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USA Gymnastics Cuts Ties With Training Center Where Athletes Say Nassar Abused Them

USA Gymnastics announced on Thursday afternoon that it’s severing ties with the organization’s national team training center, Karolyi Ranch. “USA Gymnastics has terminated its agreement with the Karolyi Ranch in Huntsville, Texas,” USA Gymnastics president and CEO Kerry Perry said in a statement to HuffPost. “It will no longer serve as the USA Gymnastics National Team Training […]

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14 Michigan State Reps Reportedly Heard About Abuser Larry Nassar And Did Nothing

Larissa Boyce, who is believed to be one of the first victims to report Nassar’s behavior, said she talked to Kathie Klages in 1997. The gymnastics coach allegedly told Boyce that she must have misunderstood the medical procedure. Now 37, Boyce said Nassar abused her from 1997 to 2001, beginning when she was 16.  “They are […]

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Patriots' James Harrison Shows Off Customized AK-47 On Instagram

Here’s a distraction the New England Patriots may not need as they prepare to face the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday in the AFC Championship: Their newly acquired linebacker, James Harrison, posted a photo Tuesday of an AK-47-style gun that appears to be customized for him. “That new Deebo Draco,” Harrison wrote of the semi-automatic firearm, which […]

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Washington State Quarterback Tyler Hilinski Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski, 21, was found dead Tuesday night in Pullman, Wash. Hilinski died from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his apartment. The Pullman police department issued a statement confirming his death and said that there was a suicide note near his body. “Pullman Police detectives and the Whitman […]

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Vikings Pulled Off A Last-Second Win Over Saints, And Fans Went Ballistic

Sunday night’s game between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints ended in remarkable fashion after Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs ran a last-second touchdown into the end zone, sending his team to the NFC Championship. Vikings fans around the country erupted in chaos and exaltation after the catch, which gave Minnesota the 29-24 victory as […]

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Simone Biles, 5-Time Olympic Medalist, Says Larry Nassar Sexually Abused Her, Too

Gymnast Simone Biles has come forward with allegations of sexual assault against Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University who has been accused of abusing more than 140 women. Biles, a 5-time Olympic medalist who helped vault the U.S. team to supremacy in Rio de Janeiro two years ago, […]

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140 Women Have Accused Larry Nassar Of Abuse. His Victims Think We Don't Care.

Larry Nassar, the disgraced former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics team doctor, has been accused of sexual abuse by 140 women. That’s nearly as many victims as the Jerry Sandusky, Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein scandals combined. Yet Nassar’s name is not dominating national news. It doesn’t have people protesting outside his home. It hasn’t become a punchline for […]

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J.T. Brown Becomes First NHL Player To Protest During National Anthem This Season

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the national anthem before a game against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, becoming the first NHL player this regular season to join the silent protests that have been sweeping the NFL and other U.S. sportingleagues. Unlike Colin Kaepernick, the football player last year who began […]

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Aly Raisman Says USA Gymnastics Is '100 Percent Responsible' For Nassar Abuse

Aly Raisman just called out USA Gymnastics for victim-blaming the 120-plus women who have accused former team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.  In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the Olympic gold medalist wrote that USA Gymnastics is “100 percent responsible” for Nassar’s rampant sexual abuse, and called for an investigation into the organization. ″@USAGym […]