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Attorneys: Ohio State Needs to Reveal who Knew About Abuse

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Administrators at Ohio State University should release the names of all coaches, trainers and personnel who knew of but failed to act on complaints about a now-dead team doctor who sexually abused male students for nearly two decades, said attorneys for some of the victims.

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Report: Ohio State Doctor Abused 177, Officials Were Aware

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and university officials knew what he was doing and did little to stop him, according to an investigative report released by the school Friday.

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Ohio State’s Meyer Defends Self, Ex-Assistant Denies Abuse

Urban Meyer is insisting that he properly handled 2015 allegations of domestic violence against one of his assistant coaches at the time, though he acknowledged he was not forthright with reporters when questioned last week about the claims.

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Additional Ex-Wrestlers at Ohio State Defend Rep. Jim Jordan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several ex-wrestlers at Ohio State University on Tuesday countered allegations that U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan turned a blind eye to alleged abuse of athletes by a former university team doctor decades ago.

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Media Minimize Anti-Trump Dossier Role of Law Firm in Jim Jordan Wrestling Team Scandal

NEW YORK — In reporting on the Ohio State University probe of sexual abuse allegations by former student wrestlers against their team doctor, major U.S. news media outlets either entirely fail to report or minimize the detail that Perkins Coie, the law firm involved in the case, paid the controversial Fusion GPS firm to produce the largely discredited, infamous anti-Trump dossier that sparked collapsed claims President Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, speaks to supporters gathered at The Champions of Liberty Rally in Hebron, Ky., Friday, Aug 11, 2017. Rep. Jordan was joined at the fundraising event by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)