# Joe Paterno

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'It's not like the jerseys were the culprits' - UCD defend use of Penn State equipment
UCD American football team will wear gear owned by the college at the centre of a child sex abuse scandal.
Penn State 'very interested' in playing college football game in Ireland
Penn State is eyeing a possible trip to Ireland while they continue to serve sanctions following the Sandusky sex abuse scandal.
Penn State scandal: Sandusky accuser tells of abuse ordeal in new book
18-year-old Aaron Fisher, who was known publicly for a year only as Victim 1, put aside anonymity yesterday to speak about his ordeal as a child.
Former Penn State coach Sandusky to be sentenced next month in sex abuse case
The former assistant coach at the high-profile college, was convicted in June of 45 counts of sex abuse involving 10 boys.
We Were Penn State: here's this week's cover of Sports Illustrated
“An unprecedented failure of institutional integrity.”
Penn State fined $60m, hit with bowl and scholarship penalties for Sandusky scandal
The NCAA handed down the unprecedented penalties following an investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.
Joe Paterno statue taken down at Penn State University
The president of the university said that the statue had become “a lightning rod of controversy and national debate.”
Someone's flying an ominous banner over Penn State demanding Joe Paterno's statue is taken down
An investigation found the iconic coach was complicit in covering up child abuser, Jerry Sandusky’s actions.
Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse
Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is expected to spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of child abuse.
US coach labeled 'predator' as Penn State trial begins
Former Penn State trainer Jerry Sandusky is accused of molesting 10 boys over a 15-year period.
The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting
This week’s round-up is particularly tasty, if we may say so ourselves.
Sandusky trial set to begin in Pennsylvania
The former Penn State defensive coach is in the dock after a string of child sex abuse allegations.
Paterno's son: 'Dad, you won. You can go home now'
Thousands gathered for a memorial service to mark the life of the legendary coach who was fired for his inaction when told a coach had allegedly sexually abused children.
Westboro Baptist Church to picket Paterno funeral
Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, who died last Sunday, will be buried in a private funeral today.
Sombre farewell begins for Joe Paterno at Penn State
Former players and even those involved in the child sex-abuse cover up investigation gathered at the university today.
Penn State coach Joe Paterno passes away aged 85
One of the most successful football coaches in US history, Paterno had recently been implicated in an alleged cover-up of child abuse at Penn State University.
Penn state scandal: Sandusky waives hearing, vows to fight charges
“This is a fight to the death,” said accused coach’s lawyer on the steps of the courthouse today.
Jury questions wife of accused in Penn State case
It is being alleged that Dottie Sandusky helped her husband cover up the abuse.
Lawyer says client will testify against coach in Penn State child abuse case
Pennsylvania state lawmakers are starting to plan for a special commission that will examine the legal issues raised by the child sex-abuse scandal.
Email, TV talk add new twists to Penn State case
Witness to alleged abuse of child by former university assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky, told friends that he did act to stop it before leaving the locker room shower area.
The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting
This might take a while, but it’ll be worth it. Kick back and enjoy eight brilliant pieces of writing from the past week.
Scandal-hit Penn State chiefs fire legendary coach Joe Paterno as students riot on campus
Most successful college football coach in the US loses job as child sex abuse scandal rumbles on.