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  • A look back at the life of the late Chuck Bednarik

    A look back at the life of the late Chuck Bednarik
    Editor's Note: Over the final four months of 1999, The Morning Call put together a list of the 10 greatest athletes of the 20th century, a list that included Olympic gold medalists, an NCAA basketball champion, collegiate All-Americans, Super Bowl...
  • Penn State legal actions continue to pile up with new complaint this week

    PHILADELPHIA A complaint filed this week is a reminder that the legal battles over the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal are far from over. At least seven civil cases and criminal complaints against three former Pennsylvania State University...
  • Ex-Penn State president files defamation suit over Sandusky report

    Ex-Penn State president files defamation suit over Sandusky report
    STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier has filed a defamation lawsuit, accusing former FBI director Louis Freeh of scapegoating him in Freeh's scathing report on the Jerry Sandusky case. The long-promised lawsuit filed...
  • ArtsQuest to screen Joe Paterno documentary

    ArtsQuest to screen Joe Paterno documentary
    'The Joe We Know,' a 2012 documentary about former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, will be shown next month at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem. Former Penn State football players Mike Cerimele and Tom Donchez will host the event, which is scheduled for...
  • UCLA defense coordinator Tom Bradley signs two-year, $995,000 contract

    UCLA defense coordinator Tom Bradley signs two-year, $995,000 contract
    Tom Bradley, hired as UCLA’s defense coordinator last month, signed a two-year, $995,000 contract. He also received a $25,000 signing bonus and could earn up to another $100,000 in team performance bonuses. Bradley, who was associate head coach in...
  • Amir Bar-Lev explores tribalism in Penn State-centric 'Happy Valley'

    Happy Valley Music Box, $29.95 Amir Bar-Lev's latest documentary is ostensibly about the scandal that erupted at Penn State when assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was accused of sexually abusing young boys. But as with Bar-Lev's earlier films...
  • Unlike years past, only 3 want to be Penn State trustees

    Could it be Happy Valley is happy again? Ever since the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal roiled Pennsylvania State University, dozens of candidates have vied each year for three open alumni seats on its board of trustees. A record 80 or so...
  • 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...
  • After ups and downs at Penn State, Owings Mills' Donovan Smith tries for NFL

    Penn State junior offensive tackle Donovan Smith kept staring down an important life choice as if it were a charging defensive end, then reacted decisively in late December with an aggressive move of his own. Instead of playing it safe and returning...
  • Garry Gilliam's great return to Hershey

    Garry Gilliam's great return to Hershey
    HERSHEY — The 300-pound lineman fired one spongy ball after another at his targets before diving across the rubber mats in the middle school gym. The kids shrieked their approval. Garry Gilliam was loving being one of them again. This unlikely...
  • Lives of abused children not easily restored

    Lives of abused children not easily restored
    So Joe Paterno's victories have been restored. The crowd is cheering, and the disciples are ready to bring back the disgraced statue of their hero for another worship service of false idols. Sorry, fans, I won't bow or genuflect. It is true that no...