Joe Paterno

2nd Day Of Mourning For Paterno To End With Burial
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners waited outside a Penn State campus spiritual center Wednesday to pay their last respects to the late Joe Paterno as public viewing hours for the football coach wound down. The second of three days of public mourning for Paterno was to culminate w…
Legendary Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno Dies at 85
Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, the all-time leader in college football history who was involved in the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State, has died at age 85 of lung cancer. “He died as he lived,” a family statement said. “He fought hard until the end, stayed positive, t…
Paterno Gone, But Questions At Penn State Remain
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The most tumultuous week Penn State has ever endured is drawing to a close. Questions, however, still linger. Gov. Tom Corbett will be on hand Friday to help the board of trustees navigate a course through the turmoil from a child sex-abuse scandal that has engulfed …
Paterno Fired
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The day was always coming. The old coach was 84, and each new season brought questions whether it would be his last. No one, though, expected it to happen quite like this. The Penn State board of trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno Wednesday night amid the grow…
Paterno News Conference Cancelled Amid Scandal
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s president abruptly canceled Joe Paterno’s weekly news conference Tuesday amid increasing calls for both men to resign in the wake of a former assistant coach’s sex-abuse scandal and as another potential victim came forward. The news …