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    Steve Penny resigned as president of USA Gymnastics on Thursday following intensified pressure on the organization for its handling of sex abuse cases.

    The resignation came a week after the United States Olympic Committee's board recommended to USA Gymnastics chairman Paul Parilla that Penny should step down. Penny offered his resignation during a previously scheduled board meeting on Thursday.

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    The gregarious Penny -- whose booming voice and penchant for wearing eye-catching shoes during big events made him stand out in a sea of gymnasts -- has denied any wrongdoing and the USA Gymnastics board of directors had remained supportive throughout the firestorm.

    That didn't stop the USOC from sending recommendations to USA Gymnastics Thursday. While the USOC does not have official authority to remove heads of national governing bodies, it can apply pressure by threatening to without funding. The USOC gives USA Gymnastics a cash grant of nearly $2 million annually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Indy Anna View Post
    http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2017/0...y-revoked.html


    <snip> http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2017/0...y-revoked.html


    <snip> http://www.freep.com/story/news/loca...ded/100063084/

    I hope Nassar won't be able to reapply for a medical license after 3 years because I hope he'll be behind bars, where he should be spending the remainder of his life. He doesn't deserve to practice medicine (or, in his case, pretend to practice medicine).
    Agree!
    He has no business " practicing " medicine.
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    Judge orders courtroom closed during testimony in Nassar case
    An Eaton County courtroom will be closed to the public in June when two women and a teenage girl are expected to testify that Larry Nassar sexually assaulted them during medical appointments, a judge ruled today.

    Eaton County District Court Judge Julie Reincke said she will allow one support person for each of the witnesses to be present in the courtroom. She added that one print media reporter will be allowed in the courtroom for the testimony, but will be barred from reporting the alleged victims' names or other identifying information.

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    I am surprised this has not gotten as much media attention compared to Penn State or Roman Catholic Church.

    This is just as serious.




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    Former gymnast to testify against Michigan sports Dr. Larry Nassar

    Posted: 7:41 AM, May 12, 2017

    MASON, Mich. - An outspoken former gymnast is expected to testify at a key hearing in a sexual assault case against a Michigan sports doctor.

    Dr. Larry Nassar is appearing in court near Lansing on Friday for a hearing that will determine if there's enough evidence to send him to trial. He's charged with assaulting seven young gymnasts at his Michigan State University clinic...

    https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/...r-larry-nassar

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    MSU sports doctor faces key hearing in assault case

    Associated Press Published 9:35 a.m. ET May 12, 2017 | Updated 28 minutes ago

    Mason – — An outspoken former gymnast is expected to testify at a key hearing in a sexual assault case against a Michigan sports doctor...

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/new...ase/101589546/

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    May 12 2017, 2:48 pm ET

    Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Faces Sex-Abuse Accusers in Court

    by Tracy Connor

    A high-profile gymnastics doctor who allegedly molested dozens of patients, including an Olympic medalist, faced two of his accusers in a Michigan courtroom Friday and heard them describe his "degrading" treatments.

    The women testified at a preliminary hearing in Ingham County that will determine if there's enough evidence for Dr. Larry Nassar to stand trial on sexual assault charges...

    http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/...-court-n758416

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    Testimony: Nassar’s massage treatment ‘hurt a lot’

    Kim Kozlowski , The Detroit News Published 12:05 a.m. ET May 26, 2017 | Updated 15 hours ago

    Mason — A 16-year-old girl testified Friday that a former Michigan State University sports doctor accused of sexually abusing patients had a reputation among gymnasts for being “touchy” and hurt her when he digitally penetrated her during treatment of her heel.

    An 18-year-old woman testified that when she sought treatment for back pain from Larry Nassar — a renowned osteopathic physician at MSU and lead physician for USA Gymnastics — she told him that she felt better when he was inserting his fingers inside her “because I wanted it to stop.”

    And a 17-year-old girl testified that after Nassar penetrated her vagina and anus with his fingers for back pain when she was 11 years old, human touch has not been the same.

    “I am very uncomfortable being touched in any shape or form,” said the girl...

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/new...ase/102178354/

    How did this go on for so long without anyone putting a stop to the monster's "treatments"?

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    Dr. Larry Nassar bound over for trial on criminal sexual assault charges
    Former MSU, Olympics gymnastics doctor bound over as charged


    By Dave Bartkowiak Jr.

    Posted: 10:58 AM, June 23, 2017
    Updated: 11:22 AM, June 23, 2017

    MASON, Mich. - A Michigan sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting young gymnasts has been bound over for trial on criminal sexual assault charges.*

    Judge Donald Allen Jr. had to decide whether there is enough evidence to send Larry Nassar to trial on the sexual assault charges. The last witness Friday was a Michigan State University police officer who interviewed him...

    http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/d...ssault-charges

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/new...sar/103132716/

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    Quote Originally Posted by BetteDavisEyes View Post
    Dr. Larry Nassar bound over for trial on criminal sexual assault charges
    Former MSU, Olympics gymnastics doctor bound over as charged


    By Dave Bartkowiak Jr.

