Joe Paterno

In this Jan. 10, 2013, file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a post-sentencing hearing in Bellefonte, Pa.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Penn State: 26 people get $59.7M over Sandusky

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The school […]

10/28/2013

Former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary enters the Dauphin County Courthouse, Monday, July 29, 2013, in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Witness: Paterno said Penn St. erred on Sandusky

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Longtime Penn State head coach Joe Paterno said that the university mishandled its response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, a former assistant coach testified Monday. Mike McQueary was […]

07/29/2013

Joe Paterno

Paterno lawyer says estate to sue NCAA

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The family of late coach Joe Paterno will be joined by former players and others connected to Penn State in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the NCAA’s strict sanctions […]

05/30/2013

Jerry Sandusky (AP Photo)

NBC to air interview with Jerry Sandusky on Monday

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — NBC says it will air an interview with former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky next week. The network said the segment will be broadcast Monday on the “Today” show.

03/22/2013

Al Pacino

Pacino to play Paterno in upcoming movie

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Al Pacino will play Joe Paterno in a movie about the late Penn State football coach. “Happy Valley” is the tentative title of the film, based on Joe Posnanski’s best-seller “Paterno.”

01/17/2013

Joe Paterno

Paterno family ‘encouraged’ by lawsuit vs. NCAA

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Joe Paterno’s family says it’s encouraged by word that Pennsylvania’s governor is filing a federal lawsuit against the NCAA over its sanctions against Penn State.

01/02/2013

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett

Governor: NCAA sanctioned Penn St. to weaken it

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it overstepped its authority by imposing hefty sanctions on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

01/02/2013

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2012

(AP) – Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever “the world’s oldest teenager.” Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades.

12/19/2012

Sandusky asks judge to overturn abuse convictions

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) – Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky asked a judge on Thursday to overturn his child sexual abuse convictions and grant him a new trial, claiming his lawyers lacked sufficient […]

10/18/2012

Jerry Sandusky sentenced to at least 30 years

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) – Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall. […]

10/09/2012

NCAA task force to oversee $60M Penn St. fine

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – A 10-member task force has been named to come up with guidelines for how to distribute the record $60 million fine that Penn State has agreed to pay in the […]

09/18/2012

Sandusky to be sentenced Oct. 9 in sex abuse case

(AP) – There’s little doubt former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky faces a long prison sentence. In a few weeks, he’ll find out just how long. A judge announced Monday he will sentence […]

09/17/2012

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