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.
In a special Board of Trustees meeting, a resolution to pay additional Jerry Sandusky claimants was passed by a 18-6 vote. The six no-votes came from the present alumni-elected trustees, all of whom read statements of opposition into the record.
“Unfortunately, the NCAA sanctions hurt a lot of individuals and punished them when they were in no way a participant in any of the crimes that Sandusky committed,” Covey says. “We have to remember at the forefront that this case was about the victims.”
Alexander Lindsay, Jerry Sandusky’s current defense attorney, filed a motion asking the court to allow secret grand jury testimony in an appeal that will be filed in the next several days.
New court documents from Jake Corman’s lawsuit have revealed Mark Emmert’s entire inbox.
Potter County Senior Judge John Leete issued a ruling Monday that represents a victory and a defeat for both sides of the ongoing Paterno-NCAA lawsuit.
Former university president Graham Spanier has filed a lawsuit against Louis Freeh and Penn State, alleging defamation and tortious interference by the former, and breach of contract by the latter. Virginia law firm Clare Locke, which is representing Spanier, announced the suit on Wednesday afternoon in a press release.
The long-awaited criminal trial for Graham Spanier, Tim Curley, and Gary Schultz will have to wait even longer.