Penn State head coach Joe Paterno stands with his team before they take the field during an NCAA college football game against the University of Wisconsin in State College, Pa., on Oct. 13, 2007.
March 12, 2012 The university said the star Penn State coach did his minimum legal duty but that was not enough.
Sue Paterno, widow of Joe Paterno, consoles one of her grandsons following the memorial service.
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January 26, 2012 An estimated 10,000 people attended the service for the former football coach. He died Sunday, at the age of 85.
January 23, 2012 On today's Talk of the Nation, a preview of the State of the Union, the Keystone XL pipeline, the real and social risks of sharing passwords, and a roundup of opinions on how to remember former Penn State coach Joe Paterno.
Joe Paterno, during a Penn State game last October.
January 21, 2012 The former Penn State football coach's family released a statement Sunday morning confirming his death. The 85-year-old legend had lung cancer.
January 13, 2012 The newspaper plans to report Saturday about what the former Penn State football coach has to say concerning the scandal involving one of his former assistants. It cost Paterno his job.
January 12, 2012 "We will publicly honor Joe and his wife, Sue, for all the many things they have done for the university, both from an athletic standpoint and an academic standpoint," President Rodney Erickson told alumni Wednesday.
Bill O'Brien, offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots.
January 6, 2012 The school has reportedly chosen New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien to be its next head football coach and the man who will try to rebuild a program that was rocked last fall by a scandal that cost coach Joe Paterno the job
November 28, 2011 The coach led Florida to two national championships, then retired after the 2010 season. He's an Ohio native and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant with Ohio State.
November 23, 2011 The news that Jerry Sandusky is being investigated in two more cases of alleged child sex abuse will likely mean that the former Penn State assistant football coach will be remanded to jail before a Dec. 13 hearing about the case, his attorney says.
Hillary Clinton's "inevitability" became less certain after a debate in Philadelphia at Drexel University in October 2007.
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November 21, 2011 Once, a winning candidate for the presidential nomination relied on money or campaign organization to get him there. This year, doing well in the debates have replaced the roadmap of old. All that and more in the new "Political Junkie" column.
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Former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno in September.
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November 18, 2011 "If true, individuals who were in a position to monitor and act upon learning of potential abuses appear to have been acting starkly contrary to the values of higher education, as well as the NCAA," association President Mark Emmert says.
Dec. 28, 1999: Then-Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky being carried off the field by players after the Alamo Bowl. Sandusky retired after the game.
November 17, 2011 Report: After hearing accused child molester Jerry Sandusky profess his innocence on national television, several more possible victims have contacted lawyers.
Mike McQueary during a Penn State football game in 2009.
November 16, 2011 Mike McQueary has been under fire because a grand jury report said he never spoke with police about the alleged 2002 sexual attack on a young boy in a Penn State locker room. He's defended his actions in an email.
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November 15, 2011 Former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky admits to showering with young boys, but says he there was no "intent of sexual contact." Meanwhile, The New York Times reports that more possible victims have contacted authorities.
The Stagg Championship Trophy.
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November 14, 2011 "It would be inappropriate to keep Joe Paterno's name on the trophy at this time," Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says.
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