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Disappointing End To Emotional Day In Happy Valley

In front of 97,000 vocal fans eager to just watch football again, Penn State let an 11-point halftime lead slip away as they lost 24-14 to Ohio in Bill O’Brien’s coaching debut.


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Attorney Says PSU Appeals Are A Waste Of Time

Center City lawyer Daniel Cevallos says appeals filed by former players, trustees or the Paterno family don’t have a legal leg to stand on.


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Survey: 44% Of Pennsylvanians Feel PSU Penalties Are Too Harsh

A CBS News-Quinnipiac University poll finds the state is divided over the penalties imposed on Penn State from the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.


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Impact Of NCAA Sanctions Against Penn State May Go Beyond University & Football

NCAA officials say their sanctions are meant to punish and correct Penn State’s football program, but the impact is likely to extend much further.


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Paterno Family Issues Statement On NCAA Sanctions Against Penn State

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Paterno family has released a statement in response to the NCAA’s sanctions against the Penn State football program.  It reads as follows: Sexual abuse is reprehensible, especially when it involves children, […]


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Area Alumni React To NCAA Sanctions Against Penn State

The NCAA’s punishment against Penn State’s football program brought on plenty of reaction in the Philadelphia area, including from the university’s alumni.


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Penn State Athletic Director, Head Coach Issue Statements On NCAA Sanctions

Penn State Acting Athletic Director David Joyner and Head Coach Bill O’Brien each issued a statement on Monday following the NCCA’s announcement of its sanctions against the University’s football program.


Andrew Hanselman of Bucks County and Maddy Pryor of Neptune, New Jersey react to the NCAA imposed sanctions against Penn State. (credit: Tony Hanson)

Penn Staters Shocked By NCAA Sanctions

One word describes the reaction to the NCAA’s announcement here at Penn State: stunning.


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Governor Corbett Concerned Over Possible NCAA Sanctions At PSU

Governor Corbett says he hopes the NCAA will consider the far-reaching impact that shutting down Penn State’s football program would have.



Centre County Senator Says Football “Death Penalty” Will Destroy Happy Valley

“If the Penn State football program were to receive the death penalty, I mean, most people just look at it from a football perspective. But from a community perspective, it would be devastating.”


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Court Documents Suggest More Abuse Victims In Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Case

One of the attachments, dated April 16th asks prosecutors to identify by name all accusers, including those numbered “11 through 17,” as well as those numbered “18 and beyond.”


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Sandusky Seeks 2-Month Delay In Sex-Abuse Trial

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer wants the judge in his child sex-abuse case to delay the start of his trial until mid-July.


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Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno always said that football kept him alive. Like the rest of us, he didn’t want to die.


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Paternos Make Annual $100K Donation To Penn State

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and his wife donated $100,000 last month to Penn State, money that was split between a library and an undergraduate fellows program that bear the family name.


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Lesley’s Last Word: O’Brien’s Opportunity

Bill O’Brien asked the alumni at Penn State to give him a chance — and it looks like – finally — they are.