Joe Paterno

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Don’t Contribute To The Cult Of Patrick Kane

There remains a fair deal of panicky defensiveness in response to anything not slanted as pro-Kaner.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2015

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Baffoe: Patrick Kane Is Not Your Friend

Before defending Kane against a rape allegation, pause and consider everything.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2015

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

Bernstein: Penn State As Sick As Ever

The NCAA’s reinstatement of the late Joe Paterno’s wins should not give cover to Penn State zealots, Dan Bernstein writes.

670 The Score–01/16/2015

Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Your 2015 Sports New Year’s Resolution

As fans, let’s work to gain more perspective.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2015

Penn State football coach James Franklin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

NCAA Lifts Penn State’s Postseason Ban

The Nittany Lions were halfway through a four-year postseason ban stemming from the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

DePaul Blue Demons

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

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