| 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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:01 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige was several hours late to the ACC's preseason basketball gathering Wednesday because he had to take an exam. Feel free to add your own punch line.
Not to suggest that Paige, a well-spoken...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:12 PM
The NCAA may have sought to "bluff" Penn State into accepting football sanctions in 2012 following the Jerry Sandusky scandal, a revelation university President Eric Barron called "deeply disturbing."
Emails released this week as part of a lawsuit...
| Nov 10, 2014
"Why do you think the NCAA hated your father?"
Jay Paterno didn't flinch at the question, perhaps because he had heard it before. He also didn't hesitate to explain.
No, said the former Penn State assistant coach who is suing the NCAA, he didn't think...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:20 PM
NCAA President Mark Emmert will be deposed Wednesday in a lawsuit over a college football player’s death.
A Montgomery (Md.) County Circuit Court judge ordered Emmert’s deposition in August in the case filed by the family of late Frostburg...