October 1, 2021 – U.S. deputy atty general orders federal prosecutors to cooperate with local police to protect crime victims

September 28, 2021 – Simone Biles Says She Wasn’t Going To Let Larry Nassar Take Her Joy Away

September 24, 2021 USOPC ‘dedicated’ to settlement plan for Nassar abuse victims

September 23, 2021 – Aly Raisman said sharing her story of abuse made her so tired she couldn’t even stand in the shower

September 21, 2021 – Internal U.S. watchdog faults FBI on how it notified victims in child sex abuse materials cases

September 19, 2021 – Aly Raisman: Mishandling Of Gymnastic Sexual Abuse Adds To The Trauma

September 16, 2021 – The First Known Survivor of Larry Nassar’s Abuse Wants to Know ‘Where Are the Indictments?’

September 15, 2021 – Simone Biles: ‘I blame system that enabled Larry Nassar abuse’

August 20, 2021 – Judge tells prison to seize Nassar’s money for victims

August 11, 2021 – USA Gymnastics investigated reports of coach Geddert’s abuse 3.5 years before suspending him

August 11, 2021 – Women abused by ex-gymnastics coach Geddert still angry they won’t get justice, closure

August 9, 2021 Lawyer linked Larry Nassar USA Gymnastics Sex Abuse Scandal Faces Ethics Scrutiny

August 9, 2021 Gymnastics Hasn’t Changed Since Nassar, Survivor Rachael Denhollander Says

August 4, 2021 Simone Biles suggests Larry Nassar’s abuse may have weighed on her at Tokyo Olympics

August 2, 2021 – Tokyo Olympics: McKayla Maroney says she was forced to compete on a broken foot by abuser Larry Nassar

August 2, 2021 – McKayla Maroney: I was forced to compete on broken foot thanks to Larry Nassar

July 30, 2021 – ‘Simone Biles insisted on her right not to be hurt’

July 30, 2021 – Nassar survivor says Simone Biles’ Olympics decision should make us rethink what matters in sports

July 29, 2021 –  Youth coaches say Biles shows mental health is as important as physical fitness

July 29, 2021 – Who is Larry Nassar’s ex-wife? Stephanie Nassar referred predator husband to one of his victims

July 29, 2021 – Larry Nassar making minimum payments to victims despite thousands in his prison account, court docs show

July 27, 2021 – Larry Nassar’s abuse of gymnasts, including Simone Biles went back decades. Why it still matters in Tokyo

July 27, 2021 – The Superhumanity of Simone Biles

July 27, 2021“We’re human, too’: Simone Biles highlights importance of mental health in Olympics withdrawal

July 26, 2021 – Larry Nassar Is in Prison, But Many Young Athletes Are Still at Risk. Here’s How We Can Better Protect Them From Sexual Abuse

July 26, 2021 – Nassar survivors may have luck suing FBI over mishandling, experts say

July 26, 2021 – How USA Gymnastics has changed since the Larry Nassar scandal

July 25, 2021 – USA Gymnastics returns to the Olympic stage trying to recover from the Larry Nassar scandal

July 24, 2021  – Gymnastics still hasn’t fully reckoned with its abuse problem

July 23, 2021 – Editorial: Where’s the real punishment for FBI officials in Nassar case?

July 23, 2021 – What a proposed Child Athlete Bill of Rights could mean for your kid

July 23, 2021 – As Olympians compete for gold in Tokyo, USA Gymnastics may never recover from Larry Nassar

July 23, 2021A ‘Bill Of Rights’ Aims to Keep Child Athletes Safe From Sex Abuse As Olympics Begin

July 23, 2021What a proposed Child Athlete Bill of Rights could mean for your kid

July 23, 2021As Olympians compete for gold in Tokyo, USA Gymnastics may never recover from Larry Nassar

July 23, 2021System failure: How federal laws shield sexual predators like Dr. Larry Nassar

July 23, 2021 – “Protected Again and Again”: How A Fencer Made It To The Tokyo Olympics Despite Sexual Assault Allegations

July 22, 2021Was I Part of the Gymnastics Abuse Problem?

July 21, 2021“You Equate It to a Cult”: Sex-Abuse-Surviving U.S. Gymnasts Demand Accountability

July 20, 2021Former Gymnasts Who Survived Sex Abuse Demand Accountability From Olympic Organizations

July 19, 2021 – ‘They’ve Failed These Women’: DOJ Report Shows FBI Delayed, Made ‘Fundamental Errors’ In Investigation of Abuser of Simone Biles and Other Women Gymnasts

July 17, 2021 – The FBI Turned A Blind Eye While Larry Nassar Assaulted Hundreds

July 15, 2021 – USA Gymnastics leaves for Tokyo amid culture shift following Nassar sex abuse scandal

July 15, 2021 – FBI’s Larry Nassar investigation failure is another black eye for the agency

July 15, 2021 – FBI Made Serious Errors in Larry Nassar and USA Gymnastics Case: Report

July 15, 2021 – FBI admits failures in investigation of Nassar-USA Gymnastics abuse case

July 15, 2021 – Sen. Blumenthal Calls For Accountability In FBI’s Mishandled Nassar Investigation

July 15, 2021 – Watchdog: FBI mishandled Nassar-USA Gymnastics abuse case, FBI releases statement

July 14, 2021 – U.S. Justice watchdog blasts FBI for botched probe of ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Nassar

