After seven wrenching months of utter turmoil, shock and sadness, Penn State is looking toward the future and trying to change the subject.
The Nittany Lions’ new leader is embarking on a nine-day, 18-stop bus tour spread out over the next three weeks.First stop: Philadelphia on Monday.
From the bouquets of blue-and-white carnations left at the bronzed Paterno statue outside the stadium to the charity 5K race run in Joe Paterno’s honor Sunday, fans paid tribute to the Hall of Fame coach who died in January at age 85.
With spring practice starting, Monday is the first day the former offensive coordinator for the New England Patriots can strap a whistle around his neck and start officially coaching the team.
Penn State University President Rodney Erickson was grilled Wednesday by alumni unhappy about how the school handled a child sex abuse scandal, the firing of longtime football coach Joe Paterno and a lack of transparency over the case.
There isn’t much question that the sports story of this week was written by a fellow named Bill O’Brien when he signed a contract to coach football at Penn State. He is, indeed, taking on a Herculean task.
Bill O’Brien’s second day as Penn State’s new leader included a standing ovation after being introduced at a basketball game, and his first meeting with his new players.
Bill O’Brien asked the alumni at Penn State to give him a chance — and it looks like – finally — they are.
Penn State’s board of trustees is dominated by a few wealthy and well-connected insiders, demands permanent secrecy, silences dissent and is in dire need of reform, according to a scathing critical essay by a retired trustee seeking to return to the board.
Sporting a Nittany Lions pin on the lapel of his dark gray jacket, Bill O’Brien took the podium, looked straight ahead and introduced himself with two quick, no-nonsense sentences.
It appears New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien will be Penn State’s new football coach, taking over for the legendary Joe Paterno, a serious collateral casualty amid the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Chris recounts the experience of attending his first Flyers game, examines the Presidents decision to impose massive military cuts and wraps up the story of the grenade found outside of the King of Prussia Mall.