Joe Paterno

HBO film explores coach's role in Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, "challenging his legacy."
Staying focused As a proud Penn State alumni and an ongoing student of leadership, I was emotional this past Saturday during
How much of your soul would you be willing to sell for a championship?
The late coach was fired in 2011 amid a child abuse scandal involving a Penn State assistant.
"Joe Paterno has been cast in a negative light and we're trying to correct that narrative."
This article, written by Professor Marci A. Hamilton, was originally published on and Hamilton and Griffin on
Eric Barron says he's "appalled by the rumor, innuendo and rush to judgment that have accompanied the media stories surrounding these allegations."
As many as six assistant coaches at Penn State witnessed "inappropriate behavior" between Jerry Sandusky and boys, stretching
His former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is serving 30 to 60 years in state prison after being convicted of molesting 10 boys.
One of the biggest shocks to hit sportsworld in the past few years came in the form of the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State University that led to the firing of Joe Paterno as head football coach.
"I think what happened — thoughtful people who have paid attention — are looking and saying ‘Wait a minute. There was a rush
Documentary film can be one of the most effective forms of journalism when done right. Happy Valley directed by Amir Bar-Lev is an impressive, haunting, and powerful example of documentary at its very best.
This was the part of the Sandusky scandal that was so incredibly upsetting to me and most people. The way in which Penn State handled it, and especially Joe Paterno, was absolutely unacceptable. I love football too. I believe he was a great coach. But he did not do the right thing.
We can now look forward to the winningest major college football coach in history being a man who turned his head away from child abuse because he didn't want anything to interrupt the glories of his football team.