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  1. Child advocacy groups get PSU bowl share

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State's bowl revenue share from 2012 is being put to good use. The school's revenue share, valued at nearly $2.3 million, will be distributed to causes focused on child protection and advocacy. Penn State announced Friday that all 12 Big Ten ...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  2. Freeh responds to Paterno family report

    Adam Rittenberg

    Judge Louis Freeh on Sunday responded to the Paterno family report criticizing his investigation into the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Freeh called the Paterno family report "self-serving" and noted that Paterno's testimony to a grand j...

    Blog | February 10, 2013
  3. Jerry Sandusky speaks on eve of sentencing

    Adam Rittenberg

    We'll hear from Jerry Sandusky in court Tuesday, but on the eve of his sentencing for 45 counts of child sexual abuse, the former Penn State assistant coach released an audio clip from jail Monday night, proclaiming his innocence and denouncing his a...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  4. Sandusky expected to speak at sentencing

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky will be sentenced Tuesday on 45 counts of child sex abuse and is expected to address the court and maintain his innocence, according to his lawyer. From the Associated Press: Nobody else is expected...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  5. Big Ten to impose own penalties on PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA has had its say on Penn State. Now it's the Big Ten's turn. The Big Ten will announce its own punishment for Penn State for massive failings during the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal at the school. University of Iowa...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  6. NCAA president mulling PSU penalties

    Adam Rittenberg

    NCAA president Mark Emmert made it clear Monday that sanctions -- and potentially severe ones -- are very much in play for Penn State's football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Emmert, speaking on PBS' "Tavis Smi...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  7. Poll: Future of Joe Paterno statue

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Joe Paterno statue, located on the west side of Beaver Stadium in State College, has been one of the most-discussed topics in the wake of Louis Freeh's scathing report on the failures of top Penn State officials, including Paterno, to stop child ...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  8. Notes from Louis Freeh news conference

    Adam Rittenberg

    PHILADELPHIA -- Judge Louis Freeh on Thursday handed down a stinging report on Penn State's actions surrounding the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case, and it's time to look at some of the key points he addressed. Speaking before a packed room of...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  9. Links on Freeh report, key statements

    Adam Rittenberg

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Freeh report on Penn State's response (or lack thereof) to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is now available. Here's the link to the full report. Needless to say, it's incredibly damning of Penn State's leadership and...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  10. B1G to study Freeh report, continue review

    Adam Rittenberg

    Like the NCAA, the Big Ten will take a close look at the Freeh report on Penn State's actions surrounding the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, while continuing to monitor the situation. Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany issued a statement to ...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  11. Penn State must answer to NCAA president

    Adam Rittenberg

    Since the verdict came down in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse trial, much of the attention has been on whether the NCAA will punish Penn State for its role in the scandal. The NCAA has been quiet about Penn State since announcing its investiga...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  12. Freeh report to be published Thursday

    Adam Rittenberg

    Judge Louis Freeh announced Tuesday that his report on the investigation into Penn State's actions surrounding the child sex abuse committed by former assistant football coach Jerry Sanduky will be published Thursday morning. The report will be pu...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  13. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Barbecues ready? When new Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis talked about a need for speed, wideout Keenan Davis listened. Andy Staples writes that justice must be done at Penn State -- by the courts, not the NCAA. The child sex abuse scanda...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  14. Sandusky trial to begin as scheduled June 5

    Adam Rittenberg

    The trial of former Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky on child sex abuse charges will begin as scheduled on June 5. Judge John Cleland on Monday denied a request from Sandusky's attorney for a delay in the trial. Attorney Joe Amendola on May 9 a...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  15. Nittany Lions players adjust to big changes at Penn State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State has experienced unparalleled turmoil in the last five months, starting with the scandal that rocked State College through its first spring without Joe Paterno. But the players have shown a resiliency that should benefit them come fall.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  16. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    A shoutout to Penn State students, who this weekend raised a record $10,686,924.83 to help families of children with cancer during the THON event. Great event. A good piece from Sam McKewon on Nebraska's junior day and the progress made with recr...

    Blog | February 21, 2012