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Penn State trustee scolded for making ‘spectacle’ in push to name football field after Joe Paterno

Board leadership suggested in a letter to Trustee Anthony Lubrano that the proposal should have been deliberated during a private executive session — a move that would likely have been inconsistent with Pennsylvania’s open meetings law.

By Wyatt Massey/SpotlightPA

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Penn State football’s academics rank at the bottom of Big Ten after worst score in a decade

Several years after a perfect score, Penn State football’s academic standing dropped to its lowest point in more than a decade, according to NCAA data.
By Wyatt Massey/SpotlightPA

Schools like Penn State self-police student-athlete endorsement deals

The NCAA and federal government have left it up to lawmakers in each state to craft NIL guidelines for athletic programs — or choose to impose no guardrails at all.

By Wyatt Massey/SpotlightPA