July 14, 2021 – FBI seriously mishandled Larry Nassar-sexual abuse case

July 14, 2021 – Justice Department inspector general report on FBI’s Larry Nassar investigation

July 14, 2021 – Report: FBI made ‘fundamental errors’ in Larry Nassar abuse investigation

July 14, 2021 – Indianapolis FBI made many errors during Larry Nassar investigation, DOJ report finds

July 14, 2021Investigation and Review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Handling of Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Former USA Gymnastics Physician Lawrence Gerard Nassar

July 14, 2021‘FBI failed survivors’: Massive systematic failures uncovered in DOJ’s Larry Nassar report

July 13, 2021 – Simone Biles Will Not Be Denied

July 8, 2021 – Simone Biles Described Having Suicidal Thoughts After Surviving Sexual Abuse From USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar

July 7, 2021 – Simone Biles opens up about sexual abuse torment: ‘Closest thing to death’

July 6, 2021Simone Biles ‘Slept All the Time’ After Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse: ‘My Way to Escape Reality’

July 2, 2021 – Charges against Larry Nassar dropped in Texas

July 2, 2021 – Charges against USA gymnastics doctor Nassar dropped in Texas

June 29, 2021 – Coach in Nassar scandal gets early release from probation

June 23, 2021 – USA Gymnastics trying to move past Nassar as Trials begin

June 21, 2021 – USA Gymnastics: How Bankruptcy Proceedings Can Help Resolve Mass Sexual Abuse Claims

June 17, 2021 – Pedophile Physician Protected by U of M Officials for Almost 4 Decades

June 16, 2021 – Transparency, AG investigation sought by survivors of sexual abuse by late University of Michigan athletic doctor

June 15, 2021 Simone Biles Reveals the ‘Hardest Part’ of Returning to Gymnastics as Sexual Abuse Survivor


June 9, 2021 Couple admits to stealing thousands from fund for Nassar survivors

June 7, 2021 – Settlement of $13.85M Reached in Civil Suit Involving Water Polo Coach Bahram Hojreh

June 8, 2021 – Two more plead guilty to stealing money from MSU fund for Nassar survivors

June 4, 2021 – The Foundation for Global Sports Development to Host Virtual Symposium on Recognizing and Preventing Abuse in Sport

May 19, 2021 OSU and U-M sex assault survivors partner with national organization to stop abuse in youth sports

May 7, 2021 – County urges coaches to be part of a program to prevent child abuse 

May 4, 2021 – Michigan bill mandates athletic trainers report abuse; similar measure failed last year 

May 4, 2021 – New accusations of abuse rock world of women’s gymnastics 

May 4, 2021 – Hall of Fame gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi accused of abusing Nadia Comaneci 

May 2, 2021 – Prosecutors charge ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Larry Nassar 

May 3, 2021 – Bela Karolyi accused of horrific abuse of Nadia Comaneci in new book 

May 2, 2021 – Exclusive: Former gymnast raises new allegations, decade after San Jose State excused trainer’s abuse 

April 28, 2021 – MSU unveils most comprehensive plan post-Nassar to combat sexual misconduct on campus.

April 10, 2021 – How a Lansing gymnastics club became ground zero in a notorious sex abuse scandal | Opinion.

April 9, 2021 – USA Gymnastics under fire for Hall of Fame email.

April 6, 2021 – First of seven pleads guilty to stealing money from MSU fund set up to aid Nassar’s victims.

April 5, 2021 – Larry Nassar Survivors Hoped The John Geddert Case Would Bring Answers. Then Geddert Killed Himself.

April 3, 2021 – Sweeping investigation in France reveals hundreds of coaches, teachers, sports figures suspected of sexual abuse.

April 2, 2021 – California Supreme Court upholds ruling in USOPC athlete safety case.

April 1, 2021 – Jordyn Wieber survived abuse, and is now out to change gymnastics culture.

March 31, 2021 – N.J’s Maggie Haney sues USA Gymnastics over suspension stemming from abuse allegations.

March 26, 2021 – AG Nessel to close MSU-Nassar investigation, university refuses to release files.

March 26, 2021 – USC agrees to $852 million payout in sex abuse lawsuit.

March 25, 2021 – Pressure increasing on MSU to release 6,000 documents related to Nassar.

March 16, 2021 – I was a victim of John Geddert and Larry Nassar. Survivors like me won’t rest until we know future gymnasts are protected.

March 4, 2021 – Official in U.S. Bankruptcy case consulted with USA Gymnastics on sexual abuse issues.

March 4, 2021 – Abuse survivors call for justice after John Geddert’s death: ‘We’ll never have closure’.

February 26, 2021 – ‘You will have shut the door on the pursuit of justice’ — MSU, AG reach stalemate in Nassar investigation

February 25, 2021 – John Geddert, Former U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Coach, Dies by Suicide After Being Charged With Human Trafficking

February 25, 2021 – Ex-U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Nassar kills himself after being charged

February 25, 2021 – Ex-USA Gymnastics coach Geddert charged with human trafficking, sexual assault

February 22, 2021 – Garland supports releasing report on FBI’s handling of the Larry Nassar case

February 22, 2021 – Nassar Takes Sentencing Appeal To MI Supreme Court

February 20, 2021 – Survivors, key officials share pivotal moments in UM sexual abuse controversy

February 19, 2021 – Nassar victim says she’s retraumatized every time she has to fill out a yearly form for MSU

February 14, 2021 – Simone Biles readies for her final Olympics

January 28, 2021 – USA Gymnastics signs deal with FloSports, sparks outrage,champion%20McKayla%20Maroney%20in%202014.

