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State College Reacts To News Of Joe Paterno's Death

Rest In Peace, Joe Paterno

Despite your warm-n-cuddly attempts to script a Hallmark movie, Joe Pa didn’t die of a broken heart.


Joe Paterno Teaches Most Powerful Lessons in Last Days

In his nearly 46 years of coaching, Joe Paterno taught more lessons to football players than just about any coach in sports history, period.   Roughly 4,000 kids have come through that program in his near […]

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Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal

Reporter Scored First Interview With Joe Paterno

Washington Post reporter Sally Jenkins was the first reporter to have a sit-down interview with Joe Paterno since his firing from Penn State University


DALLAS, TX - JANUARY 02:  Case Keenum #7 of the Houston Cougars carries the TicketCity Bowl trophy after a 30-14 win against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Cotton Bowl Stadium on January 2, 2012 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Houston Wins TicketCity Bowl 30-14 Over Penn State

Penn State was picked apart by Houston and star Case Keenum on Monday afternoon in Dallas. The Cougars won 30-14.


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Penn State Drama Dominates TicketCity Bowl

Lost among the off-field story lines is the intriguing TicketCity Bowl matchup of Penn State’s stingy defense and Houston’s high-octane offense.


Nov. 4: Happy Valley was rocked after charges alleged former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky had inappropriate sexual contact with at least 10 boys between 1994 and 2009. He was indicted on 40 counts of child molestation, and the details of the investigation resulted in the firing of Penn State coaching legend Joe Paterno and resignation of university president Graham Spanier. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Penn State Seniors Staying Focused On TicketCity Bowl

Penn State defensive end Eric Latimore admits his senior season has been “interesting.” A national scandal has overshadowed the Nittany Lions (9-3), who will play Houston (12-1) in the TicketCity Bowl on Jan. 2.


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NCAA Bylaws Could Be Changed After Abuse Scandals

The NCAA is examining whether Penn State violated bylaws covering institutional control and ethical conduct.


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AP Source: Penn State, UH To Ticket City Bowl

A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that No. 24 Penn State will face No. 20 Houston in the Ticket City Bowl on Jan. 2.


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Ex-PSU Grad Assistant Matt Paknis On WFAN: Paterno Knows Everything

NEW YORK (WFAN) – A former child-abuse victim himself, former football grad assistant Matt Paknis believes Joe Paterno knew about Jerry Sandusky’s alleged sexual abuse against children years ago. Paknis joined WFAN’s Mike Francesa on […]


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Sandusky Says He Only “Horsed Around” With Boys

The former Penn State assistant football coach at the heart of a massive sex scandal called the allegedly criminal contact “horseplay.”


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Dallas-Based Penn State Alumni Reflect On Final Game, Controversy

Gripped in suspense, Penn State alumni at Malarkey’s Tavern in Far North Dallas watched and cheered as their team closed in on their rival in the last few minutes of a game.


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Penn State Allegations Spark Conversation Among Area Parents, Student Athletes

The disturbing child sexual assault allegations and subsequent cover up at Penn State University has shaken parents and student athletes alike. But many say that while they’ve discussed the incident, what lies in the forefront of their minds is more immediate matters: Winning football games.