For many a year, Joe Paterno ran what he liked to call a “Grand Experiment,” believing that it was possible to succeed in college athletics while also upholding academic integrity. And it seemed to be working.
The Penn State Board of Trustees fired legendary coach Joe Paterno and the university president Wednesday night for their inaction in the sex abuse scandal involving eight boys over 15 years.
Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.
Penn State coach Joe Paterno is out of the hospital and expected back on the field this week after he was run over on the sideline by a wide receiver during practice Sunday.
The Oakland Raiders have taken offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski with their second-round pick in the NFL draft.