Richard Strauss

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Several former students and student-athletes at Ohio State University have described sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of Dr. Richard Strauss, who worked at the university from 1978 until he retired in 1998.

Eleven Warriors

Former UFC champion and Ohio State University wrestler Mark Coleman says his comments about whether Republican Rep. Jim Jordan knew about alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor were not accurate or were misconstrued. Coleman says he has no direct knowledge about what Jordan knew at the time.

Ohio State University

Advocacy groups are calling on the U.S. Department of Education to open a civil rights investigation into how The Ohio State University responded to allegations of abuse by longtime school doctor Richard Strauss.

Nick Evans

A former Ohio State student who claims a a now-deceased doctor molested him in the mid-1990s has made public his correspondence with school administrators.

Aerial view of The Oval on Ohio State University's campus
Ohio State University

Ten more former students have sued Ohio State University over alleged sexual misconduct by a now-dead team doctor, accusing school officials of facilitating abuse by ignoring complaints and requiring some athletes to get physicals from him to maintain their sports participation and scholarships.

Mike Householder / Associated Press

Looking back, many of the men now realize the medical exams were more than just weird and uncomfortable. Some still aren't sure what to call it, uncertain whether it meets the definition of sexual abuse.

Ohio State

More than 100 former students have reported first-hand accounts of misconduct by longtime Ohio State doctor Richard Strauss, as part of the university's rapidly-expanding investigation.

J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

Former Ohio State University wrestling coach and current U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan was interviewed by the law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually abused male athletes there decades ago, his spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

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A fifth former wrestler is suing The Ohio State University over sexual abuse by longtime sports doctor Richard Strauss. The class-action lawsuit claims the university ignored concerns of misconduct throughout the two decades Strauss worked there.

Steve Snyder-Hill

Steve Snyder-Hill calls it his "insurance policy."

It’s a letter he sent to Ohio State University officials after Snyder-Hill says he was molested by Richard Strauss, a university doctor who’s accused of sexually assaulting former Ohio State athletes.

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