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Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's long service at the university theoretically puts him in line for a pension of more than $500,000 a year, according to an Associated Press analysis of state public pension records. Paterno's pension records obtained Tuesday from the State Employees' Retirement System credit him with more than 60 years in the system.
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Bob Costas and NBC nabbed the first interview with alleged child molester, and former Penn St. assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky. Here is the full interview followed by my thoughts.
First, who from Sandusky’s defense team thought this was a good idea? He comes off looking much worse, if that were even possible.
He says all of the allegations...
The Big Ten has taken Joe Paterno's name off the Big Ten's football championship trophy.
League commissioner Jim Delany said Monday that it is ''inappropriate'' to keep Paterno's name on the trophy that will be awarded Dec. 3 after the first Big Ten title game.
Penn State fired Paterno, its longtime head coach, last week and investigations are under...
As more information from the Penn State scandal leaks out, I’m sure we will be uncovering plenty more pieces of shady information like this one. Joe Paterno and his wife bought a home near the Penn State campus for $58,000 in 1969. According to court documents filed in Centre County, Penn. that were uncovered by [...]
Firing Joe Paterno and placing Mike McQeary on leave is not enough, writes FN contributor TD McGann. Penn State must rid itself of its entire football coaching staff to truly cleanse itself of scandal.
PITTSBURGH — A southwestern Pennsylvania race track and casino is putting its relationship with Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris on hiatus for comments he made in support of ousted Penn State coach Joe Paterno.
With the firing of Joe Paterno and the arrest of athletic director Tim Curley on perjury and failure to report charges, associate athletic director Mark Sherburne had taken over control of Penn State’s athletic department on an interim basis. As of Wednesday morning, any leadership vacuum that existed in that department, PSU hopes, is officially…
Franco Harris's tireless quest to win Joe Paterno his job back pretty much went the way everyone not named Franco Harris knew it would. As reported earlier today, Harris's dedication to Penn State's morally complicit former coach is so great he made a show of sacrificing his own noble calling as a casino spokesman, hopped in a car with...
Joe Pa rest now T...
Former Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno and the Penn State Football scandal gets covered head to toe in this Sports Illustrated special report.. Amid allegations that former assistant Jerry Sandusky was involved with child sex abuse, this has become the biggest scandal in college football history…-TO
Bob Costas Interview With Jerry...
There is just something inherently wrong with this. Congratulations of getting engaged and stuff, but during this game?
“Hey Mom, how did you and Dad get married?”
“Well son, your father proposed to me during halftime at a Penn State vs. Nebraska game.”
“Really? Was that the first game after they fired Joe Paterno in wake of a child sex abuse scandal?”
“Yes son, it...
Former Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris‘ public support of fired Penn State coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal has already cost him a job as a casino spokesperson. Now, it might result in similar problems with a local charity board. An Associated Press story today claims…
STATE COLLEGE , Pa. - All the familiar sights and sounds of a football weekend at Penn State were on display: Crowded sidewalks and restaurants, fans dressed in the blue-and-white of their cherished Nittany Lions, scalpers pestering passers-by for extra tickets.
But something was clearly missing.
Happy Valley is anything but these days.
"There's no life here," Homer...