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.
It’s with some, solemn pride that I say that I’ve been a de facto voice of the Joe Paterno opposition.
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.
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.
Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno is in serious condition after experiencing health complications from lung cancer.
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.
A Southland lawmaker unveiled proposed legislation on Wednesday that would protect kids at California colleges from sexually abusive coaches.
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.
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 […]
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.
Just because Joe Paterno is gone doesn’t mean the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State is over.
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.
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.
A high-ranking Penn State official says support for football coach Joe Paterno is eroding among the school’s board of trustees.