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  1. NCAA to reduce penalties against Penn State regarding Jerry Sandu...

    Josh Moyer

    The NCAA announced Tuesday it will reduce the unprecedented sanctions against Penn State by gradually restoring scholarships starting next season. Officials would also not rule out future modifications such as reducing the four-year postseason ban.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  2. George Mitchell, Penn State Nittany Lions integrity monitor, prai...

    The independent monitor who's tracking Penn State's adoption of reforms in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal says in an annual progress report that the university is making notable progress.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  3. Big Ten's Jim Delany praises Penn State Nittany Lions for progres...

    Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany is praising Penn State's handling of the NCAA sanctions against the football program.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
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  5. O'Brien hopes NCAA can meet PSU halfway

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien reiterated Friday that he understood why the NCAA imposed severe sanctions on the program almost exactly a year ago. But O'Brien also believes Penn State's off-field progress in the past year and a half shouldn't go u...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  6. MLB had no choice with Biogenesis

    Buster Olney

    Bud Selig didn't have to commission the Mitchell report, and there's a strong argument that he made a mistake by needlessly picking a scab that didn't have a chance of healing when he did. George Mitchell was never going to get all of the answers, or...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  7. Biogenesis scandal will test MLB labor peace

    Howard Bryant

    Bud Selig and baseball are walking a fine line with the apparent intent to punish the Biogenesis 20. It could cost the game its labor peace.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  8. Mitchell says Penn State acting 'in good faith'

    The latest report from the independent monitor of Penn State's adherence to NCAA sanctions paints a positive picture of how the school is progressing with reforms and fulfilling obligations "in good faith."

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  9. Woj: PSU penalties should be reduced

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State is taking the correct steps to implement changes outlined by the NCAA last summer, according to the latest report from former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell, the independent athletics integrity monitor assigned to the school. Mitchell also writ...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  10. George Mitchell tells NCAA that Penn State making 'steady progres...

    Penn State is making steady progress in implementing the requirements outlined by the NCAA following the sanctions for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  11. Time to reduce Penn State Nittany Lions football sanctions -- co...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Now that Sen. George Mitchell has issued another positive quarterly review of Penn State's rehabilitation efforts, it's time for the NCAA to do what was unthinkable seven months ago: reduce the sanctions.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  12. Baseball must stiffen PED penalties

    Jayson Stark

    The suspensions alone aren't enough. In-season blood tests aren't enough. Even public humiliation isn't enough. And it won't be enough until the suspensions for using performance-enhancing drugs grow longer and the penalties grow stiffer.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  13. Penn State Nittany Lions - Mitchell report says school off to goo...

    A former U.S. senator brought in to monitor Penn State said Friday the university has gotten "off to a very good start" in responding to NCAA sanctions for the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  14. Report -- Former Sen. George Mitchell received honorary degree at...

    A former senator named to oversee Penn State's compliance with NCAA sanctions has an honorary degree from the school.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  15. NCAA taps George Mitchell to monitor PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NCAA's severe punitive penalties for Penn State football garnered most of the attention last week, but both the NCAA and Big Ten also outlined some corrective measures for the program. One of them: to have an independent athletics integrity monit...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  16. Rep. Henry Waxman calls for HGH testing to begin in NFL and Major...

    Rep. Henry Waxman

    An influential congressman with a long history of applying pressure to pro sports about performance-enhancing drugs has words of warning for the NFL and MLB about human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  17. Former Sen. George Mitchell says Roger Clemens may call him to te...

    Former Sen. George Mitchell says Roger Clemens may call him to testify at the upcoming trial on charges the all-star pitcher lied about drug use.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011