Larry Nassar is brought into court Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, 54, has admitted sexually assaulting athletes under the guise of medical treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which as the sport's national governing organization trains Olympians. He already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography. Under a plea bargain, he faces a minimum of 25 to 40 years behind bars in the molestation case. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
JuliaKate E. Culpepper, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The NCAA sent a letter of inquiry to Michigan State University Tuesday opening an investigation into any rule violations the university might have violated in relation to the assaults former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar committed against girls and young women, including some student-athletes at Michigan State.