Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 07/23/2012 - 9:28pm
A severe set of penalties imposed by college sports' governing body on Monday all but laid waste to Pennsylvania State University's football program, vacating more than a decade of victories and inflicting years of punishment on a team still reeling from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 07/22/2012 - 10:58pm
The new era of openness and transparency at Penn State continued early Sunday morning when workers erected a fence and draped it with a blue tarp so no one could witness the removal of the Joe Paterno statue that school president Rodney Erickson said had become "a source of division."
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 07/22/2012 - 10:56pm
Looking back, Vicky Triponey said she can't help but wonder if there was some "correlation" between the success of the Penn State football team and how her role in charge of student conduct at the university was perceived.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 07/15/2012 - 11:16pm
In N.C.A.A. parlance, “lack of institutional control” is a hazy, almost undefinable term. It is also the organization’s ultimate admonishment, the phrase it utters before handing down its most severe penalties.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 07/08/2012 - 8:44pm
In April 2007, more than two dozen Pennsylvania State University football players forced their way into an off-campus party and started a brawl that left several injured, resulted in criminal charges against six team members, and, eventually, convictions for two.