ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Former linebacker Chris Spielman is joining the Detroit Lions as a special assistant.
The Lions announced Tuesday that Spielman will report to president and CEO Rod...
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday against former Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio and other officials who were accused of retaliating against a staff...
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has recommended that a former Michigan State football staff member's claims against former Spartans football coach Mark Dantonio, former athletic director Mark...
DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan State football staff member filed a lawsuit this week in which he accused former coach Mark Dantonio of violating NCAA rules by contacting players at other schools...
Bill Beekman became Michigan State athletic director during a turbulent period in the school's history, taking the job two years ago with minimal experience in athletics.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio can wait until after the football season to give a deposition in a former employee's lawsuit.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State football employee Curtis Blackwell has filed a lawsuit claiming his employment agreement was violated when he was disciplined while the school addressed sexual assault allegations against three players in 2017.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — 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.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to appoint interim Athletic Director Bill Beekman to his job on a permanent basis.
Tuesday's vote came at a special meeting to consider Beekman for the job he's held on an interim basis since early February. It came a day after the school introduced him as the pick for the post.
Board members and Michigan State Interim President John Engler say Beekman is the best person for the job.
Michigan State is set to hire Bill Beekman as athletic director, a person with knowledge of the decision said Saturday. Beekman has been the interim head of the troubled athletic department since early February.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — 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.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Gov. John Engler will be named the interim president of Michigan State University amid the fallout over sexual assaults committed by former sports doctor Larry Nassar, a high-ranking school official involved in the board of trustees' plan said Tuesday.
The official told The Associated Press that the board will vote to hire Engler on Wednesday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision had not been publicly announced.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State Attorney General Bill Schuette is asking Michigan State University for emails and text messages related to Larry Nassar, an initial salvo in his investigation into how the college handled complaints against the longtime campus sports doctor who was sentenced to decades in prison last week for sexually assaulting female athletes.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Miles Bridges looked comfortable, effortlessly making jump shots toward the end of a tumultuous day at Michigan State.
Bridges scored 24 points and the sixth-ranked 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.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's athletic director retired Friday, two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against its disgraced former sports doctor, Larry Nassar.
Mark Hollis, who had been in the job for 10 years, disclosed the move during a meeting with a small group of reporters on campus. He was asked why he would not stay on.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal at Michigan State University (all times local):
In a letter to former Michigan State rower Cate Hannum, Nike says it is following the events at Michigan State and takes the matter seriously.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University athletic director Mark Hollis' retirement and the resignation of USA Gymnastics board members Friday are among the latest developments arising from the scandal surrounding former sports doctor Larry Nassar.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Hollis has built a reputation as an innovative athletic director at Michigan State over the past decade.
He is now facing open calls for his ouster in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. His legacy may crumble as part of the fallout .
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State basketball strength and conditioning coach has been charged with reckless driving causing death following a July crash that killed two people.
Monroe County authorities say a pickup truck driven by 37-year-old Todd Moyer struck the rear of a car on U.S. 23 in southeastern Michigan. Thirty-five-year-old Gladys Johnson and her 5-year-old daughter were killed. The Lansing State Journal reports the county prosecutor's office says Moyer was texting while driving.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — On the day three Michigan State football players were charged with criminal sexual conduct, coach Mark Dantonio and athletic director Mark Hollis held a somber news conference, befitting a program that has a lot of work to do to repair its reputation.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Three Michigan State football players were charged Tuesday with criminal sexual conduct after a woman said she was raped and forced to perform oral sex in the bathroom of an on-campus apartment during a party in January.
Josh King, 19, was charged with first- and third-degree criminal sexual conduct and with distributing an image of an unclothed person. Demetric Vance, 20, and Donnie Corley Jr., 19, face third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA selection committee has started sorting out which teams will appear in the NCAA Tournament field on Selection Sunday. Just don't expect it to simply be an update of the top seeds announced last month.
"We are starting anew, meaning today is a restart of our season-long evaluation of teams," selection committee chairman Mark Hollis said during a Wednesday teleconference. "It's not a refresh of the work we did nearly four weeks ago."
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on legal action related to a former Michigan State University sports doctor accused of sexually abusing athletes (all times local):
Michigan State women's gymnastics coach Kathie Klages says she's retiring immediately, a day after the school announced her suspension.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — NCAA Tournament selection committee chair Mark Hollis has cancelled a planned trip to focus on his job as Michigan State's athletic director.
Spartans basketball coach Tom Izzo says Hollis was looking forward to traveling through 12 states in a 12-day span later this month to watch college basketball games.