Let's Not Forget The Second Mile, The Other Big Organization That Did…

Centre County (Pa.) made the transcripts of Jerry Sandusky's trial testimony available to the public last week. The documents total more than 2,500 pages, and included in them are some of the on-the-record conversations involving the trial judge and attorneys for both sides that took place in the judge's chambers. In… » 9/25/12 3:10pm 9/25/12 3:10pm

Paterno, Chairman Of Jerry Sandusky's Charity Were Pursuing $125M Real…

One might be tempted to say this thickens the plot, but let's resist temptation and merely state the facts: When Mike McQueary told Joe Paterno in 2002 that he'd seen Jerry Sandusky raping a 10-year-old boy in the shower, Paterno was in business with longtime Second Mile board chairman Robert Poole to build a $125… » 12/05/11 1:30pm 12/05/11 1:30pm

Jerry Sandusky's Charity Settles Lawsuit Brought By Alleged Victim A…

That was fast. Last Wednesday, a man claiming to be a new Sandusky victim came forward to sue The Second Mile (and Sandusky and Penn State, as well). The man, known as John Doe #4, claimed to have been sexually abused by Sandusky more than 100 times from 1992 to 1996, including in Sandusky's home, the PSU locker rooms, … » 12/01/11 6:25pm 12/01/11 6:25pm

More (Visual) Evidence That Randy Edsall Should Be Stopped

I was home in D.C. this past weekend reading the shitrag that used to be theWashington Post when I came across John Feinstein obliterating Maryland football coach Randy Edsall in the sports section. Feinstein described Edsall as a fool and an egomaniac who needs to be stopped before he ruins the school. "[Maryland]… » 11/29/11 1:25pm 11/29/11 1:25pm

Penn State Paid $28 Million To Another Company With Close Ties To…

Yes, Penn State and The Second Mile overlapped in many ways. Penn State grad students wrote essays for the charity's annual reports. Second Mile kids participated in programs on the university campus. And companies controlled by Second Mile board members scored juicy contracts from Penn State. Earlier today, we… » 11/18/11 5:50pm 11/18/11 5:50pm

Second Mile Is ... Penn State: School Paid $25 Million To Company Run…

Bob Poole is the chairman of The Second Mile board of directors (or, perhaps, former chairman—nobody really knows who's running things now). He's held that position for 17 years. He was chairman, then, in 1998, when an attorney for both Second Mile and Penn State learned about an investigation into alleged sexual… » 11/18/11 3:25pm 11/18/11 3:25pm

Past And Present Board Members Of Sandusky's Charity And Their…

Earlier today, we reported that some two dozen current and former board members at The Second Mile had given money to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's 2010 campaign. The board members donated a combined $201,783.64, to be exact. But direct contributions are hardly the end of it. Big donors can also encourage family… » 11/16/11 5:50pm 11/16/11 5:50pm

Past And Present Board Members Of Sandusky's Charity Gave $201,783.64…

Last week, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett called for an investigation into The Second Mile, the charity that gave accused child rapist Jerry Sandusky access to thousands of young boys around the state. » 11/16/11 10:02am 11/16/11 10:02am

The CEO Of Jerry Sandusky's Charity Has Resigned

According to the grand jury report, Penn State athletic director Tim Curley "testified that he informed Dr. Jack Raykovitz, Executive Director of The Second Mile of the conduct reported to him..." That conversation took place nine years ago. The Second Mile will now be represented by a law firm that counts former Philly … » 11/14/11 1:15pm 11/14/11 1:15pm

ESPN Sort Of Comments, Then Refuses To Comment On Matt Millen's Status…

Earlier today, we reached out to ESPN for clarification on analyst Matt Millen's role at The Second Mile. The charity's website listed Millen as a member of the The Second Mile's honorary board, a nominal role absent of responsibility. The 2009 and 2010 tax returns for the charity, however, had Millen listed as a… » 11/11/11 6:48pm 11/11/11 6:48pm

Tax Returns For Jerry Sandusky's Second Mile Charity, 1998-2010

Here are tax returns for The Second Mile, the charity for at-risk children founded by accused child rapist Jerry Sandusky. We flagged a couple of items for you earlier today. The full returns are below. If you see anything of note, drop us a line at tips@deadspin.com. » 11/11/11 4:22pm 11/11/11 4:22pm

Second Mile's Tax Records: ESPN's Weepy Matt Millen Was Listed In 2009,…

We told you earlier about accused child rapist Jerry Sandusky's consulting pay from The Second Mile. But there are other revealing tidbits to be gleaned from the charity's tax records, such as who sits on its board. Consider Matt Millen, the ESPN analyst and former Nittany Lion who choked up on air the other day while … » 11/11/11 2:17pm 11/11/11 2:17pm

Sandusky Made Nearly $500K At The Second Mile After Admitting He…

We've obtained tax returns for The Second Mile charity from 1998 to present. Some disturbing tidbits in there. Easily the most disturbing is the amount of money Jerry Sandusky earned through his nonprofit organization after 1998, when at least one person affiliated with The Second Mile learned that Sandusky was under… » 11/11/11 12:02pm 11/11/11 12:02pm

A Curated Selection Of Jerry Sandusky's Writings From The Annual…

Jerry Sandusky founded The Second Mile in 1977. The charity probably issued some form of an annual report from the start. But the ones I managed to find online date from 2005-2010, which are very important years in both Sandusky and the charity's existence. By 2005, Sandusky had already been investigated at least twice … » 11/10/11 5:50pm 11/10/11 5:50pm

A Cartographic Illustration Of How Pervasive Jerry Sandusky's Youth…

This is a map of how many individuals The Second Mile served in 2008, the year the charity's employees finally took action to prevent Jerry Sandusky from hanging out with minors. The map comes from the charity's 2008 annual report. It shows how far The Second Mile's influence ranged. Thousands and thousands of young… » 11/10/11 4:15pm 11/10/11 4:15pm

Youth Organization Learned Of Jerry Sandusky Investigation in 1998,…

The possible ambit of abetment in the Jerry Sandusky case widens by the day. How so many people looked the other way for so long is incomprehensible. Then again, it's human nature to look the other way, to pretend that whatever version of Kitty Genovese lives in your neighborhood isn't being stabbed to death on your… » 11/08/11 7:05pm 11/08/11 7:05pm