Feb 16, 2021 · That coach was Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). Vazquez is one of six former OSU wrestlers who told CNN that they were present when Jordan heard or responded to sexual misconduct complaints about team doctor Richard Strauss. Former captain of the wrestling team, Adam DiSabato, told state lawmakers in a public hearing last week that Jordan pleaded with ...
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Feb 12, 2020 · Ohio congressman and former Ohio State assistant wrestling coach Jim Jordan has been accused of participating in the cover-up of widespread sexual abuse in OSU’s wrestling program. Jordan was ...
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Jim Jordan was raised in Champaign County, Ohio, graduating from Graham High School in 1982, where he was a four-time state champion in wrestling ('79-'82) with a career record of 150-1. He went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin where he was a two-time NCAA Division I wrestling champion ('85-'86).
In July 2018, Jordan's congressional spokesman Ian Fury released a statement in which Ohio State wrestling coach Russ Hellickson reportedly said: "At no time while Jim Jordan was a coach with me at Ohio State did either of us ignore abuse of our wrestlers. This is not the kind of man Jim is, and it is not the kind of coach that I was."
Jan 08, 2019 · Leading accuser of Rep. Jim Jordan in relation to Ohio State wrestling allegations is jailed. Former university wrestler Mike DiSabato was jailed Monday after missing a court hearing Friday. He is ...
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Feb 15, 2020 · A former Ohio State University wrestler accused Rep. Jim Jordan on Friday of lying about not knowing of sexual abuse allegations against a university doctor during his time as an assistant coach ...
Nov 08, 2019 · Jim Jordan facing new accusation that he ignored warnings of sexual abuse at Ohio State Nov. 8, 2019 01:42 Nov. 8, 2019, 2:21 AM UTC / Updated Nov. 8, 2019, 11:37 PM UTC
Mar 07, 2020 · Six former wrestlers say Rep. Jim Jordan knew about abusive OSU doctor. By Curt Devine, ... Ohio State accuser: Retired wrestling coach asked me to support Jim Jordan .
May 17, 2019 · Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan is claiming vindication after the release of a report on a sexual abuse scandal at Ohio State University that showed there is no evidence he or other assistant coaches at ...
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