Penn State may never be able to fully shake off the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but news that one victim has settled and other claimants may be soon follow marks a legal milestone after almost a year of negotiations.
Penn State’s bill to pay costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is nearing $48 million.
Day two of a hearing on whether three former Penn State officials covered up an allegation in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is expected to feature two more witnesses, a day after legendary coach Joe Paterno was said to be quietly critical of how university officials had handled it.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary was the leadoff witness this morning as a preliminary hearing began in the case of three former top Penn State administrators charged with covering up the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Penn State’s former president and two other former top administrators will be the subject of a preliminary hearing today on charges they conspired to cover up Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse of children.
The NCAA asked a Pennsylvania court on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of the late coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn the sanctions against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Penn State’s nearly $2.3 million share of bowl revenue has been divided among the Big Ten’s 12 member schools, including Penn State, to distribute for causes focused on child protection or advocacy.
A son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is seeking to have his name changed.
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.