Aaron Sorkin Wants You To Know Jay Paterno Was Really Moved By The…

Aaron Sorkin says Jay Paterno called him after Paterno watched an episode of The Newsroom earlier this summer. The episode, which was about last year's attempted assassination of then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, showed how some networks (like NPR) inaccurately reported Gifford had died. Which, come to think of it,… » 9/06/12 3:45pm 9/06/12 3:45pm

The Paterno Family Will Conduct Their Own Non-Biased Investigation

To the Paterno family, the Freeh Report was merely the scribblings of an Inquisitor, a series of "opinions and interpretations [presented] as if they were absolute facts." Which is a shame, because for $6.5 million, seven months, hundreds of interviews and millions of records, you would have hoped for something a… » 7/16/12 11:00am 7/16/12 11:00am

Joe Paterno's Son Will Not Coach At Penn State Next Year

After 17 years spent working under his father, Joe, Jay Paterno confirmed today that he will not be a part of Bill O'Brien's coaching staff in Happy Valley next season. The younger Paterno said he and O'Brien spoke together and "reached the conclusion" that Jay would move on. Sounds peaceful! [AP, Jay Paterno's Blog] » 1/10/12 5:55pm 1/10/12 5:55pm

Rest Easy, America: The White House Disapproves Of Penn State Child Rape

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said today that "the president's thoughts and prayers, and all our thoughts and prayers, are with the victims of the abuse and the family members of those victims." » 11/10/11 4:20pm 11/10/11 4:20pm