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When you think of Joe Paterno you probably visualize three things right off the bat.
His Coke-bottle glasses.
His rolled up khakis.
His black sneakers.
The black sneakers were such a part of Paterno that even his statue outside Beaver Stadium bears a Nike branding on the heel (pictured).
Nearly three months after his death, Joe Paterno will receive at least one more tribute from those who followed him. Fans attending this weekend's spring Blue White Game at Beaver Stadium are planning to wear black shoes to the game, a subtle tribute to the man known for his rolled up khaki pants, thick glasses and black sneakers every Saturday for the past four decades.
As I wrote this morning on Examiner.com, A small group on Facebook is organizing to attempt to have fans pay tribute to the former Penn State coach, asking fans attending the Blue White Game to wear black shoes. More specifically, the group is encouraging fans to wear the shoe Paterno was most known to wear on game day, a ...
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Penn State says it has provided more than $5.5 million in payments and benefits to settle Joe Paterno's employment contract.
School spokesman Bill Mahon says the university and Paterno's estate finalized the remaining payments due to the longtime coach, who was fired in November in the wake of former assistant Jerry Sandusky's arrest on child sexual abuse charges.
On Saturday thousands of Penn State fans will make the spring pilgrimage to Beaver Stadium for the annual Blue White Game. For some this is a chance to soak in the Beaver Stadium experience, even if it is massively scaled down from this. For those unable or unwilling to make the trip they will be able to get their Blue White Game fix by watching on television.
This year's Blue...
Penn State linebacker Glenn Carson tackled several topics on Wednesday, including the progress of the linebackers, Coach Vanderlinden, young players that have impressed him and more.
The daughter of Penn State men's soccer coach Bob Warming died in a car crash over the weekend, The Daily Collegian reported Tuesday.
Police said Audrey Warming, 21, was driving the wrong way on a highway exit ramp near Pittsburgh Sunday morning when her car struck another vehicle head-on at around 2:00am local time.
She was later pronounced dead at the University of Pittsburgh...
Two Penn State administrators accused of lying to the grand jury that investigated Jerry Sandusky are asking for more time to make their latest pretrial court filing.
Lawyers for Tim Curley and Gary Schultz asked a judge on Tuesday to push back the deadline for them to respond to state prosecutors until May 4.
Curley, the school's athletic director on leave, was to file the...
10:00 a.m. - Carnival and entertainment stage open
11:30 a.m. - Gates A and B open for autograph session
12:00 p.m. - Gates C and E open for autograph sessionNote: Autoraph session runs approximately from 11:55 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - Blue White Game kicks offWatch the game live on BTN2Go; Replay on Big Ten Network at 8 p.m.
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It was the biggest fall from grace in sports history. Joe Paterno, the all time college football leader in wins, lives just long enough to see his reputation tarnished as an enabler of child rape, and the job he held for multiple decades terminated.
Before Paterno passed on, he stayed alive long enough to see his former right hand man, Jerry Sandusky, deservedly vilified in the...
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The Patriot-News crime reporter's work on the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal earned her the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting Monday.
Sara Ganim, 24, broke the high-profile story in March 2011, when she reported that the former Penn State assistant football coach was being investigated by a grand jury.
The story hit mainstream media in November after Sandusky...
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It will be a busy week for the Nittany Lions as they wrap spring drills with lots of practice and then the Blue-White Game Saturday.