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Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, PA - JANUARY 11: Dave Joyner, Director of Athletics of The Pennsylvania State University (Left) shakes hands with James Franklin, head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions on January 11, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Passionate, Proud Franklin Takes Over Penn State

James Franklin grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs, a strong-willed if not exactly strong-armed high school quarterback who believed he was good enough to play at Penn State.

97.1 The Ticket–01/13/2014

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Lawyer: NCAA Actions Affected Entire PSU Community

From former players to faculty members, a mini-cross section of the Penn State community has partnered with the late head coach Joe Paterno’s family in suing the NCAA to overturn the landmark sanctions against the school for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2013

Rain falls on the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium July 20, 2012, in State College, Pa. (credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Family Commissions Own Report On Paterno’s Involvement In Sandusky Scandal

An executive summary of the critique released Sunday said the “observations” of Paterno by Freeh in July were unfounded

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2013

Players huddle in prayer following the Kansas City Chiefs 27-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri -- the day after Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend at their home, then drove to the Chiefs' practice facility and took his own life. (Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Sports Year: Sad Sagas The Story Of 2012

Again and again, it seemed, the sports world in 2012 saw the end of long tales with tragic or, at best, bittersweet endings.

97.1 The Ticket–01/01/2013

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Joe Paterno, Marvin Miller Mark 2012 Sports Deaths

Joe Paterno and Marvin Miller, a couple of New Yorkers, were bookends to the year’s losses in sports – the football coach dying at 85 in January, the union leader at 95 a few days shy of December.

97.1 The Ticket–01/01/2013

Community members pay their respects at the statue of Joe Paterno, the former Penn State football coach, after hearing of Paterno's death, outside of Beaver Stadium on January 22, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania. Paterno, who was 85 years old, had been battling lung cancer. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Penn State Voted AP Sports Story Of Year Again

The Penn State child sex abuse scandal was selected as the sports story of the year by U.S. editors and news directors in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press.

12/19/2012

Joe Paterno (Credit: Getty Images/Doug Benc)

Paterno’s Name Keeps Getting Erased

Ever since it became public knowledge in November that Joe Paterno didn’t do everything he could to stop former assistant Jerry Sandusky from sexually abusing boys at Penn State football facilities, organizations have been rethinking the honors given the longtime Nittany Lions coach.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2012

Rain falls on the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium July 20, 2012, in State College, Pa. (credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Keidel: Penn State’s Peril

It’s with some, solemn pride that I say that I’ve been a de facto voice of the Joe Paterno opposition.

07/23/2012

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CBS Pittsburgh: NCAA To Announce ‘Unprecedented’ Penalties Against PSU

enn State officials elected to take down the Joe Paterno Statue outside of Beaver Stadium Sunday morning, but another bombshell could come on Monday.

07/22/2012

STATE COLLEGE, PA - JULY 20: Kirsten Valania, 20, of Newark, Delaware, who is graduating in August, has her photo taken with the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium July 20, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania. Penn State's Board of Trustees is debating whether or not to remove the statue in the wake of the child sex scandal of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky and Paterno's roll in not reporting it. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Penn St President Weighing Paterno Statue’s Future

Penn State’s president is methodically seeking input from trustees, alumni and other constituencies about the fate of the Joe Paterno statue outside the football stadium.

97.1 The Ticket–07/20/2012

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