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Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016

Penn State Fires Joe Paterno: 5 Years Later

Penn State Fires Joe Paterno: 5 Years Later

Five years ago Wednesday, legendary coach Joe Paterno's 46-year-run leading the Penn State Nittany Lions football team came to an abrupt end amid the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Penn State Fined Record Amount Over Sandusky Case

Penn State Fined Record Amount Over Sandusky Case

The U.S. Department of Education wants to fine Penn State for the way it mishandled the Jerry Sandusky sexual misconduct case. The amount is nearly seven times the amount it has ever fined another college...

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Jury Awards Ex-Penn State Coach More Than $7M

Jury Awards Ex-Penn State Coach More Than $7M

A jury has ruled in favor of a former Penn State assistant football coach in his defamation case against the university, awarding him over $7 million in damages.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016

Ex-Penn State AD Denies Claims in Whistleblower Suit

Ex-Penn State AD Denies Claims in Whistleblower Suit

A former Penn State athletic director is denying a claim by a main witness against Jerry Sandusky that he was terminated as an assistant football coach because of his role in Sandusky's child molestation case.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016

Did Penn State Edit Release During Jerry Sandusky Scandal?

Did Penn State Edit Release During Jerry Sandusky Scandal?

Penn State's former general counsel testified Tuesday that several days before two high-ranking administrators were charged over their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, the school's...

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016

Testimony Continues in Penn State Defamation Lawsuit

Testimony Continues in Penn State Defamation Lawsuit

The lawsuit against Penn State by former assistant football coach Mike McQueary continues on Wednesday in central Pennsylvania. McQueary was put on leave amid the Jerry Sandusky scandal and is now seeking...

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

Testimony Continues in Ex-Penn State Assistant's Suit

Testimony Continues in Ex-Penn State Assistant's Suit

Testimony will continue for the second day in a former assistant football coach's defamation and whistleblower lawsuit over his treatment by Penn State.

Saturday, Sep 17, 2016

Despite Criticism, Penn State Honors Paterno During Game

Despite Criticism, Penn State Honors Paterno During Game

Penn State paid tribute Saturday to Joe Paterno on the 50th anniversary of his first game, despite criticism that the ceremonies are insensitive to victims in the university's sex abuse scandal.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016

Penn State's Plan to Honor Controversial Coach Joe Paterno

Penn State's Plan to Honor Controversial Coach Joe Paterno

Penn State detailed plans Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of Joe Paterno's first win as hundreds of the late coach's former players made their way back to State College for a private reunion, marking...

Friday, Sep 2, 2016

Penn State Plan to Honor Paterno Milestone Sparks Fury

Penn State Plan to Honor Paterno Milestone Sparks Fury

Penn State's athletic department on Thursday announced plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Joe Paterno's first game as coach, a move that sparked backlash on social networks by people critical...

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