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Day: July 23, 2012

Peachy Paterno to Stay

Your favorite ice cream will continue to be sold, better yet, proceeds will go to a good cause.

NCAA Judgment Day Recap

Shortly after University President Rodney Erickson ordered the removal of the Joe Paterno statue on Sunday, the NCAA announced a 9 a.m. press conference that is expected to reveal "unprecedented" sanctions against Penn State. Onward State will be following the developments throughout the day.

Penn State Lettermen Issue Statement; Criticize Emmert and NCAA

The Penn State Football Letterman's Club has released a statement this afternoon through club president Tim Sweeney (1989 graduate) and vice president Justin Kurpeikis (2001) graduate. They were critical of Mark Emmert's press conference and called his remarks "careless." Strong support for Bill O'Brien was also displayed. The full statement can be viewed below.

ESPN Obtains Spanier Letter to Board of Trustees

ESPN Outside the Lines obtained a letter sent by former Penn State President Graham Spanier to the Board of Trustees addressing his role in the failure to report Sandusky's abuse. In the letter, he blasts the Freeh report, and denies many of the claims contained in the report.

Governor Tom Corbett: “No taxpayer dollars will be used to pay fine”

Among several others, PA Governor Tom Corbett released a statement after the NCAA handed down severe sanctions to Penn State. He says that no taxdollars will be used as part of Penn State's $60 million fine.

Paterno Family Releases Statement on NCAA

Surprise, surprise. The Paterno family released a statement following the NCAA announcement of severe football sanctions against Penn State. The statement can be found here.

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