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Joe Paterno (file / credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

‘Paterno’ Author: JoePa Never Liked Sandusky, And He ‘Wasn’t Particularly Nice’

“The real (Paterno) was tough, and he wasn’t particularly nice all the time,” Posnanski said. “His players hated him when they played for him, but so many admired him and believed that he changed their lives.”

08/21/2012

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)

Silverman: Harsh Penn State Penalties Simply Not Enough

Many won’t understand the nuances of scholarship reductions, bowl bans and removing victories. The only thing they’ll see is that Penn State will be playing football this upcoming season.

07/23/2012

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

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Keidel: Statues, Sanctions And Statutes; NCAA Must Level Penn State Football

If the NCAA is sincere – and that can always be questioned – then the hammer must double as a guillotine, gutting Penn State football forever, or at least the contemporary equivalent.

07/23/2012

The Joe Paterno statue outside Beaver Stadium comes down. (Credit: Dean DeVore/1010 WINS)

Famed Joe Paterno Statue Taken Down From Outside Penn State Football Stadium

The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium on Sunday, eliminating a key piece of the iconography surrounding the once-sainted football coach.

07/22/2012

Joe Paterno (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Palladino: Any Way You Look At It, Joe Paterno Simply Never Got It

If the past couple of days taught us anything, it was that Penn State football coach and campus deity Joe Paterno never did get it.

07/12/2012