Found February 12, 2013 on
Sue Paterno, the widow of Joe Paterno, spoke with Katie Couric on Monday to deny the allegations made against her late husband in the Freeh report. The report, conducted by former FBI director, Louis Freeh, claims that the former Penn State football coach was involved in the university’s cover up of the allegations against former Penn State assistant, Jerry Sandusky. In the interview, aired on Couric’s talk show, Katie, Sue Paterno said she got “physically ill” reading the charges against Sandusky. She went on to use words like “horror” and “disbelief” when the scandal first broke in the fall of 2011. Couric’s interview went beyond the studio, as she visited State College, Pa. and spent time with Paterno and her children. “Do you think we’d let our kids play with someone who might be a pedophile?” Paterno, the mother of five asked Couric. “Obviously we were all totally unaware.” The Paterno family has commissioned their own report, which criticizes the July 2012 Freeh Repo

Paterno Family Trying To Unring The Sandusky Bell

((HT: WHP-TV/ESPN)) It is all carefully staged at this point... The first salvo was the Sue Paterno open letter trying to explain who her late husband, Joe, really was... Now, before Sue Paterno gives, what surely will be, an emotional interview with Katie Couric... ESPN has timed and cooperated with an embargo of a report co-authored and researched by former Pennsylvania...

Penn State in Ireland? BRILLIANT!

Penn State is still looking to work out a plan to play a game in Ireland in the future. Quite honestly, as one of Irish descent, I love the idea. Playing a game in Ireland may get overshadowed nationally if the game is played on the opening weekend of the college football season. When huge games are kicking off the season in Atlanta and Arlington, a non-conference tilt on...

Penn State coach catches dance fever

Chambers' Nittany Lions are struggling through a difficult Big Ten season. But pitching in to help the school's annual Dance Marathon, which benefits kids who are fighting cancer, is keeping things in perspective.

Iowa at Penn State Preview

Iowa 15-9 (4-7 in the Big Ten) at Penn State 8-15 (0-11 in the Big Ten) Where: Bryce Jordan Center When: Thursday, February 14, 9:00 PM TV: ESPNU The second half of the Big Ten season has been upon us for a few weeks, so Penn State will be begin playing against teams that they…

Georgia DB Taking His Act North

Gaines is the second prospects from his state in as many years to sign with Penn State. He projects as a cornerback with the Nittany Lions.

Paterno family report does nothing to alter reality

On Sunday, the Paterno family released its response to the Freeh report in an attempt to salvage Joe Paterno’s reputation and discredit the document that came out last July. Freeh’s report laid out some damning statements against the former Penn State head football coach. But Paterno was more than just the head football coach. He WAS Penn State. So when Freeh’s report...

Column: No rescuing Paterno's reputation

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Go ahead and read all 238 pages of the Paterno family report, if you're so inclined. People who believe Joe Paterno's statue should still be standing in Happy Valley probably will, and feel pretty good about it at the end. The summary weighs in at just four pages and does its job of giving Paterno a posthumous cleansing...

Paterno held onto power way too long

Paterno family paying price for JoePa's reluctance to surrender Penn State reins.
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