Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier initiated a libel and defamation case Thursday against Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who a year ago produced a report for the school that was highly critical of Spanier’s role in the child sex abuse scandal involving longtime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
What O’Brien and Penn State face is greatly hampered by the NCAA sanctions levied against the program in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Joe Paterno’s wins from 1998 until 2011 as head coach of the Penn State football team were erased from the record books when the NCAA unleashed its unprecedented sanctions on the school. A horse is doing its part to add some wins back to the Paterno name.
A federal judge in Pennsylvania says there’s no legal basis for Gov. Tom Corbett’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky.
Penn State’s trustees are on a mission to promote the reforms they have enacted as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, hoping their record might persuade the NCAA to reconsider its crippling penalties against the university before they are due to expire in 2018.
After the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke, the NCAA fined Penn State $60 million and nullified 111 of Paterno’s wins as coach.
The family of the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno — along with several university trustees, former players and others connected to the school — plan to sue the NCAA over the landmark sanctions against the university for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
The supervising judge for the grand jury that investigated how former Penn State administrators handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal said in a new court filing that the criminal case against them needs to move forward.
The family of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno has endorsed three candidates for the university’s Board of Trustees who have the backing of an alumni group that has been critical of how school leaders handled the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Chris examines excerpts from a documentary featuring Jerry Sandusky, the collapse of the Today Show, New Jersey’s decision to take over the Camden School District, and Jim Carrey’s video mocking gun rights advocates. He talks to Author Zev Chafets about his book on Fox News President Roger Ailes and to Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick about his work to reinstate veterans tuition benefits cut by sequestration.
The latest alumni election for three seats on Penn State’s Board of Trustees has drawn more than three dozen candidates.
Negotiators for Penn State University have begun offering financial settlements to the victims of Jerry Sandusky, according to several sources with direct knowledge of the discussions.
A Penn State trustee says a consultant should be asked to return “some or all” of the millions of dollars Penn State University paid for an internal investigation into the handling of sexual abuse allegations.
The NCAA wasted no time in challenging a new Pennsylvania law designed to keep the $60 million Penn State fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal in the state, filing a federal challenge to the legislation hours after Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law Wednesday.
Penn State’s bill for legal fees, consultants and other costs associated with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal stands at more than $27.6 million.