Magic Johnson Calls for Firings at Michigan State
The MSU alum expressed his desire to help the school deal with the aftermath of the scandals.
Magic Johnson called for the firing of any Michigan State officials who were aware of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse and did not act in a series of tweets Monday morning. Johnson is Michigan State’s most famous alum, having led the 1979 Spartan basketball team to a national championship. But Johnson also tacitly expressed support for basketball coach Tom Izzo, tweeting “As a Spartan, I love MSU and want to work with Coach Izzo, the administration and the students to be a part of the solution in any way that I can.” Izzo has been implicated in a long history of coverups in Michigan State athletics, specifically of basketball and football players accused of sexual assault.
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