In this June 5, 2018 file photo, former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny invokes his right under the Fifth Amendment during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Penny has pleaded not guilty to a charge in Texas of tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Penny entered his plea during a court appearance in Huntsville, Texas, on Monday Oct. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
HOUSTON — The former president of USA Gymnastics pleaded not guilty in a Texas courtroom Monday to a charge of tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar.