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Scott Blackmun Steps Down as Head of U.S.O.C. Under Pressure From Nassar Case

Mar 01, 2018 - The New York Times

Scott Blackmun is stepping down as chief executive of the United States Olympic Committee, the latest official to fall under pressure from the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal.

Mr. Blackmun was highly regarded and viewed as a stabilizing force in an organization previously troubled by chaotic leadership. But criticism of the committee’s handling of the abuse scandal involving the national team doctor for gymnastics had led two United States senators and a group of about 30 former Olympians...