1. YOU SHOULDN'T EXPECT JERRY SANDUSKY TO SAY HE'S SORRY
Instead, the convicted former Penn State assistant football coach's attorney says "it's as certain as certain can be" that Sandusky will maintain his innocence when he's sentenced on 45 counts of child sexual abuse today. He said as much in a recorded statement broadcast on the eve of his sentencing.
2. JUST BECAUSE YOU LIKE TO READ 'THE GODFATHER' OR WATCH 'THE SOPRANOS' DOESN'T MEAN YOU CAN'T BE FAIR
Defense attorneys won't be able to ask potential federal jurors if they've formed opinions from Mafia books or movies before they hear evidence allegedly tying alleged Philadelphia acting mob boss Joseph "Uncle Joe" Ligambi and six others to gambling, loansharking and extortion.
3. STEELERS FACING SHORT WEEK WITH SHORT ROSTER
Coach Mike Tomlin says safety Troy Polamalu will definitely miss Thursday night's game against the Tennessee Titans because of a calf he re-injured in Sunday's win over the Eagles.
4. RALLY PLANNED TO SUPPORT PHILLY STUDENT RIDICULED FOR WEARING ROMNEY T-SHIRT
Sixteen-year-old sophomore Samantha Pawlucy (pah-LOOS'-ee) plans to return to classes at the city's Charles Carroll High School today. Her family has met with Mayor Michael Nutter and school officials about a geometry teacher who allegedly encouraged other students to laugh at her for wearing the shirt last week.
5. PITTSBURGH POLICE HOPING SURVEILLANCE VIDEO WILL IDENTIFY TEEN WHO SUCKER PUNCHED TEACHER
The 50-year-old English teacher is recovering, but police still haven't arrested the teen who can be seen punching the instructor from behind as he walked through a downtown alley after school last week.