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Sports Penn St adds plan to mark Paterno debut; sparks fury online
Author: 0 Penn St adds plan to mark Paterno debut; sparks fury online

Paterno died January 22, 2012, at the age of 85. Paterno coached his first game in 1966 against Maryland, a 15-7 win. But many others have said that any honors for Paterno suggest a tolerance of his actions in the Sandusky case. Sandusky, who was convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys, was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison. Penn State athletics announced its promotions schedule for the 2016 football season on Thursday, with one item sure to cause conversation within the community.

Author: 0 Penn St. to honor Joe Paterno before September 17 game

The Freeh Report , an investigation into Sandusky's molestation of children and Penn State's failure to stop it, found that Paterno was "an integral part of (the) active decision to hide". In 2012, the NCAA vacated 111 games from Paterno's record from 1998 through 2011, but those games were restored to his record in 2013. A total of 111 wins from 1998 through 2012, 110 of which belonged to Paterno, were vacated in 2012 after the Freeh Report's findings were revealed.

Sports F1 Italian GP: Button: My future is progressing well…
Author: 0 F1 Italian GP: Button: My future is progressing well…

The first time I remember having any emotional involvement in the outcome of a sporting event was the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix, when Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton were duking it out for that year's drivers' title. Nico Rosberg said of Massa's impending retirement that "it's a loss for our sport as he's a great character who's done some exciting things on the track and he's done so well".

Sports Big 12 no longer considering East Carolina for expansion
Author: 0 Big 12 no longer considering East Carolina for expansion

The league has said it hopes to make a decision on expansion by the Big 12's regularly scheduled board of directors meeting on October 17. The University of Cincinnati is one of nine finalists for Big 12 expansion after the conference committee narrowed the field from more than 30, according to a report.

Author: 0 Transfer deadline day: Premier League spending reaches £1.15bn

Exciting moves to Manchester United for Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, along with Pep Guardiola's Manchester City revolution, stole the transfer headlines earlier in the summer, but, with Manchester seemingly having their transfer business all done and dusted, their fellow Premier League challengers will now take centre stage, with more big money transfers likely.

Author: 0 Wenger: Granit Xhaka reminds me of this Arsenal legend…

They visibly exhausted after the interval and Watford pulled a goal back as club-record signing Roberto Pereyra scored a debut goal, but the hosts could not find a way to set up a grandstand finish. Cazorla's penalty was coolly dispatched, sending Heurelho Gomes the wrong way, for what was his first Gunners goal since February 2015. It was Watford who ended the Gunners' hopes of a third successive FA Cup last season and they soon demonstrated they could again cause their opponents ...

Sports Hull swoop for Weir
Author: 0 Hull swoop for Weir

Henderson was on loan at Stockport County last season before being brought into the United first-team squad during an injury crisis. The midfielder becomes the fourth new arrival at the club this summer after Tottenham's Ryan Mason, Cardiff's David Marshall and Manchester United's Will Keane all recently penned deals.

Author: 0 Vikings give US Bank Stadium a test drive, ahead of opener

Zimmer said the sun was "kind of poking down" at one end when the Vikings began at 10 a.m. workout that lasted 1 hour, 40 minutes. Adrian Peterson will not play in the game, as he plans to keep himself fresh for the regular season. "He has still got a long ways to go, but he has got great quickness", Zimmer said of Alexander. They are coming off a 4-12 record in 2015, and look to finish close to the bottom of the division once again in 2016.

Sports Tim Tebow Footage From MLB Workout... Hustlin'!!
Author: 0 Tim Tebow Footage From MLB Workout... Hustlin'!!

Tim Tebow is working out for the majority of Major League Baseball teams on Tuesday. At the least, Tebow's agreement to a contract would result in skyrocketing crowds and media coverage for whatever minor-league team imported him at the outset.

Author: 0 Aguero charged over Reid elbow

An FA statement read: "Sergio Aguero has been charged for an alleged act of violent conduct which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video". Referee Andre Marriner did not see the 76th-minute incident during City's 3-1 win at the weekend and the FA has made a decision to take retrospective action after reviewing television footage.

Sports Tigers sign Ryan Mason in club record deal
Author: 0 Tigers sign Ryan Mason in club record deal

With Mason also unlikely to play regularly this season the 25-year-old has signed a three-year deal at the KC Stadium , bringing his 17 year spell in north London to an end. And the Premier League new boys are close on adding both forward Keane and midfielder Mason, according to the Hull Daily Mail . "I'm delighted and excited to be here".

