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Joe Paterno was told Jerry Sandusky abused a 14-year-old boy in 1976, according to testimony in newly unsealed documents

Court documents say famed Penn State coach Joe Paterno was aware as far back as 1976 that his top assistant was abusing boys, and years later other coaches knew, too, including future Rutgers and NFL coach Greg Schiano. In testimony about the sham...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Jul 13, 2016

Report: Joe Paterno told alleged Jerry Sandusky victim to forget about sex abuse, Penn State settlements covered 1971 Sandusky abuse claim

The university has paid out more than $90 million to settle more than 30 civil claims involving Sandusky, now 72 and serving a lengthy prison sentence for the sexual abuse of 10 children. But few details have been provided on the payouts by either th...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on May 9, 2016

Paterno's 111 vacated Penn State wins restored in Sandusky suit deal, where do Jerry Sandusky's victims go to get their innocence back

Paterno's 111 vacated Penn State wins restored in Sandusky suit deal   AP JAN 16, 2015 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State — all but one of which belonged to Joe Pater...

Penn State-Sentiment

As much as writers should plead neutrality when it comes to college football programs, I’ll be honest about it from the start: I’m a Penn State fan.I’m not a Penn State fan because my parents are from Pennsylvania. I’m not a Penn State fan be...
by The View From North America on Sep 20, 2013

Al Pacino to play role of Joe Paterno in upcoming biopic

Tweet Former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno’s story is legendary on the field and complex off the field. Joe Posnanski’s biography “Paterno”delved into the life of the Nittany Lion coach after spending two years following Paterno, gaining...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Jan 17, 2013

Meet the Woman Who Exposed Jerry Sandusky

Ganim, a Penn State grad and a football fan herself, knew her way around the university's online message boards. There she quickly found gossip about Sandusky getting too friendly with young boys. So she started asking around. "I'd say, 'Hey, have yo...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Nov 18, 2012

Penn State charges raise questions about Paterno’s culpability, Jimmy Savile case may lead to inquiry against seven forces

Penn State charges raise questions about Paterno's culpability Charges that three former university administrators covered up child sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky suggest former Coach Joe Paterno could have been charged had he lived,...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Nov 4, 2012

Climate scientist Michael Mann sues Competitive Enterprise Institute, National Review

Climate scientist Michael Mann has sued the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the National Review for defamation over statements that accuse Mann of scientific misconduct and that compare him to convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky.
by Scholars & Rogues on Oct 23, 2012

Jerry Sandusky sentence: 30 to 60 years for child sex abuse charges

Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to 30-to-60 years in prison on 45 counts of child sexual abuse charges, a judge announced on Tuesday. The former Penn State assistant, and at one time presumed successor to Joe Paterno, will likely spend the rest of...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Oct 9, 2012

Jerry Sandusky sentenced to 30-60 years in prison

Tweet Former Penn State assistant coach and accused child molester Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday morning to serve 30-60 years in prison, per multiple reports: The 68-year-old former Penn State assistant coach was found guilty in June of 45 cou...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Oct 9, 2012

2012 Big Ten Preview: Penn State Nittany Lions

Joe Pasquali, our resident college football analyst, is back with some more of Big Ten team previews. We are about halfway through the conference and the best is yet to come. Can Penn State move past the scandal and bring the attention back towards f...
by America's White Boy on Aug 20, 2012

Penn State Coach: Team Will Stay Together / Sandusky Shower Abuse Victim To Sue Penn State

Penn State coach Bill O'Brien says he doesn't know who is recruiting his Nittany Lions and he doesn't care. O'Brien said Thursday at Big Ten media day that he expects to keep his team intact, despite sanctions handed down this week by the NCAA. A...
by StatFace on Jul 26, 2012

Former Penn State Player: 'We'll Be Back'

Troy Cromwell played wide receiver and won a national championship at Penn State. He thinks that Penn State is a resilient university and despite the severe punishments imposed by the NCAA, Cromwell thinks the program will come back strong.
by StatFace on Jul 24, 2012

I strongly disagree with the NCAA’s sanctions against Penn State football

The $60 million fine Penn State will pay is supposed to go to “an endowment for external programs preventing child sexual abuse or assisting victims.” That sounds unassailable—except why is the NCAA setting up such an endowment? Shouldn’t thi...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 23, 2012

Should Penn State receive the “death penalty”? YES: PSU forgot its mission

Part 1 of a three-part series. Should Penn State’s football program receive the “death penalty”? The NCAA – far more swiftly than most expected – is set to hand down its decision at 9 AM Eastern, so by the time you read...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jul 23, 2012

NCAA Hands Down Penn State Penalties

The NCAA handed down penalties Monday morning for Penn State. The penalties include a $60 million fine, the equivalent of a year's earnings from the football program. The school must also serve a 4-year bowl and postseason ban. Victories from the sea...
by StatFace on Jul 23, 2012

Penn State punishment harsh, but no death penalty

The Penn State punishment was harsh, but there was no death penalty. One could argue this might be worse. The NCAA announced Monday its sanctions against the Penn State football program. They promised unprecedented sanctions against the football prog...
by Just Sayin' on Jul 23, 2012

NCAA and Big Ten hit Penn State with unprecedented penalties

Penn State didn’t receive the “death penalty”, but this could be  a death blow to the football program. NCAA president Mark Emmert announced sanctions against Penn State University this morning in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky chi...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Jul 23, 2012

Statue of Penn State Coach Paterno Taken Down / NCAA Set To Punish Penn State

The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium, eliminating a key piece of the iconography surrounding the once-sainted football coach accused of burying child sex abuse allegations. The NCAA said that...
by StatFace on Jul 22, 2012

Penn State removes Joe Paterno statue

In light of everything that has been revealed regarding the Sandusky incident, Penn State University has taken down legendary head coach Joe Paterno’s statue Sunday morning, per the Associated Press: Construction vehicles and police arrived sho...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Jul 22, 2012


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