Following up on his pledge to review the materials that went into the Freeh Report, President Eric Barron released a statement today assuring Penn State employees that he will protect the anonymity of people interviewed by Louis Freeh “to the maximum extent possible” under the law.
According to CNN, a man who says Jerry Sandusky sexually abused him during a football camp in 1988 filed a private criminal complaint in Pennsylvania that would return the convicted child abuser to the courtroom.
James Franklin says he wants #107KStrong in Beaver Stadium, but something tells me this isn’t quite what he had in mind.
Whether he wants to or not, Louis Freeh and his firm Pepper Hamilton are going to be part of the Paterno family lawsuit against the NCAA. That much was made clear today in a court order denying his motion for a protective order and stay in the lawsuit, which was joined by Penn State.
Sixteen of the 18 U.S. representatives from Pennsylvania sent a letter to the NCAA today, calling on the organization to release all documents that led to the formulation of the Penn State sanctions and consent decree. All U.S. representatives from Pennsylvania except for Tim Murphy (R-18) and the outgoing-Allyson Schwartz (D-13) signed the letter.
It’s apparently going to be harder for the National Collegiate Athletic Association to keep certain conversations out of the public eye.
President Barron was supposed to address the media after Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting about a “very important” subject, according to the public relations people. Because the meeting went long — the longest in the last several years, in fact — Barron was unable to make the promised press row visit. It is now clear what exactly Barron intended to discuss.