Earlier Saturday night, a spokesman for the Joe Paterno family, Dan McGinn, had informed that Paterno’s health was getting worse. Over the last few days Joe Paterno has experienced further health complications. The ex-coach of Penn State has been battling lung cancer and complications with chemotherapy suggest the issue about Paterno’s death. The effects of radiation and chemotherapy have resulted in his quickly worse condition. But in fact, the 85-year-old Joe Paterno is still alive. The family was annoyed by the report. Scott, his son, clarified the wrong issue on his Twitter. Paterno also was able to communicate Saturday night.
Paterno is being treated at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College Pennsylvania, and members of the media were told to help Paterno have a rest in quite condition by leave him.
Before this serious condition, Paterno had medical treatment of cancer. In the end of 2011, Paterno was admitted to a hospital after fretting his pelvis when he slipped and fell at his house in State College.
According to SB Nation, Paterno was taken off his respirator this morning, but his condition is reportedly not improving and –actually this is an unwanted moment- family and close friends are being summoned to the hospital to be with Paterno in possibly his last hours. Cant deny that the complications treat Paterno’s life, but however the hope and chance to live longer do exist. “I appreciate the support and a prayer, Joe is continuing fight.” Jay, another Paterno’s son said.
The 46-year leadership of Joe Paterno gave much to Penn State. According to Paterno’s official Penn State biography, the Nittany lions won two national championship, went undefeated five times and finished in the top 25 national rankings 35 times.
Although Paterno’s sexual abuse reputation is can’t be justified, Penn State people regretted Paterno’s dismissal. John P. Surma, the Vice Chairman of Trustees tried to emphasize the school’s 95,000 students and hundreds of thousand of alumni to believe it as a wise decision. He said the decision is the best long-term interest of the university, which is much larger than athletic programs.
Having difficult time in ‘child sex abuse’ case may also contribute to give bad effect for Paterno’s health. Paterno was diagnosed shortly aftermath of the child sex abuse charges against former assistant, Jerry Sandusky. It was a hard months for Paterno. And now, in the very bad health, hope Paterno can survive longer. And even if it’s near the end of his life, may Paterno find the happy moments before he really go forever.
The Penn State sex abuse scandal took a stunning twist Wednesday night when vice chairman of the board of trustees, John Surma, ended the duty of Penn State Football Coach, Joe Paterno. The massive shakeup Wednesday night came hours after Paterno announced that he planned to retire at the end of his 46th season. Joe Paterno was fired with the university president, Graham Spanier, in the middle of the intensify over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach. “It is in the best interests of the university that a change in leadership (must be made) to deal with the difficult issues that we are facing,” John Surma said. Continue
A half-century of Joe Paterno’s dedication is now being boiled down to judging a split-second decision and action over a couple of days. In Joe Paterno’s first public speech since the terrible allegations of child sexual abuse shook Penn State University this weekend, the school’s embattled football coach Joe Paterno spoke to a crowd of students gathered outside his home. While 1,500 students gathered in front of the coach’s house on Tuesday to offer support, it it evident that the school will need a total cleansing before they can heal. Paterno told the mass of Penn State’s students outside his home that their visit meant a lot to him, and also asked them to honor the victims who were allegedly targeted by Sandusky. “The kids who were victims, whatever they want to say, I think we need to say a prayer for them,” Paterno said. “It’s a tough life when people do certain things to you.” Continue
Penn State has been consumed by the scandal since retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, who once revered as the architect of the “Linebacker U.” defenses. He was charged over the weekend with the abuse of eight boys over a 15-year span. Penn State head coach Joe Paterno, responding to the scandal that has overtaken his university and his program, said in a statement released Sunday: “If true, the nature and amount of charges made are very shocking to me and all Penn Staters,” Paterno said. “While I did what I was supposed to with the one charge brought to my attention, like anyone else involved I can’t help but be deeply saddened these matters are alleged to have occurred.” Continue
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