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  • Bill Cosby needs to speak up, speak out

    It's the kind of news that makes you whisper sotto voce to no one in particular, "Say it ain't so. Please, say it ain't so." Yes, I'm talking about the lineup of women accusing Bill Cosby of rape. Unless you've been in a cave these past few days, you'...
  • With Paterno-Sandusky doc 'Happy Valley,' unsettling cultural questions

    With Paterno-Sandusky doc 'Happy Valley,' unsettling cultural questions
    Around their Brooklyn home, the documentary filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev and his wife have developed a kind of code phrase -- a "thumbnail," they call it -- for how people talk about the Jerry Sandusky affair. "Rhythmic slapping” is the term, and, picking...
  • Penn State trustees: We want Freeh background material

    Penn State trustees: We want Freeh background material
    Nine alumni-elected members of the Penn State University Board of Trustees want access to documents that led to the Freeh report, which criticized the university's role in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, according to a letter sent to the...
  • Corbett's Paterno musings don't sit well with Penn State loyalists

    Corbett's Paterno musings don't sit well with Penn State loyalists
    Mike Guman read with interest Gov. Tom Corbett's remarks that perhaps the Penn State board of trustees should not have fired coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal, and smirked. "It's sort of characteristic of...
  • On Penn State, the NCAA, emails and the Shawshank Redemption

    On Penn State, the NCAA, emails and the Shawshank Redemption
    "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...
  • It's time for NCAA to restore Paterno's record

    It's time for NCAA to restore Paterno's record
    Now that we've learned that some in the NCAA questioned the group's authority to punish Penn State over Jerry Sandusky's abuse of children and that Gov. Corbett has conceded Joe Paterno "probably" should not have been fired" and that Paterno...
  • 134 Documentary Features To Vie for Oscar

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced Friday that 134 films have been submitted for the documentary feature category for the 87th Academy Awards. A shortlist of 15 films will be announced in December. Several of the 134 films have...
  • Penn State vs. Maryland Gameday

    Penn State vs. Maryland Gameday
    PENN STATE (4-3) VS. MARYLAND (5-3) Noon at Beaver Stadium TV: ESPN2. Radio: WAEB-AM 790 Series: Penn State leads 35-1-1. Last meeting: Penn State 70-7 in 1993. PROBABLE STARTERS PENN STATE OFFENSE WR, 7 Geno Lewis, Soph. LT, 59,...
  • Tom Wolf elected Pennsylvania governor in landslide

    Tom Wolf elected Pennsylvania governor in landslide
    Democrat Tom Wolf made history Tuesday by beating Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the general election. Wolf is the first challenger from either party to knock off a sitting governor since Pennsylvania voters changed the state Constitution in 1968 to...
  • Did 'Paterno factor' play role in Corbett's defeat?

    Did 'Paterno factor' play role in Corbett's defeat?
    HARRISBURG — Call it the Paterno factor. Members of a group called Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship donned PSU gear Tuesday and went to the polls to vote against Gov. Tom Corbett. They did this not because they necessarily liked his...
  • Emails suggest NCAA used 'bluff' to sanction Penn State

    Emails suggest NCAA used 'bluff' to sanction Penn State
    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...