Gymnastics

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Larry Nassar, 54, appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. The Education Department is fining Michigan State University $4.5 million for failing to respond to sexual assault complaints against Dr. Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
September 05, 2019 - 3:23 pm
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. Also Thursday, MSU President Samuel...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2018, file photo, Olympic champion Simone Biles talks with her coach before the start of the U.S. Classic gymnastics competition in Columbus, Ohio. Biles says she’s struggling with the arrest of her brother who was charged in a shooting that left three dead. She said in a tweet Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, that her heart aches for everyone involved, especially the victims and their families. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
September 03, 2019 - 12:04 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she's struggling with the arrest of her brother who was charged in a shooting that left three dead. She said in a tweet Monday that her heart aches for everyone involved, especially the victims and their families. Authorities in Ohio...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and member of Michigan State's sports medicine staff, sits in court during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. MSU is defending itself against a second wave of lawsuits related to Nassar but says it wants to reach a deal with the additional assault victims. MSU defended itself in a court filing Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. It says it's immune to liability for Nassar's crimes, no matter how "repugnant." (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
August 27, 2019 - 2:23 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — 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. MSU defended itself in a court filing Monday, declaring it'...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown is shown during an NFL football minicamp in Alameda, Calif. The Raiders and their big personalities like Antonio Brown and Richie Incognito are ready to be stars on HBO's "Hard Knocks." (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
August 13, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Antonio Brown has issues from head to toe, and the AP's Josh Dubow talks about how the Oakland Raiders are dealing with them as the team and its new wide receiver try to find common ground in training camp. Dubow joins PodcastOne Sports Now to talk about the Brown saga, and the prospects for the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens during his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. Michigan State University has agreed to improve its processes for investigating sexual misconduct complaints, to institute a new chaperone policy for sensitive medical exams and to take other steps to resolve a federal civil rights investigation related to Nassar's abuse. The agreement was announced Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
August 12, 2019 - 5:53 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University has agreed to better protect patients from sexual assaults, including following a chaperone requirement for sensitive medical exams, to resolve a federal civil-rights investigation into Larry Nassar's abuse of young gymnasts and other athletes under...
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August 12, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Michigan State University's agreement Monday to resolve a federal civil-rights investigation related to now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar is the latest development stemming from the case. Numerous people have been charged, fired or forced out of their jobs during the investigations...
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Simone Biles celebrates after competing in the uneven bars to win the all around senior women's competition at the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 12, 2019 - 1:59 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The choice was entirely hers. Only there really wasn't of one for Simone Biles to make. Sure, she could have taken her triple-twisting double-flip (aka "the triple-double") out of her floor exercise routine during the final night of the U.S. women's gymnastics championships...
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Samuel Mikulak competes on the rings at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. Mikulak won the men's all-around title. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 10, 2019 - 11:55 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Samuel Mikulak doesn't show off the stash of medals he's earned from the U.S. men's gymnastics championships through the years. They sit in relatively anonymity in the basement of the place he shares with his girlfriend back in Colorado. It's not that Mikulak doesn't...
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Simone Biles celebrates after competing on the beam at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 10, 2019 - 2:09 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The competition isn't the judges. Or the rest of the field. Or even the sport she's dominated for the better part of a decade. Simone Biles conquered all of them long ago. What drives Biles is the voice in her head, the one that tells the best gymnast in the world that...
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This 2019 photo provided by USA Gymnastics shows Li Li Leung. New USA Gymnastics president and CEO Li Li Leung has no problem with Olympic champion Simone Biles or any other member of the sport speaking out. In fact, Leung welcomes it, well aware it's part of the healing process for the embattled organization in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal. (Wendy Barrows Photography/USA Gymnastics via AP)
August 08, 2019 - 4:54 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Li Li Leung wants Simone Biles to speak up whenever, however and wherever the Olympic gymnastics champion sees fit. It's a freedom that Leung, USA Gymnastics president and chief executive officer, stressed isn't reserved for the sport's biggest star. If the embattled...
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