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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Articles tagged: Joe Paterno

Penn State emails written in code to avoid detection, use of Jerry Sandusky’s name

The emails exchanged by Penn State administrators that were uncovered by CNN have made it painfully obvious that President Graham Spanier, Vice President Gary Schultz, and athletic director Tim Curley were consciously covering up Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse. We’ve already summarized what was discussed in the alleged emails between the administrators: they considered contacting The…Read More

Joe Paterno’s Legacy Marked by Accomplishments and Scandal

Joe Paterno’s death on Sunday added yet another tumultuous twist to a story that has already seen a roller coaster’s share of turns. Following the passing of one of the most iconic figures in the history of college sports, it now remains to be seen how the coach’s legacy will be written. Legions of Penn…Read More

Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Joe Paterno Funeral

The Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas, notorious for its anti-gay and funeral picketing, plans to picket Joe Paterno’s funeral. Margie Phelps (pictured), the wife of church leader Fred Phelps, sent several tweets Sunday making her stance on Paterno quite clear: Keep in mind this is the same woman who calls President Barack Obama the…Read More

Joe Paterno Reportedly Near Death

Joe Paterno’s health is in serious condition and one news outlet says he is near death. “Over the last few days Joe Paterno has experienced further health complications,” spokesman Dan McGinn said in a brief statement Saturday to The Associated Press. “His doctors have now characterized his status as serious. “His family will have no…Read More

Joe Paterno Was Never Fired by Penn State, Still Getting Paid

So that whole thing about Joe Paterno getting fired as head coach of Penn State’s football team? That was a matter of semantics. Though he’s no longer coaching the team, Paterno was never fired. In fact, he’s still getting paid by the school. “Coach Paterno remains employed by the University as a tenured faculty member,”…Read More

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