It has been less than a year since the Freeh Report was released, chronically the specifics involved in the Jerry Sandusky sexual molestation case and what the report called a concealment of Sandusky’s activity to the Board of Trustees by school president Graham Spanier, athletic director Tim Curley and most notably, legendary head coach football coach Joe Paterno. There was much...
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.
Here’s a photo of four Iowa students who decided to dress up as Jerry Sandusky for the Iowa vs. Penn State Big Ten match-up in Iowa City.
TAKE A LOOK IT'S ON A BOOK
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...
BEHIND THE SCENES
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.
DON'T GO THERE
One Penn State fan equated the NCAA penalties against the school to what the country went through during the 9/11 attack.