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Joe Paterno’s Son: Legendary Coach Feared Accusing Sandusky Wrongly

In a new book that hit bookstores this week, Jay Paterno — son of legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno — said his father feared wrongly accusing now-convicted child molester and former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky after allegations of his molesting a boy in a football facility shower first came to light, the

Joe Paterno’s son says his dad feared wrongly accusing Jerry Sandusky

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn’t informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky may be a child molester because he was unsure whether they were true, Jay Paterno writes in a new book.

Jay Paterno sues Penn State for ‘improper termination’

Jay Paterno, whose late father was the legendary Penn State coach coach Joe Paterno, is taking the university to court. Paterno and Bill Kenney, former assistant coaches at the school, allege that they were improperly terminated and accused Penn State of “engaging in civil conspiracy against them,” according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. They are asking […]

Joe Paterno's Son And Another Former Assistant Coach Sue Penn State For $1 Million

The Penn State football saga involving Jerry Sandusky is seemingly never-ending. Former Penn State assistant coaches Bill Kenney and Jay Paterno, son of the deceased former head coach Joe Paterno, have filed a federal lawsuit seeking...Show More Summary

Penn State ex-coaches sue university for $1 million

Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, one of whom is the son of the late Joe Paterno, filed a lawsuit against the university seeking $1 million in damages. The pair claim they were unfairly associated with assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's child molestation scandal. Show More Summary

Paterno son, other ex-coach sue Penn State for tarnished reputations

Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse scandal...

Penn State Alums Want Joe Paterno Statue Returned

Penn State coach Joe Paterno tumbled from his perch of high standing when the school fired him after the arrest of his former defensive coordinator for multiple cases of child molestation. As a result of the scandal, Penn State removed a statue celebrating Paterno in front of Beaver Stadium. Show More Summary

New Paterno statue planned in State College

Less than two years after a bronze statue of Joe Paterno was ripped from Penn State’s campus, plans are in place for a new statue of the football coach just outside campus.

Joe Paterno Statue Reportedly Being Planned for Downtown State College

According to Jessica Tully of, a group unaffiliated with Penn State University is planning to finance a new statue of former head coach Joe Paterno, who had his old statue on Porter Road torn down in the wake of the Jerry...Show More Summary

Statue of Penn State’s Joe Paterno planned for downtown State College

4 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The statue of Joe Paterno at Penn State was pulled down in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child-sex abuse scandal that rocked the university, but now another one is planned for State College, Pa. The bronze statue would depict the coach sitting on a bench reacing “Aeneid” and would be placed outside the Tavern […]

No, Penn State isn't building a new Joe Paterno statue

We know you know the difference between Penn State University and a State College business, but your friends might not. So just show them this. A private State College business hopes to install a statue of Joe Paterno on its property in Nov. Show More Summary

The Score Hears: Going back to the 'Valley'

When child sexual abuse allegations against former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky rocked State College, Pa., in 2011 — resulting in head coach Joe Paterno’s dismissal and Penn State’s record of wins altered — the whole country was shocked at the scope of the case.

Sally Jenkins Decries Kain Colter With Ill-Conceived Arguments

5 months agoSports : The Big Lead

Sally Jenkins, the Washington Post columnist who previously rationalized for Lance Armstrong and Joe Paterno, has some thoughts (...)

Tamba Hali -- I Still Respect Joe Paterno ... I'm Not 'Stuck On That Sandusky Bullst'

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

KC Chiefs superstar Tamba Hali is sticking up for his former Penn State coach Joe Paterno in a new rap song... in which he seems to blow off the PSU child rape scandal as "Sandusky bullst." Hali -- who owns his own record label -- just dropped a…

Penn State Football: How James Franklin Is Winning Fans with Social Media

Five years ago, no one could have imagined the phrases "Penn State football" and "social media" would one day be intertwined. I'm not unlocking a national secret when I say former head coach Joe Paterno was old school. Even as technology...Show More Summary

Penn State trustee denounces decision to fire Paterno and resigns

(Paul Mirengoff) Alvin Clemens, a member of the Penn State University Board of Trustees since 1995, has resigned from the Board, saying that the decision to fire Joe Paterno, for which he voted, was a “rush to injustice.” Clemens stated: We had no advance notice and little opportunity to discuss and consider the complex issues we faced. Show More Summary

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