Posted May 29, 2013 on AP on Fox
The lawyer for the family of the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno says Paterno's estate, several university trustees and former players plan to file a lawsuit against the NCAA over the landmark sanctions against the university for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Attorney Wick Sollers is telling Bob Costas on the NBC Sports Network's ''Costas Tonight'' show airing Wednesday evening that former coaches and faculty members are part of the suit. Excerpts from the show were provided by the network. A suit had not been filed as of Wednesday afternoon. Sollers says former players and faculty members are also involved in the suit against the NCAA and the organization's use of former FBI director Louis Freeh's scathing report on the scandal for the university in levying sanctions.

Report: Paterno's estate will sue NCAA

The estate of the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno and several university trustees and former players are planning to sue the NCAA over the landmark sanctions against the university for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, according to a report. The Paterno family's attorney, Wick Sollers is telling Bob Costas on the NBC Sports Network's ''Costas Tonight...

Penn State releases new recruiting video

The Penn State Nittany Lions have taken a interesting new approach to recruiting, and I think that many teams will be following suit quite soon.  Creating a YouTube video for recruits to see and be able to get a feel for what the school is like and what the program is like is far more effective than sending a recruit 110 letters saying exactly the same thing.  Kudos to Bill O...

Joe Paterno Family to Announce Lawsuit Against NCAA Related to Jerry Sandusky Case, Fallout

It’s been nearly a year since the release of the Freeh report, which detailed how Penn State officials, including Joe Paterno and president Graham Spanier, dealt with child sexual abuse charges against Jerry Sandusky. Now, the Paterno family wants answers of its own. The lawsuit against the NCAA on behalf of the Paterno family will be announced Wednesday night, reports...

O'Brien, Penn State try to make us forget w/ new recruiting video

Recruiting videos are nothing new, in fact you could argue any video that an athletic department puts together is really just a giant marketing and recruiting tool. However, at Penn State these things are needed now more than ever. With that they released a 3 minute 24 second ode to the awesomeness of PSU. Remember..... WE ARE!!  Notice what was absent from...

Penn State recruiting video now available for public viewing

We have heard a lot about Bill O'Brien's message to recruits since he has taken over the program. Now we get a chance to see how that message is delivered to recruits, at least in brief. This recruiting video was released on Penn State's YouTube channel today so everyone can get an idea of the message being sent from O'Brien to recruits and their families. Enjoy...

Mike Francesa had a deranged rant on the new Penn State renderings today

Mike Francesa gives his thoughts on the new Penn Station renderings. And by thoughts, we mean bizarre ramblings of, "Who's going to pay for that? It doesn't make any sense. It's like Disneyland! Look... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Bill O’Brien and Penn State release ‘Next Level’ recruiting video

Penn State and head coach Bill O'Brien unveiled this awesome Nittany Lions' recruiting video on taking the program to the "Next Level."

Paterno Family Joins NCAA Suit, World Stunned...

((HT: Costas Tonight/NBC Sports)) Shocking no one, really... It was only a matter of time and assembling a game plan... So now, officially, taking issue with the Freeh Report the Paternos, trustees, and former players are taking on the NCAA in court. The university itself is not a party in the suit since they agreed to the sanctions set forth by the NCAA which included a...

Paterno Family Part of New Suit vs. NCAA

The latest action was announced by Paterno reps on Bob Costas' show Wednesday night. Former coaches Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney, as well as former QB Michael Robinson, are in on the suit.

Paterno family to file lawsuit against NCAA over Penn State penalties

The family of the late Joe Paterno will be announcing a lawsuit against the NCAA regarding its "execution of discipline" in reaction to the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

The Top 10 Current Nitany Lions

Our panel of experts rates the best of the best current Penn State football players, from No. 1 to No. 10. See who ranks where and cast your vote for the top 10 Nittany Lions.

NBC re-examining Penn State, Freeh Report tonight

Following the Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings Game 7 on NBC Sports Network, Bob Costas will re-examine the Freeh Report. Representatives of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno’s family including Paterno spokesman Dan McGinn, Former Attorney General and Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh, who wrote an independent review of the Freeh Report, and Paterno family attorney...

Penn State Commit Godwin Stress Free

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Middletown (Del.) High Scout 300 receiver Chris Godwin is committed to Penn State, and he is enjoying the stress-free aspect of no longer being a recruit and he spoke to FOXSportsNEXT about it.
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