Steve Penny, the former CEO of USA Gymnastics, was to be deposed in relation to the sexual abuse allegations against former team physician Dr. Larry Nassar. A Los Angeles county judge has graciously delayed the deposition so that Penny can attend the Indy 500 to network and find a new job.
Dr. Larry Nassar is a former employee of Michigan State University who also worked with athletes at USA Gymnastics, the organization responsible for sending gymnasts to the Olympics. He is currently facing a slew of lawsuits and charges over sexual assault and child pornography.
In 2013, a lawsuit was filed against USA Gymnastics, the national governing body for U.S. gymnastics that is responsible for selecting teams for the Olympics and World Championships. The lawsuit accused the organization of neglecting to adequately report the abuse allegations coming from its gyms, leading to the…