Posted January 02, 2013 on
Penn State quarterback pledge Christian Hackenberg is impressing practice observers in preparations for Under Armour Game.

Governor to sue NCAA over Penn state sanctions

Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. The Republican governor scheduled a news conference for Wednesday on Penn State's campus in State College to announce the filing in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg. The sanctions, agreed to by the university...

Column: Why did NCAA really pile on Penn State?

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Piling on is one of those things you're supposed to know when you see it. Some of us argued that's what the NCAA did back in July, when it knee-capped Penn State's program for years to come with scholarship losses and a bowl ban, then instructed the university to fork over $60 million besides. On Wednesday, Pennsylvania...

State Of PA Taking NCAA To Court Over Penn State

The Governor of the state of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, is planing on coming forth with a lawsuit against the NCAA for their actions against Penn State University that included the huge eight figure fine, extensive bowl ban, vacated wins under Joe Paterno as head football coach, and scholarship reductions. A press conference is scheduled Wednesday to explain where the state is...

The Penn State saga continues as Penn. Governor files Anti-Trust suit against NCAA

On Wednesday morning the governor of the state of Pennsylvania announced he will be suing the NCAA to stop to sanctions against Pennsylvania State University. Yep, this is the story that just won't go away and it's a shame because all it is is a distraction once again from the ultimate story in all of this - the kids that were abused by a sexual predator named Jerry Sandusky...

Coming to a Realization: Bill O’Brien and the NFL

We need to come to a realization. Bill O’Brien is an NFL guy in the college game. The success he had this year while leading Penn State through unparalleled sanctions has made him a hot commodity for many head coaching vacancies. Will most of the talk right now centers around a possible move to the NFL, we’ve also heard rumors about him and other college positions, specifically...

Pa. senator sues over NCAA use of fine

A Pennsylvania state senator is suing the NCAA over its use of the $60 million fine that Penn State is paying for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. The suit filed in Commonwealth Court Friday by Sen. Jake Corman comes two days after Gov. Tom Corbett filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA over the sanctions. Corman's lawsuit says the state...

Governor seeks to overturn Penn St sanctions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) --The NCAA overstepped its authority by imposing hefty sanctions on Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday in announcing a federal lawsuit against the college athletics governing body. Corbett said the university and the state have been harmed by what he called "harsh...

Report: Bill O’Brien to interview for NFL job

Bill O’Brien, the man that had to replace Joe Paterno at Penn State University, is reportedly considering taking an NFL job. Happy Valley alert: I hear Bill O’Brien is strongly considering interviewing with an NFL team. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) January 1, 2013 O’Brien was named the Big 10 Coach of The Year and also the Nation Coach of the year after leading the Nittany...

PA Governor Holds Presser, Says NCAA Actions "Unlawful"

((HT: KDKA-TV)) Yeah, this was a little too good to be true... Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, who apparently, has nothing better to do with his time decided to take the NCAA to court over actions he claims are "unlawful" in administering the sanctions against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Here's the press conference in its entirety...

Lions Scuffle to Yet Another Title

Despite missing two key starters, the Penn State wrestling team dominates Southern Scuffle for a third straight year.

USAAAB: Sickels "Part Of PSU Mold"

FOX Sports NEXT caught up with Penn State defensive line commit Garrett Sickels during U.S. Army All-American week.

Source: O'Brien faces giant buyout

A source with knowledge of Bill O'Brien's contract tells that the buyout amount is closer to $19-million than the $9.2 million widely reported. The Penn State football coach is believed to be on several NFL teams' head-coaching wish lists after leading a depleted, demoralized and NCAA-sanctioned Nittany Lions team to an 8-4 record just one year after the...

Gov. Corbett Filing Suit vs. NCAA

The commonwealth is seeking to have all sanctions against the Penn State football program lifted via an antitrust lawsuit.
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