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Saturday, Jul 23, 2016

Man Still Cherishes 1952 Joe Paterno Recruiting Letter

Man Still Cherishes 1952 Joe Paterno Recruiting Letter

It's dated March 20, 1952. The stationary header reads, "THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE COLLEGE."

Sunday, Jul 17, 2016

Questions Emerge About Coaches Who Worked With Sandusky

Questions Emerge About Coaches Who Worked With Sandusky

Newly disclosed allegations from men who have accused Jerry Sandusky of sexual abuse raise fresh questions about what his fellow Penn State assistant coaches might have seen or known in the decades before...

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016

Abuse Victim: Callous Paterno Ignored 70s Sandusky Complaint

Abuse Victim: Callous Paterno Ignored 70s Sandusky Complaint

A man who says former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused him as a boy in 1976 testified in court documents unsealed Tuesday that head coach Joe Paterno was told about it the very...

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016

Ex-Penn State Footballers Want Joe Paterno Statue Back

Ex-Penn State Footballers Want Joe Paterno Statue Back

More than 200 former Penn State football players are petitioning university leaders to return the bronze statue of Joe Paterno that stood outside the school's football stadium.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Report: Up to 6 PSU Coaches Saw 'Inappropriate Behavior'

Report: Up to 6 PSU Coaches Saw 'Inappropriate Behavior'

As many as six assistant coaches at Penn State whose careers at the school spanned three decades witnessed "inappropriate behavior" between convicted sex offender Jerry Sandusky and boys, NBC News has learned.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Joe Paterno Allegedly Told of Sandusky Molestation in 1976

Joe Paterno Allegedly Told of Sandusky Molestation in 1976

A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky, Pennlive.com reported Thursday.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Jerry Sandusky Fights Molestation Conviction in Court

Jerry Sandusky Fights Molestation Conviction in Court

Jerry Sandusky's effort to get his child molestation convictions thrown out ran into tough questioning Monday from a judge who voiced doubt about defense lawyers are entitled to question witnesses — including...

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

Court Upholds Dismissal of Some Charges for Ex-PSU Admins

Court Upholds Dismissal of Some Charges for Ex-PSU Admins

A Pennsylvania appeals court said Wednesday it would not reconsider its recent decision throwing out some of the most serious criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their...

Friday, Mar 11, 2016

Joe Paterno's Family Battles NCAA in Court

Joe Paterno's Family Battles NCAA in Court

Lawyers for the family of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno and the NCAA are expected in court, where a judge will try to work out disputes over what information they must exchange before their civil case goes...

Thursday, Jan 7, 2016

Artist Restores Joe Paterno's Halo on PSU Mural

Artist Restores Joe Paterno's Halo on PSU Mural

A painted halo on a mural of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is back, more than three years after the artist removed it shortly after Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child molestation.

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