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Joe Paterno's Death Is A Sad Day For Happy Valley

Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno died Sunday at the age of 85. He was fired by the university last fall following the sexual abuse charges against one of his former coaches.

Legendary Football Coach Joe Paterno Mourned

All day cars drove slowly past a bronze statue of Paterno, who coached Penn State's football team for 61 years until he was forced out last November. Many stopped and quietly walked up to the statue outside the football stadium to pay respects to "JoePa," who died Sunday.

Penn State Football Legend Joe Paterno Dies At 85

Paterno coached at Penn State for 61 years and had a Hall-Of-Fame career that included two national championships and five undefeated seasons. But his long tenure ended amid a child sexual abuse scandal. He died Sunday after developing complications from lung cancer
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Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Dies At 85

Former Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno, lost his battle with cancer and died Sunday at age 85.


Update: Joe Paterno Has Died

The former Penn State football coach's family released a statement Sunday morning confirming his death. The 85-year-old legend had lung cancer.

Super Bowl XLVI: Who Will It Be?

Four teams remain in the NFL playoffs. In the National Conference, the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers; in the American Conference, the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens. Both pairs face off Sunday to determine who reaches Super Bowl XLVI. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the games and which outcome might make for the most intriguing Super Bowl matchup.
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Dew Tour Returns To Ocean City This Summer

Ocean City vacationers may want to extend their stay a little longer this August, as the Dew Tour plans to bring it's extreme sports competition back to the coastal resort town this summer.


Looking Forward To Sunday Championship Football

Conference championship Sunday is almost as big as the Super Bowl, but without all those distracting halftime wardrobe malfunctions. Host Scott Simon is joined by NPR's sports correspondent Tom Goldman to discuss the upcoming games.