Sandusky Sex 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.
As training camp nears, as well as his second season on the sidelines, coach Bill O’Brien believes Penn State is headed in the right direction amid NCAA-imposed sanctions.
In the year since eight young men took the stand to testify they were sexually abused by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the scandal has played out in the courts, in the halls of the university and in continuing debate about how it was handled and what it meant.
Negotiators for Penn State University have begun offering financial settlements to the victims of Jerry Sandusky, according to several sources with direct knowledge of the discussions.
The NCAA wasted no time in challenging a new Pennsylvania law designed to keep the $60 million Penn State fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal in the state, filing a federal challenge to the legislation hours after Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law Wednesday.
A bill designed to ensure that $60 million in NCAA fines levied against Penn State stay in Pennsylvania is on its way to Gov. Tom Corbett.
A new report commissioned by Joe Paterno’s family challenges the conclusion by former FBI director Louis Freeh that the late Penn State coach conspired to conceal child sex abuse allegations against retired defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.
Breaking more than a year of silence, Sue Paterno is defending her late husband as a “moral, disciplined” man who never twisted the truth to avoid bad publicity.
The Penn State trustee who fired football coach Joe Paterno over the phone is leaving the board when his term ends in June.
The latest election for Penn State trustee members may serve as another barometer of how well the university is recovering from scandal in the minds of alumni.
The new leader of Penn State’s Board of Trustees pledged Friday to create safe environments at the university system’s campuses and follow through on strengthening institutional oversight in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
A recent poll shows that majority of Pennsylvanians support Governor Tom Corbett’s decision to sue the NCAA for its harsh penalties against Penn State.
The walk from the Centre County courthouse to the waiting sheriff’s car may be the last time we see Jerry Sandusky. The 68-year-old former football coach is in solitary confinement 23 hours a day, allowed two phone calls a month, and even his own defense team admits their chances for a retrial are slim at best.
As he confirmed the nationally explosive news that he is suing the NCAA over its sanctions against Penn State, Gov. Tom Corbett refused to “get into the politics of this.” But his actions speak louder than words.
The second-leading scorer on the Boston College women’s soccer team has been barred by the school for playing in an NCAA tournament game against Penn State for online comments she made about the Jerry Sandusky scandal.