We are nearly two and half years removed from Penn State firing Joe Paterno in wake of the child molestation scandal involving Jerry Sandusky, and a resigning member of the board of trustees in Happy Valley is expressing regret over their decision. Alvin Clemens lamented publicly about voting for Paterno’s firing upon his resignation (Via […]Continue reading...
Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien will begin 2014 as the new head coach of the Houston Texans, according to multiple news reports.
O’Brien — who took over the crippled Nittany Lions in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and Joe Paterno’s resignation under fire — was fed up with Penn State and Paterno’s overzealous supporters.
The lead in the upcoming Joe Paterno biopic has finally been cast, and unsurprisingly, the film was able to land an iconic A-list actor.
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Penn State will be celebrating homecoming this weekend when No. 24 Northwestern comes to Beaver Stadium for an early afternoon kickoff. A huge crowd is expected to be on hand for the first homecoming since the unfortunate sequence of events that unfolded last November that led to the forced removal of head coach Joe Paterno. Since then, of course, the statue of Paterno was removed...
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 alumnus (and NFL Hall of Famer) Franco Harris brought a cardboard cutout of Joe Paterno to his luxury box at Beaver Stadium for Saturday's PSU football game against Ohio.
The Paterno cutout held a sign reading "Due Process for PSU JVP".
We understand Harris' loyalty to his college coach, and he's entitled to express his opinion, but the...
The guy on the left is a conservative talk show host named John Ziegler. The guy on the right looking like a slob is Steelers legend Franco Harris. Both men think Joe Paterno was unjustly treated by the NCAA. Ziegler, once fired from a sportscasting job for on O.J. Simpson joke, is from Pennsylvania and ended up in the Harris box at today’s Ohio U. game.
For some reason both...
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GQ has published excerpts from Joe Posnanski's soon-to-be-released biography of Joe Paterno and in it, Paterno's reaction to his dismissal from Penn State is featured.
Now, let me state one thing right away. I am in no way comparing the two for their transgressions. Joe Paterno allowing a known predator to operate in his midst was awful. But murdering your wife and young son in cold blood is a whole other level.
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One Penn State fan equated the NCAA penalties against the school to what the country went through during the 9/11 attack.