Sports Wayne Rooney takes final decision about his international career
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney takes final decision about his international career

During qualification, Rooney became England's all-time leading goalscorer but he was left disappointed following the poor showing at the finals in France - although he had already made his decision to stay on with England, despite the likes of Alan Shearer calling for him to retire.

Author: 0 Cal football wins opener in Australia

Hawaii, as they did all day, continued to fight, and were rewarded during the closing of the game, Paul Harris finishing off a frustrating day with a touchdown run. 27, 2016. The drive was cut short after Cal forced a fumble, punching the ball of the hand of Saint Juste and ending any hope that Hawaii had left.

Sports Burke moves in a record £13m deal
Author: 0 Burke moves in a record £13m deal

The playmaker made 21 appearances for Forest last season and made his Scotland debut as a substitute in March's 1-0 friendly win over Denmark at Hampden before collecting a second cap in May's defeat to Italy. He became a fixture in new Nottingham Forest head coach Philippe Montanier's starting line-up this season, repaying the Frenchman with four goals.

Sports Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway
Author: 0 Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

A hard thunderstorm had covered the area that afternoon, according to the warden the warden said, and the reindeer had been killed by lightening during the storm. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. "We don't know if it was one or more lighting strike; that would only be speculation", Nylend said.

Author: 0 EPL: Arsenal claim first season win at Vicarage Road

In the first they played some sumptuous football and blitzed Watford nearly at will, with goals from Santi Cazorla, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. Chelsea had to fight in its first two matches to scrape out one-goal wins off of late winners.

Sports Magnussen crash halts Belgian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Magnussen crash halts Belgian Grand Prix

He tweeted: "Thanks for all your messages folks!" Magnussen, who was running in eighth place, slammed into the tyre barrier and suffered significant damage to the rear of his auto, but incredibly the Danish driver was able to walk away from the incident - albeit with a limp.

Author: 0 Giants' Victor Cruz says Saturday's catch 'felt like old times'

The winning point came on an extra point by kicker Josh Brown. "But that's what the preseason is for, to figure out these things". Let's hope this isn't what we see once the regular season starts. Watch him return for the third possession and line up on a third-and-5 play, and see him finally explode out of that huddle the way he used to do, racing down the field on a attractive out-and-up route, leaving one cornerback (Buster Skrine) in his dust, beating one safety ( Marcus Gilchrist ) for ...

Author: 0 Lydia Ko off the pace after third round in Canadian Women's Open

Who will be the LPGA Tour's latest victor in Canada? "I played pretty solid the last few days", Ko said. "I mean, we played with an Olympian (Julieta Granada) and a Solheim Cupper (Lizette Salas), and she's higher up on the leaderboard than both of them right now", Murphy said in ideal caddie speak.

Author: 0 U.S. men grab hoops gold again on Rio's final day

The city handed over the Olympic flag to Tokyo , site of the 2020 Summer Games, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared in the stadium dressed as popular video game character Mario, tunnelling from Tokyo to Rio. "I feel so proud and so inspired by the strong women on our team". In early metered market numbers, Rio's closer earned an 11.7 rating, 31% lower than London 2012's.

Author: 0 HONICKMAN for McArthur | Disgraced Swimmer Lochte Formally Charged in Brazil

Ryan Lochte has a new sponsor - Pine Bros. Feigen, who initially stood by Lochte's story, was not charged . He backtracked on his previous statement as speculation grew over Ryan Lochte's claims that they were robbed at gunpoint . Brazil and the United States have an extradition treaty , but Brazil typically does not extradite its own citizens to other countries, and the United States could also refuse extradition, AP explains.

Sports Banc of California gets naming rights to Los Angeles Football Club stadium
Author: 0 Banc of California gets naming rights to Los Angeles Football Club stadium

Several members of the LAFC ownership group turned out at the ground-breaking event, including Lakers great Magic Johnson, actor Will Ferrell and motivational speaker Tony Robbins. While the Banc of California is not a well-known financial institute nationally, the partnership with LAFC appears to be a good fit for the soccer franchise as well as the community.

Author: 0 Manchester United fans have to love Fellaini - Mourinho

The hosts responded nearly immediately with Adam Smith scoring a consolation goal on 69 minutes but it was ultimately too little too late for the Cherries. Having spent almost $200 million on new players and brought in former Chelsea manager Mourinho to replace Louis van Gaal, United will be expected to challenge for honors this season.

Sports Is this the end for Mark Sanchez?
Author: 0 Is this the end for Mark Sanchez?

Carradine forced Sanchez to fumble, but on a scramble rather than a drop-back attempt. Kubiak has been entrenched in this decision for weeks now, but is it insane to wonder what might happen if the team gambled on Lynch's athleticism and rookie enthusiasm? This game was a reminder of that.

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