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Penn State to honor Joe Paterno prior to Temple game

When Penn State’s football team takes the field against Temple on September 17, it will be doing so on the 50th anniversary of Joe Paterno’s first game as head coach of the Nittany Lions. The anniversary will not pass without honoring the late coach. According to NBC’s Tom Winter, Penn State will have a ceremony to honor Paterno, who was fired in November of 2011 and passed away...
Via Sportsnaut
September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Donald Trump wants to bring Joe Paterno statue back

Donald Trump made a bizarre reference to Joe Paterno during a speech in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, and his campaign now says the presidential candidate was talking about a Joe Paterno statue. Campaigning in Pennsylvania, Trump was running through many talking points when he arrived at one about the former Penn State coach. Video of Trump asking how's Joe Paterno... Lol pic.twitter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Paterno legacy beer pre-selling like crazy, says brewery

By Jason Rowan Interest in a Paterno Legacy Series beer, a Vienna-style lager created in tribute of the Penn State Nittany Lions coaching legend Joe Paterno, has exceeded even the wildest expectations, according to the brewery that is producing it. According to Duquesne Brewing Company, the outfit behind the new brew, pre-sales alone have accounted for over 2,800 barrels already...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the restored wins for PSU and Paterno means nothing

By Joe Boland As I’m sure you all know, the NCAA reached an agreement with Penn State University to restore the wins that were vacated for the Penn State football team and the late head coach Joe Paterno. In addition, Penn State will be allowed to spend that $60 million fine in-state on “activities and programs for the prevention of child sexual abuse and the treatment of victims...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Joe Paterno’s PSU legacy suffer the Chris Benoit fate?

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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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