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Penn State and the Paterno family settle claims against each other

Penn State and the Paterno family settle claims against each other

Penn State announced Friday it has reached a “resolution of the outstanding issues” between the university and the family of the late football coach Joe Paterno, eight years after a university report blamed Paterno and others for allegedly taking part in a cover-up to avoid bad publicity related to the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The Paterno…MORE

Mike Fiers, the Astros whistleblower, says he’s received death threats

Mike Fiers, the Astros whistleblower, says he’s received death threats

Mike Fiers, the Major League Baseball pitcher who was the whistleblower in the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scheme, has said that he has received death threats. “Whatever, I don’t care,” Fiers said to the San Francisco Chronicle on Thursday. “I’ve dealt with a lot of death threats before. It’s just another thing on my plate.” Fiers,…MORE

A seventh horse this year has died at Santa Anita Park

A seventh horse this year has died at Santa Anita Park

A 4-year-old horse was euthanized Thursday at California’s Santa Anita Park after suffering a fracture in training, becoming at least the seventh horse to die at the famed complex in 2020 and eighth of its racing season. The horse, Unveiled, fractured its right humerus while galloping in morning training, the facility said. After X-rays at…MORE