turns on studded tires, leaving crystalline clouds in their wake.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL HILL , Associated Press

Lack of rings stings for new Hall of Famers

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman sat on a dais and were asked whether they would trade their new Hall of Fame memberships for a World Series title, an honor that eluded the trio during their distinguished careers


  • Written by By RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer