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Larry Probst to step down as USOC board chair

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its longtime board chairman, Larry Probst, 68, will step down at the end of the year. Foto: AP/Alex Brandon

Amid ongoing turmoil over the lack of oversight that led to the Larry Nassar abuse scandal, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its longtime board chairman, Larry Probst, 68, will step down at the end of the year.

Probst's departure comes in the middle of his third four-year term. He'll be succeeded by Susanne Lyons, a former board member who in February was named acting CEO of the USOC after the resignation of Scott Blackmun. Her four-year term as chairman will begin Jan. 1, 2019...

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