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Ex-trainer sues Ohio State over sexual misconduct by doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State student athletic trainer has joined ex-athletes and other alumni alleging the university knew about and should have stopped the team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men throughout two decades there.

Michael Heifferon's lawsuit this week cites two instances when he sought medical treatment from Dr.Read more on NewsOK.com

Ohio State trustees move to revoke honor for abusive doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A committee of Ohio State University trustees voted Thursday to revoke the emeritus status of a team doctor found to have sexually abused young men throughout his two decades there.

The full board of trustees could vote Friday on canceling the mark of distinguished service for Richard Strauss, who died in 2005.Read more on NewsOK.com

Ohio State trustees move to revoke honor for team doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A committee of Ohio State University trustees has voted to revoke the emeritus status of a team doctor found to have sexually abused young men throughout his two decades there.

The full board of trustees could vote Friday on canceling the mark of distinguished service for Richard Strauss, who died in 2005.

It would be a symbolic rebuke, removing only an honorary label, but Provost Bruce McPheron says it would correct the record on Strauss.Read more on NewsOK.com

Ohio State trustees vote on revoking honor for team doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A committee of Ohio State University trustees will vote Thursday on revoking the emeritus status of a team doctor found to have sexually abused young men throughout his two decades there.

The full board of trustees could then vote Friday on canceling the mark of distinguished service for Richard Strauss, who died in 2005.Read more on NewsOK.com

Governor orders probe of medical board in Ohio State abuse

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine declared the late Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss a monster Monday as he ordered a review of the state medical board's handling of his case decades ago and called for lawmakers to lift the statute of limitations on rape charges.

The Republican governor signed an executive order at a Statehouse news conference creating a group to review a complete, unredacted version of an investigative report released last week to see what the board knew about Strauss, who took his life in 2005, and when.Read more on NewsOK.com

Attorney: Abused clients were Ohio State football players

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who claim they were sexually abused by a team physician told The Associated Press on Saturday that most of those clients were football players from the school's storied program, including some who went on to play in the NFL.

Dayton attorney Michael Wright said the abuse happened during required physical examinations at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center and during treatment for injuries and ailments at Strauss' off-campus clinic and at his home, where he insisted they be seen.

The physician, Dr.Read more on NewsOK.com