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Several hundred people are lined up to pay their final respects to legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno, joining thousands more who attended the first day of a public viewing.
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Nike founder and chairman Phil Knight got a standing ovation at Joe Paterno's public memorial Thursday for defending the late coach's response to an accusation of child sex-abuse against a former assistant.
At a ceremony filled with lavish praise that would likely have embarrassed the school's beloved coach, Knight waded into a subject that had been virtually ignored...
Penn State’s Beaver Stadium was lit up last night in remembrance of Joe Paterno. What better way to show support for the Paterno family than to light up a stadium that he helped build. via @arrgh400 Side Note: Westboro Baptist Church is planning to protest Joe Pa’s funeral. I hope these idiots all die in a fiery [...]
Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday of lung cancer. He was 85. The Pennsylvania hospital where Paterno died confirmed the cause of death as a spreading lung cancer. Mount Nittany Medical Center said in...
After Joe Paterno's passing, several coaches and athletes — both former and current — released statements regarding their thoughts about Paterno's passing.
While Paterno had a profound effect on those in college football, he also touched the lives of several students and fans who met him at everything from campus-run events to stopping him on the street. And Joe Pa was...
The infamous Westboro Baptist Church, known for its unwelcome appearances at the funerals of dead Marines, plans to picket the burial of legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.
Paterno died Sunday at age 85 after battling lung cancer. His final months were compounded by the unwinding child sex scandal involving his former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky. He was fired Nov...
A comfortable member of the Big Ten for more than two decades, it's easy to forget that Penn State wasn't readily welcomed by everyone in the conference.
''I've been to Penn State,'' said Bob Knight, then the coach at Indiana, when Penn State was first invited to join the league in 1990. ''And Penn State's a camping trip. There's nothing...
Bill O'Brien calls it an honor to follow the late Joe Paterno as Penn State's next head coach.
Props to this guy for having some serious talent! Regardless where you stand on this Joe Paterno and Penn State saga, JoePa leaves behind a legacy that people will be talking about forever.
A capacity crowd of more than 12,000 is expected to pack a Penn State arena for one more tribute to Joe Paterno, the Hall of Fame football coach who died Sunday at age 85 from lung cancer.
I'm here for the right reasons T..
Actor William Baldwin was swarmed by reporters and fans as he left the spiritual center. The actor said Paterno taught his players “to be men of honor” Here’s the scoop from Philly.com ” Actor Billy Baldwin was among the last through the spiritual center Tuesday. He never attended Penn State, did not know Paterno family well but had...
Former Penn State football players and students are recalling Joe Paterno's effect not just on the school's athletic reputation, but also its educational pursuits.
Hours after Joe Paterno's passing, snow covered the ground of the Penn State campus
and provided one last "white out" for the departed coach and loyal fans.
Good morning Dribblers! How are you this wonderfully miserable Monday morning? Don't lie; it's Monday and no one is happy on a Monday. Well, except maybe the New England Patriots and the New York...
There are heroes and villains, and there are humans. We are not angels and demons, gods and monsters, zeroes and ones. We are fallen angels. We are brilliant beasts. We are between the gutter and the stars. Some of us are closer to the gutter, and others are closer to the stars.
So we are all part angel, part demon. We can imitate Grantland Rice's Great Scorer and tally up a...