January 26, 2021 – A timeline of Nassar’s abuse, charges and Michigan States’s response

January 22, 2021 – MSU making new policies to crack down on inapproapriate behavior skirting current rules

January 21, 2021 – Handling of Larry Nassar survivor fund prompts call for resignation of Michigan State University trustee

January 20, 2021 – Mark Busby leaves USA Gymnastics amid controversy

January 15, 2021 – Report: Michigan State facing another Title IX lawsuit

January 8, 2021 – SPECIAL REPORT: When Water Polo Play Becomes Sexual Abuse

January 8, 2021 – Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk on Exposing USA Gymnastics’ Practices with Netflix’s ‘Athlete A’

January 2, 2021 – 4 Takeaways froma review of Michigan State University’s Title IX policy and process

December 23, 2020 – Michigan Court calls judge’s remarks in Nassar’s sentencing inappropriate but won’t resentence him

December 18, 2020 – Critics tell MSU trustees to do more to prevent sexual abuse in wake of Nassar scandal

December 9, 2020 – Suspension Reduces for Gymnastics coach Acused of Emotional and Physical Abuse

November 19, 2020 – Men abused by doc say Ohio State’s response has added trauma

November 16, 2020 – University of California to pay $73 million to victims of alleged sex abuse by UCLA gynecologist

November 6, 2020 – A gymnastics coach make the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.  Misconduct complaints are trailing her.

November 2, 2020 – Peters’ Bipartisan Provision to Protect Amateur & Olympic Athletes from Abuse Signed into Law

October 23, 2020 – More than 25,000 sign petition requesting NCAA, Big Ten investigate Ohio State’s sexual abuse cover-up

October 9, 2020  – USOPC sues its insurance carriers

October 9, 2020 – Former MSU Coach Sentenced For Lying in Nassar Case

October 9, 2020 – Survivors’ attorneys ask cout to reject Terin Humphrey claim against Larry Nassar

October 7, 2020 – US Center for SafeSport launches athlete survey to guide prevention and response to cases

October 6, 2020 – USOPC Forms College ‘Think Tank’ to Explore Vulnerabilities, Opportunities

October 1, 2020 – Bill to reform USOPC, protect athletes approved by Congress

September 24, 2020 – “We Won’t Stop”: Gymnasts Around the World Are Organizing to End Abuse

September 21, 2020 – NCAA tells State Supreme Court the USOPC has no legal duty to protect athletes from sex abuse

September 16, 2020 –  Bills aim to revoke university’s lawsuit immunity for sexual abuse, alter statute of limitations

September  16, 2020 –  Michigan Consnideres Extension  for  Lawsuits  Naming  Late Doctor

September 13, 2020 – An Olympic Coach Charged  with Sexual Abuse Never Faced Trial.  Then,  He Vanished.

September 13, 2020 – Malibu Producer Earns Emmy Nod; Local producer David Ulich is behind “At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Olympics Scandal,” up for two Emmy Awards later this month.

September 9, 2020 – YouTube, ‘Glamour’ to Premiere Docusereies About  Triumphs, Tragedies of Women’s Gymnastics

September 9, 2020 –  Valerie O’Brien returns to MSU police as captain; husband no longer works for department

September 8, 2020 – Aly Raisman is still suffering with PTSD from Larry Nassar abuse

September 6, 2020 – Special Report: Maggie haney still working with gymnasts despite suspension

September 4, 2020 – Consequences of Larry Nassar s candal delays loans for hundreds of Michigan State University law school  students

September 2, 2020 – Michigan State Employees Failed to Act on Sexual Misconduct

August 29, 2020 – Court of Appeals asked to reinstate charges against former MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon

August 26, 2020 – Court rejects Terin Humphrey bid to join Nassar case, citing missed filing


August 25, 2020 – AG Nessel Urges Congress to Adopt Measure to Expand Funding for Crime Victims,4534,7-359-92297_47203-537627–,00.html

August 10, 2020 – New dedicated helpline to support gymnasts with concerns of child abuse.

August 5, 2020 – Senate passes bill to drastically overhaul US Olympic and  Paralympic Committee

August 4, 2020 –  USOPC revenues dip to $196m in non-Olympic year as it braces itself for COVID hit

August 4, 2020 –  Former MSU gymnastics coach Klages gets 90-day sentence,  probation

July 30, 2020 – Her Olympic dream was derailed by abuse, Decades later, she’s suing under a law she fought to pass

July 20, 2020 – USA Gymnastics’ Culture of Abuse Runns Far Deeper than Larry Nassar

July 20, 2020 – AG will appeal dismissal of charges against former MSU president

July 15, 2020 – Secrets and abuse: Inside the Karolyi Ranch

July 13, 2020 – Former USA Gymnastics Coach Terry Gray Arrested on 14 Charges of Lewdness. with a minor

July 7, 2020 – Justice Department says investigation of FBI’s handling of Larry Nassar case remains ongoing

June 24, 2020 – ‘Athlete A’ Review: A Web of Abuse and. Cover-Ups Come to Light

June 24, 2020 – A Complete Timeline of the True Story Behind Netflix’s Athlete A

June 18, 2020 – Larry Nassar’s victims are requesting the report on FBI’s handling of its investigation into alleged abuse

June 17, 2020 – Simone Biles is a Plantiff in Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against USA Gymnastics

June 15, 2020 – Simone Biles, survivors ask court to force USOPC to provide answers in Larry Nassar case

June 5, 2020 – Udall, Heinrich Urge DeVos to Rescind Harmful Title IX Rule and Focus on Student Safety

June 2, 2020 – NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no legal duty to protect athletes

May 29, 2020 – She Accused a Coachh of Abuse.  Then More than 30 Gymnasts Backed her Up.

