January 30, 2012 | TIM LAYDEN
He was the winningest coach in major college football, an advocate for blending sports and academics to create the true student-athlete, and an iconic American sports figure—until an error in judgment clouded his legacy
December 12, 2011
All good company men, whether in football or at a large corporation, are loyal to the organizations they work for and follow the directives of the executives above them. Joe Paterno is no different. As more facts...
November 21, 2011 | Jack McCallum
Paterno's place in the record book is assured, but SI special contributor Jack McCallum says the dark final chapter ruined the story
November 21, 2011 | Tom Verducci
SI senior writer Tom Verducci, Penn State class of '82, reflects on the values that have defined, and endangered, his alma mater
November 21, 2011 | L. JON WERTHEIM
"HAD SANDUSKY NOT BEEN SO BRAZEN, HAD HE SIMPLY RESTRICTED HIMSELF TO THE FOOTBALL FACILITIES, THERE IS LITTLE TO SUGGEST HE WOULD HAVE BEEN CAUGHT. FOR SANDUSKY—IF NOT FOR THE BOYS—PENN STATE FOOTBALL WAS A SAFE HAVEN."