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  1. Mike McQueary sues Penn State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Penn State football assistant coach Mike McQueary has filed a whistle-blower lawsuit against the university, seeking millions of dollars in damages for what he believes is defamation and misrepresentation. McQueary, who saw former Penn Stat...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  2. PSU to donate bowl proceeds to groups

    Adam Rittenberg

    Do you believe Penn State should accept a bowl invitation this year? Hold that thought. Read this and then tell me your answer. Penn State officials plan to donate $1.5 million in bowl proceeds to a pair of sex-crime advocacy organizations in th...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  3. Penn State statement on NCAA inquiry

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State issued the following statement Friday night about the NCAA's decision to investigate the school's handling of the sex-abuse scandal. NCAA president Mark Emmert recently sent Penn State president Rod Erickson a letter saying the NCAA wil...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  4. PSU could face resistance with bowls

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State coach Tom Bradley said Tuesday that the Nittany Lions will accept a bowl invitation despite all the recent turmoil around the program. Do you agree? After all that has happened, some think Penn State would be better off closing the book...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  5. Scott Paterno issues statement for JoePa

    Adam Rittenberg

    Joe Paterno's son, Scott, issued the following statement Friday night on behalf of his father. It reads: I have been asked by my father to make a brief statement on his behalf. Like everyone who has watched this story unfold, my father is exper...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  6. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    What a week. Let's get to it. Obviously a lot of Penn State/Joe Paterno talk. Grant from San Angelo, Texas, writes: Hey, Adam. Love the blog. Keep up the good work. Given the recent development at Penn State, has there been any discussion among th...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  7. B1G mobile tour cancels State College stop

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten's "Honoring Legends. Building Leaders." mobile tour will not make its scheduled stop in State College, Pa., this weekend, a league official told ESPN.com on Friday. The tour has been making stops at each Big Ten campus this season, hol...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  8. Big Ten chat: today at 1 p.m. ET

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wednesday's chat was canceled as the Penn State scandal blew up, but I told you I'd make it up to you. Well, here ya go. We're chatting. Today. At 1 p.m. ET. Don't miss out. It's been a crazy week in the Big Ten, and I'm anxious to hear from yo...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  9. PSU's Mike McQueary won't coach Saturday

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary will not be at Beaver Stadium for Saturday's game against No. 19 Nebraska, the school announced Thursday night. Penn State athletics issued a statement saying because of multiple threats made against McQuea...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  10. Penn State links from around the Web

    Adam Rittenberg

    Your regular Big Ten lunch links will be served a bit later, but in light of what happened in State College, Pa., on Wednesday night, here are some Penn State/Joe Paterno links. Colleague Mark Schlabach: "Finally, adults with backbones and courag...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  11. Paterno 'disappointed' with decision

    Adam Rittenberg

    Joe Paterno issued the following statement late Wednesday night after Penn State's board of trustees announced he had been terminated as the school's football coach in his 46th season. Here's the full statement from Paterno: I am disappointed wit...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  12. With Paterno gone, it's all about the team

    Adam Rittenberg

    When Joe Paterno announced his retirement to the team Wednesday morning, it wasn't a firm goodbye. He would be seeing his players for practice later this week. He would address them in the locker room before Saturday's home finale against Nebraska...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  13. Trustees: Paterno, Spanier out at PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State's board of trustees announced Wednesday night that head football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier both are out in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Paterno had announced earlier Wednesday that he would ret...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  14. Reactions to Paterno retirement, scandal

    Adam Rittenberg

    As expected, there has been plenty of reaction to Joe Paterno's retirement announcement and the fallout from the Penn State scandal. The Associated Press has put together this list. A few notables: Greg Schiano, Rutgers coach and former Pen...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  15. Department of Education to investigate PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    The U.S. Department of Education will investigate whether or not Penn State failed to comply with the Clery Act in its response to allegations that former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky committed sex crimes on campus. The Clery Act requires colleg...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  16. Big Ten statement on Penn State scandal

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany on Wednesday issued a statement on the scandal that has embroiled Penn State and its athletic program. Delany's full statement reads: The entire situation is so sad. There is anger, confusion, and heartache on the...

    Blog | November 09, 2011