Ex-OSU Wrestler Accuses Jordan Of Covering Up Sexual Abuse By Strauss

Feb 14, 2020

Adam DiSabato in a 2006 photo

A former Ohio State University wrestler is the latest person to accuse Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan of failing to stop sexual abuse by team doctor Richard Strauss.  

Adam DiSabato testified this week before the Ohio House Civil Justice Committee, telling members he reported his assault to Jordan, who was assistant wrestling coach at the time, as well as head coach Russ Hellickson, but neither did anything.  University officials say Strauss, who committed suicide in 2005, sexually assaulted more than a thousand athletes over two decades.  No one has stepped forward to defend Strauss.