Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child
Nearly two years after the retired coach was first charged with child molestation, the school said 23 deals were fully signed and three were agreements in principle. It did not disclose the names of the recipients.
The school faces six other claims, and the university says it believes some of those do not have merit while others may produce settlements.
University President Rodney Erickson issued a statement calling the announcement a step forward for victims and the school.
"We cannot undo what has been done, but we can and must do everything possible to learn from this and ensure it never happens again at Penn State," said Erickson, who announced the day Sandusky was convicted in June 2012 that Penn State was determined to compensate his victims.
Washington wide receiver Kasen Williams is expected to sit out the rest of the regular season and will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a fracture in his lower left leg and an injury to his left foot.
Illinois Coach Tim Beckman said starting receiver Ryan Lankford will sit out the rest of the season because of a shoulder injury.
Walsh Jennings sets wins record
Kerri Walsh Jennings has set the record for most tournament victories by a female beach volleyball player.
She and partner
American Karch Kiraly holds the men's record for victories with 148.
UCLA forward Travis Wear has been diagnosed with appendicitis. He was being treated at
There was no timetable for his return.
Wear, a senior, averaged 10.9 points and 5.2 rebounds last season.
Speaking at a meeting with heads of Russian winter sports federations, which was also attended by visiting IOC President Thomas Bach, Putin said Sochi would be fully tolerant.
In his first tennis match since returning from a four-month ban after a failed doping test,
Cilic tested positive for a banned stimulant in May but said he ingested it inadvertently.