Joe Paterno

Penn State v Alabama

NCAA Fines Penn State $60M, Wins Vacated From ’98-11 In Sandusky Scandal

The NCAA slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties Monday, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno’s victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

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Keidel: Penn State’s Peril

It’s with some, solemn pride that I say that I’ve been a de facto voice of the Joe Paterno opposition.


Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, leaves court in handcuffs after being convicted in his child sex abuse trial at the Centre County Courthouse on June 22, 2012 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. The jury found Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 counts in the sexual abuse trial of the former Penn State assistant football coach, who was charged with sexual abuse of 10 boys over a 15-year period.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report: Penn St. Officials Concealed Sex Abuse

Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials hushed up child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago for fear of bad publicity, allowing Sandusky to prey on other youngsters, according to a scathing internal report issued Thursday on the scandal.


State College Reacts To News Of Joe Paterno's Death

Nike’s CEO Phil Knight Defends Paterno At Service

Crediting him with building not just better athletes but better men, former Penn State football stars and others paid tribute to Joe Paterno in a huge campus memorial service Thursday that exposed a strong undercurrent of anger over his firing.


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Family: Paterno In Serious Condition

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno is in serious condition after experiencing health complications from lung cancer.


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Sandusky Speaks, Denies Allegations

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky said Joe Paterno never spoke to him about any suspected misconduct with minors, The New York Times reported Saturday.


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SoCal Lawmaker Wants To Require College Coaches To Report Sex Abuse Charges

A Southland lawmaker unveiled proposed legislation on Wednesday that would protect kids at California colleges from sexually abusive coaches.

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Rose Bowl Would Accept Penn St. With ‘Open Arms’

The chief administrative officer of the Rose Bowl says if Penn State wins the Big Ten title, the Nittany Lions will be free to play in the top-tier postseason game as far as he’s concerned.


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Ex-PSU Grad Assistant Matt Paknis On WFAN: Paterno Knows Everything

NEW YORK (WFAN) – A former child-abuse victim himself, former football grad assistant Matt Paknis believes Joe Paterno knew about Jerry Sandusky’s alleged sexual abuse against children years ago. Paknis joined WFAN’s Mike Francesa on […]


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Penn State Alumni Gather In LA To Watch 1st Game Since Scandal Stunned Nation

Fans and alumni of Penn State gathered at a club on Melrose Saturday for their first football game following the firing of coach Joe Paterno.


Capital One Bowl - Penn State v LSU

McQueary Won’t Coach Due To Multiple Threats

Just because Joe Paterno is gone doesn’t mean the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State is over.


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Paterno And Penn State President Fired In Light Of Scandal

Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.


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Penn State Coach Joe Paterno To Retire At End Of Season

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will retire at the end of the season, his long and illustrious career brought down because he failed to do all he could about an allegation of child sex abuse against a former assistant.


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Support For Paterno Quickly Eroding

A high-ranking Penn State official says support for football coach Joe Paterno is eroding among the school’s board of trustees.