Friday, November 18, 2011


nov 7

  • "While I did what I was supposed to with the one charge brought to my attention, like anyone else involved I can't help but be deeply saddened these matters are alleged to have occurred," Paterno said in a statement. CNN U.S.
  • Sandusky, once considered Paterno 's heir apparent, retired in 1999 but continued to use the school 's facilities for his work with The Second Mile, a foundation he established to help at-risk kids. New York Times, Sports
  • Sandusky ( left ) coached the defense in Penn State's 1982 and '86 national title seasons, and was once considered Paterno 's likely successor. CNN Sports
  • The grad student and his father reported what he saw to Paterno, who immediately told Curley, prosecutors said. CNN Sports
  • In a statement issued Sunday, Paterno said the charges were "shocking." Seattle Times full feed
  • Paterno's boss, athletic director Tim Curley, and another school administrator face charges of perjury and failing to report to state and county officials that a witness told them he saw an alleged instance of abuse in 2002. CBC Top Stories

  • nov 12

  • Details about the illness emerged as scrutiny continued of Paterno, other university officials, and Jerry Sandusky, the longtime assistant accused of molesting eight boys during and after his career at Penn State. Seattle Times full feed
  • This story has the potential to grow into something even bigger, and more preoccupying of the nation’s attention, as investigators look more deeply at the Penn State program, the alleged pedophilia by former Paterno deputy Jerry Sandusky, the actions of Paterno and the school administrators, the failure of law enforcement to stop these crimes sooner, and the culture of big-time college football. Washington Post Opinions
  • Paterno was famed for telling his players that he expected more than just the bare minimum from them, both on the field and off. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • For the nearly 100,000 people who packed Beaver Stadium Saturday, it was the first football game in nearly half a century without Paterno. ABC News Top Stories
  • Paterno's son, however, was there. Daily Beast Most Recent
  • But the man who replaced Paterno said that the actions of fans and players Saturday sent a message against sexual abuse and helped them personally come to grips after an emotional week. CNN U.S.
  • " We 've had better weeks in our lives, obviously, " Paterno 's son Jay, the quarterbacks coach, said after No. 12 Penn State's 17-14 loss to No. 19 Nebraska on Saturday. Seattle Times full feed
  • But on a day when the outcome was secondary, Penn State began the journey forward from a devastating scandal and the firing of Paterno with a draining loss, 17-14 to the Cornhuskers. CNN Sports
  • On a sparkling autumn Saturday that temporarily pierced Happy Valley's ongoing darkness, the post-Joe Paterno era dawned with a 17-14 loss to Nebraska before a surprisingly calm and upbeat sellout crowd at Beaver Stadium. Seattle Times full feed
  • In an apparent attempt to protect his image, screens were erected around the staff entrance Paterno used, making it impossible to get a shot of the legendary coach entering the building in a wheelchair. Newsweek All Latest
  • A tumultuous chapter that began with the arrest of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on shocking child sexual abuse charges ended Saturday with Penn State ( 8-2, 5-1 Big Ten ) losing in its first game in the post-Joe Paterno era. Christian Science Monitor All
  • Now, two high-profile voices are now linking the child sex abuse charges facing Paterno 's former assistant with the LGBT community -- in particular, citing the case as evidence against gay parenting and same-sex adoption. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Affection for Penn State and Paterno was abundantly visible from players, fans and, yes, coaches. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • ESPN sports cable channel reported that Paterno had penned a note to the team on Friday, saying he was heartbroken but urged them to focus on the game. Reuters Most Read
  • The long-time coach was fired earlier this week as a result of a university scandal involving Paterno 's former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky who has been charged with 40 counts of sex crimes against young boys. NPR News Headlines
  • Steve Kelley is to be commended for his fine essay on Joe Paterno ( " Paterno must speak up and step down, " Wednesday ). Seattle Times full feed
  • Paterno set the tone for the team, but he 's been more a CEO than head coach for several seasons. Seattle Times full feed
  • Child sexual abuse victims, especially those still young, must have enormous courage to report crimes against them, far more than it would have taken Paterno to call the cops. CNN Most Popular