NBC sportscaster Bob Costas used the Sunday Night Football halftime show to make a pitch for gun control. It was a rare event in sports television, where talking heads aren't supposed to begin a discourse in which the destination is unknown. And this destination turned out to be quite unusual.
NBC Sports, home to gun-control advocate Bob Costas, is sticking with its commitment to be a sponsor of the largest U.S. gun trade show next week, a month after a school shooting in Connecticut killed 20 children.
Former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, a jury and the public may soon hear eight young men describe how, when they were boys, they were allegedly befriended and sexually assaulted.
If the NFL’s “Bountygate” scandal has become too complicated for you to follow -- what with the appeals, reduced suspensions, recusals and a civil suit -- here’s all you need to know: In Scott Fujita, the league chose the wrong scapegoat.
Second Mile, the foundation for needy children started by former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, may not survive the scandal over charges that he molested eight boys, the charity’s vice chairman said.
Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts says he’s confident his $4.38 billion bet on the Olympics will turn a profit. That’ll depend on how many viewers the rebranded NBC Sports Network can attract.
Penn State University football coaches and past players attended events sponsored by the foundation for needy children started by former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky for years after head coach Joe Paterno was told of child-abuse allegations against Sandusky, according to the charity’s newsletters and a grand-jury report.
An investigator who looked into a 1998 complaint against former Penn State University football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky says there wasn’t enough evidence to take action then -- and he is sorry it took so long to bring charges against the man now accused of molesting eight boys from 1994 through 2009.