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  • Another Penn State Perspective

    Another Penn State Perspective
        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...
  • For former Penn State players, NCAA decision represents a start

    For former Penn State players, NCAA decision represents a start
    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...
  • 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'...
  • NCAA to help pay for players' families to attend College Football Playoff, Final Four

    NCAA to help pay for players' families to attend College Football Playoff, Final Four
    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...
  • NU AD Jim Phillips praises Pat Fitzgerald ahead of 'important' year

    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...
  • Judge stands by privilege ruling in Paterno suit

    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...
  • Roger Goodell voted sports' second 'least effective' executive

    Roger Goodell voted sports' second 'least effective' executive
    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...
  • Dent, other Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to release all Penn State emails

    Dent, other Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to release all Penn State emails
    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...
  • Judge strikes down privilege argument in Paterno family lawsuit

    Judge strikes down privilege argument in Paterno family lawsuit
    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...
  • Penn State fans sign onto '409,' seeking to restore Joe Paterno's vacated wins

    Penn State fans sign onto '409,' seeking to restore Joe Paterno's vacated wins
    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...
  • UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC

    UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC
    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...