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    McKayla Maroney Breaks Silence on USA Gymnastics

    “All they cared about is money and medals.” That’s how the gold medalist characterized the U.S. Olympic Committee, Michigan State University and the sport’s national governing body in her first public statements since adding her name to the scores of athletes alleging they were sexually abused by Larry Nassar. The former doctor is serving 175 years and the entire board of USA Gymnastics has been forced out, but Maroney says the organization should “completely rebuild and start over” to ensure gymnasts’ safety. “They don’t build champions,” she said. “They break them.”

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