California will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements, defying the Indianapolis-based NCAA and setting up a likely legal challenge that could reshape amateur sports in the United States.
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USA Diving has been losing money in recent years. The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee in February threatened to decertify the organization if it did not make changes.
Athletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor Wednesday, setting up a potential confrontation with the Indianapolis-based NCAA that could jeopardize the athletic futures of powerhouse programs like USC, UCLA and Stanford.
The victim is among divers suing Indianapolis-based USA Diving, alleging it didn’t do enough to stop coach William Bohonyi.
Li Li Leung said she has spoken with more than 400 members of the gymnastics community—including Larry Nassar victims—in an attempt to create an open dialogue about what USA Gymnastics needs to become if it wants to survive.
It wasn’t the first time Biles had criticized Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics and its former president, Steve Penny, for its inaction against Larry Nassar. But rarely has she been as emotional in public as she was Wednesday,
Westfield-based Henke Development Group, which helped the city develop Grand Park, plans to spend $77 million developing Championship Park, a commercial development on land next to the sports park. A hotel could also be part of the project.
The Indianapolis-based organization released the new policy on Wednesday after consulting with a wide spectrum of people, including child welfare advocates and survivors of emotional and sexual abuse.
The embattled organization announced it had removed Edward Nyman on Tuesday, barely 24 hours after naming him as its first full-time director of sports medicine and science.
A new lawsuit seeks to protect potentially thousands of abused gymnasts who might not have known about a deadline for filing claims against USA Gymnastics in the embattled group's ongoing bankruptcy.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is preparing for its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowed legal sports betting to expand. Its board of governors will be considering new gambling policies at its next several meetings.
The U.S. Olympic Committee has tried to remove itself as a defendant in a number of other similar lawsuits, contending it should not be held legally responsible for Larry Nassar's crimes.
Leung, the fourth person to lead the gymnastics organization in the last two years, most recently was vice president of global partnerships for the NBA.
With a big assist from the Indiana Sports Corp., Indianapolis has had quite a run, hosting more than 450 sporting events over four decades, including a Super Bowl, seven NCAA men’s basketball Final Fours and dozens of amateur world championships.
Special counsel Bill Forsyth released a report Friday that accuses the school of fighting the release of certain relevant documents and releasing others that were “irrelevant.”
Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics says it’s cooperating with the investigation.
An independent report details a toxic pattern of bureaucratic paralysis among U.S. Olympic Committee leaders who reacted slowly, if at all, after they knew former doctor Larry Nassar was suspected of molesting young gymnasts.
In court filings, USA Gymnastics said it might not have the estimated $75 million to $150 million needed to settle lawsuits from dozens of claims from victims of Larry Nassar.
The embattled Indianapolis-based organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition Wednesday as it attempts to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to forestall its potential demise at the hands of the U.S. Olympic Committee.