| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:54 AM
Just in case I didn't already rile enough people with my column today about what I believe is a misguided reaction to easing NCAA sanctions on Penn State, I thought I would use today's blog to offer the perspective of the world's oldest and largest...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:22 AM
Restoring Penn State's vacated football victories was a good start that needs to continue with restoration of Joe Paterno's legacy, former players said Friday.
A total of 111 wins were restored to Joe Paterno's record, once again making him the...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:16 PM
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:
NOV. 5: Attorney general'...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:50 AM
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer got his wish.
The NCAA announced Tuesday it approved a waiver to help pay for family members of athletes to attend the College Football Playoff title game and men's and women's Final Four games.
The NCAA will pay up to...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The view from Jim Phillips’ office is mundane … a parking lot outside Ryan Field.
Turn the other way and you can see why the Northwestern athletic director is so bullish about the future — a giant color depiction of the $260 million...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Potter County Senior Judge John Leete doubled down on his order overruling some privilege arguments in the Paterno estate's lawsuit.
In an opinion dated Nov. 29 but filed in the Centre County Prothonotary's Office on Friday, Leete explained his reasoning...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:41 AM
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is the second least effective sports executive, according to a sports magazine's recent survey. Goodell has battled an image problem this year after he admittedly mishandled cases of domestic abuse by players and defended...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:52 PM
A group of U.S. representatives from Pennsylvania, including Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent, asked the NCAA to publicly release documents related to the Penn State football sanctions.
Dent and Glenn Thompson, R-5th District, sent a letter to the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:52 PM
When you hire a lawyer to do an investigation and announce the results to the world, you can't later claim the information is private and protected.
That was the rationale Senior Judge John Leete, of Potter County, used in denying a stay for Pepper...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:58 AM
STATE COLLEGE — More than 10,000 people, including former Penn State players and former university president Graham Spanier, signed '409' boards this weekend that will be delivered to NCAA headquarters as a petition to restore Joe Paterno's...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:36 PM
There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...