May 14, 2020 – A look back at ex-MSU President Simon’s longstanding court entanglement ending in dismissal

May 13,  2020 – Criminal case against Ex- MSU president accused of lying in Nassar abuse scandal dismissed

May 8, 2020 – US Olympic and Paralympic Committee sued for  fraud

May 8, 2020 – Special report: Families detail Maggie Haney’s abuse of young gymnasts

May 6, 2020 – Survivor, Attorney say they’re troubled by New Title IX regulations–570261591.html

May 3, 2020 – Sweeping reforms proposed to root out doctor sex misconduct

May 1, 2020 – Former Gymnastics Champ Jennifer Sey Speaks Out Against Abuses in her Sport

April 30, 2020 – USA Gymnastics Still Doesn’t Know What to do With Abusive Coaches

April 30, 2020 – Another Day, Another Horrible Mess for USA Gymnastics

April 30, 2020 – USA Gymnastics bans former Olympic coach Haney for eight years

April 23, 2020 – USA Gymnastics mistake in Maggie Haney abuse case lead to more frustration

April 6, 2020 – Lawsuit: Late MSU professor treated university as his ‘own sexual playground’

April 1, 2020 – Being Victim 125: The  line between victim and self-identity by Sarah Klein

March 23, 2020 – Ex-MSU Dean  William Strampel released early from jail

March 23, 2020 – USA Gymnastics bankruptcy hearing put on hold because of COVID-19

March 18, 2020 – USA Gymnastics suspends Victoria Levine, co-owner of Maggie Haney’s NJ gym

March 18, 2020 – Records show USA Gymnastics Safe Sport funding continues to lag

March 4, 2020 – Larry Nassar victims want accountability.  Olympic officials offered cash and. veiled threats

March 3, 2020 – Larry Nassar fights for a second appeal; claims Judge Aquilinia was biased in the courtroom and on social media

March 2, 2020 – Aly Raisman insulted by USA Gymnastics’ Nassar settlement, accuses them of ‘cover-up’

February 29, 2020 – Simone Biles, Aly Raisman express anger over USA Gymnastics’s settlement proposal

February 14,  2020 – Former MSU gymnastics coach Kathie Klages found guilty of lying to police

February 12, 2020 – Witness testifies she told Klages o f Nassar abuse in ’97

February 7, 2020 – Lawsuit: USOPC medical boss fired for blowing whistle in wake o f Nassar sex assault scandal

Febrary  3, 2020 – Maggie Haney suspended by USA Gymnastics

February 2, 2020 – USA Gymnastics hearing on abuse charges against Maggie haney opens Monday

January 31, 2020 – Ex-Nassar boss William  Strampel set for early release from jail

January 30, 2020 – USA Gymnastics offers $215 Million to Larry Nassar Victims

January 26, 2020 – Athletes wary of progress at USA Gymnastics evolves

January 24, 2020 – From Simon to Stanley: MSU’s struggle to find leadership after Nassar

January 20, 2020 – Simone Biles calls USA Gymnastics interim training based ‘a good start’ on road to Tokyo Olympics

January 18, 2020 – MSU  Nassar settlements reach $498 million

January 17, 2020 – Charges dropped against gymnastics trainer Debra Van  Horn in Larry Nassar case

January 8, 2020 – USA Gymnastics hires Kim Kranz to expand focus on athlete health and wellness


December 26, 2019 – The SBC has a sex-abuse problem: “The solution to this is a cultural shift,” says Baptist leader Russell Moore. Before Rachael Denhollander became a victim of USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar, she says she was sexually abused by a college student at her nondenominational church when she was 7.

December 24, 2019 – Michigan Attorney General clarifies status of Nassar Inquiry, saying it’s at an Impasse: Although an inquiry into MSU’s handling of the sexual abuse scandal has stalled over records and other evidence, the attorney general’s office said it had not been suspended.

December 20, 2019 – US Center for SafeSport suspends track and field coach John Rembao: Center has not revealed nature of the allegations

December 19, 2019 – Youth sports create opportunities for sexual abuse.  What can parents do?

December 19, 2019 – Reckoning with Unspeakable Abuse

December 18, 2019 – Are Larry Nassar survivors paying too much for their attorney?

