Articles Tagged with Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno’s Son: Legendary Coach Feared Accusing Sandusky Wrongly


In a new book that hit bookstores this week, Jay Paterno — son of legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno — said his father feared wrongly accusing now-convicted child molester and former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky after allegations of his molesting a boy in a football facility shower first came to light, the… Read more »

Dottie Sandusky Stands By Her Man


Dottie Sandusky, wife of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky, gave her first interview since her husband’s conviction. In an interview with Matt Lauer on Today, Sandusky not only defended her husband, but attacked his accusers, saying that the motivation behind the charges was not justice, but money. “I think it was, they were manipulated, and… Read more »

NCAA Gives Penn State $60 Million Fine, 4-Year Bowl Suspension

NCAA hits Penn State with harsh sanctions

The NCAA has hit Penn State with a $60 million fine and has suspended the school’s football team from post-season bowl play for four years. The team also has to vacate all of its wins from 1998 to 2011. The NCAA has also been tweeting the sanctions they’ve handed down to the school, which include… Read more »

Joe Paterno’s State Pension Worth $13.4 Million

Joe Paterno Pension Worth Almost 14 Million Dollars

Joe Paterno spent 61-years coaching at Penn State and for his efforts he earned $13.4 million in state pension funds. Sue Paterno, the widow of the late Joe Paterno said through her spokesman on Tuesday that the family would receive a single payment of $10.1 million from the state of Pennsylvania by the end of… Read more »

Penn State Football Stadium Should Be Named After Joe Paterno [Poll Results]

Penn State - Joe Paterno Stadium

A recent poll of Pennsylvania’s registered voters shows that 46 percent of the state’s citizens support renaming Penn State’s Beaver Stadium to “Joe Paterno Stadium.” Joe Paterno died in January after he was fired as the football teams head coach following the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal. According to the Quinnipiac University survey 46 percent of… Read more »