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Penn State Football Scandal

Former Penn State Football Player: Grounds Of NCAA Sanctions Were 'Suspect'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports

The NCAA announced its decision to relax its sanctions on the Penn State football program on Monday, reinstating the team’s postseason eligibility f...

Sandusky 'Victim 5' Agrees To Multi-Million Settlement

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Penn State may never be able to fully shake off the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but news that one victim has set...

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 ...

Regis Philbin: 'Broke My Heart' To See Paterno Statue Removed

TMZ | Posted 09.25.2012 | Celebrity

Regis Philbin wasn't among the college football fans who were THRILLED to see Penn State take down the iconic Joe Paterno statue ... in fact, Reg tell...

Joe Paterno Defended PSU Football In Letter

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports

-- Joe Paterno's family has confirmed that the Penn State football coach dictated in December what was meant to be an opinion letter that was shown t...

Penn State and the Blame Game

Amy Sepinwall | Posted 03.08.2012 | Sports
Amy Sepinwall

It has now been two months since scandal rolled into the Happy Valley. Much is still uncertain and yet the university, the surrounding community, and the nation as a whole remains fixated on the question of responsibility.

Judge Allows Journalists To Text And Tweet During Jerry Sandusky Trial

Posted 12.12.2011 | Media

Journalists covering the trial of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, will now be allowed to access the Internet on their lapto...

WATCH: 'South Park' Mocks Penn State Scandal Jokes

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Comedy

As is often the case with high-profile news stories, "South Park"'s satirical take on last week's Penn State scandal was highly anticipated. Not ones ...

Obama Weighs In On Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama believes that if the allegations of child sex-abuse at Penn State are true, then "what happened is outrageous," h...

When Men Are Cowards: Sex, Crime and Cover-Up at Penn State College Football

Kelly Moore | Posted 01.08.2012 | Sports
Kelly Moore

Let's get one thing straight about the unfolding child sex abuse scandal at Penn State : it happened because a group of men chose to be cowards. For a sport that thrives on testosterone it is tragically ironic.