    Posted: 10:58 AM, June 23, 2017
    Updated: 11:22 AM, June 23, 2017

    MASON, Mich. - A Michigan sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting young gymnasts has been bound over for trial on criminal sexual assault charges.*

    Judge Donald Allen Jr. had to decide whether there is enough evidence to send Larry Nassar to trial on the sexual assault charges. The last witness Friday was a Michigan State University police officer who interviewed him...

    http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/d...ssault-charges

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/new...sar/103132716/
    Was SO glad to read this when we picked up this morning's paper😉

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    Testimony: Nassar’s massage treatment ‘hurt a lot’

    Kim Kozlowski , The Detroit News Published 12:05 a.m. ET May 26, 2017 | Updated 15 hours ago

    Mason — A 16-year-old girl testified Friday that a former Michigan State University sports doctor accused of sexually abusing patients had a reputation among gymnasts for being “touchy” and hurt her when he digitally penetrated her during treatment of her heel.

    An 18-year-old woman testified that when she sought treatment for back pain from Larry Nassar — a renowned osteopathic physician at MSU and lead physician for USA Gymnastics — she told him that she felt better when he was inserting his fingers inside her “because I wanted it to stop.”

    And a 17-year-old girl testified that after Nassar penetrated her vagina and anus with his fingers for back pain when she was 11 years old, human touch has not been the same.

    “I am very uncomfortable being touched in any shape or form,” said the girl...

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/new...ase/102178354/

    How did this go on for so long without anyone putting a stop to the monster's "treatments"?
    Looking at my 11 year old daughter now laying on the living room floor with her cat❤
    So innocent.
    Treatment my @$$!!!
    While I WILL admit I do not know anything about his special " treatments "
    ( from a medical standpoint, IF there is one😕 )
    Common sense tells me child pornography found on his computer + penetrating girls with no adult present & no gloves used = a VERY sick minded individual.
    My thoughts are with these young ladies and their families.

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    Report: USA Gymnastics must change to stop sex abuse

    Will Graves, Associated Press Published 1:31 p.m. ET June 27, 2017 | Updated 1 hour ago

    USA Gymnastics needs a “complete cultural change” to better protect athletes from sexual abuse, according to an independent review of the embattled organization’s practices.

    The report, released Tuesday by former federal prosecutor Deborah Daniels, recommends that all USA Gymnastics members be required to immediately report suspected sexual misconduct to legal authorities and the U.S. Center for SafeSport.

    Daniels also suggested that USA Gymnastics prohibit adults from being alone with minor gymnasts “at all times” and bar unrelated adults from sharing or being alone in a sleeping room with gymnasts. She also recommended preventing adult members from having “out of program” contact with gymnasts through email, text or social media...

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/new...iew/103231142/

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    Nassar to be tried on more sex assault charges

    Kim Kozlowski , The Detroit News Published 12:10 a.m. ET June 30, 2017 | Updated 2 minutes ago

    Charlotte — A 22-year-old woman on Friday sat in the courtroom, her face ashen as she testified what Larry Nassar, a former Michigan State University physician, told her the first time he allegedly sexually assaulted her during a medical treatment.

    “The first time he said, ‘We don’t tell our parents about this because they wouldn’t understand,’ ” said the woman, who first saw Nassar when he was treating patients at Gedderts’ Twistars USA, a gymnastics club in Dimondale, a village near Lansing in Eaton County.

    Later, she wiped away tears as she described how she felt about testifying against Nassar, who is accused of sexually assaulting her during a medical treatment when she was 15.

    “Conflicted,” said the woman, identified as Victim C. “I feel in some way like (I am) betraying him. I know he was capable of being a good doctor and I just feel weird.” ...

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/new...ges/103308460/

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    Nassar to be tried on more sex assault charges

    Kim Kozlowski , The Detroit News Published 12:10 a.m. ET June 30, 2017 | Updated 2 minutes ago

    Charlotte — A 22-year-old woman on Friday sat in the courtroom, her face ashen as she testified what Larry Nassar, a former Michigan State University physician, told her the first time he allegedly sexually assaulted her during a medical treatment.

    “The first time he said, ‘We don’t tell our parents about this because they wouldn’t understand,’ ” said the woman, who first saw Nassar when he was treating patients at Gedderts’ Twistars USA, a gymnastics club in Dimondale, a village near Lansing in Eaton County.

    Later, she wiped away tears as she described how she felt about testifying against Nassar, who is accused of sexually assaulting her during a medical treatment when she was 15.

    “Conflicted,” said the woman, identified as Victim C. “I feel in some way like (I am) betraying him. I know he was capable of being a good doctor and I just feel weird.” ...

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/new...ges/103308460/
    These poor girls.
    My daughter has a martial arts instructor & gymnastics coaches, they're a husband and wife team.
    BOTH men are like FATHERS in our community. I can't imagine how she must feel. ( the conflicted feelings, worrying about what others think, worrying about the " great Dr.s " reputation, etc. ) I REALLY hope she has an amazing & LOVING support system in her life, such trauma😔
    Stay strong girls! You are helping MANY, I'm sure of it.
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    Nassar to accept plea deal

    Nassar expected to take plea deal on child porn charges

    Kim Kozlowski , The Detroit News Published 9:58 p.m. ET July 7, 2017 | Updated 10:33 p.m. ET July 7, 2017

    Larry Nassar, the former Michigan State University physician accused of sexually assaulting more than 100 gymnasts, is expected to plead guilty to federal child pornography charges, according to a signed document that is expected to be filed next week in federal court.

    The plea agreement, obtained Friday by The Detroit News, shows that Nassar is agreeing to plead guilty to three charges including receipt and possession of child porn and destruction and concealment of records...

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/new...ase/103514940/

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