Larry Nassar preyed on young girls; why is gymnastics focused that way?

TSX HEADLINES – for December 14, 2018: The tragedy of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal points out the dangers of placing children into a high-pressure situation, in the hands of adults with virtually unlimited power over them. The stories coming out of the Ropes & Gray report are horrific, but go well beyond what Nassar (more…)

Larry Nassar preyed on young girls; why is gymnastics focused that way?

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The Nassar sex-abuse scandal: What actually happened (and didn’t happen)?

TSX HEADLINES – for December 12, 2018: The much-anticipated Ropes & Gray report on what happened, when and why in the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal at USA Gymnastics was released on Monday and it did not disappoint. In 252 pages, the report meticulously detailed the history of Nassar’s criminal adventures and how he was aided (more…)

USA Gymnastics to the USOC: “We’re not dead yet”

TSX HEADLINES – for December 7, 2018: The not-widely-foreseen filing by USA Gymnastics for financial protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code demonstrates considerable moxie on behalf of an organization which is considered a cast member of “The Walking Dead.” In a single act, USA Gymnastics shut down the current and future legal (more…)

USA Gymnastics to the USOC: “We’re not dead yet”

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Fasten your seat belt: The Olympic Movement has a rough November ahead

TSX HEADLINES – for November 12, 2018: If you’re a fan of Olympic sports, you should be looking forward to the key competitions deciding who is the best of the best, on the road to the Olympic Games, right? Not quite. Instead, this week illustrates the turmoil that the Olympic Movement is currently in. On (more…)

Fasten your seat belt: The Olympic Movement has a rough November ahead

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Why Scott Blackmun is right and Sports Illustrated is wrong

TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 26, 2018: All the commentators are chiming in about the Larry Nassar scandal and what should happen to Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic Committee. Someone writing on the Sports Illustrated Web site said his “calm and reasoned conclusion” was “Burn it all down.” Boy, there’s (more…)

Why Scott Blackmun is right and Sports Illustrated is wrong

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