Found November 08, 2011 on
As he does every Tuesday during the season, Joe Paterno will take questions from the media in a conference call scheduled for today at 12:20 p.m. (eastern). Can't imagine what anyone would want to ask him about. But in case any of those reporters planning to participate have doubts, Jeff Nelson, Penn State's Assistant Athletic Director for Communications and the school's football media relations contact, has issued these handy guidelines: More »
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Penn State University head coach Joe Paterno. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes (UNITED STATES SPORT FOOTBALL)
The Penn State trustees met tonight and fired Joe Paterno. University president Graham Spanier chose to resign today when faced with potential dismissal.
It’s a stunning development given Paterno’s power at Penn State, but it seems like the only possible choice that the trustees...
According to the New York Times, Joe Paterno's 46 year tenure at Penn State will be coming to a humiliating and dramatic ending. Pete Thamel and Mark Viera reported..
The board of trustees has yet to determine the precise timing of Paterno’s exit, but it is clear that the man who has more victories than any other coach at college football’s top level and who made Penn State...
We worship corporations and institutions. Our Supreme Court granted them First Amendment rights. The Fourth Estate, the alleged watchdogs of democracy, acts as their mouthpiece.
There should be no surprise that protecting Joe Paterno, Penn State, Happy Valley and Linebacker U -- profit-generating institutions at the core of big-time college athletics' amateur myth -- appears...
The New York Times reports: Penn State is planning to remove Joe Paterno as football coach, possibly within days or weeks but no later than the end of the season, according to two people briefed on conversations among top university officials.
There have been many missteps since the Sandusky allegations started at Penn State, some by Joe Paterno. Gregg Doyel says not allowing Paterno to address the issue, or at least hear questions, was dead wrong.
Penn State's president abruptly canceled Joe Paterno's weekly news conference Tuesday amid increasing calls for both men to resign in the wake of a former assistant coach's sex-abuse scandal and as another potential victim came forward.
A sampling of reaction from Penn State players, coaches, alumni and others on Joe Paterno's decision to retire as coach after the season following child sex-abuse charges against former assistant Jerry Sandusky:
The day was always coming. The old coach was 84, and each new season brought questions whether it would be his last. No one, though, expected it to happen quite like this. A tearful Joe Paterno, who won more games than any coach in major college football history, stood in an auditorium in the Penn State complex Wednesday and told disbelieving players that he was retiring at the end of the season.
This morning we take a break from baseball and discuss the headline that is dominating the news. We talk about the issues facing Penn State Head Coach, Joe Paterno.
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