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Joe Paterno Death

My Dad Is One of Many Whose Memory of Joe Paterno Remains Positive

Rachel Graf | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports
Rachel Graf

My dad truly loved and respected Paterno. But beyond that he loved Penn State. He still wears his navy blue colors and will forever cheer on his team.

Supporters Plan Vigil For Joe Paterno

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Supporters of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno are marking the anniversary of his death with a candlelight vigil. ...

Paterno Family Adjusts To New Era At Penn State

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 10.31.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State's season opener on Saturday will be the first since 1949 not featuring someone with the last name Paterno on the...

Paterno Earned MASSIVE Pension At Penn State

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 07.22.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Joe Paterno earned a state pension of $13.4 million for his 61-year coaching career at Penn State. Paterno's family said T...

Pa. Charities Get Big Donations In Joe Paterno's Memory

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 04.17.2012 | Impact

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Special Olympics of Pennsylvania has received about $80,000 in donations in memory of late Penn State football coach Joe Pa...

Paterno Family To Sell DVDs Of Memorial For Charity

AP | Posted 01.30.2012 | Impact

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno's family says they'll be selling copies of the coach's memorial service and donating the proceeds to charity. A sta...

Paterno's Son: 'Dad, You Won. You Can Go Home Now'

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM and GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 03.28.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Jay Paterno leaned over his dying father, gave him a kiss, and whispered in his ear. "Dad, you won," he said. "You did all...

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Len Berman | Posted 03.27.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Remember David Einhorn, the rich Milwaukee native who was going to buy into the Mets? The deal fell apart. Now comes word that Einhorn has been fined $11.2 million by the British version of the SEC for insider trading.

Lessons of JoePa... In Case Next Witch We Hunt Doesn't Drop Dead

Mark Heisler | Posted 03.26.2012 | Sports
Mark Heisler

Child abuse being so heinous a crime, and so legitimate a cue for outrage, Paterno's story showed the impact of the interactivity that media outlets value so highly in today's Neo-Tabloid Age.

No Answers, Just Cancer -- Paterno's Death Leaves a Confusing Picture

Hank Koebler | Posted 03.26.2012 | Sports
Hank Koebler

Such is the duality of Paterno's legacy. Media and fans paint pictures in broad strokes of black and white, but Paterno's picture is colored in inscrutable shades of grey.

Is the Media Whitewashing Joe Paterno?

Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2012 | Religion
Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.

On ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer, reporter Dan Harris called Paterno "the mythic embodiment of success with honor." What honor?

Joe Paterno To Be Buried Today

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 03.26.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Quiet mourners lined the route of Joe Paterno's funeral procession Wednesday, watching with grief and reverence as the elec...

Long Lines To Bid Farewell To Paterno

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 03.25.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Decked out in Penn State hats and jackets, students and townspeople stood in a line more than a quarter-mile long Tuesday to pay...

Joe Paterno's Legacy Lives On Through Special Olympics

Posted 01.24.2012 | Impact

Three days of public memorial events for Joe Paterno will begin Tuesday afternoon, and mourners will have the chance to make sure the famed coach's mi...

WATCH: Joe Paterno's Son Talks Father's Legacy

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2012 | Fifty

Joe Paterno -- who passed away on Sunday -- was remembered today by his son Jay Paterno on "The Today Show." Jay Paterno spoke of his father's "integr...

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Len Berman | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins visited the White House yesterday. Goalie Tim Thomas didn't attend, saying, "I believe the federal government has grown out of control, threatening the rights, liberties, and property of the people."

Joe Paterno's Son Says Father Hoped For Victim's Justice

AP | Posted 01.24.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno's son and former assistant says his father hoped justice would be done for the victims of alleged sex assaults by fo...

Joe Paterno Death Joins Trend Of Legends Dying Shortly After Retirement | Posted 01.24.2012 | Fifty

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno's death at 85 -- a mere two months after he was fired -- marks another example of a legendary figure passing short...

PSU Holds Public Mourning For Joe Paterno

AP/The Huffington Post | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 03.25.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — For decades they cheered him, now it's time for Penn State students and alumni to mourn Joe Paterno. Three days of public ev...

Joe Paterno's Son Reflects On Father's Final Days

AP | By GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 01.24.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno was upbeat and confident in his final days and didn't die broken-hearted over his firing in November as Penn State's...

Joe Paterno Remembered for Being "Human"

Danny Groner | Posted 03.24.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

Amid the outpouring of emotion that's followed has been this message that Paterno was not a god and just a human being who made some mistakes. The tributes have largely focused on the good that Paterno did in his life.

Family, Football Meant Everything To Joe Paterno

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 03.24.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Other than family, football was everything to Joe Paterno. It was his lifeblood. It kept him pumped. Life could not be the s...

Joe Paterno's Death Met With Grief In State College

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 03.23.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Joe Paterno's death from lung cancer Sunday just two months after his firing left many Penn State students, alumni and comm...

Jerry Sandusky Reacts To Joe Paterno's Death

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Jerry Sandusky, the retired Penn State assistant coach who faces child sex abuse charges in a case that led to the firing of Joe...

'We Won't Let Joe's Legacy Die'

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 03.23.2012 | Sports

Former Penn State star Lydell Mitchell visited Joe Paterno about a week and a half ago, hoping to get just a moment with his ailing coach. After an e...