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Former football, hockey players join University of Michigan sexual abuse case

ANN ARBOR (AP) — An attorney announced Tuesday that his firm represents more than a 40 people, including two former football players and an ex-hockey player, in the University of Michigan sexual abuse case.
Parker Stinar told The Associated Press that one of his new clients helped the Wolverines win the 1997 national championship in football and one played in the NHL.
The university’s president has apologized to “anyone who was harmed” by Dr. Robert E. Anderson, set up a hotline for others who have information to come forward and offered counseling services to those affected.
Denver-based Wahlberg, Woodruff, Nimmo & Sloane plans to host a news conference tonight, following a second meeting with the school’s vice president and general counsel Timothy Lynch.
University of Michigan officials have acknowledged some university employees were aware of accusations against the doctor prior to the whistleblower’s 2018 complaint that led to a police investigation.