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Big Ten Removes Joe Paterno’s Name From Championship Trophy

In the wake of the ongoing child sex abuse scandal that rocked the Penn State campus, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany announced Monday that the trophy given to the winner of the first-ever Big Ten championship game will no longer bear the name of legendary coach Joe Paterno.

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61 Percent of People Agree with Decision to Fire Joe Paterno — Survey of the Day

When Penn State fired legendary head football coach Joe Paterno for not being more proactive after learning his long-time assistant Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused a boy, students rioted in protest.

According to a survey of 1,386 adults from Poll Position, Penn State’s board of directors decision to dump Paterno immediately isn’t as controversial with the general public.

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Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno watches his final team practice. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Penn State Football: The Biggest Scandal in Sports History

Forget all-time baseball hit king Pete Rose, figure skater Tanya Harding, and former NBA referee Tim Donaghy. Forget the 1919 Chicago Black Sox, the 1950 CCNY basketball team, the SMU Mustang football teams of the early 1980s, or the recent Ohio State and Miami football incidents.

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Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Fired Amidst Scandal

The Penn State Board of Trustees announced Thursday it is firing longtime football coach Joe Paterno, as well as university president Graham Spanier. Both officials are accused of not reporting to police knowledge of sexual abuses against children by a member of their staff.

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Joe Paterno Should Be Fired

I never thought that I would say this, but Joe Paterno should be fired!  For years everyone and their brother has loved Joe Paterno and what he has represented in college football.  I always believed that he was a true mensch.

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Why Can’t We Focus On The Victims Of The Penn St Scandal?

By now you have heard about the unspeakable acts that have gone on at Penn State University. If you listen to sports talk radio as much as I do, you have been hearing about it non stop for the past two days.

The sad thing is, we are not hearing about the victims.

Now I am not talking about the Grand Jury PDF that ESPN has on ESPN.com. Which by the way, if you can make it though all 23 pages, there is something seriously wrong with you. I understand it is public knowledge, but do we really need to read that?

Let me make this clear. I am not wanting to know who the victims are and I do not want to know what has happend to each one of them. It would be nice if some attention could be paid to where it needs to be paid for once.

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Joe Paterno Expected to Announce Retirement As Penn State Coach

In the midst of a sex scandal that has consumed Penn State University, legendary head coach Joe Paterno will reportedly announce his retirement on Wednesday. His retirement would take effect at the end of the season.

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Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal
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Sandusky Cover Up Goes Beyond Penn State University

There was always something different about Penn State.  They had fallen behind some programs in national prominence, but Joe Paterno and his staff always found a way to stay relevant.  What made Penn State different is that they were winning games while maintaining a squeaky clean program.

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Penn State Head Coach Joe Paterno Could Lose His Job in Wake of Sex Scandal

Legendary coach Joe Paterno may be in his final days on the sidelines at Penn State, according to The New York Times.

The report cites two unnamed sources close to the PSU Board of Trustees who say that, while the exact timing and manner of his exit is still being discussed, it is clear that Paterno will not be back to coach the Nittany Lions next season.

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Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Hospitalized After Getting Run Over in Practice

Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was injured during a Nittany Lions practice Sunday, when junior wide receiver Devon Smith inadvertently slammed into him as the 84-year-old was taking notes with his head down.

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