December 17, 2019 – While Larry Nassar victims wait, lawyers cash in on USA Gymnastics bankruptcy

December 17, 2019 – Sports watchdog’s lifetime ban of allegedly abusive figure skating coach overturned

December 16, 2019 – As education department prepares to release highly anticipated title IX rules, dem bill offers last-ditch effort to shut them down

December 15, 2019 – Opinion: Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal rocked world beyond gymnastics in decade’s darkest moment

December 14, 2019 – US Center for SafeSport head calls for NOCs to be part of culture change to boost athlete safety

 December 13, 2019 – California grants more time for filing child sexual abuse allegations under new law

December 13, 2019 – New MSU Trustee plans to review withheld Nassar documents–566183931.html

December 13, 2019 – Lawsuit against Michigan State gets thrown out

December 13, 2019 – Staffer who removed medical records from Karolyi ranch no longer works at USA gymnastics

 December 6, 2019 – Michigan State ex-dean surrenders medical license; ordered to pay fine in Nassar case

December 5, 2019 – Special on Nassar Survivors to be on Dr. Phil

 December 4, 2019 – Michigan State, Insurance Companies in Talks over Nassar Abuse Settlement

December 2, 2019 – Ethics expert appointed to MSU board amid Nassar fallout

 December 4, 2019 – Survivors have high hopes for new MSU trustee, but renew call to remove several legacy members

 November 27, 2019 – The judge in the Larry Nassar case is risking everything survivors fought for: Judge Rosemarie Aquilina is continuing to make public appearances and speak to press even though her barefaced advocacy may help Nassar win his latest appeal

November 23, 2019 – Olympians demand Justice Department release report on FBI in Nassar case: FBI’s handling of the Nassar case has been under investigation by the DOJ’s Office of Inspector General

November 22, 2019 – Simone Biles responds to new report on Larry Nassar investigation: “The pain is real”

November 21, 2019 – Not just a Nassar Problem: new MSU report shows extent of sexual assaults

November 19, 2019 – Parents of Nassar Survivors say Malcolm Gladwell paints them as guilty

November 12, 2019 – Resident Doctor Sentenced for Sexual Assault Perpetrated while under the Supervision of the MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine

November 12, 2019 – Gymnastics Ethics Foundation director reports 28 cases in first year of operation

November 12, 2019 – US Olympic Committee files complaint to decertify USA Badminton for SafeSport failures

November 10, 2019 – USOPC introduces reforms in response to Nassar scandal

November 10, 2019 – Man accused of defrauding MSU’s Healing Fund want Judge Aquilina to recuse herself

November 4, 2019 – Athlete abuse watchdog starts series of hearings on Larry Nassar case and beyond

November 4, 2019 – Skubick: AG Nessel expects to find “smoking gun” in MSU Nassar emails

November 4, 2019 – FOIAFest to feature graduate who helped break Nassar sexual abuse story

November 3, 2019 – Editorial: Years after Nassar, secrecy remains an issue at Michigan State

November 3, 2019 – One MSU trustee is not enough: sexual abuse advocates call on governor to step in

November 1, 2019 – Michigan State Legal Fees Keep Spiraling as Ex-President Ordered to Face Criminal Trial: The school, still without a general counsel, has spent over $20 million on attorneys alone

October 28, 2019 – Schlichting resigns from Michigan state board over stalled Nassar investigation: “Nancy Schlichting has resigned from the Michigan State University board of trustees after less than a year, citing the board’s lack of progress on an investigation of the school’s culture stemming from the Larry Nassar scandal as the reason why.”

 October 25, 2019 – Ruling expected next week in ex-MSU president Lou Anna Simon’s case

 October 23, 2019 – Office for Civil Rights unveils plan to enforce sex discrimination statutes

 October 21, 2019 – Terry Gray suspended by US Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct with minor

 October 14, 2019 – USA Gymnastics making progress on reform, but status remains uncertain with Tokyo looming

October 13, 2019 – Victims furious molester masseur Thomas Winne gets 120 days in sneak plea

October 13, 2019 – California grants more time for filing child sexual abuse allegations under new law

October 13, 2019 – Sport: A safe haven for athletes?

October 11, 2019 – USOPC cleared of negligence in USA Taekwondo sexual abuse case

October 11, 2019 – Sports should commit to international standards for child protection

October 11, 2019 – Researchers to create database of Nassar-related documents, stories

October 11, 2019 – In Nassar’s wake, MSU combines oversight of its health colleges

October 11, 2019 – MSU athletic trainer’s felony charge dropped; misdemeanor case remains open

October 11, 2019 – State representatives call on trustees to cooperate in AG investigation: “A dozen Michigan lawmakers singed an open letter calling for the Michigan State Board of Trustees to cooperate with investigators and produce all documents related to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s inquiry”

October 10, 2019 – State attorney who resigned over relationship with victim replaced Nassar prosecutor

October 10, 2019 – If only we’d listened to our young athletes: “Fifteen years ago, Brianne Randall-Gay might have stopped one of the most prolific sexual predators the world of sports has ever known – if anyone had listened.”

