Almost a full year after the Penn State scandal and Joe Paterno's death, his widow Sue Paterno is finally speaking up!
She spoke up to defend her husband, who's legacy as the winningest coach in football history was tarnished due to his failure to act when news of Jerry Sandusky's sex abuse reached him.
We previously mentioned that the Paterno family was launching their own investigation into Joe's action back when things first were brought to his attention.
The report was carried out by experts her lawyers hired and it's a response to the Freeh report, that condemned Joe and led to his firing.
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We previously mentioned that Al Pacino had been cast as Joe Paterno in the Paterno biopic.
Well now we've got some more details!
The Oscar-winning actor will be teaming up with
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Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania is suing the NCAA on behalf of his whole state!
Like many other Pennsylvanians, Governor Corbett is upset about the unprecedented sanctions the NCAA hit Penn State with in wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.
The anti-trust lawsuit is going to be filed in the U.S. District Court in Harrisburg, PA's capital.
The Governor said:
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In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, Penn State was slapped with some pretty serious sanctions from the NCAA regarding its football program.
Mark Emmert, president of the NCAA, has defended these sanctions, even though they're some of the most severe ever handed down.
Emmert decided to clarify their intent, saying:
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The author of Joe Paterno's biography has said that the Paterno family has in no way tried to influence or change the book.
The writer, Joe Posnanski, said that the Paternos wanted their story told and they trusted him to be objective.
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A new biography is making some new claims against former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.
Paterno apparently "sobbed uncontrollably" the day he got the phone call saying his career at Penn State was over.
Paterno wasn't crying for the dozens of poor boys who were abused over years
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We guess impressing the other comics was more important to him than showing some tact for a lot of hurt, suffering people in America right now!
Although Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne apparently brought some touching and genuinely HIGHlarious moments for the comedienne, there was also a GLARING negative from Jeffrey Ross, who will be censored during the network's airing for cracking a tasteless joke directed at Seth Green, to whom he compared Colorado shooter James Holmes!
In "jest', Jeff said:
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