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  • Jerry Sandusky's pension appeal denied but lawyer vows to keep fighting

    Jerry Sandusky's pension appeal denied but lawyer vows to keep fighting
    HARRISBURG — Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach sentenced to decades in prison for sexually molesting boys, has lost his first appeal of a decision to strip him of his $4,900 monthly pension, but his lawyer says the fight...
  • Former Penn State running back Zach Zwinak to speak in Allentown

    Zach Zwinak, the Penn State running back whose career ended because of an injury, will speak Thursday night in Allentown. Zwinak will appear at this year's 'Football 101' program, sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Penn State Alumni...
  • Following injury, former Penn State running back Zwinak ready for NFL audition

    Following injury, former Penn State running back Zwinak ready for NFL audition
    Zach Zwinak could have gone home when last semester ended. He had been doing some rehab with Penn State's training staff but wasn't practicing, and his family thought the break might do him good. But the running back, who suffered a season-ending...
  • Judge rejects bid by Spanier and aides to throw out perjury case

    Judge rejects bid by Spanier and aides to throw out perjury case
    Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier and two aides had proper legal counsel from a university lawyer when they testified before a grand jury investigating Jerry Sandusky, a judge ruled Wednesday rejecting the men's efforts to have their charges...
  • NCAA said to reconsider sanctions against Paterno, Penn State

    NCAA said to reconsider sanctions against Paterno, Penn State
    The NCAA, state officials and Pennsylvania State University are in talks to reconsider the historic punishment on the school in the wake of the Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a step that could include restoring 111 wins stripped from coach Joe Paterno's...
  • East Stroudsburg's Glenn experiencing high with Seahawks

    East Stroudsburg's Glenn experiencing high with Seahawks
    John Glenn, the football coach, seemingly is flying higher these days than John Glenn, the astronaut, ever did. He hasn't come back to earth, in fact. That kind of thing can happen when you go from doing freelance work 3,000 miles from home to the staff...
  • Plenty of Lehigh Valley connections to previous Super Bowls, NFL title games

    Plenty of Lehigh Valley connections to previous Super Bowls, NFL title games
    Pennsylvania, and the Lehigh Valley in particular, has always been a region where sports have been taken seriously. At one time it was a "way out" for young scholastic athletes to go to college on a scholarship or to sign a professional contract so that...
  • Penn State President: NCAA should not have vacated wins in the first place

    Penn State President: NCAA should not have vacated wins in the first place
    Jerry Sandusky's criminal actions gave Penn State no competitive advantage and should not have been used as the basis for vacating wins, university President Eric Barron said Thursday. In a wide-ranging letter to the Penn State community, Barron was...
  • Joe Paterno's favorability rating up in Pennsylvania, new poll shows

    Joe Paterno's favorability rating up in Pennsylvania, new poll shows
    Joe Paterno's image has improved in Pennsylvania since 2012, according to a new poll. According to a survey conducted by Public Poling Policy, 54 percent of respondents in the Commonwealth hold a favorable opinion of the late Penn State football coach....
  • Bianchi: Bowden still has more wins than Paterno — if NCAA would only count them

     Bianchi: Bowden still has more wins than Paterno — if NCAA would only count them
    If the NCAA has any moral compass and cares anything about the history and heritage of its most popular sport, it will do something — anything — to make sure disgraced Penn State icon Joe Paterno is not allowed to remain as the winningest...
  • Penn State president: Freeh report created 'absurd' picture of university

    Penn State president: Freeh report created 'absurd' picture of university
    STATE COLLEGE — Penn State's president on Wednesday dismissed the university-commissioned review by former FBI Director Louis Freeh of how top administrators handled complaints about Jerry Sandusky as "not useful to make decisions." Eric Barron...