STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The independent monitor who's tracking Penn State's adoption of reforms in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal says in an annual progress report that the university is making notable progress.
Former Sen. George Mitchell is serving as Penn State's athletics integrity monitor. He issued his first-year wrap-up Friday.
Mitchell says Penn State has implemented most of the 119 recommendations laid out in former FBI director Louis Freeh's report last summer. The NCAA required Penn State to adopt the recommendations as part of its consent decree with the university.
The family of late football coach Joe Paterno and others are suing the NCAA over the sanctions against Penn State, which included a $60 million fine, scholarship reductions and four-year postseason ban.
Sandusky, a retired assistant football coach, is serving a long prison sentence for molesting boys.
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