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Baffoe: What Do The Kids Protesting DePaul’s Athletic Department Know?

A group of DePaul students held a protest over what they feel are severe shortcomings by their school’s athletic department when it comes to handling cases of sexual violence.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

The old Joe Paterno statue was torn down in July 2012. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Building A Better Paterno Statue

Why is it so important to some that there is a fantasy world in which none of this happened?

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Richie Incognito. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Please, Don’t Forget Last Week

Don’t let what’s uncomfortable simply be a disposable thought. Think about what’s important.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sandusky Tries To Get His Penn State Pension Back

Jerry Sandusky described his career and retirement from Penn State by video link Tuesday as testimony began in a hearing into whether he can get back the retirement benefits he lost after being convicted of child molestation.

670 The Score–01/07/2014

Bill O'Brien. (Credit: Scott Halleran, Getty images)

Bernstein: Escape From Crazytown

He got out safely, and he’s not looking back. As if anyone would want to.

670 The Score–01/04/2014

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Appeals Court: Sandusky Won’t Get New Trial

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky should not get a new trial after being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled Wednesday.

670 The Score–10/02/2013

Statue of Joe Paterno.  (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NCAA Move Slaps Down “JoeBots”

Hard work by conscientious adults against a poisoned Penn State culture has been rewarded.

670 The Score–09/25/2013

A general view of the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions tall flag squad. (Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport)

Responses To NCAA Reducing Penn State Penalties

Here are responses to the decision by the NCAA to gradually restore football scholarships taken from Penn State in response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal:

670 The Score–09/24/2013

A general view of the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions tall flag squad. (Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport)

NCAA To Restore Penn State Football Scholarships

Penn State officials say they are gratified by the NCAA’s decision to gradually restore football scholarships taken from the school following the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

670 The Score–09/24/2013

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sandusky Appeal In Pa. Appeals Court Judges’ Hands

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer faced skeptical questioning Tuesday from three judges on the Pennsylvania appeals court over his client’s request that they order a new trial in his child sexual abuse case.

670 The Score–09/17/2013

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Doyel: If Alive, Would Paterno Be Joining Penn State Officials Now On Trial?

Joe Paterno wasn’t in the Dauphin County Courthouse this week in Harrisburg, Pa. He wasn’t in Courtroom No. 1 this week, facing accusations of endangering the welfare of children. But would he have been?

670 The Score–07/31/2013

A general view of the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions tall flag squad. (Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport)

Judge: 3 Penn State Ex-Officials To Stand Trial

Penn State’s ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

670 The Score–07/30/2013

Joe Paterno. (credit: Getty)

Witness: Paterno Said Penn St. Erred On Sandusky

Longtime Penn State head coach Joe Paterno said that the university mishandled its response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, a former assistant coach testified Monday.

670 The Score–07/29/2013

Joe Paterno. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: New Evidence Should End Paterno Crusade

The name of Joe Paterno is beyond redemption.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2013

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Penn Staters Keeping Scandal Fresh

After more than a year and a half, the only person not still actively involved in the Jerry Sandusky scandal is Jerry Sandusky.

670 The Score–06/08/2013

A general view of the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions tall flag squad. (Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport)

Judge Tosses Lawsuit By Pa. Governor Against NCAA To Overturn PSU Sanctions

A federal judge on Thursday threw out the Pennsylvania governor’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky, calling his argument “a Hail Mary pass” that easily warranted dismissal.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2013

Ohio Welcome sign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Baffoe: In Steubenville, Sports Are More Important Than Rape

Reno Saccoccia is not a condition that involves flesh-eating bacteria breeding inside one’s kidneys. Nor is it a casino featuring the comedic stylings of Carlos Mencia. It’s neither of those awful things.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2013

Mike McQueary. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

McQueary’s Lawsuit To Go Forward After Judge Rules ‘Outrageous Conduct’ From Penn State

A whistleblower and defamation lawsuit against Penn State will go forward, a judge ruled Tuesday, denying the university’s request to have it dismissed.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2013

Penn State (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Rise In Penn State Football Donations Shows The Real Issue

A fan base that has been criticized for putting football ahead of more important things went and put football ahead of more important things.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2013

Joe Paterno. (credit: Getty)

Baffoe: Getting To Know John Ziegler, Penn State Conspiracy Charlatan

I’ve watched John Ziegler from afar for a while now. As one of his Twitter followers (hey, follow back, dude!) I’ve seen him retweet every person that praises him and bully dissenters on a daily basis.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2013

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