Penn State Child Sexual Abuse Scandal

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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

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

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. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I Miss Joe Paterno

Just like so many out-of-touch, incredibly stupid fans out there, I really wish Joe Paterno was here to answer for himself right now.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2012

NCAA President Mark Emmert. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Wisch: Why Penn State Hasn’t Avoided ‘The Death Penalty’ Yet

With eight reported transfers thus far and more likely on the way, the bolts are already starting to pop out from Penn State’s football jalopy.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2012

Jay Paterno. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Paterno Family Files Appeal With NCAA Over Sanctions

The Paterno Family officially filed an appeal with the NCAA Friday, objecting to the sanctions handed down to the Penn State football program last month.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

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

Pennsylvania Poll: NCAA Sanctions On Penn State Too Severe

The NCAA’s imposition of crippling sanctions against Penn State has provoked something of a backlash in Pennsylvania, where more than four in 10 adults say the governing body punished the school too severely over its handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, according to a new poll.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

NCAA president Mark Emmert speaks as Ed Ray, chairman of the NCAA's executive committee and Oregon State president looks on, during a press conference at the NCAA's headquarters to announce sanctions against Penn State University's football program on July 23, 2012 in Indianapolis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hoge: BTN Changes Course, Nails Penn State Sanctions Coverage

There was only one television network worth watching Monday morning as the NCAA handed down its historical sanctions on Penn State.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

Jay Paterno. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Read: Paterno Family Responds To Penn State Sanctions

The following is a statement released by the Paterno family in response to the sanctions handed out by the NCAA against Penn State Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Mike McQueary in 1997. (Getty Images)

Mike McQueary Was Penn State’s QB In Paterno’s Last Win

Joe Paterno’s last win was a 35-10 victory over Wisconsin in State College Nov. 22, 1997. Who was Penn State’s quarterback in that game?

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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

READ: Penn State’s Penalties Outlined

The NCAA handed out unprecedented sanctions against Penn State Monday morning. Here are the penalties as outlined by the NCAA in their own words.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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

Paterno Statue Taken Down, Moved Inside Beaver Stadium

The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium Sunday, eliminating a key piece of the iconography surrounding the once-sainted football coach.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Report: NCAA To Announce ‘Unprecedented’ Penalties Against Penn State

The NCAA will announce “unprecedented” penalties against both the Penn State football team and the university.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2012

Jim Delany. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Big Ten Makes Right Call On Limiting Delany’s Power

Without a doubt, the Big Ten’s other schools and their fan bases – along with every college in the country – need to reassess their priorities in the wake of the Penn State disaster.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2012

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

Ten Foot Mailbag: When Should The Penn State Talk Cease?

I want to go off here. I want to rant about guns and capital punishment and failed parenting and how something like this just makes my heart sad and my bowels livid, but I won’t.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

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

Reports: Paterno Statue To Come Down This Weekend; Trustees Deny It

Joe Paterno’s statue outside Beaver Stadium will be removed this weekend, according to two reports.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

Jim Delany. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Why The Big Ten Should — But Likely Won’t — Kick Penn State Out

While most of the conversation right now is about how the NCAA should punish Penn State, there’s a different organization that has been laying low and has the power to take action: the Big Ten.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

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Abbatacola: Penn State, Do The Right Thing

Penn State officials have the opportunity to speak for the victims of the Jerry Sandusky child-sex scandal. PSU must make the changes.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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

Baffoe: Paterno Statue Can Teach Lessons

One of the few very true things they convey to potential teachers in college is that the most teachable moments come unexpectedly and cannot be planned for, and that oftentimes such moments arise from unfortunate circumstances.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Paterno Family Statement: Freeh Report Needs ‘Further Review’

The Paterno family continues to dispute the findings in the Freeh Report and is now vowing to review the report and uncover the truth.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012