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  • NCAA agrees to restore Joe Paterno's wins

    NCAA agrees to restore Joe Paterno's wins
    HARRISBURG — The NCAA agreed to restore former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's wins to settle a lawsuit challenging the NCAA's authority to punish the university over Jerry Sandusky's crimes. The decision, announced Friday, was met with...
  • Earth warms like a broken record; For 3rd time in 10 years, globe sets mark for hottest year

    For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday. Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Norfolk State adds three football linemen; Apprentice men and women win at home

    COLLEGES: Football: New Norfolk State coach Latrell Scott announced the addition of three more mid-year enrollees, all from Fork Union Military Academy. The trio consists of defensive linemen Walter Brantley, a Phoebus High graduate, and Cornelius...
  • NCAA agrees to restore 112 football wins to Penn State, reinstate Paterno as winningest coach

    The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history. The...
  • Penn State gets wins restored, Joe Paterno again winningest coach

    Penn State gets wins restored, Joe Paterno again winningest coach
    The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history. The...
  • Students rally at Penn State, happy Paterno gets wins back

    Students rally at Penn State, happy Paterno gets wins back
    STATE COLLEGE — Hundreds of Penn State students rallied and marched Friday to celebrate the career of late football coach Joe Paterno and the NCAA's agreement to restore 112 team victories deducted amid the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
  • Emmert: NCAA settlement in Penn State case was to free $60 million in fines to be distributed

    NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association agreed to a settlement with Penn State to ensure that $60 million in fines paid by the school could finally be distributed to victims of sexual abuse. Emmert added Friday that the settlement was not an...
  • Bobby Bowden happy to be No. 2 behind Paterno in major college football career victories

    Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden is glad to be No. 2 behind Joe Paterno again after the NCAA restored the late Penn State coach's vacated victories. The NCAA and Penn State reached a settlement Friday in a lawsuit that challenged the legality of...
  • Dent: Time for Congress to investigate the NCAA

    Dent: Time for Congress to investigate the NCAA
    Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent said it's time to investigate the NCAA and hold the organization accountable for its actions against Penn State. In a statement Friday, Dent praised state Senator Jake Corman, whose lawsuit against the NCAA...
  • Current, former USC players react to NCAA action in Penn State case

    Current, former USC players react to NCAA action in Penn State case
    The NCAA’s announcement that it was restoring victories to Penn State drew reaction from current and former USC players. Penn State had been forced to vacate 112 victories as part of sanctions handed down in the Jerry Sandusky child-abuse case....
  • How the Penn State-NCAA consent decree, repeal unfolded

    Developments in the NCAA sanctioning of Penn State University for its role in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case, and the challenges that lead to the repeal of the 2012 agreement between the school and the NCAA: 2011 NOV. 5: Attorney general'...