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Boston College vs. Penn State: Score, Twitter Reaction for 2014 Pinstripe Bowl

Penn State went from not being eligible for a bowl game at all earlier in the year to Pinstripe Bowl champions on Saturday night, beating Boston College 31-30 in overtime at Yankee Stadium. In the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, the Nittany Lions had been banned from a postseason bowl when the 2014 season began. Show More Summary

Jerry Sandusky won't get his $4,900-a-month pension back

last weekNews / Crime : Crimesider

Former Penn State assistant football coach, who is serving a decades-long prison sentence for child molestation, loses legal battle

Sandusky sent letter from Penn State asking to renew tickets

Penn State sent a letter to Jerry Sandusky, the currently incarcerated convicted child abuser, asking him to renew season his tickets.

With Paterno/Sandusky doc 'Happy Valley,' unsettling cultural questions

Around their Brooklyn home, the documentary filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev and his wife have developed a kind of code phrase -- a "thumbnail," they call it -- for how commentators talk about the Jerry Sandusky affair. "Rhythmic slapping” is the term, and it describes people’s reflexive need...

Movie Review: Happy Valley Shows the Horrific Aftermath of the Sandusky Scandal

An acquaintance told me that he was at a premiere last week of Amir Bar-Lev’s documentary Happy Valley in State College, Pennsylvania, the setting for the story of serial sex abuser Jerry Sandusky, godlike coach and patriarch Joe Paterno, and the institution that allegedly looked the other way, and that... More »

Happy Valley Could Be Anywhere, And That's The Scariest Part

last monthSports : Deadspin

Late in Amir Bar-Lev's harrowing and deeply fair documentary Happy Valley, which tracks the Jerry Sandusky tragedy at Penn State and its craterous aftermath, attorney Andrew Shubin, who represented several of Sandusky's victims, says: Read more...

Report: Penn State Football Was Almost Given The Death Penalty

last monthSports : Deadspin

Another day, another embarrassing set of e-mails made public by the ongoing lawsuit by Pennsylvania state officials against the NCAA over the 2012 sanctions imposed upon Penn State in the Jerry Sandusky case, and this time it's a big one. Show More Summary

Forfeit this, NCAA

(Paul Mirengoff) We have written from time to time about various aspects of the Penn State child molestation scandal invovling one-time assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Our focus has been on the aftermath of that scandal, specifically...Show More Summary

N.C.A.A. Questioned Its Authority in Penalizing Penn State

Emails released as part of a lawsuit reveal that N.C.A.A. officials were unsure of their own authority to punish Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

Judge orders NCAA to turn over Penn State emails

A federal judge has ordered the NCAA to turn over 477 internal emails relating to the development of sanctions imposed on Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

Outgoing Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett Discusses Joe Paterno's Firing

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, who recently lost his bid for reelection, admits his role in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky abuse scandal, including the firing of longtime head coach Joe Paterno, probably played a role in his political...Show More Summary

Pennsylvania governor says Joe Paterno ‘probably shouldn’t’ have been fired

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The former Pennsylvania attorney general who investigated the Jerry Sandusky pedophilia case expressed regret Thursday about how that scandal led to the 2011 firing of legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. In comments to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett — who was voted out of office Tuesday — said that university officials “probably […]

Emails reveal NCAA felt Penn State strategy just a bluff

Pennsylvania’s highest court on Wednesday turned down a bid by the NCAA to prevent a January trial over the legality of penalties imposed on Penn State over the school’s handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

NCAA Wasn’t Sure It Could Punish Penn State, Emails Show

The NCAA imposed a series of unprecedented sanctions on Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal in 2012 despite being privately uncertain about whether it had the authority to do so, according to newly released ema...

NCAA loses bid to avoid trial over Penn State's Sandusky sanctions

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

At issue, whether the penalties the NCAA imposed on Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case were legal

NCAA Wasn’t Sure It Could Punish Penn State, Emails Show

NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. Joe Robbins The NCAA imposed a series of unprecedented sanctions on Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal in 2012 despite being privately uncertain about whether it had the authority...Show More Summary

3 things NCAA people probably shouldn't have emailed each other about Penn State

Based on internal emails, the NCAA wrestled with the question of whether punishing Penn State for a criminal case was outside the bounds of its authority. When the NCAA was determining how to punish Penn State for the Jerry SanduskyShow More Summary

In e-mails, NCAA admitted it bluffed Penn State into accepting Jerry Sandusky sanctions

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

In e-mails from 2012 that were publicly released on Tuesday, the NCAA admitted that it was bluffing Penn State into accepting the dire sanctions imposed as punishment for the Jerry Sandusky scandal and questioned privately whether it had the jurisdiction to hand down such punitive measures. The e-mails came to light as part of the […]

How Penn State's Loss to Maryland Impacts Nittany Lions' Quest to Make Bowl Game

When the NCAA eliminated the final two years of Penn State’s postseason ban connected to the Jerry Sandusky scandal, it was viewed as a major victory for James Franklin and the Nittany Lions program. An improving Penn State team could be rewarded for its play with a bowl trip two years early. Show More Summary

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