Penn State accepted the fine as part of a 2012 consent decree with the NCAA.
In 2011, Penn State hired Freeh to examine the handling of child sex abuse complaints involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky and to recommend changes aimed at preventing abuse.
Paterno and William Kenney filed a lawsuit Monday in Philadelphia federal court that seeks more than $1 million.
Paterno, the son of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, says conversation with his lawyers have convinced him that trying to overcome challenges to him nomination petition would be a long process that would distract from the campaign.
Paterno, the son of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, refused to engage any questions about the Jerry Sandusky scandal that has engulfed the school for over two years and led to his father’s removal from the program.
Jay Paterno, the son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told party officials Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor.
The NCAA says it will gradually restore football scholarships taken from Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, saying the school has made significant changes to its athletics programs.
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 judge denied Penn State’s request to throw out a law suit filed by Mike McQueary.
Penn State’s trustees are debating the university’s own investigation into how top administrators handled reports about Jerry Sandusky showering with children more than a decade ago.
Penn State University made the news this week, and trustee Anthony Lubrano plans to keep the school there.
Nike co-founder Phil Knight has issued a statement blasting the Freeh report’s characterization of Penn State coach Joe Paterno in the child sex abuse scandal involving assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is now allowed to have contact with university trustees and potential witnesses against him in his trial.
Two Pennsylvania congressmen want the NCAA to restore football scholarships taken away from Penn State as part of sanctions for the child sex abuse scandal involving retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
Al Pacino will play Joe Paterno in a movie about the late Penn State football coach.