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Sources: Michigan State expected to fire Mel Tucker on Wed.

Michigan State University is expected to fire football coach Mel Tucker for cause Wednesday, formally completing a process that was initiated last week, sources told ESPN.

Tucker is under university investigation for a sexual misconduct complaint brought forward by Brenda Tracy, a sexual assault awareness speaker.

Michigan State suspended Tucker without pay Sept. 10, and athletic director Alan Haller informed Tucker in a letter Sept. 18 that the university intended to fire him for cause. The school opened up an investigation into Tracy's complaint back in December 2022, and there remains an upcoming university hearing on the matter.