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The Other Sandusky

Baltimore Ravens broadcaster Gerry Sandusky has had his world turned upside down since the world learned about Jerry Sandusky. “Gerry with a G” shares his story in this great report from Rick Reilly.

09/24/2012

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Keidel: Penn State’s Peril

It’s with some, solemn pride that I say that I’ve been a de facto voice of the Joe Paterno opposition.

07/23/2012

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Big Ten: Commish Won’t Get Power To Fire Coaches

The Big Ten says it won’t give its commissioner the power to fire coaches.

07/20/2012

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Good Question: Who’s Required To Stand Up For Children?

Those revelations about Penn State got a lot of people thinking about Minnesota and what laws here force people to speak up.

07/12/2012

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Jerry Sandusky Found Guilty On 45 Of 48 Counts

A jury has found Jerry Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 counts in his child sex abuse trial, believing prosecutors’ portrayal of him as a serial molester who groomed his victims and not finding reasonable doubt in his defense lawyer’s assertions that the former Penn State assistant football coach was being victimized by an overzealous prosecution and greedy accusers.

06/22/2012

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No. 11 Penn State Women Rout Minnesota 74-51

Maggie Lucas scored 24 points and No. 11 Penn State smothered cold-shooting Minnesota to claim sole possession of the Big Ten title with a 74-51 rout Sunday.

02/26/2012

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Upsets Plentiful In Balanced Big Ten

Penn State shocks Illinois. Nebraska knocks off Indiana. Minnesota wins at Indiana. Northwestern beats Michigan State. Iowa stuns Michigan.

01/23/2012

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WCCO’s Sid Hartman Reflects On Paterno’s Passing

WCCO Radio’s Sid Hartman, a legendary Minnesota sports journalist, said he is deeply saddened by the loss of his close friend Joe Paterno.

01/22/2012

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Fired Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Dead At 85

Joe Paterno, who racked up more wins than anyone else in major college football but was fired from Penn State amid a child sex abuse scandal has died. He was 85.

01/22/2012

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Man Hopes Billboard Will Help Get Vikings A Stadium

A Minnesota man is using an old idea as a new tactic to keep the Vikings in Minnesota. Jay Tappe is a Vikings season ticket holder and is the man behind a new billboard that will be unveiled Monday at St. Peter and 11th Street in St. Paul.

11/17/2011

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Ex-PSU Grad Assistant Matt Paknis On WFAN: Paterno Knows Everything

NEW YORK (WFAN) – A former child-abuse victim himself, former football grad assistant Matt Paknis believes Joe Paterno knew about Jerry Sandusky’s alleged sexual abuse against children years ago. Paknis joined WFAN’s Mike Francesa on […]

11/15/2011

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Penn State Fundraiser Information

As heard Friday afternoon on the Michele Tafoya Show with Natalie Kane.

11/11/2011

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U Of M Students, Staff React To Paterno Firing

There’s mixed reaction in the Twin Cities Thursday morning to the firing of legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno.

11/10/2011

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Penn State Sports Announcer Details Paterno Firing And Reaction

Longtime Penn State play by play voice Steve Jones shared details of legendary coach Joe Paterno’s firing late last evening in State College Pennsylvania.

11/10/2011

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Local Attorney Helping In Penn State Sex Scandal

A Twin Cities attorney, who’s had success in similar sexual abuse cases, is now involved in the Penn State scandal.

11/09/2011

Tubby Smith

Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher Men’s Basketball team has now lost five straight games after losing Sunday to Penn State. Coach Tubby Smith talked to Gopher Basketball Analyst Spencer Tollackson following Sunday’s loss.

03/07/2011

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Battle Helps Penn State Beat Minnesota 66-63

Talor Battle had 22 points and two free throws with 10.5 seconds left to help Penn State hang on and beat Minnesota 66-63 on Sunday, handing the Gophers their fifth straight loss.

03/06/2011

Tubby Smith

Penn State Holds Off Minnesota 66-63

When games go down to the wire, Penn State wants the ball in Talor Battle’s hands.

02/17/2011

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Tubby Smith Previews Gophers Vs Penn State

Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith called in from State College, PA with a preview of tonight’s game against Penn State.

02/17/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm is in Happy Valley with the Gopher Basketball team as they get set to take on Penn State Thursday night. He is joined by Gopher Senior Blake Hoffarber and they preview what is another huge game for the Maroon and Gold!

02/17/2011

Backup QB McGloin Could Get Chance At Penn St

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State backup quarterback Matt McGloin could move up the depth chart this weekend if starter Rob Bolden isn’t cleared to play for Michigan.

10/28/2010

Nittany Lions Spoil First Game For Interim Coach Horton

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Penn State had some life back, even if it came against the conference’s worst team. The Nittany Lions got their sputtering offense going, too, even after losing their starting quarterback. Matt McGloin […]

10/23/2010

Dave Mona’s Vignettes: Penn State

I THINK IT’S FAIR TO SAY THAT WE PROBABLY KNOW AS LITTLE ABOUT PENN STATE AS WE DO ABOUT ANY OTHER TEAM IN THE BIG TEN. OUR HISTORY WITH THEM GOES BACK LESS THAN TWO […]

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