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  • Penn State ex-president heads to trial in Sandusky scandal

    March 19, 2017 5:05 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Penn State's former president is about to go on trial on charges that children were put at risk by how he responded to complaints about Jerry Sandusky more than 15 years ago, and two of his former top lieutenants who just pleaded guilty in the case could... more »
  • USC hits FG at gun, beats Penn State 52-49 in epic Rose Bowl

    January 2, 2017 10:24 PM

    PASADENA, Calif. - Matt Boermeester kicked a 46-yard field goal as time expired, and No. 9 Southern California rallied from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter for a spectacular 52-49 victory over No. 5 Penn State on Monday night in the highest-scoring Rose Bowl ever played. Freshman Sam Darnold... more »
  • Campus critters are nuts for Penn State's 'Squirrel Girl'

    November 30, 2016 11:24 AM

    STATE COLLEGE - Penn State students know her as the Squirrel Whisperer, or even Squirrel Girl. Four years after she became an internet sensation, senior Mary Krupa is still placing tiny hats on the ubiquitous rodents that live on campus, and coaxing them to hold miniature props. Her photos of... more »
  • UPSET: Penn State topples No. 2 Ohio State 24-21

    October 23, 2016 12:53 AM

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Grant Haley returned a blocked field goal 60 yards for a touchdown with 4:27 left in the fourth quarter and Penn State upset No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 Saturday night for the Nittany Lions' biggest win in the post-Joe Paterno era. Penn State (5-2, 3-1 Big... more »
  • Ex-Saints coach Haslett hired as Penn State's 'sounding board'

    June 24, 2015 1:53 PM

    STATE COLLEGE, PA - The coach who guided the New Orleans Saints through Hurricane Katrina has joined Penn State's football team as a consultant. Penn State says Jim Haslett will work with its offensive, defensive and specials teams coaches and serve as a "sounding board" for the staff. The 59-year-old... more »
  • Penn St students protest against frat over nude photo posts

    March 20, 2015 12:04 PM

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - More than 100 Penn State University students and other supporters are demonstrating against a fraternity accused of posting photos of nude or partly nude women, some asleep or passed out, on an invitation-only Facebook page. The protest took place Friday during a snowstorm in front of... more »
  • Penn State president: Frat system may need review

    March 19, 2015 10:23 AM

    STATE COLLEGE - Penn State University's president says an investigation into the Facebook posting of nude photographs by a now-suspended fraternity points to the possible need for a re-evaluation of the entire fraternity system. Eric Barron issued a statement Wednesday night to the Penn State community, saying some senior university... more »
  • Penn State president: Nude photos could lead to expulsions

    March 19, 2015 2:13 AM

    STATE COLLEGE, PA - Pennsylvania State University's president says some students could be expelled over the Facebook posting of photos of nude and partly nude women by a now-suspended fraternity. Eric Barron described the webpage as "very sad" and "very offensive" Wednesday. He says the university is working with police... more »
  • Penn St. gets wins restored, Paterno again winningest coach

    January 16, 2015 12:12 PM

    STATE COLLEGE, PA - Penn State is getting back 112 football team wins that were vacated two years ago in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. A new agreement with the NCAA also restores former coach Joe Paterno's status as the winningest coach in major college football history with 409... more »
  • Judge to review NCAA's Penn State sanctions emails

    November 8, 2014 2:04 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A judge has ordered the NCAA to turn over 477 internal emails relating to the sanctions imposed on Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey said Friday that she will review the unredacted emails to determine whether they can... more »
  • NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban

    September 8, 2014 2:40 PM

    University Park, PA - The NCAA has lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the postseason ban and restoring scholarships. Penn State was halfway through a four-year postseason ban handed down during the summer of 2012. The... more »
  • Son: Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky

    July 26, 2014 4:40 PM

    HARRISBURG - A son of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno writes in a new book that his father said he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky might be a child molester because he wasn't sure whether they were true. Jay Paterno writes in "Paterno Legacy:... more »
  • Sandusky son says victim's story sounded familiar

    July 18, 2014 2:07 AM

    HARRISBURG, PA - Jerry Sandusky's adopted son says hearing the first victim on the witness stand in the former Penn State coach's trial helped push him to come forward with his own allegations of abuse. Matthew Sandusky said in a Thursday broadcast of "Oprah Prime" that he recognized elements of... more »

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