Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal

Marist High School football players at practice on July 23, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Local High Schoolers: Penn State Players ‘Screwed’ By NCAA Sanctions

After the NCAA brought the hammer down on Penn State University on Monday over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, and the cover-up by former football coach Joe Paterno and other top school officials, prospective student-athletes were weighing in on how the sanctions might affect Penn State’s recruiting.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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

Report: 3 Men Tell Police They Were Abused By Sandusky In 70s, 80s

According to a report, three men have come forward saying they were sexually abused by former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.

670 The Score–07/16/2012

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

Sandusky Defense Likens Trial To Soap Opera ‘All My Children’

Defense attorneys in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial suggested in their questioning Tuesday that investigators shared details among accusers, planting the seeds of the alleged victims’ evolving accounts of abuse.

670 The Score–06/19/2012

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

Sandusky Defense: Not Uncommon For Coaches To Shower With Boys

A former Penn State assistant coach who worked with Jerry Sandusky testified Monday that he and other members of the football staff were present when Sandusky brought young boys into the team’s showers.

670 The Score–06/18/2012

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

Prosecutors Rest Case In Sandusky Sex-Abuse Trial

The mother of one of Jerry Sandusky’s alleged victims says her son’s underwear was frequently missing from the laundry and he claimed he’d thrown it away because he had an accident.

670 The Score–06/18/2012

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

Sandusky Supporters: He’s ‘A Saint, A Wonderful Guy’

While much of the world cringes at the name Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football coach does indeed have a small group of unrelentingly loyal supporters.

670 The Score–06/14/2012

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

Victim 1 Tearfully Details Sandusky Abuse

The teenager whose report of sexual abuse spawned a grand jury investigation into Jerry Sandusky has told jurors that a guidance counselor didn’t initially believe him because the former Penn State assistant football coach has a “heart of gold.”

670 The Score–06/12/2012

Jerry Sandusky sits in a car after a court hearing. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Sandusky Must Face All 52 Counts Of Child Sex Abuse

The judge overseeing Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse case on Friday denied the defense’s request to have the charges dismissed, leaving all 52 counts intact with opening statements three days away.

670 The Score–06/08/2012

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

Esquire Piece On Sandusky: In The Ruins Of A Blue And White Empire

​Editor’s Note: The following is a piece from Esquire, written by Luke Dittrich, detailing the child sex-abuse allegations against former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky.

670 The Score–06/06/2012

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

Sandusky’s Alleged Love Letters To Young Boy To Be Read During Trial

According to a report, the prosecution against former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has obtained love letters written by Sandusky to the boys he allegedly molested over a 15-year period.

670 The Score–06/06/2012

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

12-Person Jury, Alternates Chosen In Sandusky Case

A jury was selected Wednesday in the child molestation scandal that brought down Joe Paterno, and the makeup of the panel left no doubt this is Penn State country.

670 The Score–06/06/2012

Gerald Sandusky. (Courtesy: Office of the Attorney General)

3 Jurors Picked For Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Trial

Three of the 16 jurors and alternates needed for former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial were selected Tuesday morning as the high-profile case got under way in earnest after months of legal wrangling and intense publicity.

670 The Score–06/05/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Paterno’s Wife To Receive $13.4 Million State Pension

Paterno’s family said Tuesday through a spokesman that Paterno’s widow, Sue, would receive an initial payment of $10.1 million by the end of May, with the rest to be paid out over the next two years.

670 The Score–05/22/2012

Joe Paterno. (Todd Warshaw  /Allsport)

Penn State Pays Paterno Estate Over $3 Million

Penn State has agreed to provide millions in payments and benefits to Joe Paterno’s estate and family members under the late football coach’s employment contract, although a family lawyer says the Paternos did not sign away their right to sue.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

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

Video: Sandusky’s Wife Nearly Runs Over Reporter

Apparently, Jerry Sandusky’s wife, Dottie, is getting sick of the media parade outside of her home.

670 The Score–02/13/2012

Sign outside of Jerry Sandusky's home. (Photo credit: Sara Ganim's Twitter.)

Photo: Sandusky’s Neighbors Take Stand Against Sexual Abuse

In an act to show support for the victims of sexual abuse, the neighbors of Jerry Sandusky delivered a powerful message.

670 The Score–02/10/2012

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

DiNardo: We Can’t Let This Happen Again

With all the horror that surrounds the Penn State child sex abuse scandal, one college football expert thinks there are many lessons to be learned.

670 The Score–01/23/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

PSU Faculty: Tough To Come To Terms With Paterno’s Passing

One day after the passing of Joe Paterno, many in the Penn State community are struggling to make sense of the events of the last three months.

670 The Score–01/23/2012

Joe Paterno directs play of quarterback Matt McGloin. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Jenkins: Paterno Doesn’t ‘Excuse His Behavior’

Some of Paterno’s greatest critics have complained that he didn’t do enough when former graduate assistant Mike McQueary told him he had seen Sandusky doing something “of sexual nature” with a boy in the Penn State showers.

670 The Score–01/17/2012

Former Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Franco Harris Urges Support For Paterno

Former Penn State running back Franco Harris has taken a strong stance in supporting Joe Paterno since his ouster amid the Penn State child sex abuse scandal.

670 The Score–01/13/2012