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Sex abuse alleged in lawsuit

Updated: April 19, 2010, 3:28 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Attorneys have filed a lawsuit against the governing body of U.S. competitive swimming and a swim coach who they claim had a sexual relationship with a teenage swimmer.

The lawsuit, filed Monday in Jackson County, Mo., alleges that Robert D. Mirande, an assistant coach for a Blue Springs swim club, had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a teenager from 2006 to 2008, beginning when she was 17.

The lawsuit names USA Swimming, the Kansas City Dolphins and Missouri ...

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