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PLAYERS: Joe Paterno
Oscar-winning actor, Joe Paterno has already portrayed a head coach in a fictional story about a professional football team. The role, Tony D’Amato, was legendary coach, well past his prime, trying to hold on for one more run with a brash young QB. Any Given Sunday, was directed by Oliver Stone, and while it was [...]

Penn State football looks to rebound at Virginia

Bill O’Brien hopes to fare better in his second game at the helm of Nittany Lions when Penn State travels to Virginia to battle the Cavaliers on Saturday at noon. The Lions (0-1) blew an 11-point lead last Saturday to Ohio in O’Brien’s debut as coach. Despite the loss, the Lions are prepared to move on with a tough road battle against an ACC foe. The Cavaliers (1-0) took down...

Joe Paterno: What Ever Happened to Innocent Until Proven Guilty?

In January 2012, the beloved Coach Joe Paterno passed away after fighting many illnesses for many years.  Now his legacy has been tainted after allegations that Coach Paterno helped or aided in the conspiracy and cover up of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. After a two year grand jury investigation, Coach Sandusky was charged and arrested on 52 counts of sexual abuse of a minor; investigators...

Virginia, Penn State try to focus amidst circus

The culture at the University of Virginia is that of the Virginia Gentleman, a holdover from Southern genteel society, so says the schools website. The school that was founded by Thomas Jefferson has always prided itself on having a dignity above other public institutions, of being what many consider a Public Ivy a notion that Virginia is the equal to an Ivy League school and...

Is a movie about Paterno in the works?

Over the last year, there were times where I thought that even if Hollywood wanted to make a movie about the downfall of the Penn State football program, there’s no way they could ever could. Following the story day-to-day, week-to-week and month-to-month, at times the truth seemed stranger than fiction, and it seemed impossible for any Hollywood movie crew to possibly capture...

Pacino to play Paterno in movie?

A movie reportedly could be made about the Penn State scandal, and Al Pacino would be playing Joe Paterno in the film.

Al Pacino reportedly will play Joe Paterno in movie about Penn State scandal

A talent agency reportedly plans to shop a movie about the Penn State scandal, and they reportedly have Al Pacino signed up to play the role of Joe Paterno. Deadline reports that ICM Partners will be shopping the proposed movie next week. Pacino’s manager is set to produce it, and the movie will be based on author Joe Posnanski’s biography “Paterno,” about the Penn State...

Reports say Al Pacino will play the late Joe Paterno in a movie based on the Penn State Scandal

It was an inevitability that the sordid Penn State scandal would find it’s way to Hollywood, as reports have come out that a talent agency are shopping around the idea of a movie based on Joe Posnanski’s recent penned book Paterno,  the novel he wrote about the late Penn State coach.  And word has it that Hollywood heavyweight Al Pacino is in talks to play the lead role, which...

Al Pacino To Play Joe Paterno in Penn St. Scandal Film

It was inevitable. We knew over time someone would make a movie showcasing the Penn St. scandal that took the nation by storm this year. We knew it would come, but when? The time is now. reports that Al Pacino will play the role of Joe Paterno in the upcoming film. They write: EXCLUSIVE: ICM Partners next week will be taking a package for a movie about fallen legend...

Al Pacino linked to film project based on Joe Paterno biography.

 It's not a shock that someone in Hollywood would tackle the life of Joe Paterno and the Sandusky scandal that led to his downfall at Penn State. According to Deadline, there's already one reportedly brewing, based on the recent Joe Posnaski Paterno biography, with Al Pachino playing the former Nittany Lion head football coach. "ICM Partners next week will be taking...

REPORT: Joe Paterno Movie Coming: Al Pacino to play JoePa

  The scandal that rocked Penn State, the state of PA and the nation, will soon hit a theater or TV near you. That’s correct, a movie about legendary college football coach, Joe Paterno, is reported to be in the works. Deadline New York is has just made an exclusive announcement that Hollywood legend, Al [...]

NCAA Week 1: Big Increase For Penn State Opener; Clemson/Auburn Down

From the no-surprise department, the Penn State season opener attracted a large television audience Saturday afternoon. Saturday’s Ohio/Penn State college football game drew a 2.4 U.S. rating and 3.503 million viewers on ESPN, up 71% in ratings and 74% in viewership from Akron/Ohio State last year (1.4, 2.011M). The game was the first for Penn State since an offseason that included...
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