For the better part of a decade, Jerry Sandusky was a fixture in this small, blue-collar community nestled in the Appalachian mountains: a volunteer football coach and eager mentor to some of its disadvantaged young boys.
It's the Friday of an extremely busy week on both the U.S. political and global breaking news fronts! This means it's time to unwind the mind in preparation for the weekend, and what better way to accomplish that than with a trivia contest? F
In a move that jeopardizes the basketball season, NBA players rejected the league's latest offer and said they would begin the process to disband their union.
Penn State placed assistant coach Mike McQueary on administrative leave, capping a tumultuous week in which his name surfaced as a key witness in a grand jury investigation into child sexual abuse allegations against a former coach.
Hawaii's Garrett McNamara sets a world record by surfing a 90-foot wave off the coast of Praia do Norte in Portugal.
Thousands of Penn State students poured into the streets of State College, overturning cars and tussling with police after the university decided to fire coach Joe Paterno late last night. Paterno had offered to resign at the end of the football seas
Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach. The massive shakeup Wednesday night came hours after
"I am absolutely devastated by the developments in this case," the long-time Penn State football coach said in a statement. "I grieve for the children and their families, and I pray for their comfort and relief."
The New York City Marathon! This Sunday over 40,000 runners will hit the road in New York City for the world's largest marathon. It's a national event as much as it is a sporting event, traveling through all five boroughs of NYC.
Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) says NCAA control over the lives of student athletes is like Al Capone's control over Chicago! This is not meant as a commentary for or against the NCAA and NCAA policies, but a commentary on
The St. Louis Cardinals won a remarkable World Series they weren't even supposed to reach, beating the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 on Friday night with another key hit by hometown star David Freese and six gutty innings from Chris Carpenter.
"See you TONIGHT for Game 7 of the World Series!"
Less than four months after racing driver Dan Wheldon won his second Indianapolis 500, the British champion was killed in a 15-car pile-up on at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday in one of the final events of the motorsport season.
NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled the first two weeks of the season after two straight days of last-ditch negotiating sessions failed to resolve the labor dispute.
"Terrifying ordeal 'like a scene from the film Open Water'"
ESPN has dropped Hank Williams Jr. from its upcoming Monday Nigh Football telecast after the country music star compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler during an appearance on Fox News.
Just after noon on December 15, 2009, a Tempe police detective sent a very specific e-mail about how to conduct a child pornography investigation to former colleague, Shaquille O'Neal — a.k.a. Shaq, and in his recent past, Detective S.R. O'Neal.
As fantasy teams across the nation crumbled in Week 1, football’s greatest current quarterback (yeah, that’s right) sat down for the first time in his NFL career, following a third procedure on his neck that may have ended his season. But before that
The deaths include seven who were killed on the tarmac, including the 74-year-old pilot, and two others who died at hospitals, Reno Deputy Police Chief Dave Evans said.
I could stand to see more of this.
Obama agreed to move his speech to Thursday, Sept. 8, which happens to coincide with the opening game of the NFL regular season, a prime time contest between the New Orleans Saints and the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers from Lambeau
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning will end this year as the National Football League's (NFL) highest-paid player, according to a Forbes report released Wednesday.
Oscar Pistorius of South Africa just qualified for the 400-meter and the 4x400-meter relay races at this year's World Championships, his first trip there
North Dakota political leaders are asking the NCAA to back off and let the state's flagship university keep its Fighting Sioux name and logo, even at the risk of potential blacklisting and scorn by other universities and its own conference. Lawma
Athletic performance obviously decreases as people get older and their bodies wear down physically, but new data compiled by French researchers sheds light on exactly when these declines might start showing up, at least in some sporting disciplines.
At each step...Isaac Hess has heard the same question....(F)rom teammates who've seen the lefty baffle hitters with his 90-mile-per-hour fastball, and a nasty curve....Or an opposing hitter.
Varsity basketball players who tried to get 10 hours of sleep per night for five to seven weeks could sprint faster, react faster, and sink more free throws and three-pointers.
If you go to NBA.com or any official NBA team website, you won’t see any pictures of current basketball players. No Kobe, no Lebron, no Durant, nobody. Why? It’s because the NBA isn’t allowed to post pictures of any of their players.
Tennis fans who have suffered years of headaches from the incessant grunting of top players have finally got their wish - a device that fades out the squeals.
After years of attempting to curry favor with elected officials by lavishing them with expensive gifts including out-of-state trips and tickets to sporting events, the Fiesta Bowl indicates it wants the money back. The bowl, is negotiating with the I