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Articles tagged: Joe Paterno

Halo above Joe Paterno’s head removed from mural (Picture)

The artist who painted a mural of Joe Paterno on Heister Street in State College, Pa., decided to remove the halo that sat above the former Penn State football coach’s head, according to Onward State. “Sadly, today is one of the hardest things that I’ve done,” artist Michael Pilato told passerbys on Saturday, Onward State…Read More

Joe Paterno merchandise reportedly still in demand in State College

Despite the minefield of ugly findings made public Thursday after the Freeh investigation into the Penn State scandal, Joe Paterno merchandise continues to sit prominently in many State College, Pa., shops. And, if sales meant anything, they’d suggest that Paterno is still a popular and beloved figure in the Penn State community. Here’s The Daily…Read More

Bobby Bowden: Joe Paterno statue should be removed

Bobby Bowden and Joe Paterno had an ongoing rivalry to see who could outlast the other to top the leaderboard for most wins in a coaching career. Bowden was forced out as head coach of Florida State in 2009 after the Seminoles became a mediocre team. Paterno refused to step down as coach at Penn…Read More

Joe Paterno’s name to be removed from Nike Child Development Center

There will always be plenty of Joe Paterno supporters who believe the former Penn State coach did nothing wrong and was simply a victim of terrible circumstances. On Thursday, that group of people shrunk a bit when Freeh’s investigation concluded that Paterno was instrumental in covering up multiple instances of child sex abuse from assistant…Read More

Kirk Herbstreit still defending Joe Paterno’s legacy

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit spoke about Joe Paterno’s legacy on Thursday and showed little understanding about the significance of the Freeh commission’s findings. Herbstreit, a former Ohio State quarterback, was one of the few people who used his platform on ESPN to defend Joe Paterno the day the late coach was exposed for…Read More

Scott Paterno, Jay Paterno still denying the truth about father Joe’s cover-up

The Freeh investigation into the events surrounding Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse concluded that Joe Paterno knew about the 1998 shower incident and that he was instrumental in administering a cover-up of Sandusky’s crimes. The commission’s most incriminating evidence against Joe Paterno comes from information found in two emails. A 1998 email from Tim Curley…Read More

Roddy White defends Joe Paterno, Penn State with incredibly ignorant tweets

For those of you who didn’t already think someone needs to ban Roddy White from Twitter, this should officially seal the deal. On Thursday, Freeh’s firm produced a 267-page report from their eight-month investigation into the Penn State scandal. The investigation revealed that Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials covered up child abuse allegations…Read More

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