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Bill O'Brien (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Palladino: Penn State Boosters Should Be Grateful To O’Brien

PSU fans shouldn’t be upset that O’Brien took the Texans’ job. His two-season tenure at Beaver Stadium gave the Nittany Lions’ program something it hasn’t had for a long time. It gave it normal.

It gave it normal.

01/03/2014

Bill O'Brien (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

AP: Bill O’Brien Leaving Penn State To Coach Texans

O’Brien, a former offensive coordinator for the Patriots, took on perhaps college football’s toughest job in January 2012, joining a school rattled by the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

01/01/2014

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in his child sex abuse case on October 9, 2012 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Jerry Sandusky’s Son, Matt Sandusky, Seeking Name Change

Matt Sandusky filed papers Tuesday in Centre County Court seeking to have the names of him and his family changed. Though the documents are sealed, they show he filed for a name change, along with his wife and four children.

07/18/2013

Joe Paterno

Paterno Family, Ex-Penn State Players To Sue NCAA Over Sandusky Sanctions

Paterno estate attorney Wick Sollers said the suit was to be filed in state court in Centre County, home of Penn State’s flagship campus.

05/30/2013

Joe Paterno (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Sue Paterno Defends JoePa In Letter; Response To Freeh Report Coming

Breaking more than a year of silence, Sue Paterno is defending her late husband as a “moral, disciplined” man who never twisted the truth to avoid bad publicity.

02/08/2013

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Penn State Insists ‘Sweet Caroline’ Playlist Adjustment Not Because Of Sandusky

The school insists that the song was cut from the cue because it is outdated and played at many other stadiums and arenas across the country, with no genuine, historical ties to the university.

08/28/2012

Joe Paterno (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Keidel: No Jolt from Joe; ‘Paterno’ Biographer Whiffs On Scandal

If you care to look at his book as strict reportage, an objective, obdurate desire to report Joe Paterno’s view on life, liberty, and Sandusky, then he did his job. We can’t kill Joe Posnanski for playing it safe. And yet we can.

08/23/2012

Penn State player leaves team meeting (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images) after sanctions are handed down by NCAA President Mark Emmert. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Penn State President: Nittany Lions Faced 4-Year ‘Death Penalty’

Penn State’s trustees may not like the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctions against the university’s football program, but they say the alternative — the so-called “death penalty” — would have been worse.

07/26/2012

Penn State Reacts To NCAA Sanctions

Keidel: Nittany Liars

Even with all that has been unearthed regarding the Penn State scandal, it is alarming to think that there are still many people throughout the country who are saddened and perplexed by the sanctions handed down by the NCAA

07/25/2012

A man stares at the site where the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno once stood outside Beaver Stadium. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

NCAA Hits Penn State With 4-Year Bowl Ban, Vacates Wins From 1998-2011

With his statue no longer outside Beaver Stadium, late Penn State coach Joe Paterno has been dropped from his perch atop the Division I record books.

07/23/2012

Joe Paterno (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Paterno Defends Penn State Football Program In Posthumously Released Op-Ed

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno defended his program’s integrity in a 7-month-old letter released Wednesday, a day ahead of the report that could forever mar his legacy.

07/12/2012

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Joe Paterno Memorial Caps Emotional Week At Penn State

Jay Paterno leaned over his dying father, gave him a kiss, and whispered in his ear. “Dad, you won,” he said.

WFAN–01/27/2012

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Capacity Crowd Packs Joe Paterno Memorial At Penn State

A simple two-word message flashed this week on the electronic signboard outside Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center: “Thanks JoePa.”

WFAN–01/26/2012

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Second Viewing For Late Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Draws Thousands

The last of thousands of mourners have paid their respects to Paterno at a two-day public viewing for the legendary coach.

WFAN–01/25/2012

Joe Paterno (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Pall Over Paterno

Just like Jay Gatsby, Joe Paterno fouled up a fine ending. And, in retrospect, the story was over long before the last page.

WFAN–01/23/2012

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