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(The main campus of Penn State University.)

Key Dates In The Penn State Child Sex Abuse Case

A chronological look at the case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, based on grand jury reports, court appearances and testimony. Some key dates in Penn State football and since the scandal broke are included.

10/08/2012

Mike Hull #43 and Michael Mauti #42 of the Penn State Nittany Lions celebrates after stopping the Northwestern Wildcats offense nearing the end of the game. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penn State Trains Focus On Football, Not Courts

Another milestone arrives for Penn State during the upcoming open week, but players have no plans to keep tabs of this event.

10/07/2012

Temple v Maryland

Both In New Eras, Temple Set To Take On Penn State

In the family of Pennsylvania college football, Temple is like Penn State’s kid brother. The Owls inch closer each year to ending decades of futility against the Nittany Lions, only to be outmuscled at the end by their in-state foe.

09/21/2012

Ohio v Penn State

O’Brien: Penn State Will Take No Game Lightly

Not with the Nittany Lions’ season ending in November no matter how well they do in the regular season.

09/18/2012

Ohio v Penn State

Lots Of Sports Drama

Just last week I wrote something about veteran Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones having a flair for the dramatic.

09/05/2012

Penn State University

PSU Fans Excited For Season Opener Against Ohio University

With a new school year students have not forgotten the late head coach Joe Paterno, but they are ready for the start of a new season.

08/31/2012

(Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images Sport)

PSU Board Of Trustees: No Vote On NCAA Penalties

The Penn State Board of Trustees held a conference call on Sunday evening to talk about the tough sanctions imposed on the school and football program after the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.

08/12/2012

Illinois v Penn State

Reaction Mixed To Paterno Family Statement, This Time, Over NCAA Ruling

Joe Paterno’s family plans to appeal the sanctions imposed by the NCAA against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

08/04/2012

Penn State v Wisconsin

Illness Factors Into Fera’s Decision To Leave PSU

Penn State lost a special teams ace to Texas, while two more Nittany Lions have left Happy Valley without ever playing a game for first-year coach Bill O’Brien.

08/03/2012

Penn State Logo

Ex-Penn State Trustee Decries Secrecy, Demands Reform

Penn State’s board of trustees is dominated by a few wealthy and well-connected insiders, demands permanent secrecy, silences dissent and is in dire need of reform, according to a scathing critical essay by a retired trustee seeking to return to the board.

01/08/2012

PSU Coach Bill OBrien

O’Brien Formally Introduced At Penn State

Sporting a Nittany Lions pin on the lapel of his dark gray jacket, Bill O’Brien took the podium, looked straight ahead and introduced himself with two quick, no-nonsense sentences.

01/07/2012

(Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, now at the center of child sex abuse allegations.)

Report: Sandusky Talks About Paterno, Case

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky said Joe Paterno never spoke to him about any suspected misconduct with minors, the New York Times reported Saturday.

12/03/2011

Joe Paterno (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

Scandal Leaves Paterno’s Reputation In Tatters

A half-century in the making, Joe Paterno’s impeccable reputation was shattered in a matter of days.

11/19/2011

(Courtesy: State Attorney General's Office)

Defendants In Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal Proclaim Innocence

Penn State’s former defensive coordinator – facing charges that he sexually abused young boys over a 15 year period – has been released on bail. Two other high-ranking Penn State officials charged with a cover-up are expected to turn themselves in tomorrow.

11/06/2011

Scanduzky Footage Shot

Pennsylvania’s AG Weighs In On The Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal

A former Penn State University coach and two other university employees have been charged in connection with a child sex abuse case that allegedly took place at the school.

11/06/2011

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