Paterno a study in contradiction
Just 18 months ago, at the annual Big Ten Football Kickoff in Chicago, I half-seriously asked Joe Paterno if he kept a bucket list. He was 83 at the time and his voice was often faint, to the point where you had to lean in close to hear his response.
Paterno had no idea what I was talking about. So I told him a bucket list was a list of things you wanted to do before -- and then I caught myself.
"Before I what," said Paterno, suddenly engaged, his voice in full, ...
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JOE PATERNO: 1926-2012
Legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno, NCAA Division I's all-time winningest coach, has died at the age of 85. He ended his historic career mired in scandal, leaving the question of his legacy unanswered. Maisel and Schlabach »