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  1. Penn State added as defendant in Paterno v. NCAA case

    The family and estate of Joe Paterno and others suing the NCAA over the penalties levied against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal added the university as a "nominal defendant" in the lawsuit on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  2. Bill Conlin, Philly sportswriter accused of abuse, dies

    Former Philadelphia Daily News sportswriter and columnist Bill Conlin, whose long career came to an end following multiple allegations of child abuse, has died. He was 79.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  3. Four more charged in Steubenville, Ohio, rape case

    An Ohio school superintendent and three others were charged Monday with lying or failing to report possible child abuse after an investigation prompted by the rape of a nearly passed-out 16-year-old girl by two high school football players.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  4. Penn State Nittany Lions will pay 26 victims of Jerry Sandusky $5...

    Penn State University said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  5. Child-abuse charges dropped against former Miami Dolphins WR Mark...

    Florida prosecutors have dropped child-abuse charges against former Miami Dolphins receiver Mark Duper.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013
  6. Court rejects appeals by Gary Schultz, Tim Curley in Penn State a...

    The state's highest court turned down appeals Friday by two of the three former Penn State administrators facing criminal charges alleging they covered up child abuse complaints against retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  7. Joe Paterno's widow insists husband was ignorant on child sexual ...

    The widow of longtime Penn State coach Joe Paterno says she and her husband were ignorant about sexual predators like Jerry Sandusky.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  8. Jerry Sandusky seeks less harsh prison setting in Pennsylvania

    A lawyer for former Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky said Friday his client has gotten his fighting spirit back after his child abuse conviction and sentencing and hopes prison officials will find a way to house him under less restrictive conditions th

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2012
  9. Former DC Shoes rider Greg Myers was arrested in Hemet, Calif. fo...

    Robin Fleming

    Former DC Shoes rider Greg Myers was arrested in Hemet, Calif. for carjacking and child abuse

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  10. Penn State Nittany Lions lawyers say 'good faith' settlement talk...

    The attorneys helping Penn State with talks over potential settlements with the roughly two dozen men who accuse ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexual abuse say they've started "good faith" negotiations with all the accusers.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2012
  11. Rick Curl, banned swim coach, charged with child abuse

    Banned swim coach Rick Curl turned himself in Thursday to face a child abuse charge stemming from allegations of a sexual relationship with an underage swimmer in the 1980s.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  12. Jerry Sandusky issues statement on eve of sentencing

    Jerry Sandusky issued a statement on the eve of his sentencing

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  13. Penn State Nittany Lions hire fund lawyer Ken Feinberg to settle ...

    The lawyer who ran the Sept. 11 victim fund and other major victim compensation efforts has been hired by Penn State in its effort to settle personal injury claims related to former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's molestation.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  14. Penn State Nittany Lions cut 'Sweet Caroline' from game days

    Josh Moyer

    The popular Neil Diamond song "Sweet Caroline" will not be used during football games at Penn State this season, and two university officials denied Monday that had anything to do with the lyrics.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  15. Penn State Nittany Lions put blue ribbon on back of helmets

    Penn State football players will have a blue ribbon on the back of their helmets to show support for child abuse victims.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  16. Penn State Nittany Lions add names, ribbon to football jerseys

    Players' names are being added to Penn State's football jerseys for the coming season, the university announced Tuesday, along with blue ribbons to show support for victims of child abuse.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012