The Penn State scandal reared its ugly head again this week when details from a multi-million dollar case between the university and its insurers were made public. It was reported that an insurer claimed that former head coach Joe Paterno was told about Jerry Sandusky’s sexual assaults all the way back in 1976. Show More Summary
Why they matter … and why we probably won’t learn anything more about them.
The court cases of Penn State officials were back in the news on Wednesday, but the significance of today should not pass unnoticed.
For over three years I have spent a huge amount of time and effort investigating the so-called “Penn State Scandal.” I have done so for no money and with no connection to the university. I probably now know as much or more about it than anyone on the planet, including Jerry Sandusky himself. Show More Summary
Pennsylvania residents appear ready to move past the Penn State scandal.
The Penn State scandal was a tragedy for many, but one that people seem to have passed over too soon. The post What’s Not To Understand? Children Were Raped. appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Nowadays, just about every major public scandal gets turned into a feature-length documentary. The challenge for the filmmaker—assuming a quick cash-grab isn’t the aim—is to find an angle on the material that hasn’t already been wrung dry by the daily news media. Show More Summary
Tom Corbett, the Republican governor of Pennsylvania, was defeated in his bid for a second term Tuesday, falling to Democratic businessman Tom Wolf, who is not the dapper southern guy who wrote Bonfire of the Vanities. One of the biggest issues in the race—and a key driver of liberal rage—was education. Show More Summary
Most of the country has moved on from talking about the Penn State scandal, accepting that university administrators and former head coach Joe Paterno made grievous errors in judgment upon becoming aware of Jerry Sandusky's crimes. According...Show More Summary
Rutgers is moving to the Big Ten in a year, but right now, the university is still mired in the Julie Hermann scandal. It is a scandal that, as Tom Canavan of the Associated Press points out, could very well cost the Scarlet Knights some money. Show More Summary
The Freeh report, seen as the comprehensive take on the events that led to the Penn State scandal, is under attack from a new report issued by the family of Joe Paterno. Joe Paterno’s widow, Sue Paterno, had said that she believed the report would clear her husband’s name.She appears to have a media push [...]Show More Summary
A report commissioned by Joe Paterno’s family about the Penn State scandal is due out this weekend, and family members hope it clears the late coach’s name. A previous report, authored by former FBI head Louis Freeh, was critical of Paterno and the role he served in the university’s scandal. The report noted that Paterno [...]Show More Summary
For the first time since the shocking sex abuse scandal rocked Penn State’s football program, Sue Paterno sits down with Katie Couric for an exclusive interview that will broadcast on Couric’s nationally syndicated daytime talk show, “Katie.”
Special prosecutor for Penn State scandal: Pennsylvania’s new attorney general is set to name a special prosecutor in the coming days to investigate Gov. Tom Corbett’s handling of the case, specifically why nearly three years elapsed before criminal charges were brought. Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a Democrat elected in November, confirmed her plans in an [...]
Well, it's been about a year since the gaping wound of the Penn State scandal was ripped open, so it must be time for a movie about Joe Paterno starring Al Pacino. At least, that's what Hollywood seems to think. CBS Sports reports Al...Show More Summary
Amidst all of the political shenanigans, world coming-to-an-end drama and heart-wrenching tragedy of the last few months, some may have missed that charges of perjury,...
CNN rebounded nicely from Monday’s devastating news that it had lost hunky weatherman Rob Marciano to “Entertainment Tonight,” announcing Tuesday that it has hired Sara Ganim as a correspondent based in Atlanta. Read full article >>
Sara Ganim, a reporter with The Patriot News in Harrisburg, PA, has joined CNN as an Atlanta-based correspondent. Ganim broke the story of the grand jury investigation into Jerry Sandusky, the former defensive coordinator for Penn State...Show More Summary
Two men on opposite sides of one of the biggest scandals in sports history share an air of secrecy granted by their work for the U.S. government. Former Penn St. President Graham Spanier was arraigned today on charges that he attempted to cover-up the massive child abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Show More Summary
For the last few months, Britain has been consumed by its own version of the Penn State scandal — allegations that the recently deceased BBC children's television presenter and national institution Jimmy Savile was a pedophile who was tacitly enabled by his employer for decades. The story has been mostly ... More »