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@tigers1997 @The_Analyst I can't see how the NCAA can be silent on Nassar given how it responded to Sandusky. If it takes a pass on Michigan State after punishing Penn State it would imply selective enforcement of rules.
@wensilver @NCAA Thank you, Wendy. I also appreciate your email. You've raised good questions. Clearly, there are going to be a number of people who are found to have facilitated Nassar; that he could have gotten away with it for so long means there are others who should share in the blame.
@The_Analyst There are parallels with Penn State, but it could be worse here given that Nassar was a full-time, very involved faculty member in the Michigan State community (as opposed to a retired coach/adjunct faculty member).
@mvasquez_owner Thank you. Larry Nassar sure is a child molester and we in the media should not be unwilling to say those words. And, as you said, calling him a "disgraced doctor" is unnecessarily generous. He's a monster.
Both USA Gymnastics and Michigan State face possible institutional liability for failing to protect victims from Larry Nassar; executives at both institutions could also be held individually responsible. For more on their legal exposure: 
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