Dottie Sandusky Is Defensive and Delusional in Emotional TV Interview

In a 50 minute interview with Matt Lauer that aired on Today Wednesday morning, Jerry Sandusky's wife Dottie vigorously defended her husband, describing in detail how his conviction has changed their lives and repeating numerous times that they are not lying about his innocence. "He would have admitted to this if he had … » 3/12/14 3:30pm 3/12/14 3:30pm

Penn State Doles Out Almost $60 Million to Sandusky Abuse Victims

On Monday, Penn State University announced that it would awarding $59.7 million to 26 men who were abused by Jerry Sandusky, a settlement that came after a year of negotiating. The Sandusky scandal has been an expensive one for the college; that nearly $60 million is in addition to more than $50 million they've spent… » 10/28/13 4:20pm 10/28/13 4:20pm

Jerry Sandusky's Son Understandably Wants to Change His Name

Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of super cool dad and former super cool Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, has filed to have his name changed, the Associated Press reports. » 7/18/13 2:30pm 7/18/13 2:30pm

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced to 30-60 Years in Prison, Still Won't Admit…

A Pennsylvania judge sentenced former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky to 30 to 60 years in jail today, meaning the 68-year-old will almost certainly spend the rest of his life in prison. Sandusky was convicted on 45 counts of child sex abuse, including corruption of minors to involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.… » 10/09/12 11:00am 10/09/12 11:00am

Ohio State Fans Kick Off Football Season With Horrible Shirt Mocking…

Listen: I'm a Michigan alum and a card-carrying member of the cult of Big House football. And I've talked plenty of shit about Ohio State for no real reason other than that's just what you do. I can't intellectually defend any of it; it's just silly and a long-standing but ultimately meaningless tradition. Point is, I… » 8/28/12 7:00pm 8/28/12 7:00pm

Could Football Head Injuries Turn Retired Players Into Sex Offenders?

Football has long been a source of headache and heartache for fans. But for players, the lingering thrill of victory or agony of defeat isn't the only thing they carry with them for years after they leave the field — long-term brain injuries sustained while playing the sport can lead to early onset dementia,… » 7/24/12 2:00pm 7/24/12 2:00pm

When Reporting Sexual Abuse Makes Your Life Worse

As anyone who's attended a freshman orientation rape prevention seminar can tell you, sexual victimization is much more common than most people are comfortable admitting, and most sexual abuse goes unreported. And while profiles of sexual abuse victims are more diverse than fast food restaurants' Kidz Klub mascots, the … » 6/22/12 6:00pm 6/22/12 6:00pm

Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno Dies at 85

Joe Paterno, former football coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, died this morning shortly after 10 am ET in State College, PA after experiencing serious complications from his lung cancer treatment. Paterno's 46-season, two national championship legacy was tarnished in November with allegations that assistant coach … » 1/22/12 10:51am 1/22/12 10:51am

Penn State Alumni Express Outrage Over Violation of Joe Paterno

At a town hall meeting for Penn State alumni, University President Rodney Erikson was there to provide comfort. After all, the University community's still healing from the horrifying accusations that longtime assistant coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused several boys over the course of many years while the University … » 1/13/12 2:30pm 1/13/12 2:30pm

Sandusky's Autobiography Held Clues, But Investigators Were Slow to…

You might think that when looking for more information on a man accused of molesting multiple children, investigators would skim through the man's suspiciously-named autobiography, or at least be aware of its existence. Police working on the Jerry Sandusky case spent nearly a year trying to corroborate the first… » 1/09/12 11:51pm 1/09/12 11:51pm

How Much Did Dottie Sandusky Know About Her Husband's Alleged Crimes?


Fallout from the case of Jerry Sandusky, the disgraced former Penn State defensive coordinator who stands accused of sexually abusing several boys he met through his charity, has extended to the upper reaches of Penn State University. Head football coach Joe Paterno and University President Graham Spanier's jobs were… » 12/27/11 6:45pm 12/27/11 6:45pm

No-Longer-Celebrated Sportswriter Bill Conlin Accused Of Child…

In yet another instance of child abuse victims being inspired to go public by the case against Jerry Sandusky, three women and a man have come forward to say that they were molested by Bill Conlin, a Philadelphia Daily News columnist and Hall of Fame baseball writer. The alleged abuse occured in the '70s, but they say… » 12/21/11 10:45am 12/21/11 10:45am

NBC Reporter Arrested For DUI After Partying With Sandusky's Lawyer

Sadly, a media personality getting a DUI isn't all that unusual, but the circumstances of NBC Correspondent Jay Gray's arrest in Pennsylvania early on the morning of December 12 are rather interesting. He was leaving the home of Jerry Sandusky attorney and sleazeball in his own right Joe Amendola, who invited several… » 12/20/11 11:13pm 12/20/11 11:13pm

Key Witness In Sandusky Case Finally Takes The Stand

Mike McQueary, the former quarterback who is being called a crucial witness in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case, took the stand Friday to talk about what he saw after he entered a campus locker room in 2002 and heard the sound of "skin slapping on skin" in the showers. » 12/17/11 6:15pm 12/17/11 6:15pm

Lawyer Suggests Sandusky Was Innocently Teaching Boys To Shower

Somehow when searching for an attorney to defend him against more than 50 counts of child abuse, former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky managed to find the real-life Lionel Hutz. For the past few weeks, Joe Amendola, who impregnated a teen client and later married her, has been suggesting that the alleged victims in… » 12/15/11 11:34pm 12/15/11 11:34pm

Key Sandusky Witness Allegedly Changed His Story Multiple Times

It's already unclear what exactly Penn State coaching assistant Mike McQueary saw when he walked in on former coach Jerry Sandusky and a boy in a locker room shower in 2002, and now yet another version of events has emerged. Supposedly, a family friend was present when McQueary went to his father to ask what he should… » 12/12/11 11:49pm 12/12/11 11:49pm

Sandusky's Wife Says He's Innocent, Denies She Ignored Abuse

Earlier this week, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on new charges that he sexually assaulted two boys in addition the eight other alleged victims. One of the most chilling parts of the grand jury report said that Sandusky kept a boy in his basement and abused him during overnight… » 12/08/11 11:27pm 12/08/11 11:27pm