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Justice Department Investigates FBI's Response To Larry Nassar Allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s inspector general is investigating how the FBI handled sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar. That’s according to a person familiar with the matter, who wasn’t authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. USA Gymnastics, […]

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USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry Resigns In Wake Of Larry Nassar Scandal

USA Gymnastics announced president and CEO Kerry Perry’s resignation Tuesday morning after a tumultuous nine months as turmoil from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal contined.  “I am writing to tell you that USA Gymnastics President and CEO Kerry Perry informed our Board of Directors last night that she will resign effective immediately,” Karen Golz, USA […]

USA Gymnastics Appoints Coach Who Defended Larry Nassar To Top Role

In the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, the USA Gymnastics Women’s Program announced Tuesday night that the organization has appointed gymnastics coach Mary Lee Tracy as its new elite development coordinator.  “As the elite development coordinator, Tracy will oversee the developmental pipeline for women’s gymnastics, which includes Hopes, the Developmental Program and […]

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Former MSU Gymnastics Coach Charged With Lying Over Larry Nassar Abuses

Witnesses say they told former Michigan State University gymnastics coach Kathie Klages about former team doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuses several times over a period of 20 years. Prosecutors say she told Michigan State Police detectives that she didn’t know anything about it. Now, she’s looking at possible prison time. Klages was charged Thursday with […]

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U.S. Olympic Committee Appoints First Female CEO Months After Nassar Scandal

The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) named a top woman golf executive as its new CEO on Thursday, months after its former head quit for medical reasons following a sex abuse scandal involving former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Sarah Hirshland, currently the chief commercial officer for the U.S. Golf Association, will be the first woman […]

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The Karolyis Say They Had No Idea About Nassar Abuse At Their Training Facility

Martha and Bela Karolyi of the infamous Karolyi Ranch, an elite gymnastics training center that’s sent dozens of athletes to the Olympics, have finally broken their silence about former USA Gymnastics team doctor and convicted child molester Larry Nassar.  The two sat down with NBC “Today” co-host Savannah Guthrie for a “Dateline” segment set to air this Sunday. […]

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McKayla Maroney Says Larry Nassar Abused Her Hundreds Of Times

The first time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar examined Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, she said, he sexually abused her.  Maroney, in her first interview since she went public with allegations against Nassar in October, said he abused her “every time” she saw him after that initial experience ― “hundreds” of times. “He said that […]

Male Survivor Of Larry Nassar Hopes Former Gymnastics Doctor 'Rots In Hell'

Jacob Moore, the first male to publicly accuse former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse, said he hopes his story encourages other male survivors to come forward. “I hope he rots in hell,” Moore, 18, said of Nassar on NBC News’ “Today” show on Tuesday.  Nassar has been accused of abusing over 260 young girls and women during decades […]