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Steve Penny Steps Down As USA Gymnastics President; Could Total Overhaul Be Coming?

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 17 / 17

USA Gymnastics President & CEO Steve Penny resigned on Thursday, one week after the USOC pressured the NGB to act amid growing criticism of Penny’s response to a sex abuse scandal. USAG Chair Paul Parilla said, “We have accepted Steve’s resignation and want to thank him for his...

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