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'Blue Out' Planned At Penn State Game To Focus Attention On Victims

Students and alumni are trying to show support for the alleged victims of sexual abuse and on prevention of such crimes against them. At Saturday's game, many will wear blue T-shirts sold to raise money for charities that fight child abuse.

Penn State's Interim President: 'My Heart Aches'

The alleged sexual abuse of young boys by a former assistant football coach is "a tragedy," Rodney Erickson added, and "it will take all of us some time to come to grips with the full magnitude of the damage that has been done."

Penn State Scandal: Alleged Victim's Mother Was 'Horrified'

The mother was also infuriated to learn that public school officials had allowed former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to be alone with her son.
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Nats Catcher Wilson Ramos Rescued In Venezuela

The kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos ended Friday night, after Venezuelan police rescued him, and arrested five men linked to the abduction.


Surfer Rides A Wave Like No Other: A 90-Foot Giant

What did you do this week? You still have one more day, of course — but you're not likely to run into the thrills encountered by surfer Garrett McNamara, as he surfed the face of a record-breaking 90-foot wave.

As Paterno Exits, Rumors Name Urban Meyer As Penn State Successor

Could former Florida football coach Urban Meyer be the next head coach at Penn State? That question has been on peoples' minds since January, when Meyer appeared on national television with Joe Paterno. New rumors say Meyer has bought property near State College, Pa.

Interim Coach Has 'Mixed Emotions' Leading Penn

Defensive coordinator Tom Bradley held his first press conference Thursday as interim coach of Penn State's football team. Bradley was appointed after the board of trustees abruptly fired coach Joe Paterno on Wednesday night amid a child sex abuse scandal involving one of his former assistant coaches.