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  1. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Chicago Blackhawks -- One Goal (Away). So close. But congrats to the Kings, a more resilient team. Links time ... Three years after Ohio State's tattoo scandal, former coach Jim Tressel speaks out in the first part of an extensive series by th...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  2. More trouble for future B1G member

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of Rutgers' admission to the Big Ten. Things haven't exactly gone swimmingly for The State University of New Jersey since that landmark day. There was the Mike Rice bullying scandal, which led to the ous...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Ohio State beefs up compliance safeguards

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel paid the heaviest price in the tattoos-for-memorabilia scandal, but the school's compliance department took a beating as well. The details that emerged about Ohio State's compliance structure -- or lack thereof ...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Wide-open B1G should provide thrill ride

    Adam Rittenberg

    First, the hard truth: The Big Ten is a Michigan loss to Notre Dame away from flunking its nonconference exam. If the national title drought, the New Year's Day debacles and the high-profile scandals weren't enough, the Big Ten has limped out of t...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  7. PSU players hope to lift community on field

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State players know next Saturday's season opener against Ohio won't resemble a normal football game. After an offseason filled with change, NCAA sanctions, scandal residue and constant tension around State College, the emotion at Beaver Stadi...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Longtime PSU trustee Garban resigns

    Adam Rittenberg

    Longtime Penn State trustee Steve Garban, who chaired the board in 2011 when the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal became public, resigned from his post Thursday. Garban had come under fire following last week's release of the Freeh report, as seve...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  10. Paternoville changes name to Nittanyville

    Adam Rittenberg

    Paternoville is no more. Days after the Freeh report implicated the late Joe Paterno in the cover-up surrounding the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal at Penn State, the student organization that runs the tent village set up outside Gate A at Beave...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  11. 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
  12. Report: Paterno boosted deal amid scandal

    Adam Rittenberg

    The legacy of Joe Paterno absorbed another blow Saturday as the New York Times reported that the late Penn State coach sweetened his contract at the school amid the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. The Times' Jo Becker writes that in January 2011...

    Blog | July 14, 2012
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Paterno family wants all records released

    Adam Rittenberg

    Joe Paterno's family is calling for the Pennsylvania attorney general and independent investigator Louis Freeh to release all emails and records relating to their investigations into the Penn State sex abuse scandal. CNN and other media outlets ha...

    Blog | July 02, 2012