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'My Eyes Popped Out Of My Head'

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 09.27.2013 | College

HARRISBURG, Pa. — It was late at night on Feb. 27, 2001, and Penn State's then-president, Graham Spanier, one of academia's most prominent admin...

Paterno Family Blasts 'Rush To Injustice'

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 04.12.2013 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- A report commissioned by Joe Paterno's family says the late coach did nothing wrong in his handling of the Jerry Sandusky child ...

Joe Paterno's Widow Attends PSU Season Opener

AP | Posted 11.01.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The widow of Joe Paterno cheered on Penn State in the Nittany Lions' historic season opener Saturday against Ohio. Sue Pat...

Penn State Football Alters Jerseys

AP | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Players' names are being added to Penn State's football jerseys for the coming season, the university announced Tuesday, along w...

Notre Dame Flips Penn State Commit

Posted 08.06.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Following the NCAA's sanctions against the program, Penn State lost wide receiver commit William Fuller to N...

Let's Talk about Sex

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Let's get things out in the open. I'm about to offend many of you. I wish that weren't the case, but for so many people, just the topic of sex is offe...

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 ...

Sandusky's Wife: 'He's Not Who They Say He Is'

AP | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- The wife of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky says she still loves him and "he's not who they say he is." Jerry Sandusky was...

'We're The True Penn Staters'

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — More than 30 Penn State football players say they're staying in Happy Valley despite NCAA sanctions that will keep the Nitt...

Penn State Alum: NCAA Punishment 'Was Our 9/11'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.25.2012 | Sports

After hearing Tom Price of Factoryville, Pa., express his feelings about the sanctions levied against Penn State by the NCAA, there seems little doubt...

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.

Shakespeare in the Freeh Report

Stanton Peele | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports
Stanton Peele

No one dared cross Paterno -- no one, be he the president of Penn State, the athletic director, the head of security, members of the Penn State Board of Trustees, or even the Governor!

PSU Football Slammed With NCAA Sanctions

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM, MARC LEVY and RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The NCAA crippled Penn State football for years to come and practically tore Joe Paterno's name out of the record books Monday, ...

Paterno No Longer All-Time Winningest Coach

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Sports

The NCAA has spoken, loudly. NCAA President Mark Emmert announced major sanctions against Penn State on Monday morning, including a 4-year postseason ...

Paterno Family: Tearing Down Statue Doesn't Serve Victims

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The statement issued by the family of Joe Paterno in response to the famed coach's statue being removed from outside the Penn St...

Penn State Takes Down Paterno Statue

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 09.21.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Cloresa Turner drove to central Pennsylvania from Virginia to see the statue of veteran Penn State football coach Joe Pater...

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...

Missouri Coach Defends Joe Paterno

AP | Posted 07.18.2012 | Sports

HOOVER, Ala. -- Missouri coach Gary Pinkel says he thinks it is "wrong" to place sole blame for the Penn State tragedy on former coach Joe Paterno. T...

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-...

Paterno Family Denies Freeh Report Findings

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno's family on Monday strongly denied the findings of a special investigator who concluded the late football coach and ...

Joe Paterno Halo Painted Over

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — An artist has removed a halo from a mural of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno amid the school's child sex-abuse scanda...

Abuse Of Power

AP | RUSTY MILLER | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- It was a throwaway line, intended to lighten the mood after an ominous revelation by one of the most decorated college football prog...

Paterno Got Richer Contract Amid Giant Sex Abuse Scandal

www.nytimes.com | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

In January 2011, Joe Paterno learned prosecutors were investigating his longtime assistant coach Jerry Sandusky for sexually assaulting young boys. So...

Some Penn State Players Still Stand By Paterno

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 09.13.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State tailback Silas Redd still stands by his former coach Joe Paterno. Defensive tackle Jordan Hill does, too. ...