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Trump makes strange, supportive Joe Paterno remark in Pittsburgh

Donald Trump waded into strange waters once again this week, this time in Pittsburgh, though it is difficult to know what he meant when he brought up the late, and controversial, football coach Joe Paterno. It's also difficult to know why he said it.

Al Pacino to play ex-Penn State coach Joe Paterno in biopic

Actor Al Pacino will play late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in a biopic tentatively titled "Happy Valley." Brian De Palma will direct. The two have experience working together as they teamed up for "Scarface" in 1983 and "Carlito's Way" in 1993.

Op-Ed: 5 Reasons Corbett sued NCAA over deserved Penn State sanctions

State College - "Doomed," "foolhardy," "disgusting" — are just a few of the words being used to describe Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's lawsuit asking the federal court to toss out NCAA penalties handed to Penn State for its role in protecting a pedophile.

NCAA imposes harsh sanctions on Penn State University

State College - The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has just announced major penalties against Penn State University's football program and institution. The school has been hit with a $60 million fine.

Mural artist removes Joe Paterno's halo, adds new symbol on lapel

State College - On Saturday afternoon, a mural artist removed a halo from over the head of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and painted in something else –– a large blue ribbon on Paterno's lapel symbolizing his support for child abuse victims.

Joe Paterno dies, leaving the world a different place

University Park - Two months after revered Joe Paterno, the legendary Penn State football coach, discovered he had a treatable form of lung cancer, "Joe Pa" passed away from chemotherapy complications.

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno falls, breaks pelvis

State College - Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno fractured his pelvis for a second time in a fall that occurred at his home. The 84-year-old was admitted to the hospital but will not need surgery.

Syracuse University coach fired for sexual abuse allegations

The formal investigations are incomplete, no findings of legally actionable offense appear to have been filed as of yet, but Syracuse University has fired Assistant Coach Bernie Fine.

Op-Ed: Joe Paterno begins chemo amid worry over sexual-abuse victims

State College - After coaching for 46 years at Penn State, 84-year-old Joe Paterno received a call telling him he has lung cancer. This occurred right after Paterno was forcibly phone-fired from Penn State and before Penn State lost their football game 17-14 to Nebraska.

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno has cancer

In the latest twist and turn of the saga that seems to be playing out in Happy Valley, the son of former football coach Joe Paterno announced that his father is suffering from lung cancer.

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno has cancer

In the latest twist and turn of the saga that seems to be playing out in Happy Valley, the son of former football coach Joe Paterno announced that his father is suffering from lung cancer.

Op-Ed: Sandusky's statements and claims don't ring true

It has been almost two weeks since the allegations against Jerry Sandusky first surfaced and he was arrested. It has seemed like a free falling roller-coaster of events ever since.

Thousands of students riot at Penn State coach firing

State Center - Thousands of Pen State students came out on streets in State College, Pa, on Wednesday night, in violent protest against the firing of longtime football coach Joe Paterno.

Senators rescind Joe Paterno's Medal of Freedom nomination

State College - The fallout continues for Joe Paterno following the child molestation scandal that has rocked the campus of Penn State. Two Pennsylvania senators announced they have rescinded their support for his nomination for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Op-Ed: Joe Paterno, Penn State, Money and Ethics

State College - There was only one way for Penn State University to begin its journey down the road to redemption in the wake of its child abuse scandal and that was by firing head football coach Joe Paterno along with University President Graham Spanier.

Joe Paterno Fired from Penn State

Long time Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno has been fired. This stemmed from the sexual molestation charges filed against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

Bobby Bowden Contemplates Retirement

Early reports out of the state of Florida is that legendary head coach, Bobby Bowden may be retiring at the end of this season.
 

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Penn State student bookstore mural with a likeness of legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno on it wearing a halo. Mural painted by artist Michael Pilato.
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Honorary statue of Paterno, former head coach, in front of Penn State's Beaver Stadium
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