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  • 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...
  • Gov. Tom Corbett: Penn State 'probably' should not have fired Joe Paterno

    HARRISBURG — Joe Paterno "probably" should not have been fired, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Thursday. In his most expansive comments since the child sex-abuse scandal erupted at Penn State University three years ago, the outgoing governor...
  • Moran: 10 years after Genessee Theatre show, we reconsider Bill Cosby

    Ten years ago this week, a living American icon walked onstage at the refurbished Genesee Theatre to deafening, sustained applause. The moment wasn’t lost on the Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian, who paid homage to the building’s...
  • 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...
  • Madonna and Young: Why Corbett's re-election chances were doomed

    The historic scope of Tom Corbett's loss on Tuesday must be understood to place it in any meaningful perspective. In losing to Democrat Tom Wolf, he became the first Pennsylvania governor in 40 years to fail to win re-election, and his party became the...
  • Pennsylvania governor: No need to fire Joe Paterno

    Pennsylvania governor: No need to fire Joe Paterno
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett suggested Thursday that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno should have kept his job in 2011 amid the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. "They probably shouldn't have fired him, they probably should've...
  • Gov. Corbett: Penn State 'probably' should not have fired Joe Paterno

    Gov. Corbett: Penn State 'probably' should not have fired Joe Paterno
    WATCH: Eagle Eye: Can new-look offensive line gel? … After losing his bid for re-election, Gov. Tom Corbett said Thursday Joe Paterno "probably" should not have been fired by Penn State. … Major League Baseball, along with the Major League...
  • Ten years later, Penn State returns to Indiana needing another victory

    Ten years later, Penn State returns to Indiana needing another victory
    James Franklin has talked about being creative and unconventional and has promised to play more aggressively. What he won't dare broach is the subject of playing desperate. Penn State visits Indiana today seeking to end its first four-game losing streak...
  • 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...