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Worst College Sports Scandals Ever

AP | Posted 07.13.2012 | Sports

Years of child sex abuse at Penn State by longtime assistant Jerry Sandusky may represent the worst scandal in the history of college sports. While it...

Nike Strips Joe Paterno's Name Off Child Care Center

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The president of Nike Inc. said Thursday he has decided to change the name of the Joe Paterno Child Development Center, a chil...

Penn State Annual Donations Hit 2nd Highest In University History

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 09.08.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State received more than $208 million in donations for the fiscal year that just ended, the second-highest total in un...

Was Paterno Involved In Penn State Cover-Up?

Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

With former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky imprisoned following his conviction on 45 of 48 counts of sexual abuse against 10 young...

Report: Joe Paterno's Will Sealed In Unusual Move

AP | Posted 08.10.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — The last will and testament of Joe Paterno was ordered permanently sealed from public view along with all related court filing...

Paterno's Wife, Son Unaware They Could Be Called

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's widow and son weren't told that they may be called to testify in Jerry Sandu...

LIVE: Jerry Sandusky Trial

Posted 06.11.2012 | Sports

The trial of ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is under way in a courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., located about 10 miles from the Pe...

Pa Governor: Joe Paterno Should Have Done More

AP | Posted 03.09.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Gov. Tom Corbett said Thursday that he wishes former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno had done more after telling university offi...

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...

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.

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...

Ex-PSU Star: 'I'm Done With Penn State'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman & Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

A few notable former Penn State football players aren't thrilled with reports that their alma mater is hiring New England Patriots offensive coordinat...

NCAA To Investigate Penn State Scandal

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 01.18.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The NCAA will examine whether Penn State broke any rules with its handling of a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked th...

Joe Paterno Has Lung Cancer

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 01.18.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Days after losing the job he held for nearly a half century, former Penn State coach Joe Paterno was diagnosed with a treat...

Obama: Penn State Abuse Cause For 'Soul Searching'

AP | Associated Press | Posted 01.11.2012 | Sports

CORONADO, Calif. -- President Barack Obama says the Penn State sex-abuse scandal should lead to "soul-searching" by all Americans, not just Penn State...

Paterno, Penn State and Patriarchy

Melissa Ross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Melissa Ross

It was a toxic, patriarchal culture that drove the priest sex abuse scandals that continue to rock the Catholic Church. And the same toxic patriarchy that infuses college and professional football was at play in the Penn State scandal.

The Psychology Of Why Penn State Students Rioted

| Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living

By Karen Schrock (Click here for the original article) STATE COLLEGE, Pa.--Last night I witnessed the aftermath of the brief, angry riot at Penn S...

Defense at the Center: Who Is Really Listening About the Bullying?

Carol Smaldino | Posted 01.11.2012 | Parents
Carol Smaldino

We, all of us, participate in a culture where one thing is preached and another thing done. If we want to change that we have to make it possible to share our worries, admit our sins before they become crimes.

Did Paterno Hire A High-Profile Defense Lawyer?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.11.2012 | Sports

According to a report by NBC News National Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff on Thursday, former Penn State Joe Paterno has reached out to a...

Barry Switzer Weighs In On Penn State Scandal

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

The firing of legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno amid the horrifying sex abuse scandal surrounding former defensive coordinator Jerry San...

REPORT: Joe Paterno To Retire At End Of Season

AP | Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

GENARO C. ARMAS, Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno, the Penn State football coach who preached success with honor for half a centu...

Penn State Students Take To Streets.. In Support Of Joe Paterno

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.08.2012 | Sports

When the sun rose over the Penn State campus on Tuesday morning, everyone was waiting to hear head football coach Joe Paterno address the sexual abuse...

Joe Paterno Addresses Students From His Window (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2012 | College

**Scroll for video** In his first off-the-cuff public speech since the ghastly allegations of child sexual abuse shook Penn State University this w...

SOURCE: Joe Paterno Losing Support At Penn State

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | Sports

By GENARO C. ARMAS, Associated Press STATE COLLEGE -- Joe Paterno's support among the Penn State board of trustees was described as "eroding" Tuesd...