Monthly Archives: July, 2013

0 Legendary Coach Gene Wettstone Passes Away at 100

Legendary Penn State gymnastics coach Gene Wettstone has passed away at 100. When he came to Penn State in 1939, meets resembled a student circus, including high wire acts, juggling, unicycles and trapeze performances. Wettstone made it his goal to get the university involved in the real sport of gymnastics. He led Penn State until 1976, earning more than 200 victories and twelve undefeated seasons. Of Penn State gymnastics’ record 12 national championship, Wettstone coached nine of them.

Sandusky Scandal
1 Curley, Schultz, Spanier Preliminary Hearing: Day 2

Testimony in the preliminary hearing for the three embattled former Penn State administrators charged with concealing child sexual abuse is scheduled to continue this morning at 9 a.m. at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg. If all goes according to schedule, proceedings should wrap up mid-afternoon as Judge William Wenner claims only three witnesses are left to testify.

Sandusky Scandal
3 Schultz Assistant Testifies About Delivering Confidential Sandusky File

Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Gary Schultz’s assistant testified that she delivered her boss confidential documents about Jerry Sandusky after becoming aware that the former football coach was charged with sexually abusing young boys. At this point in November 2011, she also knew about the investigation surrounding Schultz but “just wanted to help him out.”

Sandusky Scandal
16 Mike McQueary Begins Testimony in Curley/Schultz/Spanier Preliminary Hearing

Mike McQueary has been called to testify several times before – during Gary Schultz and Tim Curley’s preliminary hearing in December 2011 and Jerry Sandusky’s trial in June 2012. McQueary did not add much that hasn’t been said before during his testimony, other than some personal conversations with Joe Paterno, and seemed at ease while on the witness stand.

0 Big Ten Media Days [Live Coverage]

Greetings from the Windy City where the 2013 version of Big Ten Media Days is set to take place inside the Hilton Chicago hotel over the next two days. As the event unfolds, this page will be constantly updated to bring you the most comprehensive Media Days coverage including coaches press conferences, player interviews, pictures, tweets, and recap articles.

2 John Urschel Outlines Four Life Lessons for Success

John Urschel started off with a joke and exited the stage to a standing ovation. Speaking on behalf of the players at the 42nd annual Big Ten Kickoff luncheon, the All-Big Ten right guard and 4.0 mathematics student encouraged fellow players to maximize their time as student-athletes and to not let the privilege go to waste.

10 Bill O’Brien Wants More Night Games

One easy way for a college football program to get additional national exposure is through primetime broadcasts. For Penn State, being visible on television is one key to navigating through the remaining sanctions years. Naturally, head coach Bill O’Brien would like to play more night games.

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