August 23, 2012 Graham Spanier lost his job in the wake of the scandal over former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Spanier says he never knew Sandusky was molesting young boys.
August 15, 2012 Dismissed because of evidence that he didn't do enough to alert authorities to a former assistant's abuse of young boys, Paterno knew he'd been ruined. "My name," he said, was "gone." Journalist Joe Posnanski's book goes on sale next week.
August 3, 2012 The family argues that the sanctions were implemented in haste and without due process.
July 13, 2012 The former FBI director's investigators were "more successful in burrowing into the traditionally closed university" than state investigators had been, writes Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Sara Ganim of Harrisburg's The Patriot-News.
March 12, 2012 The university said the star Penn State coach did his minimum legal duty but that was not enough.
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.
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.
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