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  • Paternos challenge Freeh report on scandal at PSU

    Joe Paterno's family released its response to Penn State's report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal Sunday, attacking Louis Freeh's conclusion that the coach hid sex abuse allegations against his longtime assistant.0


  • Ousted Penn State coach Joe Paterno and his wife, Sue, on the front porch of their house, address students on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. The students yelled, "We are Penn State!" to which Paterno responded, "Yes, we are!"  (AP Photo/The Patriot-News, Joe Hermitt)

    Paterno family issues report, challenges Freeh's findings

    A report commissioned by Joe Paterno's family says the late coach did nothing wrong in his handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and portrays the late Hall of Fame coach as the victim of a "rush to injustice" created by former FBI Director Louis Freeh's investigation of the case for Penn State.


  • Paternos issue report, challenge Freeh's findings

    A report commissioned by Joe Paterno's family says the late coach did nothing wrong in his handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and portrays Paterno as the victim of a "rush to injustice" created by former FBI director Louis Freeh's investigation of the case for Penn State.


  • In letter, Sue Paterno defends late husband

    Breaking more than a year of silence, Sue Paterno is defending her late husband as a "moral, disciplined" man who never twisted the truth to avoid bad publicity.


  • **FILE** Penn State coach Joe Paterno smiles as he walks the field before an NCAA college football game against Minnesota in State College, Pa., on Oct. 17, 2009. (Associated Press)

    'Truthers' seek to exonerate late Penn State coach Joe Paterno, restore his reputation

    Former Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris recently hosted "Upon Further Review: Penn State One Year Later," a public forum that provided a critical look at the Sandusky investigation, former FBI Director Louis Freeh's scathing report on the scandal, NCAA sanctions against Penn State’s football program and media coverage of the story.


  • FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2011 file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett makes remarks during a news conference after a Penn State Board of Trustees meeting in State College, Pa. Corbett said Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    Governor Tom Corbett to sue NCAA over Penn State sanctions

    Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over stiff sanctions imposed against Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.


  • D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

    D.C. mandate to report child sex abuse moves ahead

    The D.C. Council gave preliminary approval Thursday to a bill that mandates "universal reporting" of sex abuse against children, making the District the latest jurisdiction to re-examine its laws in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State University.


  • **FILE** Syracuse basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine watches a college basketball game against Manhattan in the NIT Season Tip-Off in Syracuse, N.Y., on Nov. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Feds drop sex abuse case against Syracuse's Fine

    Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into sexual abuse claims that cost a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach his job, threw a top-ranked team into turmoil and threatened the career of Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim.


  • FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary arrives at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the Penn State campus for the funeral service of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in State College, Pa. McQueary, the former Penn State graduate assistant who says he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in 2001 and testified against him has sued the university for what he says is defamation and misrepresentation. His whistle-blower complaint was filed Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.  (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)

    Mike McQueary files defamation suit against Penn State

    A former Penn State graduate assistant who complained he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy on campus and testified at his sex abuse trial sued the university on Tuesday for what he calls defamation and misrepresentation.


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