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Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.10.2016 | 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.

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

NCAA President: 'I Don't Want To Take Anything Off The Table'

Posted 07.17.2012 | Sports

What next at Penn State? As far as the NCAA is concerned, all punishment options are in play after former F.B.I. director Louis J. Freeh delivered...

New Jerry Sandusky Accusers Come Forward

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.16.2012 | College

Three additional men have accused convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky of sexually abusing them during the 1970s and 80s, according to the Patriot-...

Tyler Kingkade

Penn State Serves As Nationwide Wake-Up Call | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.16.2012 | College

In the wake of last week's damning report on Penn State's internal response to the conduct of one-time assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the un...

A Call For More In-Depth Investigation Of Sandusky's Charity | Posted 07.16.2012 | Impact

Sitting on the beach enjoying the final day of a perfect vacation with loved ones this week, I marveled at how beautiful life is. The fog rolling off ...

Penn State Football Is Too Powerful to Challenge

Stanton Peele | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports
Stanton Peele

The rank and file united behind the University to excuse and support it after the dimensions of the scandal and its extension throughout the system had become apparent -- and nothing in the Freeh report will change this.

'We Are Penn State' and What That Means Today

John Milewski | Posted 09.15.2012 | College
John Milewski

For me, the burden of being Penn State includes taking responsibility for being part of the myth machine that brought us to where we are today.

Tyler Kingkade

Odds Long For Quick Congressional Hearing On Penn State | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.15.2012 | College

Members of Congress who want to hold a hearing to investigate child abuse reporting laws in light of the Penn State University scandal will have to wa...

Higher Ed, Penn State Style

Howard Fineman | Posted 09.12.2012 | Sports
Howard Fineman

The Penn State football team was a secular holy order Paterno was seen as the pope of college football. But it was a facade, and those who knew the story from the inside knew that. The program wasn't clean. Paterno wasn't clean. Penn State wasn't clean.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 09.12.2012 | New York
Len Berman

I'm sure nobody was shocked by yesterday's findings. The expression "it's not the crime, it's the cover-up" doesn't apply here. The crime was abhorrent, and the cover-up was just as heinous.

Alyssa Creamer

Explosive Penn State Report May Fuel Lawsuits | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.13.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Jerry Sandusky's sexual assaults at Penn State University will likely fuel civil lawsuits against the school, legal experts said Thursday....

Paterno Statements Refuted By Freeh Report

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.12.2012 | Sports

The 267-page report on Penn State's handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal delivered by former F.B.I. director Louis J. Freeh indicates that former he...

Tyler Kingkade

Penn State Administration, Joe Paterno Covered Up Jerry Sandusky's Child Abuse (UPDATED) | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.12.2012 | College

The most powerful officials at Penn State actively worked to cover up Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse and rape of children, failing to protect them agai...