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By Kel Dansby On Monday, January 21st, 2013

Penn State Fans Plan Candlight Ceremony For Joe Paterno

January 22nd will mark the first anniversary of the passing of the most decorated coach in Penn State history, Joe Paterno. A group comprised of both fans and alumni are planning a candlelight vigil in Paterno’s More...

By Glenn Erby On Friday, September 7th, 2012

Al Pacino Set To Play Joe Paterno In Movie Based Off Recent Scandal

Well we figured at some point a movie about Joe Paterno would come into existence. Only question was when and who would play the part of the deceased Joe Pa. Those questions may be close to being answered. Deadspin via Deadline is More...

By BSO Staff On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Sports Illustrated Cover: “We Were Penn State” (Photo)

The cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated sums up nicely the effect today’s sanctions will have on the football program and makes a pretty strong statement. “We Were Penn State” The quote More...

By BSO Staff On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Breaking: Penn State Removes Joe Paterno Statue

At 7 am Sunday morning Penn State University made the deduction to remove the Joe Paterno Statue that sat outside Beaver Stadium. Penn State President Rodney Erickson released a statement on the removal of the More...

By BSO Staff On Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Darren Rovell Twitter Poll Compares Joe Paterno and Tiger Woods Scandals

Darren Rovell has been very successful at building his personal brand through Twitter. The sports business reporter from CNBC (who will be headed to ESPN soon) has made a career out of reporting interesting facts More...

By Robert Littal On Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Nike Takes Joe Paterno’s Name Off Child Care Center

It was just a matter of time considering the information that came out today about Joe Paterno covering up for Jerry Sandusky before things like this started to happen. It will be a domino effect, so there will More...

By Robert Littal On Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Download Full Report on How Joe Paterno & Penn State Covered Up for Jerry Sandusky

Originally, I defended Joe Paterno. Not because I thought he didn’t deserve some blame about what happened at Penn State, but because I thought people were losing focus on the true monster Jerry Sandusky. After More...

By BSO Staff On Monday, January 30th, 2012

Interview: CBS Sports Gregg Doyel on LeBron Shrinking “I Was Right”

“LeBron, three games in a row for you fourth quarter — not much. That’s the moment superstars become superstars. Seems like you are almost shrinking from it. What’s going on?” With that More...

By BSO Staff On Thursday, January 26th, 2012

The Rise and Fall of Prominent Sports Figures..What Should Their Legacy Be?

The recent passing of Joe Paterno got me thinking about how quickly many notable sports figures go from saint to sinner over the course of their careers. Some figures are ostracized because of their behavior on More...

By Robert Littal On Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Report: Joe Paterno in Serious Condition After Health Complication From Lung Cancer

Can’t say that I am surprised by this. The only thing the man has known for six decades is Penn State and that was snatched away from him, so he doesn’t have much to live for. Plus the stress over the More...

By Robert Littal On Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Joe Paterno Hospitalized, Breaks His Hip in a Fall at His Home

Paterno has had a rough couple of months. He was rightfully fired for his role in the Jerry Sandusky cover up, found out he had cancer, wife was kicked out of the swimming facility and now he breaks his hip again. Joe More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Jerry Sandusky’s Accuser Says He Was Abused Over 100 Times in New Lawsuit

This will be the first of many lawsuits that will come against Sandusky, Penn State, Joe Paterno and many others. The details are pretty graphic. The lawsuit is the first in the Penn State child sex-abuse scandal More...

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