Brown University will NOT REMOVE alumnus Joe Paterno from its Athletic Hall of Fame ... despite the fact he kinda did some horrible stuff. For the record, Paterno played quarterback at Brown from… READ MORE >
Joseph Vincent "Joe" Paterno (born December 21, 1926) is a college football coach, and is currently the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, a position he has held since 1966. Paterno, nicknamed "JoePa", holds the record for the most victories by an FBS football coach, has coached more bowl game wins than any other coach in college football history and is the first and currently only FBS coach to reach 400 victories. He has coached five undefeated teams that won major bowl games. Paterno is one of three active coaches inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as coaches (along with Chris Ault and John Gagliardi). Paterno was born December 21, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. His family is of Italian ancestry. In 1944, Paterno graduated from the now defunct Brooklyn Preparatory School. He attended Brown University; his tuition was paid for by Busy Arnold. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity (Upsilon chapter).
Neil Diamond's classic "Sweet Caroline" will no longer be played at Penn State football games because the lyrics have been deemed inappropriate ... in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky… READ MORE >
Comedian Jeffrey Ross made quite an entrance to the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr last night ... dressing up as legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and walking the red carpet… READ MORE >
Regis Philbin wasn't among the college football fans who were THRILLED to see Penn State take down the iconic Joe Paterno statue ... in fact, Reg tells us, "It broke my heart to see that."Reg --… READ MORE >
11:00 AM PT -- Joe Paterno's family just responded to the NCAA sanctions, claiming they "defame the legacy and contributions of a great coach and educator without any input from our family or… READ MORE >
It's "Extreme Makeover: Disgraced University Edition."The honchos at Penn State just released a statement saying the university plans to renovate the football shower and locker room area where… READ MORE >
The Penn State Board of Trustees takes "full responsibility" for not stopping Jerry Sandusky from sexually abusing children -- saying it's "deeply ashamed" about its failures ... and indirectly… READ MORE >