Ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier is arguing that his jail sentence for mishandling a complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in 2001 violates the U.S. Constitution.
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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
In a statement, Ohio State assistant coach Larry Johnson denies the allegations by financial planner Marty Blazer, who testified Tuesday that a Penn State assistant wanted to pay the father of former PSU defensive lineman Aaron Maybin so Maybin would stay in college. Johnson was Penn State's defensive line coach at the time. "It is a complete fabrication with no proof or basis in fact," Johnson's statement reads in part. "We will take any and all legal actions against Mr. Blazer for making such slanderous statements to protect my name and reputation, which I have worked for 40 years as a coach, mentor, husband, father and grandfather to create."
- Ex-PSU president wants conviction overturned
- Key figure in hoops trial details football payments
- PSU's injury-plagued QB Stevens plans to transfer
- Police look into PSU sexual misconduct complaint
Former financial adviser Marty Blazer, the key government witness in the FBI's college basketball corruption trial, testified Tuesday that he made payments to football players at several colleges as well.
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A complaint that a student has on multiple occasions "inappropriately touched" other students at Penn State's football training facility over the last 15 months is being investigated by police.
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier must report to jail by May 1 to start serving a criminal sentence for his handling of a complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy, under a judge's order made public Wednesday.
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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Penn State special teams coordinator Phil Galiano is leaving for a position in the NFL, the team confirmed Friday. Galiano spent the past two seasons on the PSU staff. "This is a tremendous opportunity for Phil to return to the NFL," coach James Franklin said in a statement. "We are very appreciative of Phil and everything he has done for our program over the last two years." Galiano has spent time on the staffs of the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
Virginia Tech flipped ESPN 300 offensive lineman Doug Nester from Ohio State on Tuesday and made it official on Wednesday. The Hokies were able to pull the No. 72 ranked recruit away from the Buckeyes as Nester had been looking at other programs since Urban Meyer announced his retirement. The West Virginia prospect had been considering Penn State as well as Virginia Tech and is now officially signed with the Hokies.