November 30, 2011 A man, now 29 years old, claims that as a boy he was sexually abused more than 100 times by the former Penn State assistant football coach. Sandusky has previously said he never sexually abused anyone.
November 28, 2011 The coach led Florida to two national championships, then retired after the 2010 season. He's an Ohio native and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant with Ohio State.
Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine during a game in March 2009. He was fired Sunday.
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November 28, 2011 Bernie Fine had been an assistant basketball coach for more than 35 seasons. He has said he's innocent of allegations that he molested young boys.
November 23, 2011 The news that Jerry Sandusky is being investigated in two more cases of alleged child sex abuse will likely mean that the former Penn State assistant football coach will be remanded to jail before a Dec. 13 hearing about the case, his attorney says.
November 22, 2011 The allegations against former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky have sparked a debate about when to call rape a rape. How explicit should we be in describing sexual assault, especially of a child? The answer pits soft-pedaling the crime vs. damaging the survivor vs. revolting the rest of us. Help us define the line.
November 21, 2011 Louis Freeh led the FBI from 1993 to 2001. Before that he was a U.S. District Court judge. He did not attend Penn State.
Former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno in September.
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November 18, 2011 Paterno's son said doctors are optimistic about his father's recovery.
November 18, 2011 "If true, individuals who were in a position to monitor and act upon learning of potential abuses appear to have been acting starkly contrary to the values of higher education, as well as the NCAA," association President Mark Emmert says.
November 18, 2011 Two men accuse the coach of molesting them in the '80s. Police are investigating.
Dec. 28, 1999: Then-Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky being carried off the field by players after the Alamo Bowl. Sandusky retired after the game.
November 17, 2011 Report: After hearing accused child molester Jerry Sandusky profess his innocence on national television, several more possible victims have contacted lawyers.
November 16, 2011 Questions had been raised about the original judge's connections to the charity for at-risk kids founded by Jerry Sandusky, who's accused of sexually abusing at least 8 young boys over more than a decade.
Mike McQueary during a Penn State football game in 2009.
November 16, 2011 Mike McQueary has been under fire because a grand jury report said he never spoke with police about the alleged 2002 sexual attack on a young boy in a Penn State locker room. He's defended his actions in an email.
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November 15, 2011 There's a story unfolding in Charleston, S.C., that sounds depressingly similar to the scandal that has rocked Penn State University. School officials had been warned about a man who has since been accused of molesting boys.
November 15, 2011 Former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky admits to showering with young boys, but says he there was no "intent of sexual contact." Meanwhile, The New York Times reports that more possible victims have contacted authorities.
The Stagg Championship Trophy.
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November 14, 2011 "It would be inappropriate to keep Joe Paterno's name on the trophy at this time," Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says.
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