October 9, 2019 – MSU program to pair sexual assault survivors with shelter dogs

October 4, 2019 – Judge permits evidence in former MSU Gymnastics coach’s trial: this denial of the motion to throw out evidence means her case will proceed to a jury trial scheduled February 7, 2020

October 3, 2019 – MSU sets record it doesn’t want, thanks to Nassar: Most rapes reported in one year in Clery report

 October 3, 2019 – Gymnastics coach: Sexual abuse survivors open up about their experience with Joseph Lewin

October 3, 2019 – MSU President holds last meeting with Nassar survivors

October 3, 2019 – Grand Jury Investigating USA Swimming over sexual abuse claims

October 2, 2019 – Former MSU gymnastics coach Kathie Klages’ attorney want key evidence thrown out which the state is using to say she lied to investigators

September 30, 2019 – Gymnast McKayla Maroney is ready to talk about #MeToo movement and the death of her father

September 27, 2019 – Attorney calls for action against US Figure Skating

September 24, 2019 – MSU Trustees Kelly Tebay and Brianna Scott hold town hall – Included discussion of the paused investigation into MSU’s handling of the reports against Nassar

September 20, 2019 – After Nassar scandal, time to make Michigan’s abuse reporting laws work

 September 20, 2019 – Former MSU staffers says Dantonio was warned not to recruit Auston Robertson

September 19, 2019 – He became our best friend: how we survived Larry Nassar’s systemic abuse

 September 18, 2019 – Reports of sexual abuse, misconduct in Olympic sports up 55% from last year

 September 18, 2019 – Congress responds to an Olympic cry for help with oversight hammer

September 17, 2019 – Judge lets ex-gymnast press a late Larry Nassar claim.  Here’s why it may be harder for others.

September 16, 2019 – Michigan State names interim provost

September 13, 2019  – DOJ investigating sexual abuse in US Olympic organizations: report

 September 13, 2019 – United States Olympic and ParaOlympic Committee unveil five-year plan to combat sexual abuse

 September 12, 2019 – Nassar sexual abuse victim wants IMPD, FBI investigated

 September 12, 2019 – MSU’s Stanley won’t say if he backs independent Nassar probe

 September 12, 2019 – IN BRIEF: USA Gymnastics wants 60 more days to stick landing for filing Ch. 11 plan

September 11, 2019 – Reclaim MSU launches drive to get Larry Nassar documents released

 September 9, 2019 – Nassar victims upset Michigan State’s trustees drop prob–doctor-sexual-assault-michigan-state-20190909-story.html

September 6, 2019 – Nassar victims admonish, challenge new MSU president

September 6, 2019 – Nassar-inspired legislation approved by Michigan House

 September 5, 2019 – Michigan State University fined $4.6 million in Nassar Case

 September 5, 2019 – Stony Brook president to lead Michigan State University after Nassar Scandal

 September 5, 2019 – How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others – summary of who has been affected by the scandal

September 4, 2019 – What Gymnastics did to Jessica Howard

 September 4, 2019 – Ohio Medical board to review 2000 “sexual boundary” cases

 September 1, 2019 – Making Sport Safe for All: Jackman-Atkinson

August 29, 2019 – MSU seeks to dismiss lawsuits filed by more than 100 Larry Nassar victims

August 29, 2019 – USAG received Maggie Haney complaints in 2016:  Three years later, Haney continues to coach while under investigation for alleged verbal and emotional abuse

 August 28, 2019 – Nassar argues punishment unfair in new federal appeal

August 28, 2019 – MSU athletic trainer faces attempted sexual assault and domestic violence charges

 August 27, 2019 – MSU: Nassar deserved criminal penalties, but we can’t be held liable for his sexual assaults

August 27, 2019 – MSU files for no legal fault for Nassar’s decades of sexual abuse

 August 26, 2019 – USAG received abuse allegations about Anna Li and Jiani Wu in 2017

 August 25, 2019 – Accusers in Ohio State doctor scandal top 300

 August 23, 2019 – Doctors fight legislation prompted by sex abuse scandals

August 23, 2019 – Coaching: When does discipline become abuse?

 August 22, 2019 – New fund administrator set to being supporting MSU Nassar survivors

 August 21, 2019 – Report: USAG investigating Maggie Haney, coach of 2020 Olympic hopeful

 August 19, 2019 – USOPC, under pressure from Congress, Olympians, proposes sweeping changes; Former Olympians counter that the changes do not go far enough

 August 16, 2019 – Michigan supreme court unit “admonishes” university counsel who cleared Nassar

 August 15, 2019 – New Senate report confirms the FBI was one of Nassar’s top enablers

August 15, 2019 – Report: Michigan state football trainer who failed to report Larry Nassar accused of sexual assault

 August 14, 2019 – Michigan state deal with feds will protect patients

August 13, 2019 – While searching for new general counsel, Michigan state settles federal Nassar inquiry

 August 12, 2019 – Sex misconduct complaints against Calif. doctors up sharply
August 11, 2019 – Michigan state has been charged $672,000 for Lou Anna Simon’s defense, witness attorneys

August 9, 2019 – Figure skating coach sued over alleged sexual molestation–530878071.html

 August 8, 2019 – New USA Gymnastics president offers support for Simone Biles, others who have been “silenced”

 August 7, 2019 – Nassar’s ex-boss, former MSU dean William Strampel gets 1 year in prison

August 7, 2019 – Judge declines to dismiss felony charges against former MSU coach Kathie Klages

 August 5, 2019 – US Center for SafeSport investigating USAG rep Anna Li and her mother

 August 1, 2019 – Michigan State still doesn’t get it when it comes to sexual assault

August 1, 2019 – MSU medical resident who made women watch him masturbate pleads guilty to sex assault

August 1, 2019 – Samuel Stanley takes over as Michigan State President

August 1, 2019 – Olympic Figure skater says she was assaulted when she was 17

 July 30, 2019 – We investigated Nassar abuse of gymnasts and here’s how to make sure it never happens again – OpEd by Blumenthal and Moran

