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  1. Paterno-family report not enough to clean-up JoePa's reputation ...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    The Paterno-family report should be read and considered, but also taken for what it is: a document with an agenda. And the agenda was to clear Joe Paterno's name.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2013
  2. College football -- NCAA punishes Penn State Nittany Lions for cu...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Penn State created a new class of misconduct during its handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The NCAA responded to its deceit, inaction and arrogance with a new class of punishment.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  3. College football -- Joe Paterno enabled Jerry Sandusky by lying a...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Joe Paterno, who for so many decades represented all that was good and honorable in college athletics, lied. It's that simple and heartbreaking.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2012
  4. Joe Paterno a study in contradiction

    Gene Wojciechowski

    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....

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  5. Former Penn State Nittany Lions coach Joe Paterno a study in achi...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Joe Paterno achieved so much, coached so well, contributed so often. His life was a series of a thousand different, amazing accomplishments -- and a handful, if that, of fatal flaws that fogged his judgment when he needed it most.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2012
  6. Ignorance no excuse for Joe Paterno

    Gene Wojciechowski

    What becomes so obvious while reading Sally Jenkins' extraordinary interview piece with Joe Paterno is that Paterno still doesn't fully comprehend his role in a scandal that still divides a university, that still creates more questions than answers. ...

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  7. Joe Paterno pleads ignorance in Penn State Nittany Lions scandal

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Joe Paterno finally broke his silence on his role in the Penn State scandal -- but his version of events does little to restore his legacy.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2012
  8. Expansion, scandal and controversy ruled the 2011 season

    Gene Wojciechowski

    It has been a season of controversy, of expansion, of scandal, of new conference championships, of hellos and of goodbyes. Yet, here we are, still wanting more.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2011
  9. Wojciechowski: Paterno's tragedy

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Twenty years ago, in a campus presentation almost comical in its modesty, the most famous and powerful man at Penn State solemnly recited a Greek oath and became an honorary member of Eta Sigma Phi, an honors society devoted to the study of the Greek...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  10. The tragedy of Penn State Nittany Lions coach Joe Paterno

    Gene Wojciechowski

    A student of the classics, Joe Paterno surely recognizes the tragedy playing out at Penn State. His fall from grace has raised questions about the iconic coach.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  11. Wojciechowski: Penn State Nittany Lions coach Joe Paterno not rea...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    It's the age-old question with Joe Paterno. But what critics don't get is that the Penn State coach wins not despite his age but partly because of it.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2010
  12. NFL: Brett Favre's debut as a Minnesota Viking won't go on his Ha...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Brett Favre was anything but a stat machine in Week 1 versus Cleveland, but he did just enough to prove his value.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2009
  13. Gene Wojciechowski: Wishing chaos on the BCS

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Pete Carroll says it stinks. JoePa doesn't get it. So why are we stuck dreading another potential BCS mess?

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2008
  14. Paterno in '09 isn't a question … he's earned a new deal

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Penn State is 7-0, but does that mean Joe Paterno is guaranteed to coach beyond '08? No. But he should be.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2008
  15. Three college football myths to stay away from

    Gene Wojciechowski

    It's easy to fall prey to college football misconceptions. Here are three: The BCS, the intelligence of Heisman voters and Nebraska.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2007
  16. Penn State's Paterno simply not the retiring type

    Gene Wojciechowski

    While many of his colleagues and friends are retiring, Penn State's Joe Paterno still has work to do.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2005