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Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.10.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Documentary film can be one of the most effective forms of journalism when done right. Happy Valley directed by Amir Bar-Lev is an impressive, haunting, and powerful example of documentary at its very best.

Penn State President Will Review Freeh Report

AP | Posted 11.16.2014 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The president of Penn State University says he will review the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school's response to ...

2 Years Later, Penn State Trustees Still Not Done Arguing About Freeh Report

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 12.28.2014 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the...

Penn State Making 'Notable' Progress

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State has made notable progress in its adoption of reforms meant to protect children from sexual predators like former assi...

Ex-Penn State President Suing Investigator

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 07.12.2013 | College

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Penn State's former president Graham Spanier initiated a libel and defamation case Thursday against Louis Freeh, the former FBI dir...

Nike Co-Founder Defends Joe Paterno, Blasts Freeh Report

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Nike co-founder Phil Knight has issued a statement blasting the Freeh report's characterization of Penn State coach Joe Paterno in ...

Will Penn State Pay? And How Much?

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 04.13.2013 | Crime

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The lawyer brought in by Penn State to help settle Jerry Sandusky-related claims said Monday that he recently gave university ...

Paterno Family Battles To Restore JoePa's Legacy

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno's family released its response to Penn State's report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal Sunday, attacking Louis Freeh's ...

Sue Paterno Defends JoePa In Letter

Posted 02.08.2013 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Breaking more than a year of silence, Sue Paterno is defending her late husband as a "moral, disciplined" man who never twisted...

Penn State Trustees Take Heat Over The Freeh Report

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 09.14.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State trustees on Friday promised to move forward with a detailed evaluation of changes recommended by former FBI director ...

Ex-PSU Prez Graham Spanier: I Was Stunned .. No Logic To Allegations

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 10.23.2012 | College

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The story being told by Penn State president Graham Spanier as he defends himself against accusations that he covered up a sex...

Spanier Takes A Message Of Innocence To ABC's World News

Posted 08.22.2012 | College

Former President of Penn State Graham Spanier will give his first interview to ABC on Wednesday night. Spanier was ousted from Penn State in November ...

Former Penn State President Lawyers To Speak Out

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 10.22.2012 | College

PHILADELPHIA — Ousted Penn State president Graham Spanier and his lawyers attacked a university-backed report on the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse sc...

Analysis Shows How People Reacted On Twitter To Penn State News

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.30.2012 | College

The release of the Freeh report -- an internal investigation into the Penn State University-Jerry Sandusky scandal -- helped create a strongly negativ...

Former Penn State Players Say Freeh Report 'Flawed'

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

Franco Harris and two other former Penn State football players say the report about Penn State's handling of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal "is ...

LISTEN: Rick Santorum Blasts NCAA, Freeh Report Over Penn State Scandal

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.29.2012 | College

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Penn.) and former 2012 GOP presidential hopeful doesn't think the Freeh report tells the whole truth on the Jerry Sa...

Flagged! The NCAA Overshoots Its Mission With Penn State

Steve Malkenson | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports
Steve Malkenson

In football jargon, the NCAA is guilty of 'piling on.' They are not the appropriate institution to mete out punishment in criminal matters.

Brown University Renames Award Given In Honor of Joe Paterno, Questions Removing Late Coach From Hall of Fame

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.24.2012 | College

Joe Paterno's legacy is tainted, and the removal of his statue at Penn State is only one of the symbols of his athletic achievements to fall. Pate...

Penn State Rocked By NCAA

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports

One day after the statue of Joe Paterno was removed from outside of Beaver Stadium on the Penn State campus, NCAA President Mark Emmert announced sanc...

Franco Harris Still Defending Joe Paterno

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

Franco Harris, a former football star with Penn State and later the Pittsburgh Steelers, remains a steadfast defender of Joe Paterno even after the sc...

A Timeline Of The Penn State Scandal

Posted 07.19.2012 | College

The scandal surrounding Pennsylvania State University continues to unfold, even after a criminal conviction of one time assistant football coach Jerry...

Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier Changes His Mind

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 09.17.2012 | College

PHILADELPHIA — Penn State University's former president Graham Spanier is dropping a lawsuit that sought the release of his university emails in...

The District Attorney and the Penn State Cover-up

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 09.16.2012 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

To me, had Sandusky been effectively prosecuted in 1998 as he should have been, many young boys would have been saved from Sandusky's horrendous conduct, and Penn State's integrity and reputation would not have been so severely tarnished.

What Is the Purpose of a Sports Program

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 09.16.2012 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

We exalt athletics at the college level for the benefits it provides, there needs to be equal focus on the character lessons it is teaching.

Ex-Penn State President Claims Freeh Report Forgot Something

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.17.2012 | College

Attorneys for former Penn State University president Graham Spanier insist the Freeh report doesn't tell the whole story. Spanier's attorneys, Eliz...