A lawsuit claiming the NCAA acted beyond its authority was settled on Friday. With 111 wins restored in his name, Joe Paterno is once again the winningest college football coach in history.
Sen. Bob Casey said it was “good news” for the school that the NCAA reinstated Penn State’s eligibility for bowl games and scholarships Monday.
Penn State football will be eligible to play in a bowl game this year and provide scholarships to players starting in 2015, the NCAA said Monday.
School announces deal stemming from child-abuse scandal involving longtime football coach Jerry Sandusky.
The Hurricanes have now been cited for lack of institutional control and will lose a few scholarships, but will face no further bowl bans.
A reportedly unruly University of Michigan Wolverines fan was sprayed from point-blank range by police at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium during Saturday’s football game.
It remains unclear when or why the former senator suggested reducing the sanctions against Penn State’s program — and why the NCAA is employing a third party to perform the very act of supervision that’s supposed to be the entire reason for their existence.
“This should not be seen as a precedent for handling other cases,” NCAA president says.
Get ready for some major fist-pumping. (Note: These are in no particular order.)
The ups and downs of the…let’s see…thirty or so teams that are now part of the conference, in rough order of their expected finish.
A burning question that someone apparently has.
What’s the opposite of “just desserts”?
Penn State student Mary Krupa has become the milliner of the school’s local squirrel population. Her model of choice is Sneezy, who just so happens to look fantastic in hats.
Tired of hearing about the former Penn State assistant coach? Karl Rominger says it’s not over yet.
Radio host and filmmaker John Ziegler has a new documentary in the works.
“You can’t COVER UP 61 years of success with honor.” Eh?
He’s right. It is unbelievable.
What did they think was going to happen?
The punishment is severe, but is it severe enough?
The Penn State coach might not have to stick around. But several veteran sports dealmakers said they think he should.
Obama weighs in on this morning’s removal of the statue of Penn State’s former football coach.
From the breaking of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse story to the damning Freeh Report, those in State College and beyond have made their views on JoePa’s culpability well known. These photos tell the complicated, sad story.
Speaking with one woman — and two automated, English-deficient spambots — about the ethics of making money off a convicted child-abuser’s autobiography.
And he does it in 10 words, no less! Poor Kenn in Aurora, CO. :(
And he even got onto the JumboTron. What an adventure for Pedobear!
Man, these guys are fast. From last night’s episode, The Poor Kid.
Come on EA Sports! Everyone knows that you have to consider the possibility that horrific child abuse charges may be leveled against a football team before you write your in-game headlines.
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Jerry Sandusky, the former assistant football coach charged with 40 counts of child sex abuse, breaks his silence on the Penn State scandal with Bob Costas. And he unsurprisingly denies all the charges. “Horsing around” and “horseplay” are terms that are now forever tainted.