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  • Judge: Paterno family lawsuit vs. NCAA can go on

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State University has to become involved in a lawsuit filed by Joe Paterno's family and others against the NCAA in order for parts of it to proceed, a state judge ruled Tuesday.


  • O'Brien takes over as Texans coach

    Bill O'Brien got a bit antsy as his introductory press conference with the Houston Texans started to drag on and a question was posed about how much he knows about his new team.


  • O'Brien leaves Penn State for NFL's Texans

    Bill O'Brien inherited a Penn State program rocked by scandal, on the cusp of crippling sanctions, and staring at a murky future.


  • AP Sources: O'Brien reaches agreement with Texans

    Bill O'Brien is leaving Penn State less than two years after replacing Joe Paterno and returning to the NFL with the Houston Texans to coach the worst team in the league.


  • FILE - In this April 20, 2013, file photo, Penn State coach Bill O'Brien answers questions during a news conference in State College, Pa. Two people familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday night, Dec. 31, 2013, that O'Brien has reached an agreement to coach the Houston Texans. The people spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because an official announcement hasn't been made. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Bill O'Brien leaving Penn State to take over the Houston Texans

    Bill O'Brien is leaving Penn State less than two years after replacing Joe Paterno and returning to the NFL with the Houston Texans to coach the worst team in the league.


  • FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, leaves the Centre County Courthouse after attending a post-sentence motion hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky is serving a 30- to 60-year prison sentence after being convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    Two years later, scandal still divides Penn State

    Some two years after Jerry Sandusky's name and stomach-turning deeds exploded in the headlines like a thunderclap, the reverberations ripple across this campus and community still _ and will for years to come.


  • NCAA seeks dismissal of Paterno family lawsuit

    The NCAA asked a Pennsylvania court on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of the late coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn the sanctions against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.


  • Mitchell says Penn State acting 'in good faith'

    The latest report from the independent monitor of Penn State's adherence to NCAA sanctions paints a positive picture of how the school is progressing with reforms and fulfilling obligations "in good faith."


  • Paterno lawyer says estate to sue NCAA

    A lawsuit planned by the family of the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno, former players and others connected to the school seeks to overturn the NCAA's swift and strict sanctions against the football program for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.


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