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Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno says he ''didn't know which way to go'' after an assistant coach came to him in 2002 saying he had seen retired defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing a boy.

The Joe Paterno Protection Plan

It’s crazy how fast things have changed for Joe Paterno over the past year! Sorry to do this to you JoePa but I couldn’t help myself. Check out this funny skit from The Second City illustrating Mr. Paterno’s strategy on how to handle the Jerry Sandusky situation. Some people might think this skit is a little mean but that’s only because there’s a lot of truth behind it!

Joe Paterno's First Interview Since The Sandusky Scandal Is A Five Page Waste Of Time

Sure, part of the reason Sally Jenkins was able to land the interview in the first place was because the article was guaranteed to be a five page waste of time. But still, the much-hyped article does not even tackle the McQueary meeting until page four. Yes, we get an inside look at what life is now like for Joe Paterno. He is sick. He is in a wheelchair...


Penn State's trustees today issued a statement amplifying on their decision to dump Joe Paterno in early November. This is the statement, which is two months too late and, in my opinion, hollow. "Many alumni have asked why the board decided to remove Coach Paterno from his position as head football goach. On Wednesday, November 9, Coach Paterno announced that he would...

Penn State alumni express concern for Paterno

Penn State University alumni are still grieving over the firing of longtime coach Joe Paterno, even though the university's president says the school's crisis can be blamed on former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

Family: Paterno back in hospital for observation

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.  — Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno was admitted to the hospital Friday for observation due to minor complications from cancer treatments, his family said. In a statement released to The Associated Press, his family said that the 85-year-old Paterno continues to undergo a "regimen of treatments" ...

Wojciechowski: Paterno's guilty heart

Joe Paterno finally broke his silence on his role in the Penn State scandal -- but his version of events does little to restore his legacy.

Paterno back in hospital over cancer complications

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno is back in the hospital. His family says he was admitted Friday for observation due to minor complications from cancer treatments.

Penn State alumni express concern over Paterno

Penn State University's president told alumni that the school's crisis can be blamed on one person: former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. But many alumni are still grieving over the firing of longtime football coach Joe Paterno.

Penn State president faces more Paterno questions

Penn State President Rodney Erickson says the school has yet to start making plans to honor former football coach Joe Paterno.


Joe Paterno's first lengthy interview since the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke last fall helps to fill in many of the gaps in terms of what JoePa did and did not do -- and what he did or did not know. For the story in the Washington Post, click here, although you might have to register on the site to finish the story. (Registration is free.) The story, written by Sally Jenkins...
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