Jerry Sandusky Scandals
14 Scandals That Made Us Ashamed to Be Sports Fans
This has been the worst PR week in the history of the National Football League.
Star Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has basically admitted to child abuse. Ray Rice knocked out then-fianee Janay Palmer with a punch, shedding light on other domestic violence cases in the NFL and the league's lax policy when it comes to alleged offenders.
Jerry Sandusky Sentenced to At Least 30 Years Behind Bars
The day after he released a recording in which he alleged a major conspiracy was behind his conviction for molesting a series of young boys, Jerry Sandusky was sentenced in court this morning.
The former Penn State Defensive Coordinator will serve at least 30 years in a Pennsylvania prison, making it a near certainty that the 68-year old will die behind bars.
Joe Paterno, Penn State University Found Culpable in Jerry Sandusky Cover-Up
Joe Paterno and other Penn State University engaged in a major cover-up to hide years of child abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
So state the findings of a new independent investigation into the horrific world of the man recently convicted on 45 charges of sexual assault against minors.
Jerry Sandusky Verdict: Guilty on 45 Counts of Child Abuse
Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach who was once the heir apparent to Joe Paterno, has been found guilty on 45 charges of sexual abuse.
The jury reached its verdict late tonight, determining that Sandusky abused 10 boys over a period of 15 years. He faces life in prison for his actions and will be sentenced in approximately three months.
Matt Sandusky, Adopted Son of Jerry Sandusky, Accuses Former Coach of Abuse
With jurors in the Jerry Sandusky trial currently locked in deliberations over the 48 counts of child sex abuse leveled against this former Penn State football coach, another major allegation has come to light:
Matt Sandusky says he was also abused by his adopted father.
Jerry Sandusky Trial: Victim #9 Testifies, Caps Off Shocking Week in Court
The Jerry Sandusky trial is in recess for a three-day weekend after the ninth alleged victim of the former Penn State coach took the stand Thursday.
Victim No. 9, a slightly built 18-year-old, looking nervous and ashamed, leaned into the witness stand mic yesterday to deliver graphic testimony.
Jerry Sandusky Accuser Describes Oral Sex Acts in Graphic Testimony at Trial
The first victim in the Jerry Sandusky child sexual molestation trial was gasping for breath as he detailed repeated acts of oral sex with the disgraced former Penn State University football team's defensive coordinator today.
Now 18, the witness sat with his hands clasped in his lap, leaned into a microphone and painfully shared disturbing memories of being an 11-year-old boy, alone with Jerry Sandusky on the waterbed in Sandusky's basement.
Mike McQueary Takes Stand, Does Not Verify Jerry Sandusky Rape
Mike McQueary - the Penn State assistant coach currently on administrative leave due to the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal rocking that campus - took to the stand today for a preliminary hearing that focused on two former school officials.
Similar to what was reported weeks ago by a Grand Jury, McQueary said he heard skin-on-skin slapping sounds emanating from the a shower in a university locker room. He peaked in and saw Sandusky with his hands around a boy's waist from behind, while the child was facing the wall.
Jerry Sandusky Waives Hearing, Vows a "Fight to the Death"
Jerry Sandusky pleaded not guilty inside of a Pennsylvania courtroom today, waiving his right to a preliminary hearing in the process and avoiding any testimony from those who have accused him of child abuse. For now at least.
The disgraced ex-defensive coordinator at Penn State subsequently appeared on the courtroom steps alongside his lawyer, Joseph Amendola, who told the press:
Jerry Sandusky Arrested on New Sex Charges
Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been arrested on nine new child abuse charges, courtesy of two new accusers who were not named in the Grand Jury report that originally indicted Sandusky on 40 counts of inappropriate sexual behavior.
The disgraced ex-coach was handcuffed and removed from his home earlier today.
Jerry Sandusky Speaks: I Am Not a Monster
A few weeks after his first public statements since his arrest on sexual abuse charges - in which he admitted to showering with boys, but rejected any notion that he's a pedophile - former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has spoken out again.
With 40 charges already filed against him, and with a new accuser coming forth this week, Sandusky told The New York Times: