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  • 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...
  • Penn State's motion to dismiss Paterno-Kenney suit denied

    Penn State's motion to dismiss Paterno-Kenney suit denied
    A federal judge has denied a Penn State motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought by two former assistant football coaches. Judge Lawrence Stengel, of United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, filed an order Tuesday denying...
  • 'Happy Valley' doesn't get to the bottom of it

    'Happy Valley' doesn't get to the bottom of it
    2 stars (out of four) Yikes. Old TV segments don’t get much more retroactively ironic/horrifying than a piece that cheerfully declared, “Jerry Sandusky seems happiest when he’s mixing it up with his special kids,” in reference...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • George O'Leary wants next UCF football coach to maintain culture of the program

    George O'Leary wants next UCF football coach to maintain culture of the program
    Retirement has become a popular buzz word surrounding 68-year-old UCF football coach George O’Leary this season. One national media outlet reported O’Leary, who is in his 11th season with the Knights, strongly considered retiring after the...
  • Paterno estate wants NCAA gag order lifted

    Paterno estate wants NCAA gag order lifted
    The estate of the late Joe Paterno has a question for the court: If state Sen. Jake Corman is allowed to reveal emails in his legal battle with the NCAA and Penn State, why the protective order for the Paterno case? On Friday, the estate filed a...
  • Penn State saga, college football's ugliest scandal, retold in 'Happy Valley'

    Penn State saga, college football's ugliest scandal, retold in 'Happy Valley'
    As we head into the most glorious time for college football, rivalry game weekend, there is an asterisk. It is a documentary titled "Happy Valley." It is about a place and a school that, once perfectly named, may be less so now. Penn State...
  • 'Happy Valley' has many views of Penn State's Sandusky scandal

    'Happy Valley' has many views of Penn State's Sandusky scandal
    If you think college football is only a game, you might think that "Happy Valley" is no more than a place name that's become attached to the bucolic area around Penn State University. And you would be wrong on all counts. As examined in this thorough,...
  • 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...