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  • Sandusky to learn sentence in child sex abuse case

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky will learn what penalty a judge considers appropriate for the 45 counts of child sexual abuse for which the former Penn State assistant football …


  • Sandusky, victims plan to speak at sentencing

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky and at least some of his victims plan to address the judge at his sentencing, a proceeding that may last less than two hours, …


  • AG says victims will speak at Sandusky sentencing

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say as many as half a dozen of Jerry Sandusky’s molestation victims will be heard at his sentencing hearing. On Tuesday, a judge will sentence …


  • Sandusky runs risk of sexual assault in prison

    Because of who he is and what he’s done, Jerry Sandusky could be in particular danger of sexual assault when he is sent off to prison this week. With thousands …


  • Lawyer certain Sandusky will speak at sentencing

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer said Monday “it’s as certain as certain can be” that the former Penn State assistant football coach will address the judge and assert …


  • What Jerry Sandusky can expect in Pa. prison

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky will walk into state prison with little more than a watch and wedding band. He’ll be able to work a 30-hour week to make …


  • McQueary files defamation suit against Penn State

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State graduate assistant who complained he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy on campus and testified at …


  • Penn St. officials lose pretrial motion on perjury

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two weeks before former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is expected to be sentenced on child molestation charges, a county judge determined that perjury …


  • Sandusky to be sentenced Oct. 9 in sex-abuse case

    There’s little doubt that Jerry Sandusky faces a long prison sentence. In a few weeks, he’ll find out how just how long. A judge announced Monday he will sentence Sandusky …


  • Commissioner scoffs at talk of Big East’s demise

    Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco said his league remains “the nation’s best” basketball conference and dismissed talk of the league’s demise. “Is the Big East dead? That’s utter nonsense,” Aresco …


  • Whitworth men’s soccer remains undefeated

    Will Wren scored a pair of first-half goals to lead the Whitworth Pirates (4-0-1, 1-0) to a 2-0 victory over the visiting Linfield Wildcats (2-2, 0-1) in a Northwest Conference …


  • PSU trustees promise close look at Freeh changes

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State trustees on Friday promised to move forward with a detailed evaluation of changes recommended by former FBI director Louis Freeh in response to …


  • PSU trustee: No detailed review of Freeh report

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The head of Penn State’s Board of Trustees said Friday the board isn’t planning a detailed review of the school’s internal investigation into the Jerry …


  • Bomb threats evacuate Texas, N. Dakota campuses

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of people streamed off university campuses in Texas and North Dakota on Friday after phoned-in bomb threats prompted evacuations and officials warned students and faculty …


  • AP Source: UConn coach Jim Calhoun retiring

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Calhoun has spent more than half his life as a head basketball coach, never venturing far from the New England area where he was born. …


  • Injured Tulane player still stable after surgery

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — It’s still too early to know the long-term effects of the Tulane safety’s spinal injury, the school’s athletic director said Monday. Devon Walker was in stable …


  • Tulane player stable after surgery on spine

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Loved ones and teammates of a Tulane University football player who fractured his spine while making a tackle will face an agonizing wait to learn how …


  • Doctor: Surgery stabilizes Tulane player’s spine

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulane football player Devon Walker’s fractured spine was stabilized in a three-hour surgery Sunday, though it’s too soon to tell whether he will be paralyzed from …


  • Doctor: Unclear if Tulane player is paralyzed

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — It’s too soon to tell if Tulane safety Devon Walker will be paralyzed as the result of a spinal fracture he suffered while making a tackle, …


  • Tulane safety remains stable after spine fracture

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulane safety Devon Walker remained in stable condition Sunday and will soon need surgery to repair the spine fracture he suffered while making a tackle during …


  • Tulane safety fractures spine in game in Tulsa

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Doctors say they will need to operate soon on Tulane safety Devon Walker, who is in stable condition after fracturing his spine in an apparent head-to-head …


  • Tulane safety fractures spine in game at Tulsa

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulane safety Devon Walker fractured his spine in a head-to-head collision with a teammate during a game in Tulsa, the team doctor said Saturday. Dr. Buddy …


  • Tulane safety Devon Walker hurt in game at Tulsa

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulane safety Devon Walker fractured his spine in a head-to-head collision with a teammate during a game in Tulsa, the team doctor said Saturday. Dr. Buddy …


  • Fan dies after fall from upper level of Ga. Dome

    ATLANTA (AP) — A 20-year-old man from Tennessee who plunged about 35 feet from the upper level of the Georgia Dome and struck another fan during the Tennessee-North Carolina State …


  • Isaac promises drought relief, lousy holiday

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — When drought made Fourth of July fireworks a fire hazard, organizers in Chesterfield, Mo., decided to try again Labor Day weekend. Go figure: Now rain from …


  • UConn among 10 men’s basketball teams banned from NCAAs

    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA’s new academic requirements could give new meaning to the madness of March. On Wednesday, a record 10 men’s basketball teams, including three-time national champion Connecticut, were …


  • Area roundup: Monterola earns 2nd nod

    Eastern Washington’s Keisa Monterola was named Big Sky Conference Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday after winning the pole vault at last Saturday’s UW Indoor Preview by clearing 13 …


  • NCAA board delays expense allowance

    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Division I Board of Directors still believes scholarship limits should be expanded. It just wants time to work out the details.


  • NCAA puts $2,000 stipend on hold

    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA is putting its $2,000 stipend on hold. The governing body said Thursday the number of schools seeking an override had reached 125 – the necessary number …


  • Jerry Sandusky to face accusers at preliminary hearing Tuesday

    The case against Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach accused of sex abuse, moves into a criminal courtroom Tuesday, when as many as 10 men could testify …

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