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  • Paterno's legacy may now be damaged beyond repair

    For decades Penn State was considered special, immune from the corruption of college athletics by virtue of Joe Paterno's high ideals, long list of victories and even longer list of graduates.


  • Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., on Friday, June 22, 2012, after being found guilty in his sexual abuse trial. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark)

    Report: Penn State officials concealed abuse

    Former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno and other top school officials hushed up child-sex-abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago for fear of bad publicity, allowing the former assistant football coach to prey on other youngsters, according to a scathing internal report issued Thursday on the scandal.


  • ** FILE ** Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno was admitted to the hospital on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, for observation after complications from his cancer treatments. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching, File)

    Paterno's legacy now ruined beyond repair

    For decades, Penn State was considered special, immune from the corruption of college athletics by virtue of Joe Paterno's high ideals, long list of victories and even longer list of graduates.


  • New PSU coach O'Brien reading harsh Freeh report

    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien says he's reading former FBI director Louis Freeh's report on the school's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal to identify any changes that need to be made in the football program.


  • Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., on Friday, June 22, 2012, after being found guilty in his sexual abuse trial. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark)

    Many waiting to read Penn State report on Sandusky

    The team brought in by Penn State to investigate how the university handled molestation accusations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will release its highly anticipated report Thursday, with the school's reputation and future direction hanging in the balance.


  • ** FILE ** Penn State President Graham Spanier speaks during a news conference at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa., in March 2007. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    PSU report on sex-abuse scandal due out Thursday

    A potentially explosive report into whether football coach Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials took steps to conceal that former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was a child molester will be released Thursday — online for all to see, officials said Tuesday.


  • PSU formally requests more time from NCAA

    With a Friday deadline looming, the NCAA signaled it would give Penn State more time to respond to its inquiry over the university's handling of child sex abuse accusations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.


  • Former FBI director Louis Freeh speaks Nov. 21, 2011, during a press conference in Philadelphia to announce that he will lead an independent investigation into allegations of child abuse by a former Penn State employee. (Associated Press)

    PSU taps ex-FBI director Freeh for investigation

    Former FBI director Louis Freeh, tapped to lead Penn State's investigation into the child sex-abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach, said his inquiry will go as far back as 1975, a much longer period than a grand jury report issued earlier this month.


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