User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto Racing
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
AP: Penn State says Sandusky settlements close

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Penn State's negotiator for civil claims involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky said Friday the school has been in talks with 28 people and settlements with some individuals could be complete soon.

Advertisement
The 28 claimants are 18 more than were involved in Sandusky's criminal case.

Ken Feinberg told The Associated Press that the talks have gone well and he is hopeful they will produce results in the coming weeks.

No one has pulled out of the negotiations, and he said a realistic timetable for settlements is ``the near future. I think the process will be successful, yes I do.''

Harrisburg attorney Ben Andreozzi, who represents multiple claimants in the talks, said there was ``still some ground that needs to be made up.''

``I wouldn't say I'm quite as optimistic as he is,'' Andreozzi said. ``I do think it's been a positive process and both parties are acting in good faith so far. I would say I'm cautiously optimistic.''

Feinberg said the 28 claims are being handled on an accelerated basis now that the holidays are over.

``This is not a group settlement,'' he said. ``We're looking at each individual claim.''

Penn State announced in September it was bringing in Feinberg, who helped resolve claims from the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the Virginia Tech massacre.

Sandusky, the school's former assistant football coach, was convicted in June of 45 criminal counts for sexual abuse of 10 boys. He maintains he is innocent and is pursuing appeals. He is serving a 30- to 60-year state prison sentence.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Edwards: Friday's Tip Sheet
Williams: ACC Report - Week 1
ASA: Big Ten Report - Week 1
Edwards: Saturday's Tip Sheet
Williams: Pac-12 Report - Week 1
Hunter: Top 5 Win Totals
News: Final Four Consensus Picks
Edwards: 2014 Big Ten Predictions
A&M shocks South Carolina, 52-28
MORE HEADLINES
 
2013 CFB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Joe Williams + 1921
Joe Nelson + 1446
Bruce Marshall + 1350
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Joe Nelson 60 %
Doc's Sports 57 %
Joe Williams 57 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Joe Williams + 1312
Brian Edwards + 580
James Manos + 443
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Joe Williams + 1283
Jimmy Boyd + 966
James Manos + 756
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Mike Rose + 1100
Doc's Sports + 1090
Joe Nelson + 940
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NCAAFB College Football Handicapper Sports Picks Records
MLB Pro Baseball Expert Sports Picks - MLB Playoffs
2014 CFB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 290
ASA + 200
Stephen Nover + 200
Last Week's Leaders
Handicapper Money
No Games Last Week  
   
   
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Brian Edwards 100 %
Stephen Nover 100 %
ASA 100 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Mark Franco + 100
ASA + 100
Stephen Nover + 100
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Stephen Nover + 200
Bruce Marshall + 100
Tony Stoffo + 100
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
L. Blankenship + 180
Paul Bovi + 100
Tony Stoffo + 100
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!