Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno Dies at 85

Joe Paterno, former football coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, died this morning shortly after 10 am ET in State College, PA after experiencing serious complications from his lung cancer treatment. Paterno's 46-season, two national championship legacy was tarnished in November with allegations that assistant… » 1/22/12 10:51am 1/22/12 10:51am

Penn State Alumni Express Outrage Over Violation of Joe Paterno

At a town hall meeting for Penn State alumni, University President Rodney Erikson was there to provide comfort. After all, the University community's still healing from the horrifying accusations that longtime assistant coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused several boys over the course of many years while the… » 1/13/12 2:30pm 1/13/12 2:30pm

Sandusky Lawsuit Alleges Coach Has Been Abusing Boys For More Than 30…

If you thought that the case of disgraced former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky couldn't get any more stomach churning, think again. A lawsuit filed by one of Sandusky's alleged victims claims that founder of The Second Mile charity abused the boy more than 100 times and threatened the boy's family into… » 11/30/11 6:30pm 11/30/11 6:30pm

Police Say Coach Is Lying, Never Reported Sandusky Abuse

There's been so much justified anger against the coaches and Penn State officials who knew about the sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky that many non-sports fans who haven't been following the story closely probably think that Joe Paterno is the abuser. Much of the reporting on the story has focused on… » 11/16/11 11:06pm 11/16/11 11:06pm

Penn State Fires President & Head Coach Over Child Abuse Scandal

Officials at Penn State may have failed to take action when they were first told that Defensive Coordinatory Jerry Sandusky had been abusing at least eight boys for more than a decade, but tonight they took decisive action — now that the allegations have exploded into a masive scandal. This evening Penn State trustees… » 11/09/11 11:28pm 11/09/11 11:28pm

What if Penn State's Coach Had Victimized Girls?

Allegations that former Penn State Defensive Coordinator Jerry Sandusky victimized eight young boys for more than a decade while university officials turned a blind eye have been met with widespread public outrage. No one in a position of any consequence is defending the actions of Sandusky. Three top university… » 11/09/11 7:00pm 11/09/11 7:00pm

Legendary Penn State Coach Prolific At Winning, Child Abuse

This has been a weekend of complicated emotions for fans of Penn State's Nittany Lions football team. On one hand, they're number 1 in this week's Big Ten Power Rankings and have an impressive 8-1 record; it's possible the team could be headed to the Rose Bowl. On the other, former longtime defensive coordinator Jerry… » 11/07/11 12:40pm 11/07/11 12:40pm