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Paterno Family Battles To Restore JoePa's Legacy

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno's family released its response to Penn State's report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal Sunday, attacking Louis Freeh's ...

Sue Paterno Defends JoePa In Letter

Posted 02.08.2013 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Breaking more than a year of silence, Sue Paterno is defending her late husband as a "moral, disciplined" man who never twisted...

A Timeline Of The Penn State Scandal

Posted 07.19.2012 | College

The scandal surrounding Pennsylvania State University continues to unfold, even after a criminal conviction of one time assistant football coach Jerry...

Paterno Family Denies Freeh Report Findings

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno's family on Monday strongly denied the findings of a special investigator who concluded the late football coach and ...

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...

Joe Paterno Defended PSU Football In Letter

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports

-- Joe Paterno's family has confirmed that the Penn State football coach dictated in December what was meant to be an opinion letter that was shown t...

Paterno Defended Football Program Month Before Death

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS and MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 09.10.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno defended his football program's integrity in a 7-month-old letter released Wednesday, a day ahead of a report that c...

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...

Poll Shows Dropping Support For Joe Paterno Firing

AP | Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Support for the decision by Penn State trustees to fire the late Joe Paterno is falling, according to a national poll released...

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'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...

'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...

Penn State Alumni Question Joe Paterno Firing

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 03.14.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Penn State President Rodney Erickson wrapped up three cities in three days of often tense meetings with alumni assuring this: "We're ...

Patriots Coordinator, Penn State Finalizing Contract

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State has hired New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien as its head coach, the first change in leaders...

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...

Penn State's Next Head Coach?

Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

Penn State has found a new head football coach. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien has agre...

Former PSU Players Show Support For Joe Paterno

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 02.20.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — About two dozen fans gathered briefly outside Joe Paterno's home Wednesday night to wish the former Penn State coach a happ...

Joe Paterno Breaks Pelvis After Fall At Home

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 02.10.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Joe Paterno fractured his pelvis again following a fall at his home but will not need surgery, a person close to the family...

Joe Paterno Taking Treatments, Progressing

AP | BY GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- A person close to Joe Paterno's family has told The Associated Press the former Penn State football coach is undergoing treatmen...

Joe Paterno's Son Issues Statement On Lung Cancer

AP | Posted 11.18.2011 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Scott Paterno says his 84-year-old father has a treatable form of lung cancer in a statement provided to The Associated Press by...

Former Graduate Assistant Compares Joe Paterno To Bernie Madoff

Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports

In the wake of the shocking child sex abuse scandal surrounding Penn State, in which former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was charged with sexu...

Coach K Weighs In On Paterno, Penn State Scandal

Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports

Less than a month ago, former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno became the winningest coach in Division I history after the Nittany Lions came bac...

Key Witness In PSU Scandal Says He Stopped Alleged Assault

AP | BY RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

BY RALPH D. RUSSO, Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Mike McQueary told a friend from Penn State that he stopped an alleged assault by Jerry S...

Joe Paterno In Line For $554,000 Annual Pension

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 01.15.2012 | Sports

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's long service at the university theoretically puts him in line for a pension of ...

The Power and Peril of Social Networks: Two Stark Examples

Beverly Macy | Posted 01.15.2012 | Technology
Beverly Macy

As we continue to study the complex phenomenon that is social media, it is becoming evident that for every positive there is a negative; that for ever...