Tag: Joe Paterno

NY Daily News' Dick Weiss: Joe Paterno's statue on the Penn State campus still stands, but after the shocking scandal, it should be removed. (Pat Little/AP)

Paterno Family Drops Lawsuit Against NCAA

With the dropping of its lawsuit against the NCAA on Friday, the family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno essentially put an end to the most sordid and reputation damaging episode in the University’s long and storied history.

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DeAndre Levy: Breaking Joe Paterno’s Leg ‘My Proudest Moment in College’

Five years have passed since Joe Paterno’s ugly and scandalous firing from Penn State amid child sexual abuse allegations against former assistant Jerry Sandusky. In that time something of a reputation reclamation project has occurred, and just this past September the school formally honored and commemorated the 50th anniversary of Paterno’s first game as head coach of the Nittany Lions.

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Penn State Admits It Paid Jerry Sandusky’s Accusers for Incidents as Old as 1971

In the wake of new protestations by Pennsylvania State University President Eric Barron that accusations of sexual misconduct in its football program were not known until recently, another report finds the school has paid Jerry Sandusky’s accusers for incidents stretching all the way back to 1971.

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Joe Paterno Beer Debuting in Pennsylvania

Despite being fired as the coach of Penn State’s football program after revelations that a former defensive coordinator had abused minors, coach Joe Paterno is being honored with a new beer being branded with his name and image.

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NCAA Reverse: Joe Paterno Once Again CFB Wins Leader

Pennsylvania State University succeeded in restoring the 111 wins vacated from its record as punishment for Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse despite claims earlier this week that no deal was in the works. The reversal once again makes head coach Joe Paterno the winningest coach in college football history.