July 30, 2019 – Report: FBI, US Olympic Committee knew about Nassar’s serial abuse for a year or more-and did nothing, A new report from a bipartisan congressional investigation concluded that the FBI and the US Olympic Committee knew about Nassar’s crimes for more than 14 months — and did nothing to stop him. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) think some people should be headed to prison

July 30, 2019 – Ex-MSU President Simon gets $2.45 million retirement payout amid Nassar falloutJuly 26, 2019 – Anna Li, USAG’s new athletes’ representative, is being investigated

 July 24, 2019 – Ex-MSU President awaits judge’s trial ruling in Nassar case

July 24, 2019 – Prosecutors seek 15-year prison term for ex-athletic trainer in Montana

 July 22, 2019 – Michigan State’s Rowing Coach Just Got Fired, “Weise’s firing comes about a year and a half after dozens of varsity women rowers confronted MSU officials at the Hannah Administration Building about their handling of the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal.”

 July 19, 2019 – Study proposes more power for US athletes

July 19, 2019 – Chris Riegel suspended by USAG in 2015 for inappropriate comments

 July 18, 2019 – An early survivor of Larry Nassar’s abuse speaks out for the first time

July 18, 2019 – Olympic coach John Geddert Allegedly Knew about Larry Nassar abuse as early as 1988 12, 2019 – MSP detective testifies Simon knew about Nassar and lied; admits to investigative mistake

July 12, 2019 – BEHIND THE WALLS: Sexual Abuse in American men’s gymnastics, US champion Chris Riegel alleges he was sexually abused by his coach Larry Moyer, abuse he said top US officials ignored

 July 11, 2019 – Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment?

July 11, 2019 – Preliminary hearing for ex-MSU President Simon: What we’ve learned so far

July 11, 2019 – Lawsuit seeks class action status for students whose due process rights were violated during title IX investigations

 July 10, 2019 – Report: Spartans paid $1.2 million to settle Title IX disputes, “Michigan State paid $1.2 million combined to a woman and a former football player after two Title IX investigations first exonerated the player, then reversed that decision, ESPN reported Wednesday after an open records request.” 

July 10, 2019 – FIFA launches “landmark” initiative to keep children safe from abuse

 July 8, 2019 – Deputies issue arrest warrant for Central Florida figure skating coach, despite arrest warrant coach not included on “SafeSport” list

July 8, 2019 – John Geddert’s sister-in-law purchases former Twistars gym in DeWitt Township

July 8, 2019 – What Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest means: It’s a sign of how profoundly things have changed for sex abuse victims and perpetrators

 July 4, 2019 – USOPC costs soar after Nassar abuse case

July 4, 2019 – He’s accused of “Protecting a Child Molester.” Now, a $2.4M Payoff, Blackmun found out about the accusations in July 2015 and did not report or investigate

July 3, 2019 – Statute of limitations removed on child sex abuse cases in TN with the help of Nassar survivor, Amanda Cormier

July 3, 2019 – Youth basketball coach sentenced to 9 years after sex acts with teens he trained, he used a similar grooming tactic to Nassar

 July 1, 2019 – Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault

 June 29, 2019 – Starting Monday California doctors will have to disclose probation status to patients

June 27, 2019 – Alcatraz Crime Museum announces Larry Nassar Exhibit

June 25, 2019 – Claims against an MSU professor state that he sexually harassed women over nearly two decades

June 22, 2019 – New CEO of USOC discusses ways she will earn back the trust of American athletes

June 21, 2019 – MSU board hires firm to conduct independent investigation of Nassar situation

June 19, 2019 – USAG releases new Safe Sport policy

 June 19, 2019 – Bill clears MI House that would make trainers, physical therapists mandatory reporters

June 17, 2019 – CO representative proposes legislation that could lead to a fundamental overhaul of the USOC and other organizations that oversee Olympic sports in the US

June 17, 2019 – Judge that sentenced Nassar and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a commission to look into the operations of the USOC

June 17, 2019 – MSU awarded 2019 “Golden Padlock” at the annual conference of Investigative Reporters and Editors

June 13, 2019 – Former Olympian Terin Humphrey fired by USAG from her position as an athlete representative after posting a controversial meme

June 12, 2019 – Nassar’s former boss, Strampel, convicted of “Misconduct in Office”, he faces as much as 15 years in prison

June 11, 2019 – Michigan legislators to introduce 2 bills “born” out of Larry Nassar scandal

June 7, 2019  – Provost who oversaw former MSU Dean Strampel, was aware of complaints against him but recommended he stay on after confronting him about alleged behavior.

June 6, 2019 – Strampel case moves to discussion of Nassar.  After 2014 Title IX investigation cleared Nassar he agreed to three requirements in order to continue seeing patients; have someone else in the room, use gloves, and get informed consent before invasive procedures.  Strampel never followed up to make sure Nassar was actually following through.

June 4, 2019 – Parkettes gymnastics coach , Holman, in Allentown, PA suspended by SafeSport

June 3, 2019 – A review of whether the new Safe Sport Policy will make athletes safer, includes input from Sarah Klein, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, and Katie Hanna

June 3, 2019 – VT removes statute of limitations for sexual abuse claims, spurred into action by an address at the state house by Rachael Denhollander

May 31, 2019 – Conversation with new MSU president Samuel Stanley on his plans for MSU

May 31, 2019 – Former MSU Dean Strampel’s first day of trial, victim testifies that he let Dr. Nassar return to work after a Title IX complaint filed against him

May 31, 2019 – USA Badminton CEO resigns over dispute with USOC over financial transparency and athlete safety

31 May, 2019 – In Strampel’s trial, an MSU student discussed Strampel’s attitude in “favor for favor” and his lack of oversight when receiving allegations about Nassar.

