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  • Correction: Film-Sundance-Happy Valley story

    In a story Jan. 22 about the documentary "Happy Valley" about the Penn State sexual abuse scandal, The Associated Press reported erroneously that an attorney for victims in the case, Tom Kline, had viewed and was satisfied with the film. In fact, it was Andrew Shubin, also an attorney for victims in the case, who viewed and was satisfied with the film.


  • James Franklin answers questions from reporters after he was introduced as Penn State's new football coach during a news conference on Saturday Jan. 11, 2014, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/John Beale)

    James Franklin moves from Vanderbilt to Penn State

    More than two decades after a futile attempt to draw Penn State's attention as a player, the university hired the charismatic 41-year-old as its next head coach on Saturday.


  • 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 Nov. 23, 2013 file photo, college football fans pause at the sight outside Beaver Stadium where there once stood a bronze statue of long-time Penn State football coach Joe Paterno before an NCAA college football game between Penn State and Nebraska in State College, Pa. The Nittany Lions have had two years of modified success under coach Bill O'Brien, and as the program, school and town continue to push past the Jerry Sandusky scandal, the focus is clearly on moving forward in this new era as a community, as a team, and as Nittany Lions.  (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.


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