Another guilty plea on docket for Michigan sports doctor

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) - A sports doctor who treated elite female gymnasts, including Olympians, is returning to a Michigan court for another guilty plea in a sexual assault case.
    
Larry Nassar is appearing Wednesday in Eaton County, Michigan, a week after pleading guilty in a separate case in Ingham County. He's charged with molesting three girls with his hands at Twistars gymnastics club.
    
In a third case, Nassar will be sentenced in federal court on Dec. 7 for possessing child pornography. Meanwhile, more than 100 women and girls are suing him.
    
The 54-year-old Nassar worked at Michigan State University and at Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians.
    
Olympians Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas say they were victims.
    
Nassar says he's sorry and compares his crimes to a "forest fire out of control."
 

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