Sunday, January 22, 2012

Full Coverage: Links from across the news media on the passing of Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno's former players respond

The loss of Joe Paterno on Sunday morning is one that will be felt across the entire college football landscape, but no where more so than at Penn State where he spent his career building the school's program into a national program. With the news of his passing on Sunday morning, there was plenty of reaction across college football,

State College residents mourn Paterno

Penn State fans are gathering at a statue of longtime coach Joe Paterno after his family announced he died. Fifty to 75 fans had gathered late Sunday morning and more are streaming in. In front of the statue lies candles, posters, flowers, T-shirts and pom-poms. Steve Wrath is a 1984 Penn State alum who drove to the statue outside the university's football stadium after hearing of Paterno's...

Penn State coaching legend Joe Paterno dies at 85

Joe Paterno, who coached Penn State for 46 seasons and won 409 games, had battled lung cancer diagnosed after he was fired in November.

Paterno family issues statement after death

The former Penn State coach passed away at the age of 85 due to complications from lung cancer.

Stewart Mandel: Once a living legend, Joe Paterno dies amid modern-day tragedy

Joseph Vincent Paterno's epitaph will state that he passed away on January 22, 2012, but his death really unfolded over the past 11 weeks as a career, a reputation and ultimately a life ended in the most public and humbling light imaginable.

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno dies at 85

Legendary football coach Joe Paterno, a sainted figure at Penn State for almost half a century, died Sunday at age 85.

Joe Paterno, Longtime Penn State Coach, Dies at 85

Paterno became the face of Penn State and a symbol of integrity in collegiate athletics only to be fired during the 2011 season amid a child sexual-abuse scandal.

Bush 41 mourns Paterno's death

Former President George H.W. Bush paid tribute to former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, whose death was announced by his family.

Paterno's Career at Penn State

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, who was fired in 2011 after 46 years as head coach in the wake of a child sex-abuse scandal involving a former assistant, died on Sunday, his family said in a statement.

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno dies

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Legendary former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, fired in November after 46 years as head coach in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving an assistant, died on Sunday, his family said in a statement.

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno dies

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Legendary former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, fired in November after 46 years as head coach in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving an assistant, died on Sunday, his family said in a statement.

Paterno loses battle with lung cancer

Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday. He was 85.

Penn State coaching legend Joe Paterno dies at 85

Joe Paterno, who coached Penn State for 46 seasons and won 409 games, had battled lung cancer diagnosed after he was fired in November.

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