Found January 20, 2012 on Lions Blog:
Penn State scandal Penn State trustees said they decided to oust Joe Paterno in part because the football coach didn't meet a moral obligation to do more to alert authorities about a child sex abuse allegation against a retired assistant coach.

Penn State students express concern for Paterno

Students in State College are expressing concern for seriously ill former Penn State coach Joe Paterno. Doctors say the 85-year-old legendary coach recently experienced complications from lung cancer. He has been hospitalized since Jan. 13. Sophomore Max Spangler says he's concerned that the stress of the Penn State sex abuse scandal has compounded Paterno's condition....

Schnellenberger, Bowden saddened by Paterno news

BOCA RATON -- With Joe Paterno's health reportedly turning for the worst Saturday night, two longtime college football colleagues -- Bobby Bowden and Howard Schnellenberger -- shared their concern for the 85-year old former Penn State coach. Paterno, hospitalized since Jan. 13 for observation for what his family had called minor complications from lung cancer treatments, has...

PSU board meets for 1st time since firing Paterno

Penn State's trustees fired coach Joe Paterno as outrage boiled up over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

‘Further health complications’ leave Joe Paterno hospitalized in serious condition

Joe Paterno is in "serious" condition, according to a statement released by a family spokesman to the Associated Press, just two months after being fired as Penn State's head coach and subsequently diagnosed with lung cancer. Multiple outlets in Pennsylvania have reported that Paterno is gravely ill and that his wife, Sue, has summoned family to the hospital for final...

Report: Penn St. fired Paterno over lack of action

NEW YORK (AP) -- Penn State's trustees agonized over the future of legendary football coach Joe Paterno but ultimately decided to fire the Hall of Famer in part over what they said was his failure to go to authorities with a report of alleged sexual assault of a child by an assistant coach nearly a decade ago, according to a report published Thursday in The New York Times.

Penn State to pay over $4 million in severance to ex-coaches

The process of moving on from the Joe Paterno era will prove to be a costly one for the Penn State athletic department specifically and the university as a whole, and not just in the area of civil litigation either. At PSU’s first board of trustees meeting since Paterno’s firing Nov. 9, acting athletic director…

PSU trustees meet for interview (AP)

A group of Penn State University trustees say they decided to fire legendary football coach Joe Paterno in part because he didn't do enough after learning of an alleged child sex assault involving a former assistant. They also cited concerns Paterno couldn't effectively lead the team in the face of the scandal.

Reports: Paterno ‘gravely ill’; family summoned to State College

Diagnosed with what was described as a treatable form of lung cancer shortly after his firing Nov. 9, the reports since have indicated former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno had been making progress in his battle against the disease. Sadly, reports coming out of State College Saturday paint a different and decidedly grim picture…

PSU students hold vigil for ill Paterno (AP)

About 200 students and townspeople gathered Saturday night in State College at a statue of former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno, who is seriously ill at a local hospital. Some brought candles, while others held up their smart phones to take photos of the scene. The mood was somber, with no chanting or shouting.

PSU board meets amid criticism over Paterno firing

Penn State's trustees fired coach Joe Paterno as outrage boiled up over how school leaders handled child sex abuse allegations against a former assistant coach.

Penn State students express concern for Paterno

Students in State College are expressing concern for seriously ill former Penn State coach Joe Paterno.

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno in serious condition

A family spokesman says former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, who is battling lung cancer, is in serious condition after experiencing health complications.

Penn State trustees defend handling of Sandusky case

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State trustees said that Joe Paterno had not met his moral duties when responding to...
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