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Ex-football coach testifies in Sandusky scandal

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - The former football coach whose account of Jerry Sandusky molesting a boy in a Penn State shower is at the heart of a cover-up case against former school officials testified at their court hearing on Monday.Full story

CFT: Wednesday offseason one-liners

Some links from around college football on a Wednesday…  The #MACtion preseason poll is out. Chaos will obviously ensue. What are the biggest questions heading into Big Ten media days? Penn State in the ACC? Here’s how it could have happened. Important offseason news: Ohio coach Frank Solich on a tr Full story

Penn State near settlements with sex-assault victims: lawyer

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Penn State University and the sexual abuse victims of its former assistant football coach are close to settling civil lawsuits, with the university setting aside $60 million to cover the claims, according to a lawyer for one of the plaintiffs. Full story

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Penn State authorizes payment of $60 million to abuse victims: WSJ

Penn State gets report on federal Sandusky probe

Family of Penn State's Paterno sues over abuse penalties

Special prosecutor to investigate Penn State grand jury secrecy

Paterno family report slams finding of child sex abuse cover-up

Pennsylvania names special prosecutor to review Sandusky scandal

Accreditation warning issued to Penn State

NCAA to Paternos: Don't bother appealing

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  Author: Paterno ‘wished he had done more’

Sportswriter Joe Posnanski was inside the Paterno home chronicling the revered football coach’s life when the Penn State sex abuse scandal erupted. He talks about Paterno’s last interview before he died, which is also part of Posnanski’s new biography, “Paterno.”

  Penn State in jeopardy of losing accreditation

The organization that issues accreditation for the school is warning that the renewal is now in jeopardy. If revoked, it could mean the loss of financial aid, loss of money for currently enrolled students, and degrees could become worthless. The Cycle hosts discuss.

  Penn State to change football uniforms

Starting this season, Pennsylvania State University will put the players’ names on their jerseys and the uniforms will also feature blue ribbons to support child abuse victims. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Paterno family will appeal Penn State sanctions

The family of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno plan to challenge the NCAA’s sanctions against the university. NBC’s Tom Llamas reports.

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