penn state http://wamc.org en Lester Sends Boston Home With One Win Away http://wamc.org/post/lester-sends-boston-home-one-win-away <p>The Boston Red Sox now have a three-games-to-two lead in the World Series.</p><p>Jon Lester pitched into the eighth inning for the second time in the Fall Classic as the Sox knocked off St. Louis 3-1 in Game 5. The lefty held the Cardinals to a run and four hits while striking out seven over 7 2/3 innings.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:17:11 +0000 Jaired Crofut 76547 at http://wamc.org Lester Sends Boston Home With One Win Away Keith Strudler - Pennsylvania v. NCAA http://wamc.org/post/keith-strudler-pennsylvania-v-ncaa <p>It seems the topic of the hour is government spending.&nbsp; So I’ll continue that dialogue, at least as it pertains to the state of Pennsylvania.&nbsp; The current governor of that state Tom Corbett is angry about $60 million of state funds that are scheduled to be spent largely out of state.&nbsp; It’s a result of the penalty levied by the NCAA on Penn State for its part in the recent child abuse scandal in its athletics department.</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 20:29:48 +0000 Keith Strudler 54927 at http://wamc.org Karen Hitchcock - Penn State: Lessons Not Learned http://wamc.org/post/karen-hitchcock-penn-state-lessons-not-learned <p>On Tuesday of this week, Jerry Sandusky received a de facto life sentence of 30-60 years for raping, abusing and assaulting some ten young boys.&nbsp;&nbsp; To this day, Mr. Sandusky denies his guilt and places the blame for his conviction on what he feels is the false testimony of his many victims.&nbsp; As The New York Times stated in an editorial following the sentencing, “The case of Jerry Sandusky for the serial raping of young boys while a coach in Penn State’s football program ended Tuesday as it began: in denial and delusion.”<br> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:45:00 +0000 Karen Hitchcock 49835 at http://wamc.org Karen Hitchcock - Penn State : Lessons Learned http://wamc.org/post/karen-hitchcock-penn-state-lessons-learned <p>The scandal which has engulfed Pennsylvania State University since last November most likely reflects the consequences of an institution trying to protect the reputation of its lucrative and immensely successful football program above all other considerations – even the safety of innocent young boys.&nbsp; Mr. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 19:45:00 +0000 Karen Hitchcock 48759 at http://wamc.org Sandusky at Courthouse for Child Sex-Abuse Trial http://wamc.org/post/sandusky-courthouse-child-sex-abuse-trial <p>Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has arrived at a Pennsylvania courthouse for the start of his child sex-abuse trial.</p><p>Sandusky arrived at the courthouse in Bellefonte on Monday morning along with defense attorney Joe Amendola. He smiled briefly for cameras before walking inside.</p><p>A jury of seven women and five men are scheduled to hear opening statements in the case, ending months of pretrial wrangling in the high-profile case that led to the firing of legendary late Penn State coach Joe Paterno. Many of the jurors have strong ties to the university.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 13:32:30 +0000 40773 at http://wamc.org Sandusky at Courthouse for Child Sex-Abuse Trial