Chris reviews all the details and ramifications of the NCAA sanctions placed on Penn State with CBS 3’s Oren Lieberman and Beasley Reece and with former Governor Ed Rendell. He also looks back to last night’s Red Meat Tour with Michael Steele and Jonah Goldberg.
Graham Spanier says he wouldn’t have ignored child sexual-abuse complaints as Penn State’s president because he was beaten repeatedly as a child.
Penn State said it will respond within days to the NCAA’s demand for information as the governing body decides whether the university should face penalties — including a possible shutdown of its storied football program — in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
An artist has removed a halo from a mural of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno amid the school’s child sex-abuse scandal.
Emails show Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier agreed not to take allegations of sex abuse against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to authorities but worried university officials would be “vulnerable” for failing to report it, a news organization has reported.
The full story about what happened in the Penn State child-sex abuse scandal will only come out through the civil lawsuits that now appear inevitable, and the matter raises novel and challenging legal issues, according to lawyers with experience in similar litigation.
Fans honored Paterno in a number of different ways, some dressing like Paterno, others displaying signs in support of the deposed coaching icon.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is hailing thousands of Penn State students who held a candlelight vigil Friday night to show support for victims of child abuse.
Penn State was reintroduced on Friday to Rodney Erickson in his new role as the university’s interim president.
In the end, the pressure proved to be insurmountable—even for a legend. In the end, Joe Paterno, for decades a paragon of ethics and source of respect in the college football world, was brought down in the aftermath of the alleged sexual-abuse charges pending against former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.
Penn State football coach Joe Paterno: fired. School president Graham Spanier: fired. Students swarmed the streets to protest after the beloved coach was canned.
Chris reviews the latest following Joe Paterno’s removal at the hands of the Penn State Board of Trustees. He talks to John Hayward about last night’s Republican Primary Debate and Jack Abramoff about his new book Capital Punishment.
Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday that Penn State’s trustees must act firmly and swiftly in response to an unfolding child sex abuse scandal and expressed disappointment over the response of university officials.
Online petitions surfaced almost immediately after news broke of the sex abuse scandal at Penn State, calling for the resignation of PSU President Graham Spanier’s. Today, reports indicate, his tenure could be coming to an end.
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett says he is “disappointed” by the lack of action on the part of Penn State officials who handled the allegations of child sex abuse that are shaking the school to its foundations.