Found November 11, 2011 on
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Quinn Barham couldn't control his emotions Wednesday after Joe Paterno spoke to Penn State's players and told them he was planning to retire.
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The media is looking for ratings and Joe Paterno is looking for a rock to climb under—plain and simple. Any news outlet which states otherwise is playing you for a fool and I strongly suggest you not give them the satisfaction. A story published today by the TusconCitizen.com posed this particular question to its reading public, “Is ESPN guilty of stalking Joe Paterno?” Now...
I still remember seeing Joe Paterno deceive the public.
In late June of last year, I was flipping through channels and I happened upon an ESPN special called, “Difference Makers: Life Lessons with Paterno and Krzyzewski,” a program that was exactly what it sounded like: Joe Pa and Coach K sitting and talking about morality, coaching, family and ethics from the saintly pedestals...
Hundreds of Penn State students have taken to the streets to chant their support for ousted football coach Joe Paterno.
The students flooded downtown State College on Wednesday night after Paterno and university President Graham Spanier were fired amid a growing furor linked to their handling of sex abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach.
The students gathered...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back and Penn State alum Franco Harris blasted the school's Board of Trustees for its decision to fire Joe Paterno and defended Mike McQueary, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Penn State suffered its first decommitment since the firing of Joe Paterno when ESPNU 150 offensive tackle Joey O'Connor of Windsor, Colo., backed away from his pledge Thursday evening.
The only thing people love more than watching a star claw his way to the top is watching him fall.
So add Joe Paterno's name to a far-from-complete list of athletes who plummeted from grace in recent years: Tiger Woods, Michael Vick, O.J. Simpson, Magic Johnson and Barry Bonds. Their sins were not the same, nor were their fates. But they were all banished to a kind of purgatory...
I didn't grow up a college football fan. I just think that if you are from WNY, your college roots are about as deep as a houseplant. I'm not trying to say we are stupid, but I don't run into too many UB or Buffalo State alumni who are all about their old stomping grounds. Of course, if you went to Syracuse or a major college, that's a different story.
For the first time in more than four decades, the Nittany Lions are headed into battle without Joe Paterno leading them.
Ashton Kutcher attacked the Penn State Board of Trustees for firing Joe Paterno last night -- but there was one little problem, seems Ashton didn't know about Joe's misdeeds. Right after Paterno got the chop, Kutcher tweeted, "How do you fire Jo…