Tag Archives: joe paterno

  • Penn State Sanctions: $60 Million Fine, 4-Year Bowl Ban

    Jul 23, 12 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *(Via Chicago Tribune) – The NCAA on Monday hit Penn State with a $60 million fine, banned the football team from bowl games for four years and vacated all of its wins from 1998 to 2011 in the wake of the university’s child sex abuse scandal. At a morning news conference, NCAA president Mark Emmert […]

  • Joe Paterno Statue Taken Down at Penn State

    Jul 22, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via Boston Globe) – The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium Sunday as the NCAA announced it would be issuing sanctions against the university whose top officials were accused in a scathing report of burying child sex abuse allegations against a now-convicted retired assistant. Workers lifted […]

  • How False Reports of Joe Paterno’s Death Spread and were Debunked

    Jan 22, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via Media Bistro) – News spread quickly Saturday evening that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno had died. Except, he hadn’t. Here is an account of how it happened. TheWrap.com: CBS Sports apologized for reporting Saturday that Paterno had died, saying it had fallen “well short” of its own journalistic standards. Paterno’s family had […]

  • Joe Paterno Dead at 85

    Jan 22, 12 by EURpublisher03 2 Comments

    *Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has died after a long fight with lung cancer, according to the Washington Post . Paterno, who is college football’s all-time winningest coach, saw his reputation take a major hit after a child sex abuse scandal rocked the university last year. Many believe that Paterno kept his mouth […]

  • Update (Video): Joe Paterno Not Dead: In Serious Condition

    Jan 21, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    UPDATE: Joe Paterno HAS died. He passed away Sunday morning, January 22, 2012 according to a statement from his family. Get the details HERE.   Earlier we reported … *It appears our story of Joe Paterno’s death, as reported by the Huffington Post, was incorrect. However, we can confirm that he is in serious condition […]

  • Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Suffering From Lung Cancer

    Dec 16, 11 by Dizzy Leave a comment

    *On the heels of being fired over the Penn State sex scandal, media reports are surfacing that former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno is suffering from lung cancer. Wednesday’s report from SportsbyBrooks said a source close to the situation revealed that Paterno is in poor health. “Joe is a lot closer to dying soon than […]