Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky is working to have his pension restored, despite his 45 child sex abuse convictions. Sandusky lost a $4,900-a-month pension in October 2012, when he was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse.
The legal team for convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky argued Tuesday that he didn’t receive a fair trial because of an ‘adverse comment’ by the lead prosecutor in his closing statement, among other things.
The young man known as 'Victim 5' has settled with Penn State for several million dollars, the first of 26 settlements expected among 31 men who have pressed charges over the school's response to their abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Friday's resignation of Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti is the fourth departure since a video surfaced of basketball coach Mike Rice meting out verbal and physical to student players. Some expect a broad ripple effect, as colleges beef up sports oversight.