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Penn State will honor Joe Paterno during game on 50th anniversary of his coaching debut

Penn State will honor Joe Paterno during game on 50th anniversary of his coaching debut

It appears the late Joe Paterno will be officially recognized during a Penn State football game for the first time since he was fired during the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

In a press release announcing the football team’s promotional events this season, the university revealed Thursday that the 50th anniversary of Paterno’s head-coaching debut would be commemorated during the Temple game on Sept. 17.

Unspecified “activities during the game” will take place at Beaver Stadium that day to mark the event, the release states.

Sandusky, who was on Paterno’s coaching staff, was convicted in June 2012 on...

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