“We hope this is another step forward in the healing process for those hurt by Mr. Sandusky, and another step forward for Penn State,” school president Rodney Erickson said in a statement Monday.
Pressed by defense lawyers on his discussions of the subject, Mike McQueary brought up a specific exchange at football practice in the hours before Paterno’s firing on Nov. 9, 2011 – four days after Jerry Sandusky’s arrest.
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.
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.
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.
Penn State’s trustees may not like the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctions against the university’s football program, but they say the alternative — the so-called “death penalty” — would have been worse.
Even with all that has been unearthed regarding the Penn State scandal, it is alarming to think that there are still many people throughout the country who are saddened and perplexed by the sanctions handed down by the NCAA
Many won’t understand the nuances of scholarship reductions, bowl bans and removing victories. The only thing they’ll see is that Penn State will be playing football this upcoming season.
With his statue no longer outside Beaver Stadium, late Penn State coach Joe Paterno has been dropped from his perch atop the Division I record books.
If the NCAA is sincere – and that can always be questioned – then the hammer must double as a guillotine, gutting Penn State football forever, or at least the contemporary equivalent.
It seems the fate of Joe Paterno’s statue at Penn State has been sealed. Or has it?
A company that’s towing a banner over Penn State demanding the removal of a Joe Paterno statue has a history of controversy, according to aviation records.
Some are calling for PSU to receive the NCAA’s “death penalty,” while others want the statue of Paterno in front of Beaver Stadium to be taken down at once.
The report concluded that Joe Paterno, president Graham Spanier, athletic director Tim Curley and vice president Gary Schultz “failed to protect against a child sexual predator harming children for over a decade.”