Sheldon Kennedy testifies to Congress

Updated: December 13, 2011, 1:49 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- A former NHL player who was sexually abused by a junior coach in Canada told Congress Tuesday that the key to preventing abuse is training adults who oversee youth sports.

"Punishing the bad guys makes us feel good, but it does not fully solve the problem," Sheldon Kennedy said in prepared remarks at a Senate hearing.

Kennedy was testifying on the same day that former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was scheduled to face his accusers at a preliminary ...

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