28 May, 2019 – Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr. is named the new president of MSU.

27 May, 2019 – The Justice Department’s inspector general is looking into the FBI’s mishandling of sex abuse allegations regarding Nassar.

22 May, 2019 – Terin Humphrey removed from her position at USAG.

20 May, 2019 – Ohio governor orders probe of medical review board in light of Dr. Strauss’ abuse.

20 May, 2019 –  Nevada judge to mediate USAGs’ Nassar abuse claims.

18 May, 2019 – Ohio State University ignored 2 decades of allegations against Strauss.

18 May, 2019 – Former Ohio State team doctor, Dr. Richard Strauss, abused at least 177 students.

17 May, 2019 – Griffin reintroduces sexual assault bill in Michigan, this time with the hopes it will pass.

17 May, 2019 – MSU is readjusting how it handles student wellness and health in light of the Nassar scandal, may be putting more financial burden onto the students.

17 May, 2019 – Victims want an investigation into MSU to see if they deprived the second wave of Nassar victims purposely when they created the victims settlement fund.

15 May, 2019 – USAG faces more than $1 billion in claims.

May 15, 2019 – MSU sends out survey to alumni community to find out their opinion of how they have handled the Nassar situation.

 May 14, 2019 – Arrest warrants issued for defrauding Nassar victim’s fund.

 May 13, 2019 – 3 gymnasts who accused Larry Nassar of sexual assault, testify in Texas for a bill to extend the civil statute of limitations.

13 May, 2019 – Klages trial is set for July 8.

May 11, 2019 – Nassar’s attempt to appeal his case on the basis of judicial bias was turned down.

May 7, 2019 – USAG is suing insurance companies for refusing to pay their legal costs.

May 7, 2019 – USAG was aware of allegations against Nyman’s wife’s gym since 2017.

May 7, 2019 – USOC CEO discusses struggles of the organization after the Nassar Scandal.

May 7, 2019 – Two Canadian track coaches have been banned by Athletics Canada for alleged sexual assault of a number of athletes over several decades.

 May 6, 2019 – A bill in MA is being considered that would punish doctors for abusing patients.  It addresses that even if a patient consents to be touched by a doctor for treatment, if they are lied to about what is needed for that treatment the doctor will be able to be punished.  This a change from a previous practice.

May 6, 2019  – Interview with Li Li Leung answering questions about the controversies she has dealt with so far as the newest CEO of USAG and where she thinks the future of USAG will go.

May 4, 2019 – Congressman Upton is backing the ALERT act.  This act would require university leaders to certify they have reviewed any reports of sexual abuse done by a university employee every year.

May 3, 2019 – Premier of HBO’s “At the Heart of Gold” documentary.

May 2, 2019 – A Nassar inspired bill is moving through the MI state legislature again.  It is aimed at strengthening rules for health care workers performing penetrative medical examinations.

May 1, 2019 – New USAG sports medicine director leaves after one day due to “conflict of interests” and that it was not due to social media outrage.–director-of-sports-medicine-out/index.html

April 30, 2019 – article published about how Nassar was one of many coaches/doctors who abused gymnasts within USAG

April 30, 2019 – Lawsuit claims that USOC lied about sexual assaults of athletes when applying for insurance with the Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company.

April 24, 2019 – USAG new president apologizes for insensitive comments about Larry Nassar “The reason why I wasn’t abused by him is because my coach was by my side when he saw me. I was seen by him in a public setting.”

April 24, 2019 – Settlements talks stall between MSU and the second wave of survivors.  The second wave settlements will be much smaller than the first wave due to the university not being bound by the same suit.

April 24, 2019 – USOC is threatening decertification of USAG however, no one else is stepping forward to take their place in the sport.  They plan to wait until bankruptcy proceedings are finished before fully deciding what to do.

April 22, 2019 – In an interview, MSU interim president Satish Udpa stated that he will not give over sensitive document to the Attorney General’s office.  He also stated that he would consider creating a new healing fund for victims to replace the one that was closed by Engler in December.

April 17, 2019 – “Believed” Podcast honored with a Scripps Howard award

April 15, 2019 – MSU exhibit “Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak” opens to honor survivors of Larry Nassar

April 12, 2019 – William Strampel, the former dean of MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been charged with a count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.  This was changed from the previous charge of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.  Strampel has been given access to MSU emails for his case.  Judge also granted admittance of evidence of five photos of scantily clad women on Strampel’s computer.–508501971.html

April 12, 2019 – Nassar survivors confronted MSU at trustee meeting.  Many are accusing MSU of having a confrontational attitude with them and only saying certain things for the media and not treating them appropriately including, reimbursement for counseling and treatment for survivors.  This was the first trustee meeting held since the MSU student spoke out about being encouraged by the university to stay silent after she was raped by MSU basketball players.

April 11, 2019 – DeVos is being urged to meet with Nassar survivors as she looks to make changes to Title IX that would go in the opposite direction of that needed to combat sexual assault.