Scott Blackmun Out at USOC

News broke on Thursday, March 1st, that Scott Blackmun, Executive Chief of the United States Olympic Committee was resigning from his position. Speculation on his decision touched on Blackmun's recent health problems and focused on his role in a botched reaction to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal that affected over 150 athletes who were victimized over several years, including members of USA Gymnastics and gold-medal winning members of Team USA. 

While the speculation will continue as to the ultimate cause of his sudden resignation, what is for certain, is that Blackmun is out at the USOC and is being replaced for now by Susanne Lyons, a USOC Board Member.

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