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NCAA Removes Penn State’s Postseason Ban, Effective Immediately

The NCAA announced Penn State’s postseason ban has been removed, effective immediately.

09/08/2014

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NCAA: State Can Control $60 Million Penn State Fine

Penn State accepted the fine as part of a 2012 consent decree with the NCAA.

09/08/2014

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Penn State Calls For Civility In Wake Of Sex Abuse Scandal

As fallout over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal continues, Penn State’s new president and other university officials are asking the school’s huge community to at least be polite if they can’t agree with each other.

09/05/2014

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES:  Former US FBI Director Louis Freeh makes an opening statement before before the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, investigating the 11 September, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, 13 April, 2004 on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. The independent commission is turning its focus on the FBI and Justice Department, with commission members seeking to determine what law enforcement officials did when confronted with the rising threat of an Al-Qaeda attack.   AFP PHOTO / TIM SLOAN  (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Seriously Injured In Vermont Car Crash

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.

08/26/2014

(FILE PHOTO:  Former longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.  All the team's wins from 1998 to 2011 were vacated by the NCAA.  Photo by Ned Dishman/ Getty Images)

Five US Congressmen Ask NCAA To Reverse Its Penalties Against Penn State

Five US congressmen, three of them Penn State alumni, are asking the NCAA to cancel the penalties it imposed on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex assault case.

07/29/2014

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Paterno’s Son, Another Former Coach Sue Penn State

Paterno and William Kenney filed a lawsuit Monday in Philadelphia federal court that seeks more than $1 million.

07/22/2014

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Penn State Seeks To Seal Paterno Discovery Papers

Penn State’s attorneys want a judge to seal any documents they hand over to the estate of late football coach Joe Paterno, claiming his family plans to use them “to conduct a public relations campaign.”

07/08/2014

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Judge Sets January Trial In Suit Over Penn State Fine

A lawsuit by a state senator and the state treasurer over the NCAA’s $60 million fine imposed on Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal could go to trial early next year.

06/05/2014

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NCAA: Paterno Family Sanctions Lawsuit ‘Ignores Reality’

Attorneys for the NCAA say a lawsuit by the family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn a $60 million fine and other university sanctions stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal is an attempt to “rewrite history” that “ignores reality.”

05/07/2014

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Group of State College Residents Plan New Statue of Joe Paterno

Fans of the late Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno are planning to commission a new bronze statue of him, and place it across from the school.

04/23/2014

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Court Seeks To Examine Penn State-NCAA Agreement In Wake Of Sandusky Scandal

A Pennsylvania court wants to examine whether Penn State and the NCAA acted legally when they entered into a consent agreement that imposed a $60 million fine and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal.

04/09/2014

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Pa. High Court Won’t Hear Sandusky Appeal

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation conviction will not be reviewed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, under an order issued Wednesday.

04/02/2014

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Judge Affirms Delay Of Former Penn State President’s Defamation Lawsuit

The judge Tuesday denied Freeh’s motion for reconsideration of the Feb. 25 order granting Spanier’s request.

03/19/2014

Jerry Sandusky’s Wife Thinks He Was Railroaded

The wife of the former assistant Penn State football coach and convicted child abuser maintains her husband is innocent of all charges.

03/12/2014

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Jerry Sandusky Fights To Have His Pension Restored

Jerry Sandusky’s campaign from behind bars to have his Penn State pension restored will go before a hearing examiner this week in Harrisburg, more than a year after his child molestation conviction led the state pension agency to revoke it.

01/07/2014

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