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Penn State Scandal: Freeh Uncovered More About Paterno Than State Did

The former FBI director's investigators were "more successful in burrowing into the traditionally closed university" than state investigators had been, writes Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Sara Ganim of Harrisburg's The Patriot-News.

Team USA Predicted To Take The Most Medals

The Summer Olympics games begin two weeks from Friday in London. It's expected the winners list will look something like this: Team USA will take the most medals, followed by China and then Russia. But China will take the most gold, followed by the U.S.

Paterno's Legacy Marred By PSU Sex Abuse Report

Penn State's trustees meet Friday, and will consider dozens of recommendations for changing the university's culture. Former FBI Director Louis Freeh says a lack of openness and accountability at the school allowed a sexual predator to abuse children there. After an eight-month investigation, Freeh concluded high-level officials knew Jerry Sandusky was abusing children but chose to keep that secret.

Report: Penn State Did Nothing To Stop Sandusky

A former FBI director has released findings from his investigation into the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal. The university's board of trustees commissioned the report, asking him to examine what led to the scandal and how such problems could be prevented in the future.

Sandusky's Scandal Still Rocking Penn State

Melissa Block talks to Penn State associate dean Marie Hardin about how the school's campus culture has changed as a result of the Sandusky trial and the university investigation.
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Playing to Win: The D.C. Sled Sharks (Originally broadcast December 9, 2011)

We head out on the ice with the D.C. Sled Sharks: a hockey team for kids who play hard, love to win and just happen to use a wheelchair.


Paterno, Others Slammed In Report For Failing To Protect Sandusky's Victims

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh and his team of investigators allege that the legendary football coach and other leaders at the school "failed to take any steps" for 14 years to help the young boys who were sexually abused by Jerry Sandusky.
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Nats' Winning Ways A Boon For Business

A rising tide raises all boats, as the saying goes, and a first place Washington Nationals team has been a boon for businesses located near Nats Park servicing the crowds of enthusiastic fans.


'I'll Have Another' Had Injuries Long Before Belmont

Melissa Block talks with Joe Drape of The New York Times about his coverage of horse racing. He says the Triple Crown contender "I'll Have Another" had prior medical problems long before it was forced to drop out of the Belmont Stakes.