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Head coach Bill O'Brien of the Penn State Nittany Lions (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Bill O’Brien Leaves Penn State For Houston Texans

O’Brien succeeded against heavy odds, overcoming a lack of scholarships, a bowl ban, and player defections. He leaves the program on stable ground after bolting Happy Valley for the NFL and the Houston Texans.

01/02/2014

Justin Brown,  Penn State

Ex-Penn State WR Justin Brown Joins Sooners

Brown will be eligible to play this season because of the NCAA’s penalties against Penn State following the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case.

08/07/2012

Sandusky Guilty On Most Counts In Child Molestation Trial

NCAA Doesn’t Dole Out ‘Death Penalty’ To Penn State

Penn State’s punishment from the NCAA did not include the “Death Penalty” of losing any seasons of football. To date, Southern Methodist University remains the only school in history to be hit with the ultimate punishment.

07/23/2012

Rain falls on the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium July 20, 2012, in State College, Pennsylvania. (credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Penn State Missed Again

It was misguided and reactionary to take down the statue of Joe Paterno outside of Beaver Stadium.

07/23/2012

State College Reacts To News Of Joe Paterno's Death

Why He Shouldn’t Be Remembered As Joe ‘PaterNO’

In the wake of the scandal last November Paterno himself said “I wish I would’ve done more.”

07/23/2012

Penn State Removes Joe Paterno Statue

The Cult That Is Happy Valley

The Joe Paterno statue has officially been taken down from its worshipped pedestal in front of Beaver Stadium.

07/23/2012

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Penn State Hit With Crippling Penalties

The NCAA sanctions on Penn State University include a $60 million fine, a four-year postseason ban, and vacating Joe Paterno’s wins from 1998 through 2001.

07/23/2012

Rain falls on the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium July 20, 2012, in State College, Pennsylvania. (credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Penn State’s Peril

Ten months ago, when winds of the Jerry Sandusky horror blew through America, bringing with it and leaving behind horror, deception, and denial, many partisan parties scrambled to defend their own.

07/23/2012

Jerry Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Trial Continues

Sandusky’s Son Says His Father Abused Him

A lawyer for a son of Jerry Sandusky says the man has told authorities the former Penn State assistant football coach abused him.

06/21/2012

Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal

Penn State Scandal Prompts Preventative Education At TCU

The fallout from the Penn State child sex scandal has caused other universities to take action.

06/14/2012

Hearing Held In Child Sex Abuse Case Of Former Penn State Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky

Sandusky Charity To Shut Down, Transfer To Texas-Based Program

The ‘Second Mile’ charity, started by Jerry Sandusky, is asking a judge to allow it to transfer programs and millions of dollars in assets to a Texas-based youth ministry that serves abused and neglected children.

05/25/2012

US Kayla Harrison (white) fights with Ru

Olympic Hopeful ‘Enraged’ By Penn State Scandal

Olympic hopeful Kayla Harrison says she’s still enraged by the sexual abuse scandal that engulfed Penn State and resulted in the firing of longtime football coach Joe Paterno.

05/13/2012

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