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  • Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to rename bridge after Joe Paterno

    Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to rename bridge after Joe Paterno
    Joe Paterno's legacy remains a very controversial subject, but that hasn't stopped one Pennsylvania lawmaker from campaigning to have a bridge named after the longtime Penn State football coach. According to PennLive.com, Pennsylvania state Rep. Michael...
  • Sue Paterno spearheading child abuse awareness program on college campuses

    Sue Paterno spearheading child abuse awareness program on college campuses
    HARRISBURG — Sue Paterno, the widow of legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, has paid $220,000 to set up a child abuse prevention project in 14 state-owned universities. The program, called Circles of Safety for Higher Education, is...
  • Paterno film in Bethlehem salutes 'The Joe We Know'

    Paterno film in Bethlehem salutes 'The Joe We Know'
    It was supposed to be a surprise 85th birthday gift for Penn State's legendary football coach Joe Paterno. "The Joe We Know," a documentary about the Nittany Lions icon, was shot in January 2012 in 12 days in five cities — State College,...
  • Penn State may settle another Jerry Sandusky lawsuit

    Penn State may settle another Jerry Sandusky lawsuit
    Penn State this week is looking to end one of the remaining lawsuits filed by a victim of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal, according to sources. The school's board of trustees is scheduled to meet Thursday and possibly vote, said spokeswoman...
  • Fran Fisher, the 'ultimate Penn Stater,' dies at 91

    Fran Fisher, the 'ultimate Penn Stater,' dies at 91
    Fran Fisher, the longtime Penn State broadcaster who connected with three different football coaches, died Wednesday night. He was 91. Though he didn’t graduate from Penn State, Fisher was named an honorary alumnus following a broadcasting...
  • Fran Fisher, the voice of Penn State football, dies at 91

    Fran Fisher, the voice of Penn State football, dies at 91
    Fran Fisher, the longtime radio voice of Penn State football who called the team's first national championship, died Wednesday. He was 91. Fisher's son Jerry announced the news on Twitter. Fisher was a fixture in the Penn State radio booth in the...
  • They should retire his number

    They should retire his number
    When my husband the sportswriter walked onto the Penn State campus as a freshman nearly 50 years ago, the first thing he did was go watch the football team practice. If someone had told him he would make his living watching athletes play sports, he...
  • Bears Q&A: Adrian Amos' Penn State defensive coordinator

    Bears Q&A: Adrian Amos' Penn State defensive coordinator
    After a standout career at Penn State, defensive back Adrian Amos will bring his versatility and unselfish attitude to the Chicago Bears. Amos was selected in the fifth round of this weekend’s NFL draft and figures to heighten the competition at...
  • Out-of-county judge to hear Spanier case

    Make way for another out-of-county judge. The lawsuit brought by former Penn State president Graham Spanier against former FBI director Louis Freeh will not be heard by a Centre County judge. Spanier is suing the former federal judge for defamation...
  • Tampa Bay takes PSU's Donovan Smith in Round 2 of the NFL Draft

    Tampa Bay takes PSU's Donovan Smith in Round 2 of the NFL Draft
    The report Donovan Smith received from the NFL draft advisory board recommended he return to Penn State for his senior season. But after making good on his promise to Joe Paterno, Smith went his own way. On Friday, he was rewarded for that. The Tampa...
  • Penn State offensive tackle Donovan Smith (Owings Mills) upbeat about outlook heading into NFL draft

    Penn State offensive tackle Donovan Smith (Owings Mills) upbeat about outlook heading into NFL draft
    Penn State offensive tackle Donovan Smith is in Chicago for the NFL draft. Although an NFL draft advisory committee gave him a return to school recommendation because they didn't project him to be picked within the first two rounds, the Owings Mills...