On November 5, 2011, a 23-page Grand Jury report rocked Penn State to its foundation. As a result of Jerry Sandusky being convicted on 45 of 48 counts sexual abuse against 10 minors and subsequent fallout and alleged coverup by several key school administrators and legendary coach Joe Paterno, these events will forever be a dark stain in the history of our university.
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“Other schools are contacting [Penn State targets] and telling them the NCAA is going to get involved and impose more sanctions…To insinuate that NCAA enforcement is looking at us and considering additional sanctions is preposterous,” Barbour said.
Ohio State Urban Meyer and UCLA coach Jim Mora defended their assistant coaches Greg Schiano and Tom Bradley against the McQueary allegations that surfaced earlier this week.
Former coaches Greg Schiano and Tom Bradley are refuting McQueary’s claims that they knew of the sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky.
In documents from a lawsuit regarding the Penn State-Sandusky settlement unsealed Tuesday morning, one of Jerry Sandusky’s victims claimed Sandusky had a female victim.
The The Curley/Schultz/Spanier case could go to trial this year after new pre-trial deadlines set by the Dauphin County courts.
Solicitor General Bruce Castor told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he has asked an investigator to report “what an investigation into the Second Mile might look like.”
President Eric Barron came out swinging today in a letter to the university community raising doubts on the media reports about Joe Paterno, stating that he is “appalled by the rumor, innuendo and rush to judgment that have accompanied the media stories surrounding these allegations.”
Lubrano and Lord addressed the allegation against Joe Paterno at the conclusion of today’s Board of Trustees meeting before Chairman Keith Masser moved the Board swiftly into a private executive session.
President Eric Barron, the man who would “rather not even talk about Sandusky,” will be subpoenaed in the Paterno v NCAA case.
When the most serious charges against former administrators Graham Spanier, Tim Curley, and Gary Schultz were dropped last month after testimony from former General Counsel Cynthia Baldwin was ruled inadmissible, Attorney General Kathleen Kane vowed to appeal the ruling. Today, the Superior Court ruled that it wouldn’t reconsider the decision to drop the charges, according to the Associated Press.
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier officially filed his lawsuit against Louis Freeh for defamation and tortious interference on Wednesday, which came in conjunction with another complaint filed against Penn State for breach of contract.
Remember the charges of obstruction of justice and conspiracy that were dropped against former Penn State Administrators Tim Curley, Gary Schultz, and Graham Spanier last month? Prosecutors are now asking a Pennsylvania appeals court to reconsider their dismissal.
The criminal charges of obstruction of justice and conspiracy were dropped against former Penn State Administrators Tim Curley, Gary Schultz, and Graham Spanier on Friday.
One Hall of Fame coach is defending another while dealing with his own controversy.
A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled to restore Jerry Sandusky’s pension after determining that Sandusky was not a Penn State employee when his crimes were committed.
The NCAA wants to know the sales records of Duquesne Paterno Legacy beer, according to a court document filed today.
After a busy few days that saw the attorney general dragged into a Harrisburg courtroom, Jerry Sandusky’s grand jury-related discovery request has been shot down.
The Penn State community has come a long way since Nov. 5, 2011. Here’s a townie’s perspective on the dark times of past four years and the bright future that lies ahead.
Judge Cleland granted a request for information at Jerry Sandusky’s conviction appeal hearing this afternoon. Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office has until November 5 to to provide the court with that information.
Dora McQuaid, a renowned Penn State Alum and avid poet, activist and speaker, will be returning to Happy Valley next week to host a number of events including a book signing.
Jerry Sandusky is looking for subpoena power to look into potential leaks in his case due to inappropriate communication between the grand jury and the Attorney General’s Office.
On July 23, 2012, the NCAA imposed unprecedented sanctions on Penn State’s football program following investigations into the Sandusky Scandal. Three years later, Penn State football isn’t just still here — it’s alive and thriving.
It turns out that Louis Freeh, his law firm, and Penn State can only take so many time-outs before being ordered to hand over the documents used to compile the Freeh Report to the Paterno Family.
The ‘Happy Valley’ documentary is now on Netflix. Here are five reasons why it sucks.
At the Associated Press Sports Editors Commissioners meeting this morning, Mark Emmert came the closest he has to admitting the NCAA was out of line.
Add Steve Spurrier to the list of famous college football coaches to support Joe Paterno. In an interview with The State, a Columbia, S.C. newspaper, Spurrier reflected on his upcoming 70th birthday, and weighed in on the legacy of Penn State’s longtime coach.
Louis Freeh wants to take Graham Spanier’s homefield advantage away in his defamation lawsuit against the former FBI Director.