Sandusky said in interview excerpts broadcast Monday that a key witness against him misinterpreted him showering with a young boy in Penn State football team facilities more than a decade ago.
Sandusky is expected to give his account of the encounters that landed him in prison and discuss former boss Joe Paterno.
“What we found was that in many respects, with regard to Mr. Paterno, the report was incomplete, inaccurate and speculative about his role,” former U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh told WFAN host Mike Francesa.
The family’s critique, released Sunday, argues that the findings of the Freeh report published last July were unsupported by the facts.
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.
Judge John Cleland’s 27-page order said lawyers for the former Penn State assistant football coach conceded that their post-trial review turned up no material that would have changed their strategy.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday he will file a federal lawsuit against the NCAA in a bid to overturn the hefty sanctions imposed on Penn State University in the wake of the Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Two Penn State administrators facing new charges they hushed up child sexual abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky were preparing to be arraigned on Friday.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was charged Thursday with hushing up child molestation allegations against Jerry Sandusky, making him the third school official to be accused of crimes in the alleged cover-up.
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.
Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.
The former Penn State assistant football coach is set to be sentenced on Tuesday, but spoke out from prison Monday, claiming to be a victim of a conspiracy.
Ballantine Bantam Dell said that “Silent No More: Victim #1’s Fight for Justice Against Jerry Sandusky,” is coming out Oct. 23.
Al Pacino, best known for his roles in Scarface and the Godfather series, is set to play Joe Paterno in a movie being shopped around Hollywood, according to Deadline.com.
Will you root for Penn State this season? As we snap the seal on a new football season, many Americans will wonder how Penn State will crawl out of the coffin that Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno dug over decades of crimes and cover-ups.