USA Gymnastics, which develops the U.S. Olympic team, reportedly failed to inform authorities of numerous allegations regarding sexual abuse by coaches.
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April 01, 2016
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a bill into law Wednesday that expands the state's anti-hazing regulations to elementary, middle, and high schools rather than just post-secondary institutions.
February 12, 2016
In the lawsuit, the Chicago-based team's parents allege Little League was aware of potential residency issues, "but chose to ignore and/or deliberately conceal these facts in order to garner higher ratings, publicity, and money."
January 26, 2016
A high school basketball program in Virginia has been suspended indefinitely amid allegations of a sexual assault involving a 16-year-old boy, while junior varsity wrestlers in Oklahoma face similar allegations.
January 19, 2016
Two high school basketball coaches and an assistant principal/athletic director are facing criminal charges stemming from an alleged hazing incident that resulted in the hospitalization of a 15-year-old boy.
January 06, 2016
Three high school basketball players in Tennessee were charged with aggravated rape and aggravated assault in late December after allegedly sending one of their 15-year-old teammates to the hospital.
December 30, 2015
A Los Angeles judge ruled that a teenage football player may proceed to trial against the national Pop Warner organization, four years after he suffered an on-field injury that left him a quadriplegic.
November 25, 2015
An Illinois judge has dismissed the nation's first class-action lawsuit against a state high school association over its handling of concussions, ruling that it had made strides in that regard since the filing of the lawsuit.
November 09, 2015
A sexting scandal that erupted in a Colorado town last week forced one high school to forfeit its final football game of the season in fear of being unable to field a competitive roster.