Penn State

Thousands of Penn State fans take part in a pep rally at Temple Bar in Dublin, Ireland, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Penn State plays UCF in a football game Saturday. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Joe Hermitt)

Judge removes Penn St. trustees from NCAA lawsuit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday removed three Penn State trustees as well as some university faculty and former Nittany Lions players from a lawsuit by Joe Paterno’s estate against the school […]

09/12/2014

Penn State head coach James Franklin speaks during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in State College, Pa. Penn State football got out from under the most severe on-field sanctions imposed on it two years ago over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal, learning Monday that the NCAA will allow it to compete in this year's postseason and that all scholarships will return in 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Penn State coach grateful for bowl chance

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin has been flooded with congratulatory messages about his football team’s bowl prospects now that the NCAA has lifted the most severe sanctions to the program […]

09/09/2014

Thousands of Penn State fans take part in a pep rally at Temple Bar in Dublin, Ireland, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Penn State plays UCF in a football game Saturday. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Joe Hermitt)

NCAA lifts Penn State’s postseason ban

The NCAA on Monday lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the postseason ban and restoring scholarships. Penn State was halfway through a […]

09/08/2014

Thousands of Penn State fans take part in a pep rally at Temple Bar in Dublin, Ireland, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Penn State plays UCF in a football game Saturday. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Joe Hermitt)

Penn State tops UCF 26-24 with last-second FG

DUBLIN (AP) — Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland. […]

08/30/2014

In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, leaves the Centre County Courthouse after attending a post-sentence motion hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Report: Politics had no role in Sandusky probe

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A review of the handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case is faulting police and prosecutors for delays but found no evidence that politics affected the investigation. The report released […]

06/23/2014

In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, leaves the Centre County Courthouse after attending a post-sentence motion hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Pennsylvania high court won’t hear Sandusky appeal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state’s highest court on Wednesday said it would not review Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation conviction, but other legal avenues remain open to the former Penn State assistant football coach. Sandusky […]

04/02/2014

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

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