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Behind Bars: How Jerry Sandusky Will Live in Prison

Behind Bars: How Jerry Sandusky Will Live in Prison

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — As convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky was led away from the Centre County, Pa., court house on Tuesday, the former Penn State football defensive coordinator was headed toward what will likely be the r…

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced to 30 to 60 Years in Prison

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced to 30 to 60 Years in Prison

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — Jerry Sandusky will spend the rest of his life in prison for the sexual abuse of 10 children after a Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday sentenced him to 30 to 60 years in jail.”I’m not going to sentence you…

Jerry Sandusky Arrives for Sentencing, Sexual Predator Determination

Jerry Sandusky Arrives for Sentencing, Sexual Predator Determination

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — A noticeably-thinner Jerry Sandusky arrived in Centre County court in a red jumpsuit Tuesday morning, carrying a manila envelope likely containing the declaration of innocence he will read to the court dur…

Penn State Knocks Off #24 Northwestern

Penn State Knocks Off #24 Northwestern

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — Penn State scored 22 fourth quarter points and stunned the previously unbeaten Northwestern Wildcats, 39-28 at Beaver Stadium on Saturday.
The Nittany Lions (4-2, 2-0 Big Ten) were trailing by 11 poin…

Penn State Wins First Game Since Scandal

Penn State Wins First Game Since Scandal

Rob Carr/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — After a tough summer of grief and questions about the future, the Nittany Lions took care of business on the field and got their first win of the year by beating Navy 34-7. It was the first win since the off…

Penn State Receiver Shawney Kersey Leaves Team

Penn State Receiver Shawney Kersey Leaves Team

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Another football player has left Penn State. Junior wide receiver Shawney Kersey has left the team for “personal reasons” according to the team’s twitter feed.The redshirt junior becomes the 12th player to le…

Penn State drops 17-16 decision to Virginia

Penn State drops 17-16 decision to Virginia

Rob Carr/Getty Images(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — Bill O’Brien is going to have to wait another week for a chance at his first win as head coach of Penn State.
The Nittany Lions lost a 17-16 heartbreaker to the Virginia Cavaliers (2-0) on Saturday afterno…

Penn State Upset By Ohio In Bill O’Brien’s Debut

Penn State Upset By Ohio In Bill O’Brien’s Debut

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — The Bill O’Brien era at Penn State has gotten off to a rocky start. In O’Brien’s debut with the Nittany Lions, Penn State was upset by Ohio, 24-14.Despite an 11-point halftime lead, Penn State couldn’…

Ousted Penn State President Graham Spanier Cites His Own Child Abuse

Ousted Penn State President Graham Spanier Cites His Own Child Abuse

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Graham Spanier, the former Penn State University president ousted in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, told ABC News Wednesday that he was a victim of child abuse so severe that he required several surgeries to co…

Paterno ‘Despised’ Sandusky Long Before Sex Scandal, New Book Claims

Paterno ‘Despised’ Sandusky Long Before Sex Scandal, New Book Claims

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Long before Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse crimes led to Joe Paterno’s downfall, the two Penn State coaches “despised each other,” according to a new biography of Paterno.Former Sports Illustrated writer Joe …

Penn State Begins Preseason Practice

Penn State Begins Preseason Practice

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — The Penn State Nittany Lions kicked off their first preseason practice on Monday.  Penn State is picking up after the fall out of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case where the NCAA laid down san…

Penn State RB Redd to Transfer to USC

Penn State RB Redd to Transfer to USC

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.)  —  Penn State running back Silas Redd is transferring to the University of Southern California.
Redd announced on Tuesday that he will be leaving Penn State after the school was hit with sanc…

Buckley is First Player to Leave Penn State

Buckley is First Player to Leave Penn State

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — Penn State backup safety Tim Buckley has transferred to North Carolina State, making him the first to transfer out of Penn State since the NCAA placed sanctions against the school July 23.
Buckley, a …

Penn State May Loan Athletic Department Money to Pay Off NCAA Fines

Penn State May Loan Athletic Department Money to Pay Off NCAA Fines

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — Penn State University is considering a loan to its athletic department in an effort to pay the $60 million fine imposed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association for its role in ignoring past se…

Thirty Penn State Football Players Staying Nittany Lions

Thirty Penn State Football Players Staying Nittany Lions

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — Even with the football program seemingly crashing around them, a group of 30 Penn State University players said on Wednesday that they’re not going anywhere.Earlier this week, the NCCA imposed stiff p…

Penn State Sanctions: Outrage Grows Over Vacated Victories

Penn State Sanctions: Outrage Grows Over Vacated Victories

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — Outrage over the sanctions against Penn State’s football program is high with some fans of the Nittany Lions football team, mostly stemming from the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s decision…

Penn State Football Hit with $60 Million Fine, Avoids Death Penalty

Penn State Football Hit with $60 Million Fine, Avoids Death Penalty

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — Penn State’s legendary football team was spared the death penalty on Monday, but the university was fined $60 million and the school’s legendary former coach, Joe Paterno, was stripped of 13 years of …

Penn State Takes Down Paterno Statue, Prepares for NCAA Sanctions

Penn State Takes Down Paterno Statue, Prepares for NCAA Sanctions

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — The statue of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was removed from outside the university’s football stadium on Sunday, just hours before the NCAA said it would announce its punishment for the sc…

Penn State Removes Joe Paterno Statue

Penn State Removes Joe Paterno Statue

Chris Gardner/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — Penn State removed the statue of former head coach Joe Paterno from outside Beaver Stadium on Sunday.“Coach Paterno’s statue has become a source of division and an obstacle to healing in our Unive…

James Carville: Suspending Penn State Football Is a ‘Really Dumb Idea’

James Carville: Suspending Penn State Football Is a ‘Really Dumb Idea’

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Democratic strategist James Carville argued that it would be “a really dumb idea” to suspend the Penn State football program, despite an independent investigation finding that top university officia…

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