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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

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

Scandal Costs For Penn State Top $41 Million

Penn State has released a document sought by some of its critics detailing the agreement with former FBI director Louis Freeh to investigate the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, a review that cost the school about $8.1 million.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2013

Manti Te'o, Jim Miller, Joe Paterno and Michael Jordan. (Credit: Getty Images)

Baffoe: I Got A Sports Fan Reality Check

Reality checks are necessary every now and then.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2013

South Africa's Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius leaves the court room after his hearing on charge of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (Credit: Getty)

Bernstein: Oscar Pistorius And Inconvenient Truths

It sounds simple enough: before you decide to whip up the next inspirational sports legend to sell to the world, check to see if he’s already spent time in jail.

670 The Score–02/17/2013

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

Penn State Weighing Sandusky Case Settlement Demands

The lawyer brought in by Penn State to help settle Jerry Sandusky-related claims said Monday that he recently gave university officials monetary settlement offers from most of the people asserting they were molested by the former assistant football coach.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2013

Joe Paterno. (credit: Getty)

Paterno Family Releases Own Report To Refute Freeh

Joe Paterno’s family released its response to Penn State’s report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal Sunday, attacking Louis Freeh’s conclusion that the coach hid sex abuse allegations against his longtime assistant.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2013

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Early Revelations From The Paterno Report

Some of the Paterno Report findings are shocking, and may radically alter the way in which many have viewed the case, and the legacy of a legendary coach:

670 The Score–02/08/2013

Sue Paterno. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

In Letter, Sue Paterno Defends Late Husband

Breaking more than a year of silence, Sue Paterno is defending her late husband as a “moral, disciplined” man who never twisted the truth to avoid bad publicity.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2013

Sue Paterno. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sue Paterno To Give Her First Interview Since Penn State Scandal

For the first time since the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke, Joe Paterno’s widow will speak out.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2013

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

Two Pennsylvania Reps Want NCAA To Restore Penn State Football Scholarships

Two Pennsylvania congressmen want the NCAA to restore football scholarships taken away from Penn State as part of sanctions for the child sex abuse scandal involving retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2013

Joe Paterno statue. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

‘He’s Still My Role Model’ And Other Tweets Praising Joe Paterno On The Anniversary Of His Death

It’s been one year since Joe Paterno died of lung cancer.

670 The Score–01/22/2013

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Vigil Planned To Mark Anniversary Of Joe Paterno’s Death

Supporters of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno are marking the anniversary of his death with a candlelight vigil.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2013

Joe Paterno and Al Pacino. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Pacino To Play Paterno In Upcoming Movie

Al Pacino will play Joe Paterno in a movie about the late Penn State football coach.

670 The Score–01/17/2013

Mike McQueary in 2005. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Penn St. Attacks Claims By Ex-Assistant McQueary

Penn State’s lawyers asked a judge Tuesday to throw out a whistleblower and defamation lawsuit filed by a former assistant football coach who testified he saw Jerry Sandusky attack a boy in a school shower more than a decade ago.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2013

Penn State (Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Sues NCAA Over Penn State Sanctions

Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over stiff sanctions imposed against Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2013

Jeremy Lin, Joe Paterno and Tim Tebow. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Bernstein: One Year Later, Sanity Has Returned To The Sports World

No Tebow, no Paterno, no “Linsanity.”

CBS Chicago–11/28/2012

Brandon Marshall makes a catch against Josh Normal.  (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Bears O, Obama, And Oh, Paterno Emails

When you have a Jay Cutler and a Brandon Marshall, an offensive coordinator can be—hell, probably should be—aggressive.

670 The Score–11/09/2012

The site in which the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno stood sits empty after it was removed by workers outside Beaver Stadium. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Penn State Must Stop Enabling Insanity

At this rate, they might as well just drag the statue out of storage and re-install it.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2012