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  • State Farm no longer there for Penn State

    State Farm Insurance has pulled direct sponsorship of Penn State football for the 2012 season in the wake of the sex abuse scandal at the university, a spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday. The decision by the Bloomington, Ill.-based company was made in the...
  • Commentary: Reviewing disturbing news from a depressing week

    Last October, when I was helping one of The Aegis news reporters put together a story on a student athlete who had allegedly committed a sexual assault against a teenage girl, I wrote in one of my Friday columns that, as a sportswriter, I'm usually...
  • One reader's take on what happened at Penn State

    Here's what I think happened at Penn State: In 2001, Mike McQueary reported to Coach Joe Paterno that he witnessed a serious crime committed against a child by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky in the football building at Penn State. Based on the...
  • For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath

    For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath
    Warren Hartenstine, a Havre de Grace resident who was a member of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno's first varsity team in 1966, personally knows all the principals in the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that led to unprecedented NCAA sanctions being...
  • Chris Cuomo leaves ABC for morning job at CNN

    Chris Cuomo leaves ABC for morning job at CNN
    Chris Cuomo is leaving ABC to join CNN, where he will have a "major role in a new CNN morning show," the cable channel announced Tuesday. Cuomo, who has served as co-anchor of "20/20" and chief law and justice correspondent for ABC, will also anchor and...
  • What was the No. 1 sports story of 2012?

    Look toward London Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The London Olympics delivered the most compelling storylines of 2012. Gabby Douglas was not considered a contender for the women's gymnastics all-around gold medal at the beginning of the year,...
  • Put the victims first

    Put the victims first
    It is coming up on one year since the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse story broke and just about a week since his sentencing, and I am pondering what we have learned from it and where we are in relation to more open dialogue about sexual abuse. Here is...
  • UM says it alerted AG's office about swim coach's abuse of girl

    UM says it alerted AG's office about swim coach's abuse of girl
    The University of Maryland says it alerted the state attorney general nearly 25 years ago that the school's head swimming coach had acknowledged sexually abusing a girl at his private club, but he was not charged until last year. Rick Curl, founder of...
  • No tears here as NBC finally puts 'Rock Center' out of its journalistic misery

    No tears here as NBC finally puts 'Rock Center' out of its journalistic misery
    You will find no tears here for the cancellation of Brian Williams' "Rock Center," which was first reported Friday by the New York Times. It was one of the sorriest excuses for a newsmagazine that I have seen in 30 years of reporting on network...
  • Enough of Sandusky, Paterno and Penn State

    Enough of Sandusky, Paterno and Penn State
    It is horrifying to open a newspaper and see Jerry Sandusky again ("Sandusky: Paterno wouldn't allow pedophile," March 26). Just when you thought the Penn State sexual abuse scandal was over, Mr. Sandusky is giving interviews to a crazed documentary...
  • Uncovering the abusers

    Uncovering the abusers
    The case of John Merzbacher, the former South Baltimore Catholic middle school teacher who turned out to be a serial child sexual abuser, represents a terrible tragedy of child abuse fostered by too many others willing to turn a blind eye. But if his...
  • Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit

    Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit
    He was a bearded, Bunyanesque defensive tackle whose rugged play helped the Baltimore Colts to three straight division championships in the 1970s. But Tuesday, when Joe Ehrmann addresses a national gathering convened to deal with the problem of child...