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Math Journal Kills Research Study After PC Backlash

A former professor at the University of Georgia claims that a math journal deleted a statistic study he did on the achievement gap between men and women at similar levels of intelligence after a backlash from board members who found the study too controversial for their politically correct values.

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Paterno Family Drops Lawsuit Against NCAA

With the dropping of its lawsuit against the NCAA on Friday, the family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno essentially put an end to the most sordid and reputation damaging episode in the University’s long and storied history.

NY Daily News' Dick Weiss: Joe Paterno's statue on the Penn State campus still stands, but after the shocking scandal, it should be removed. (Pat Little/AP)

Penn State Nixes ‘Sanctuary Campus’ Plan

One of the largest universities in the country, Pennsylvania State University, will not become a sanctuary campus for illegal immigrants to be shielded from federal immigration law.

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Panel’s Playoff Picks Came Down to Washington vs. Penn State

Conference championships matter. Head-to-head matters. Strength of schedule matters. Every game counts, though some seem to count more than others and good luck figuring out which ones count most. This and more is what the College Football Playoff selection committee sorts through to pick the four best teams in the country.

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DeAndre Levy: Breaking Joe Paterno’s Leg ‘My Proudest Moment in College’

Five years have passed since Joe Paterno’s ugly and scandalous firing from Penn State amid child sexual abuse allegations against former assistant Jerry Sandusky. In that time something of a reputation reclamation project has occurred, and just this past September the school formally honored and commemorated the 50th anniversary of Paterno’s first game as head coach of the Nittany Lions.

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Court Rules Pennsylvania Must Repay Jerry Sandusky’s Pension

On Friday, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled that the state must make restitution to convicted child molester and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky for the pension funds denied him after his conviction three years ago.

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Joe Paterno Beer Debuting in Pennsylvania

Despite being fired as the coach of Penn State’s football program after revelations that a former defensive coordinator had abused minors, coach Joe Paterno is being honored with a new beer being branded with his name and image.

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NCAA Reverse: Joe Paterno Once Again CFB Wins Leader

Pennsylvania State University succeeded in restoring the 111 wins vacated from its record as punishment for Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse despite claims earlier this week that no deal was in the works. The reversal once again makes head coach Joe Paterno the winningest coach in college football history.

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