Joe Paterno http://www.kunc.org en Paterno Family To Sue NCAA To Reverse Sandusky Sanctions http://www.kunc.org/post/paterno-family-sue-ncaa-reverse-sandusky-sanctions The family of late football coach Joe Paterno has filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania Thursday, seeking the reversal of NCAA sanctions against Penn State that resulted from the Jerry Sandusky <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=142090883">child sex abuse scandal</a>.<p><strong>Update at 3 p.m. ET. Lawsuit Filed, Posted Online:</strong><p>The lawsuit has now been filed; our report was written in the hours before it made it to the Court of Common Pleas in Centre County. Thu, 30 May 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 45055 at http://www.kunc.org Paterno Family To Sue NCAA To Reverse Sandusky Sanctions Week In Sports: NBA Season Hits Halfway Point http://www.kunc.org/post/week-sports-nba-season-hits-halfway-point Transcript <p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST: <p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon. You know what gets me through the week sometimes? The chance to say time for sports.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)<p>SIMON: Halftime in the NBA just a week away. The Lakers look like they could use a snooze. Hear about A-Rod's anti-aging clinic in South Florida; doesn't just take care of fine lines and wrinkles, and NPR Sports correspondent Tom Goldman joins us now. Sat, 09 Feb 2013 12:00:00 +0000 39978 at http://www.kunc.org Paterno 'Sobbed Uncontrollably' Day After Being Fired, Book Says http://www.kunc.org/post/paterno-sobbed-uncontrollably-day-after-being-fired-book-says The first excerpts are out from <a href="http://joeposnanski.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">journalist Joe Posnanski</a>'s upcoming biography of former Penn State head football Joe Paterno.<p><a href="http://www.gq.com/sports/profiles/201209/joe-paterno-scandal-joe-posnanski-book-preview" target="_blank">As <em>GQ</em>, which has them, writes</a>: Paterno gave Posnanski permission to spend last year's football season closely following him. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 18:01:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 32190 at http://www.kunc.org Paterno 'Sobbed Uncontrollably' Day After Being Fired, Book Says Paterno Family Will Appeal Sanctions; NCAA Rejects Attempt http://www.kunc.org/post/paterno-family-will-appeal-sanctions-ncaa-rejects-attempt The family of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno said it intends to appeal the sanctions issued by the NCAA against the university in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.<p><a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/101968498/Paterno-Family-Appeal">In a letter to the organization</a>, the family repeated its accusations that the sanctions were decided in haste and without due process.<p>The AP reports that the NCAA quickly responded that their sanctions weren't up for appeal.<p>"The landmark penalties handed down last month included a four-bowl ban, scholarship cuts and 111 vacated Fri, 03 Aug 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 31512 at http://www.kunc.org Paterno Family Will Appeal Sanctions; NCAA Rejects Attempt A 'Recurring Wound': Penn State Will Remove Joe Paterno Statue http://www.kunc.org/post/recurring-wound-penn-state-will-remove-joe-paterno-statue After much controversy, Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced this morning that he had decided to remove the statue honoring the school's former football coach Joe Paterno.<p>"I now believe that, contrary to its original intention, Coach Paterno's statue has become a source of division and an obstacle to healing in our University and beyond," <a href="http://live.psu.edu/story/60474">Erickson said in a statement</a>. "For that reason, I have decided that it is in the best interest of our university and public safety to remove the statue and store it in a secure location. Sun, 22 Jul 2012 11:51:00 +0000 30850 at http://www.kunc.org A 'Recurring Wound': Penn State Will Remove Joe Paterno Statue