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  • 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 …


  • Mom: Student didn’t touch officer who shot him

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The mother of a University of South Alabama freshman killed by a campus police officer said Monday she’s been told he never touched the officer who …


  • 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 …


  • Giants, 49ers, yachts, fests: SF braces for crowds

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An unusual convergence of sporting and entertainment events in San Francisco this weekend promises to bring up to a million extra people into the densely populated …


  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. US JOBLESS RATE TAKES UNEXPECTED TURN


  • Cheers for Ali at literary ceremony in NY

    NEW YORK (AP) — Muhammad Ali owned the night without saying a word. The boxing great was the guest of honor Thursday night at the 4th annual Norman Mailer Center …


  • Curt Schilling might have to sell bloody sock

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling might have to sell or give up the famed blood-stained sock he wore on the team’s way to the …


  • 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 …


  • Calif. kids’ football team hit with bounty scandal

    TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — The league president and head coach of a children’s football team in Orange County have been suspended amid allegations that players were offered bounties to knock …


  • Victim 1 in Jerry Sandusky trial has book deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — A key witness against convicted child molester and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, known in court papers as Victim 1, has a book …


  • 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 …


  • Pay-to-play policy investigated

    At a board meeting in August, Central Valley school board chair Debra Long questioned whether the district should continue to charge students participation fees for all of its Washington Interscholastic …


  • In NFL ref woes, key role of expertise spotlighted

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — If good help is hard to find, just how expendable is expertise? In a year of strife between worker and manager, NFL referees found themselves with …


  • APNewsBreak: Ex-Dodger owner back in divorce court

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ex-wife of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt wants to set aside the couple’s divorce settlement, claiming he vastly understated the value of a …


  • Packers’ loss ripples from Lambeau to White House

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Entire stadiums have booed them. The Patriots’ Bill Belichick grabbed one by the arm and the Redskins’ Kyle Shanahan was so hopping mad he followed …


  • Obama: Disputed game means NFL needs regular refs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The embarrassing NFL referee saga and the disputed call that gave the Seattle Seahawks a victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night has reached the …


  • Union-buster Walker calls for return of union refs

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nothing brings political enemies together in Wisconsin like the Green Bay Packers. Following a controversial game-ending call by replacement referees that cost Green Bay a win …


  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. A GLOOMY ASSESSEMENT OF SYRIA


  • SHOW BITS: Stewart drops f-bomb; Party starts

    Show Bits brings you the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. …


  • SHOW BITS: Hanks gets a grip; Keep the line moving

    Show Bits brings you the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. …


  • Decades later, Brooklyn has its own pro team again

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was like a death in the family for Brooklyn baseball fans when their beloved Dodgers left the borough behind in 1957 for the California coast. …


  • Penn State brings in victim fund veteran Feinberg

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The lawyer who ran the Sept. 11 victim fund and other major victim compensation efforts has been hired by Penn State in its effort to settle …


  • Man suspected of threats faces weapons charge

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rants, racist remarks and menacing words permeate the Internet these days, so why did police decide to arrest a Yale dropout for investigation of making online …


  • $1M bail for Calif. man over death threat posts

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Yale University student remained jailed on $1 million bail, an amount normally reserved for murder or other crimes that could result in life sentences, …


  • Planned AEG sale means hazy future for LA sports

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A for-sale sign for the owner of the Staples Center arena, the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy and a stake in the …


  • $1M bail for LA-area man over death threat posts

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Yale University student remained jailed on $1 million bail, an amount normally reserved for murder or other crimes that could result in life sentences, …


  • Obama salutes WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx at White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has welcomed the reigning WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx to the White House. It’s been nearly a year since the Lynx won the championship, but …


  • 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 …


  • FAMU holds first home game without famed band

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — As Florida A&M’s Marching 100 quick-stepped across the grass, the stadium announcer’s voice would boom through the speakers to remind those in the stands that no …


  • 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 …

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