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Jay Paterno: “This is Not About Defending My Father, This is About Defending the Truth”

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

The family of Joe Paterno issued a report this weekend essentially critiquing the Freeh report which came down in the aftermath of the situation revolving Jerry Sandusky. The Paterno family continues to argue that the Freeh report was a rush to judgment, and says their study was not about defending ...

Franco Harris Hopes to Set Record Straight on Penn State One Year Later

Monday, January 28th, 2013

One year later, the Penn State scandal continues to be a polarizing topic. Oddly enough, former Penn State and NFL great Franco Harris is doing his best to keep the story in the news. Harris continues to hold town hall meetings where he and his group lead efforts to get ...

Bill O’Brien On His Future: “I plan on being the head football coach at Penn State”

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

While there were some people who may not have understood the hire of Bill O'Brien at Penn State in the first place, he certainly showed this past season he was without a doubt the right call for the Nittany Lions to try to move on from the scandal that rocked ...

Bill O’Brien Explains How Penn State Has Been Able to Right the Ship

Friday, September 28th, 2012

In Bill O'Brien's first season at Penn State, things started a bit rocky. The Nittany Lions lost their opener to Ohio University and then lost a heart breaker against Syracuse to get off to an 0-2 start to begin Bill O'Brien era in Happy Valley. The Nittany Lions have rebounded though. ...

Joe Posnanski on his Joe Paterno Biography: “The book is as fair as I can make it. That was my focus.”

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Late in 2010 Joe Posnanski finally got the approval of Joe Paterno to write a biography of the legendary head coach. The former senior writer at Sports Illustrated had no idea that he would be walking into one of the biggest sports scandals of our time when the news of ...

President Barack Obama Weighs in on the Olympics, Penn State and Tim Tebow in New York

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

President Barack Obama has never been short of opinions when it comes to the world of sports. With the Olympics in session, baseball season in full stride, and football just around the corner, this time is no different. Obama says he disagrees with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant that they could ...

Lane Kiffin on Recruiting Silas Redd from Penn State: “It was Pretty Easy”

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Silas Redd has left Penn State in light of the NCAA's heavy sanctions stemming from one of the biggest scandals in the history of sports, and now a whole new set of floodgates might be on the verge of opening. But don't look for Lane Kiffin and the USC Trojans ...

Former Coach Barry Switzer: The NCAA is “Punishing the Wrong People”

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

As college coaches around the country seem to be doing just about anything they can to duck away from questions about Penn State during their conference's media days this week, one former coach doesn't seem to be holding anything back. Former Oklahoma and Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer doesn't agree ...

LaVar Arrington’s Feelings Toward Joe Paterno Haven’t Changed

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

The NCAA handed down some harsh sanctions to Penn State this week in relation to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. On top of hurting the football team moving forward, the history of the program was affected as were former players as the NCAA decided to strip the Nittany Lions ...

Penn State Basketball Coach Patrick Chambers on His Message to Recruits: “It’s about time someone helped football”

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

For Penn State, these are very tough times. Not only for the football program but everyone associated with the university. After a sex scandal rocked Happy Valley, the reputation of the program has taken a hit. While there are many good people at Penn State, it is still is a ...