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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Articles tagged: Joe Paterno

Franco Harris Fired as Casino Spokesman for Supporting Joe Paterno

Slowly but surely, people will begin to get the hint. Defending someone at Penn State or anyone with a connection to the Penn State scandal is not going to get you anywhere.  In fact, you could lose your job over it.  Just ask former Penn State linebacker Franco Harris, who was fired from his job…Read More

Mike Krzyzewski Defends Joe Paterno, Implies Age is a Factor

With all that has gone on regarding the Penn State scandal, I must admit I’m a little surprised that more people haven’t pulled out the “poor old man” card for Joe Paterno.  The American public has a tendency to view senior citizens as children at times.  Despite the fact that the Jerry Sandusky scandal has…Read More

Joe Paterno Turned Down the Steelers Head Coaching Job in 1969

When disaster strikes and a legend’s career goes up in flames, it’s only natural to wonder what could have been.  What if someone had stopped Jerry Sandusky as soon as they heard about what he was allegedly doing?  What if Joe Paterno reported Sandusky to the police instead of only informing those who he worked…Read More

Video: Penn State Board of Trustees Fires Joe Paterno

The Penn State Board of Trustees announced on Wednesday night that they were firing Joe Paterno as head coach of Penn State’s football team. Paterno had coached at the school since 1950 and was the program’s head coach since 1966. He won 409 games, two national championships, and a record 24 bowl games, but none…Read More

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