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  1. PSU paid price, deserves to be back

    Brian Bennett

    No one could argue that the Penn State football program did not pay a severe price for the Jerry Sandusky child-abuse scandal. Sure, there were people who believed then and perhaps now that the Nittany Lions deserved the death penalty for the scho...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  2. Big Ten's lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Can I kick it? Three years after the Ohio State tattoo scandal, E. Gordon Gee says, "I think everyone won." Ed Warriner is overseeing another extreme makeover on the Ohio State offensive line. Purdue's Raheem Mostert is being called the fastest...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  3. Mike McQueary's last stand

    Brian Bennett

    Former Penn State quarterback and later assistant coach Mike McQueary was the key whistleblower in the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that brought down Joe Paterno and several school leaders. McQueary will once again be an important figure in the crim...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. NCAA restores Penn State scholarships

    Brian Bennett

    It's a milestone day for Penn State football. The NCAA has announced that it will modify some of the unprecedented sanctions it levied against the program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Specifically, Penn State will have five additiona...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  5. Poll: Should NCAA modify PSU sanctions?

    Brian Bennett

    The Freeh Report came out exactly one year ago today and may well be remembered as the most controversial document in Penn State history. The report, based on an investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal led by former FBI director Lo...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  6. Bill O'Brien of Penn State Nittany Lions hopes NCAA can reduce sa...

    Brian Bennett

    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien said Friday that he hopes the NCAA can someday "meet us halfway" on the crippling sanctions levied against the program one year ago in response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2013
  7. PSU trustees dispute coverup findings

    Brian Bennett

    A little more than a year after the Freeh Report condemned Penn State's leadership for its role in the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, top university trustees now say the report's findings of a school coverup are nothing more than "speculation." ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  8. Q&A: New Rutgers AD Julie Hermann

    Brian Bennett

    Needing to clean up the mess left behind by the abuse scandal involving basketball coach Mike Rice, Rutgers made a bold move. The school hired Julie Hermann as its new athletic director, making her just the third active woman AD at a major-conference...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  9. Matt McGloin upset with fumble call

    Brian Bennett

    Is there some sort of conspiracy against Penn State involving Big Ten officials? You'd probably have to be wearing aluminum foil on your head right now to actually believe in such a thing. But the Nittany Lions have felt they've been on the wrong ...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  10. Ohio St.-Penn St. pregame ponderables

    Brian Bennett

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Greetings from Beaver Stadium. The last time I was here was during the worst and weirdest week in Penn State history, as the Jerry Sandusky scandal enveloped the community and Joe Paterno was fired last November. It's safe to...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  11. Task force set up for Penn State fines

    Brian Bennett

    One of the key questions lingering from the NCAA sanctions against Penn State was how the $60 million fine levied against the school would be used. The NCAA announced on Tuesday that it has set up a 10-member task force to determine the guidelines...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  12. Weekend rewind: Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    Run it back ... Team of the week: Penn State. No matter what you might think about the school and the football program after the Jerry Sandusky scandal, it was hard not to root for the current Nittany Lions players to finally get a win after so ma...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  13. Spanier's attorney blasts Freeh report

    Brian Bennett

    Former Penn State president Graham Spanier hasn't been charged in connection to the Jerry Sandusky scandal, but Spanier may have already been convicted in the court of public opinion thanks to the Freeh Report. Not surprisingly, Spanier is fightin...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  14. Schedule analysis: Penn State

    Brian Bennett

    Rejoice, Penn State fans. Here is a post that has nothing to do with scandals or transfers and everything to do with this coming football season. The Nittany Lions are up on our schedule analysis, which is reaching its final days. Let's see what the ...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  15. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome back to the practice field, Iowa and Ohio State. Ryan Nowicki says his transfer from Penn State to Illinois "wasn't all about the scandal." Bob Asmussen takes a closer look at Illini offensive lineman Ted Karras, who has a famous father. ...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  16. Video: Delany on scandals, schedules

    Brian Bennett

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany talks about the Penn State and Ohio State scandals, and news of the conference likely staying with eight league games in the future....

    Blog | July 27, 2012