No.1 in ‘22 class, Emoni Bates, commits to Michigan State

From Kyle Boone of cbssports.com: Emoni Bates, the No. 1 basketball recruit in the Class of 2022 and considered by some to be the top basketball recruit regardless of classification, committed to the Michigan State Spartans in a bombshell announcement on Monday.   The 6-foot-8 Ypsilanti, Michigan native chose the Spartans over a host of other offers, citing his longstanding relationship with Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo. “They get all my respect,” he said on ESPN’s SportsCenter. “I love how they coach, coach Izzo, I like how they focus on…

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Michigan State University agrees to pay victims of Larry Nassar $500 million

Michigan State University will pay half a billion dollars to the sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who worked at the school for nearly twenty years and over thirty years with USA Gymnastics. According to the terms of the agreement, MSU will pay the 332 victims $425 million, and $75 will be placed in a trust for future claimants that allege they were victims of Nassar. Amongst those victims are gold medalists Jordyn Weber, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, and McKayla Maroney. Ms. Maroney wrote in a victim…

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