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
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."
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.
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"I think what happened — thoughtful people who have paid attention — are looking and saying ‘Wait a minute. There was a rush
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.