Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier initiated a libel and defamation case Thursday against Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who a year ago produced a report for the school that was highly critical of Spanier’s role in the child sex abuse scandal involving longtime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
The state’s highest court turned down appeals Friday by two of the three former Penn State administrators facing criminal charges alleging they covered up child abuse complaints against retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
A federal judge on Thursday threw out the governor’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky, calling his argument “a Hail Mary pass” that easily warranted dismissal.
Joe Paterno’s family plans to file a lawsuit again the NCAA because of sanctions levied guest Penn State University.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday.
A judge has ruled that the Pennsylvania charity for troubled youths started by convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky can transfer $200,000 and other small assets to a Texas ministry, which will assume operations of some programs.
The criminal case can move forward against three Penn State administrators accused of covering up reports that Jerry Sandusky was behaving improperly with children, a judge ruled Tuesday.
About 30 former Penn State football players showed up at a crowded Friday afternoon meeting of the Penn State Board of Trustees in Hershey, critical of the trustees handling of the Sandusky affair and their treatment of the late coach Joe Paterno.
Penn State alleges in a new lawsuit that its insurance carrier has not been honoring its legal obligation to cover claims related to sexual misconduct by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
The NCAA wasted no time in challenging a new Pennsylvania law designed to keep the $60 million Penn State fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal in the state, filing a federal challenge to the legislation hours after Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law Wednesday.
Joe Paterno’s son is now talking about his family’s fight to clear his late father’s name following the child sex abuse scandal surrounding Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
A year after the death of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, his wife Sue has broken her silence on everything.
Former Pa. Gov. Dick Thornburgh helped put together the Paterno family’s critique of the Freeh Report, and he joins Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook to discuss his findings.
Here’s a breakdown of the Freeh Report and how it unjustly criticizes Joe Paterno’s involvement with the Penn State sex abuse scandal.
Former FBI director Louis Freeh is standing by his conclusion that former Penn State coach Joe Paterno and three top administrators concealed child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky.