By David Mittleman

Could Lawrence Nassar have been prevented from assaulting dozens of athletes?

-Lauren Green, Sports Illustrated, March 3, 2017

The answer is “yes,” it’s not even debatable. At the request of the Indianapolis Star, a judge released more than 5,600 pages last Friday detailing how USA Gymnastics handled sexual abuse allegations against coaches over a 10-year period of time. The records, including sworn testimony, revealed some coaches weren’t banned from the sport until years after they were convicted of crimes against children. Finally, USA Gymnastics banned 37 or the 54 coaches in the files. Forty-eight involved law …read more