All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Penn State’

Jerry Sandusky Accidentally Invited Back to Penn State Campus

Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is serving 30 to 60 years at a supermax prison for molesting little boys in the showers. The scandal surrounding his charges and conviction caused a stink in Pennsylvania that besmirched the entire University, as well as the memory of his boss, Coach Joe Paterno. But now it seems that Penn State wants …

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Jerry Sandusky: Prosecutors And Police Accused Of Causing Delays In Case

On Monday, a report containing details on Jerry Sandusky‚Äôs case was released. Based on the report, the prosecutors and police are at fault for the delays in pressing charges. The report also stated that there was no evidence of political interference. Sandusky is a retired football coach from Pennsylvania State University. In 2008, an investigation was conducted because of sexual …

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Jerry Sandusky Fights to Receive State Pension

After being found guilty of 45 counts of sexual abuse pertaining to the Penn State scandal and being sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is fighting to have his state pension reinstated. Pennsylvania’s State Employees Retirement System (SERS) says that Sandusky forfeited his pension of $59,000 per year because of the nature of …

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Penn State Turns To Crowdfunding To Send A Spacecraft To The Moon

Space travel is something that’s usually reserved for government agencies with a lot of money to burn. SpaceX proved that private industry can do it too though with a little help from investors and its own deep pockets. Now Penn State University wants to do the same, but it’s looking to all of us for help. Penn State University’s Lunar …

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Mike Vrabel Hired As Assistant Coach Of Houston Texans

Mike Vrabel is probably remembered by most people as a member of the outstanding defense that was present on the New England Patriots for several years, which earned him 3 Super Bowl rings. He has since retired, and has continued to work with the defense from the sideline as an assistant coach. Vrabel has spent the past three seasons as …

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Penn State Coach Likely to be Vandy’s James Franklin

Now that the college football season is officially over until the fall, it is time to start the roller-coaster that is the coaching rumor mill. The NFL has already seen its fair share of firings and hirings, and now it is time for the NCAA to do the same. While progress in the college coaching sphere has been slower (most …

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Paterno Family Lawsuit Wants to Void Consent Decree

On Tuesday, Senior Judge John B. Leete listened to arguments for 3 hours concerning the Jerry Sandusky scandal that occurred at Penn State and the ensuing fallout. In June of last year, Jerry Sandusky was found guilty of 45 counts of sexual abuse against young boys. Not only was Sandusky punished with 30-60 years in prison, but Penn State University …

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Penn State to Pay $59.7 Million in Abuse Settlement

Nearly two years after news of the Penn State child molestation scandal broke, the university has agreed to pay a settlement of almost $60 million to 26 victims that were sexually assaulted by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Thirty two men claimed to have been sexually abused by Sandusky, but Penn State dismissed six of the claims, saying they …

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Jerry Sandusky Victims Reach Settlement Agreement

Jerry Sandusky, who is serving 30-60 years in prison for sexually abusing several boys at Penn State University while he was employed there, is back in the news this week after the school reportedly reached settlements with 26 of his victims. The figure is around $59 million, though it hasn’t been disclosed how that amount will be divided up. The …

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Penn State Scholarships to be Restored

More than a year after Penn State received numerous sanctions from the NCAA and Big 10 due to the Jerry Sandusky child abuse cover-up, the NCAA announced that it will allow Penn State to gradually restore the scholarships lost. Penn State lost a total of 40 scholarships from 2013 to 2017, but will start adding them back in the 2014-2015 …

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Jerry Sandusky Scandal Resurfacing With Another Trial

Jerry Sandusky was a major focus of the news last summer when he was accused–and then convicted–of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. The story was heartbreaking, horrifying, and brought ruin to the lives of many…and to the reputations of men who had been a part of the Penn State legacy for decades. Now, a little over a year later, …

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Jerry Sandusky’s Son Files For a Name Change

Very few things will tarnish a name more than an sex offender conviction, especially when the crime is molesting young children. As former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky’s family continues to put their lives together after their patriarch’s conviction, at least one member of the family is looking to heavily distance himself from the scandal. According to an Associated Press …

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