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2 years 4 months ago

Penn State pays millions to Paterno's estate

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Penn State says it has provided more than $5.5 million in payments and benefits to settle Joe Paterno's employment contract. School spokesman Bill Mahon says the university and Paterno's estate finalized the remaining payments due to the longtime coach, who was fired in November in the...

2 years 9 months ago

Police: Suspects found in Penn State riot

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Police in State College, Pa., say they have identified numerous suspects in a riot that followed the firing of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. The department said in a statement Thursday that the people are under investigation for crimes such as riot, attempted arson...

2 years 9 months ago

Penn State Fires Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - 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. The massive shakeup Wednesday night came hours after Paterno announced that he planned to retire at...

2 years 11 months ago

Paterno coaches PSU opener from press box

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Joe Paterno is coaching Penn State's season opener from the press box Saturday, three weeks after an accidental collision at practice left him with right shoulder and hip injuries. The 84-year-old Paterno said earlier this week there was a "50-50" chance he would be on...

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