Convicted of 45 counts of child molestation Friday night (June 22, 2012), former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has been placed on suicide watch, reports Prisoners have been prohibited from communicating with Sandusky, but when the lights go down they sing lyrics to him from the classic Pink Floyd song “The Wall”: “Hey, […]

When I was a youth track coach a decade ago, I found that running with the kids every day was like a fountain of youth. The experience transformed me for life and was one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done.  The parents loved me, and I loved (most of) them. But I must […]

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors claim Jerry Sandusky sexually abused boys ranging in age from 8 to 17, eight of whom were molested on the Penn State campus, according to a document with new details about the case filed Thursday. SEE ALSO: Why I Am A Male Feminist The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office said in […]

Joe Paterno’s success as an N.C.A.A. head coach far outshines the tragic end to his career writes, Rick Reilly of ESPN. SEE ALSO: Romney Faces High Stakes In Florida And one of the best examples of Paterno’s care for his players is Adam Taliaferro, a former Penn State cornerback who sustained a paralyzing spine injury […]

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday. He was 85. SEE ALSO: Did Gingrich Triumph Over Romney? His family released a statement […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Penn State President Rodney Erickson wrapped up three cities in three days of often tense meetings with alumni assuring this: “We’re going to be OK.” And that was one thing frustrated graduates could applaud. Erickson faced about 300 alums in a packed hotel ballroom in lower Manhattan on Friday night, the […]

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Former board members of Jerry Sandusky’s charity say its CEO never told them about a 2002 shower incident that is the focus of child sexual abuse charges against the retired Penn State assistant coach. If they knew Sandusky had been banned from bringing kids on campus, they say they could have […]

After the Sandusky and Bernie Fine scandals, I saw Ice-T @FINALLEVEL on Twitter. He mentioned  something about how some men who are really good coaches, may not want to coach out of fear of false accusations by kids or parents.  I talked about it with a few of my friends. Fundamentally they agreed with Ice-T. […]

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One of Jerry Sandusky’s defense lawyers says that the former Penn State coach may have showered with young boys to teach them “basic hygiene skills.” SEE ALSO: Can You Guess Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Year?

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has waived his preliminary hearing, a decision that moves him toward a trial on charges of child sex abuse. At least some of his 10 accusers had been expected to testify at the hearing. The move was announced as the hearing began Tuesday. […]

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The warning signs were there for more than a decade, disturbing indicators that Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was breaching boundaries with young boys – or maybe worse. SEE ALSO: Do “Evil” Kids Exist? Yet the university’s top administrators kept allowing, even encouraging, Sandusky to invite some of those […]