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NBA Players Reject Owners' Offer; Season In Jeopardy

The decision means it's possible there will be no professional basketball until the 2012-13 season. The sticking point: Sharing of revenue.

Penn State Alum Caught Abuse For Protesting Game

John Matko protested outside as fans went into Saturday's game. After the contest, Nebraska's coach said that he also thought the game should have been canceled.

Report: Years And Years Of Missed Chances In Penn State Scandal

It took more than a decade, Harrisburg's Patriot-News reports, for authorities to believe that former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was abusing young boys — even though there were many clues. Sandusky says he's innocent.

Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal May Lead To New Laws

After an emotional week of revelations, the Penn State football team took the field on Saturday for the first time without its longtime coach Joe Paterno. A child sex abuse scandal involving a former coach has rocked the campus in State College, Pa.

In Venezuela, An Abduction Highlights A Scourge

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos' kidnapping had a storybook finish when commandos rescued him just two days after he was abducted. But others aren't so lucky. It's not uncommon for hostages to die in Venezuela, and the usual path to freedom involves paying a big ransom.

Penn State Suffers Defeat On Top Of Scandal

School spirit at Penn State was dealt another blow Saturday when it lost its last home game of the football season to Nebraska. The loss comes just days after the firing of the university's iconic head coach Joe Paterno and the arrest of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky on 40 counts of abusing young boys. NPR's Jeff Brady reports on the game's aftermath.

Penn State Loses First Game In Post-Paterno Era

Today marks the first day that Penn State's football team played a game without legendary head coach Joe Paterno since 1950. The long-time coach was fired earlier this week as a result of a university scandal involving Paterno's former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky who has been charged with 40 counts of sex crimes against young boys. NPR's Jeff Brady reports from Penn State on student and fan reaction after a bitter loss to 19th ranked Nebraska.

At Penn State: Solidarity For Abuse Victims

Against the backdrop of a child sexual abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach, the school's football team played Nebraska, losing 17-14. Students and fans showed their support for victims of abuse.