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Sculptor Angelo Di Maria conflicted about his Joe Paterno statue coming down

The fate of the Joe Paterno statue outside of Beaver Stadium has been at the center of a firestorm of debate since last week’s release of the Freeh Report. Now the person responsible for creating the statue has weighed in. Angelo Di Maria sculpted the seven-foot, 900-pound bronze statue, which was unveiled in 2001, and has mixed feelings on what should become of his work. “I...

Paterno statue decision expected soon

Penn State's president is methodically seeking input from trustees, alumni and other constituencies about the fate of the Joe Paterno statue outside the football stadium. The monument has becoming a lightning rod since the release of an investigative report claiming the Hall of Fame football coach concealed child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade...

A Joe Paterno groom's cake? A Joe Paterno groom's cake.

Here is yet another entry for the "Bad groom's cake" department. This was one comes from Darren Rovell's twitter feed. And this one might just be the winner: A Joe Paterno groom's cake. It's hard to tell which if the worst idea here is the actual concept of a Paterno Cake. The fact it exists, or that Paterno looks like a Muppet. Luckily, this...

Cartoonist Depicts Bear Bryant Kicking JoePa Out of Heaven

After former Penn State coach Joe Paterno passed away in January, cartoonist Rob Tornoe drew a cartoon of Bear Bryant welcoming Paterno into the pearly gates. Fast forward seven months later, Tornoe updated his cartoon and this time it was less heartfelt. Much less heartfelt. Tornoe also wrote, "Like Sandusky in prison, Paterno is now in a place that knows how to deal...

Penn State ex-board chairman resigns

A member and former chairman of the Penn State board of trustees resigned on Thursday, becoming the first board member to do so in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Steve Garban said in a letter his presence on the board had become ''a distraction and an impediment'' to its efforts to move forward. Garban, who had stepped down as board chairman...

Of course someone had a Joe Paterno Groom’s cake at their wedding

You’ll notice a lack of posts on here about Joe Paterno and Jerry Sandusky of the Penn State Nittany Lions. Not something I like talking about. It’s nothing you can make a joke about without being a pretty terrible person. Well, someone decided to make a cake for their Groom’s wedding rehearsal and it has gone viral. Not to make a statement on Joe Paterno because Everyday...

Joe Paterno Statue: Leave It Up As Sobering Reminder

If you have a radio or a TV you know the big dilemma is about JoePa, moreover, the conundrum his standing statue in Happy Valley, PA presents. "Leave it up," and "take it down," each have their camp. I have listened to their supporting logic. No matter where we stand, we understand both arguments. Sure, we may not agree, but we understand. After careful consideration...

Plane banner demands removal of Paterno statue

A plane flying over the University Park Campus of Penn State University in State College, pulls a banner reading “Take the statue down or we will” on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. The Paterno statue outside Beaver Stadium has been a point of much contention. Critics have called for the statue to be taken down after the Freeh report concluded that Paterno was aware of a 1998 allegations...

Penn State removes Joe Paterno statue

In light of everything that has been revealed regarding the Sandusky incident, Penn State University has taken down legendary head coach Joe Paterno’s statue Sunday morning: Construction vehicles and police arrived shortly after dawn Sunday, barricading the street and sidewalks near the statue, erecting a chain-link fence then concealing the statue with a blue tarp. [...]

Possible Punishments for PSU

We have been inundated with opinions regarding the possible penalties that could or should be given to Penn State as a result of the cover up for 14 years of child sex abuse that happened in the university’s football facilities and eslewhere by Jerry Sandusky. They have ranged from the NCAA washing their hands of the responsibility of oversight by doing nothing because ”It...

Scout's Take: PSU Commit Zayd Issah

When Central Dauphin High (Harrisburg, Pa.) linebacker Zayd Issah committed to Penn State in late June, it gave the Nittany Lions a strongside linebacker it wanted badly in the class. So, what does Penn State like about him? FOXSportsNEXT takes an in-depth look at Issah.
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