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Friday, November 11, 2011

Penn State Football Scandal Widens

The Old Main building on the Penn State campus. (AP)

The Old Main building on the Penn State campus. (AP)

The Penn State football sex abuse scandal has widened to Texas, where police in San Antonio are investigating whether former coach Jerry Sandusky molested a boy he brought to a bowl game there.

Interim Penn State president Rodney Ercikson opened a regularly scheduled meeting of the board of trustees this morning saying that “healing cannot occur until we understand how we failed in our responsibility,” and he established a committee to investigate the allegations that Sandusky abused eight young boys over 15 years, and that Penn State’s athletic director and a university vice president knew about it and didn’t tell police.

Guest:

  • Kevin Armstrong, New York Daily News

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