Freeh Report

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Paternos Blast Freeh Report as 'Rush to Injustice'

Dead coach's family commission own report to salvage legacy

(Newser) - Joe Paterno 's family is trying to get the last word in on the tarnished legacy of the legendary Penn State coach, releasing this morning a report of their own that blasts the findings of the Freeh Report. Calling Louis Freeh's conclusion that Paterno concealed Jerry Sandusky'... More »

3 Accuse Sandusky of Abuse in '70s, '80s

First indication of abuse that pre-dated the '90s

(Newser) - Three men have come forward to accuse Jerry Sandusky of sexual abuse in the 1970s or 1980s, reports the Patriot-News , punching a hole in Sandusky's assertion that he couldn't have magically turned into a pedophile in his 50s. These are the first accusations against Sandusky that pre-date the... More »

Paterno Family to Investigate Freeh Report

Family does not agree with damning conclusions

(Newser) - In the wake of the damning Freeh report and the outrage that has followed , Joe Paterno's family is launching its own probe into the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal. Paterno family members "are dismayed by, and vehemently disagree with" the former FBI director's report, they say in a... More »

Critics Want JoePa's Statue Down

Others demand that Penn State drop, or change, football

(Newser) - The reverberations of the Freeh Report continue, and while Joe Paterno's family concedes "it can be argued that Joe Paterno should have gone further," relatives insist that to think "he would have protected Jerry Sandusky to avoid bad publicity is simply not realistic." (The Daily ... More »

Penn State TVs Switched to Public Access Before Report

Sets in student center left CNN just as today's report was released

(Newser) - It was either a bizarre coincidence or a weird attempt to downplay today's Penn State report on campus: The TVs in the college's student center suddenly switched from CNN to public access just as news about the Freeh Report broke, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer . Some of those gathered... More »

Damning Penn State Report Released

Freeh Report: Spanier, Schultz, Paterno, Curley all disregarded victims' safety

(Newser) - Today's most anticipated news event has arrived: The 9am ET release of the so-called Freeh Report, Penn State's internal investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal based on more than 3.5 million emails and documents and 430 interviews. Highlights of the report, whose compilation was helmed by... More »

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