Don James, who guided the University of Washington’s football team to a share of the 1991 national championship during his 18-year coaching tenure, died from the effects of pancreatic cancer. He was 80.
Former Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier is seeking to halt plans to file a lawsuit against Louis Freeh, the former FBI director whose university-commissioned probe placed Spanier at the center of a cover-up of ex-football coach Jerry Sandusky’s sex abuse.
Inside One Equity Partners are as many as eight Olympians and even more of their world- or Olympic gold medals, said managing partner Dick Cashin, who competed internationally as a rower and now hires former college athletes while recommending others do the same.
Joe Paterno died of lung cancer surrounded by family members yesterday, just over two months after he was fired as Pennsylvania State University’s football coach, ending a record-setting 46-year run in which he collected 409 wins and two national championships. He was 85.
Jerry Sandusky, the ex-Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for abusing boys, deserves a second trial because his first was unfair, his lawyer argued today.
Joe Paterno was told to shut up by the school he’s helped make a college football power. A day later, Paterno said he’s leaving as the record-setting coach at Penn State University and wished he had done more to stop a child-sex scandal involving one of his former assistants.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by Joe Paterno’s family challenging penalties levied against Pennsylvania State University and its football program over the Jerry Sandusky sexual-abuse scandal.