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Guest Column: They Weren't, but We Are...


Respected sportswriter Eric Thomas gives his thoughts on the Penn State scandal, the Paterno Family, the NCAA, and what the Nittany Lions faithful need to do next.

Sandusky Update: Where Were The Psychological Reports?


In 1998, psychological evaluations were conducted on one of Jerry Sandusky's alleged victims. Why were the reports never given to the guy who closed the case?

Mike McQueary Testifies: Curley/Schultz Preliminary Hearing Open Thread


Live updates from the Tim Curley and Gary Schultz preliminary hearing, as Mike McQueary is expected to take the stand.

The Jerry Sandusky Preliminary Hearing Open Thread


Real-time coverage of the Jerry Sandusky preliminary hearing in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.

The Circus Returns To Town

From StateCollege.com: The Penn State board Executive Committee will meet Friday to approve formally the removal of Joe Paterno as football coach and the departure of Graham Spanier as president, the university announced Thursday. Board action concerning both men was announced Nov. 9. Since then, open-government advocates have alleged that the board may have violated the state Sunshine Act. ... The board's Executive Committee members are Jim Broadhurst, Michael DiBerardinis, university President Rodney Erickson, Kenneth Frazier, board Chairman Steve Garban, Ed Hintz, Keith Masser, Linda Strumpf and board Vice Chairman John Surma. Many of the committee members are expected to attend the Friday meeting by phone, Rushton said. It's scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. at the Nittany Lion Inn. The gathering will be held in the Faculty/Staff Club at the inn and will be open to the public.

Black Shoe Diaries Podcast - Manic Depression


Sifting through the remains of Penn State's season, with an extended look at the coaching search -- including Dan Mullen, Tom Bradley, Charlie Strong, and anyone else willing to be a hero.

The Second Mile might not close after all.


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The new president of a charity founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting young boys said Friday the organization is looking at three options for its future and may not close.

Terry Pegula Defends Penn State, Takes Shots At Paterno


In an interview with TSN in Canada, Penn State hockey benefactor (and new Buffalo Sabres owner) Terry Pegula doggedly defends his alma mater while going scorched earth on the football program: "I...

Sandusky Investigation Update: Fire, Duck, Cover


[If you're in the Philly area Saturday, especially the western 'burbs, consider attending this fine event.  Penn State vs. Ohio State on a 30-foot screen?  All you can drink?  Proceeds to charity? ...

Black Shoe Diaries Podcast: Ohio State Preview With Ramzy Nasrallah


Penn State scandal updates and a look ahead to the PSU-Ohio State game in Columbus, with help from 11W's Ramzy Nasrallah.

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