The young man whose claims of abuse began the criminal investigation that put Jerry Sandusky in prison said he contemplated suicide because authorities took so long to prosecute the former Penn State assistant football coach.
Penn State will not renew the contract of athletic director Tim Curley, who has been on leave since being charged last year with perjury and failing to report a child sex abuse allegation against Jerry Sandusky.
On Tuesday morning, former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30-60 years in federal prison after being convicted on 45 counts of child-sex abuse.
Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.
A former Penn State graduate assistant who complained he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy on campus and testified at his sex abuse trial sued the university on Tuesday for what he calls defamation and misrepresentation.
Penn State is down another quarterback after coach Bill O’Brien said Wednesday that backup Paul Jones had left the team for personal reasons.
A judge on Wednesday upheld perjury charges against two Penn State administrators accused of lying to a grand jury that investigated allegations ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused children.
A Pennsylvania judge has scheduled Jerry Sandusky’s sentencing for convictions of child sexual abuse for Oct. 9.
If one thing is certain, it’s that Franco Harris isn’t giving up.
It was intended to be a “moment of reflection” yesterday, during which 97,186 people could consider how their cult-like devotion to a football coach contributed to multiple violent crimes against children. Instead, the day was notable for the powerful undercurrent of defiance, misunderstanding, and willful ignorance.
Franco Harris must just not get it.
Joe Posnanski’s biography on defamed former Penn State football coach has been met with wide criticism.
Stints in jail. Hefty fines and restitution. Clouded futures. The consequences of their bad behavior have been steep for the Penn State students who took to the streets and rioted in the chaotic aftermath of Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno’s firing last November.
Penn State’s so-called leaders seem unconcerned about the Penn State scandal because it didn’t happen on their campuses.
Penn State’s disgraced former president is trying to convince the public he had no idea that Jerry Sandusky was a child molester — and that he most certainly did not protect one.
Attorneys for ousted Penn State President Graham Spanier planned Wednesday to dispute allegations he covered up reported child sex abuse involving convicted former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Newly released excerpts of the book show that Paterno had a rather tumultuous relationship with Jerry Sandusky.
Posnanski’s book Paterno comes out Tuesday, August 21. Check out the excerpt from GQ here!
Penn State has been put on notice by an accrediting organization that says the university’s status is “in jeopardy” based on recent developments in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Penn State is adding the names of players as well as a symbol of child-abuse awareness to the football team’s jerseys for the upcoming season.