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385: Follow the Money

Disgraced former USAG President, Steve Penny, under investigation.

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Heads up! We have a bonus, extra mini-episode this week because we really need to talk about the Department of Justice. 

GYMTERNET NEWS

  • The Wall Street Journal and OC Register report that the Department of Justice is investigating sexual abuse claims AND financial and business misconduct within Olympic organizations
    • Jessica has never been more excited about anything, ever
    • Steve Penny, endorsement deals, and the post-Olympic tour. MMMM HMMM.
  • Bruno Grandi, former president of the FIG, has died
  • Comeback queens Chen Yile and Sanne Wevers are going to Worlds!
  • Polish gymnastics jail exists and is NOT OK
  • California passed a bill that would let college athletes collect endorsement money. We discuss what this could mean for the NCAA (say it with us, “a multi-BILLION dollar organization!”) and for college athletes. 

MEET NEWS

  • Everyone chanted for Melanie at the Paris World Cup and also just screamed through the entirety of floor routines. 
  • Plus, what you need to know for following US women’s selection camp this weekend. It’s this weekend, you guys! AHHHHH!

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