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A Guide To The New Criminal Charges Against Penn State Officials Who Allegedly Covered Up For Jerry Sandusky

The first 20 or so pages of the grand jury presentment charging Graham Spanier and two other Penn State administrators with allegedly covering up for Jerry Sandusky is mostly a rehash of the emails, handwritten notes, and other documents contained in the Freeh report. But starting on Page 20—holy shit—here come the…

Report: Former Penn State President Graham Spanier To Face Criminal Charges Today [UPDATED]

Graham Spanier, the Penn State president fired last November in the wake of Jerry Sandusky's arrest, will be charged with perjury and obstruction of justice in connection with the Sandusky case, according what sources told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is expected to announce…

Press Conference By Lawyers For Former Penn State President Graham Spanier Was An Exercise In Bullshit

As expected, the blame-shifting from those at Penn State implicated by the Freeh report has begun. Lawyers for Graham Spanier, the university president fired last November in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, held a press conference in Philadelphia this morning to try and explain their client's side of the…

The 10 Most Appalling Revelations About Graham Spanier, And Why He Could Be The Next One Charged

The majority of attention given to today's Freeh Report has centered on figuring out Joe Paterno's role in allowing Jerry Sandusky to go unstopped. But the most actively nefarious character—other than Sandusky himself—in the commission's story is former university president Graham Spanier. Even before today's news, …

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In 1998, Jerry Sandusky Told State Officials And University Police That "He Had Done This With Other Children In The Past"

Allegations of Jerry Sandusky's abuse date back to 1994, but it was only in 1998 that one came to the attention of Penn State officials, and more importantly, the state child services department and University police. On May 3, Sandusky called up the home of the then-11-year-old (the one who would later testify that…

The Second Mile Took No Action After Being Informed Of Sandusky's 2001 Shower Incident

In a statement in November, the Second Mile attempted to address what they had known about Jerry Sandusky and when they had known it. Executive director Jack Raykovitz said he was informed only that an unidentified individual reported being "uncomfortable about seeing Jerry Sandusky in the locker room shower with a…

Records Suggest PSU Officials Knew In 2001 That Sandusky Shower Incident Involved More Than Just "Horsing Around"

The meeting supposedly took place in 2001 in response to the now infamous shower incident reported by Mike McQueary. As we learned from CNN, Penn State's trio (VP Gary Schultz, president Graham Spanier, and athletic director Tim Curley) had initially devised a three-pronged approach to dealing with the situation—speak…