Joe Paterno dies...

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    Mac'nCheese

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    Probably. News networks getting ready to report his death if they can stop talking about Newt for five seconds.
     
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    Six months ago I probably would have made a big deal about this. Now? I'll silently say a prayer for his soul and move on.
     
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    Actually everyone is retracting on the death as of right now. Just in serious condition.

    GL
     
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    It looks like his status has been upgraded to serious.
     
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    Obligatory Simpsons:

    "Mr. Burns was admitted to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was then transferred to a better hospital where his condition was upgraded to alive"
     
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    Why does your title on the thread say Paterino? Did I miss something? Apparently he's still alive btw.
     
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    Typo and yeah, he got better.
     
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    lol. he got better from being dead? :confused: :p
     
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    It's happened before....but I jumped the gun. Probably will be true soon enough....
     
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    Obligatory Monty Python. :D

     
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    I thought it was a nickname or something lol
     
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    this thread should be closed ... he is not dead
     
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    "Twitter killed Joe Paterno, but he decided to ignore that report too." -The Fake ESPN
     
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    he not dead. his name not paterino.

    this thread is full of fail.
     
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    If only we could leave the sports figure news to ESPN, Yahoo!, CBSSports, etc. You know, like it usually is -- a breaking alert on Sports Center and a one line story side bar link on the news outlet of your choice. Except that's clearly not going to happen with JoePa...

    Stupid media trying to get a social media/web traffic boost with premature and uninformed "sources."

    The guy's gonna die in the next few hours or days, people need to back off a bit.
     
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    "The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated" - Mark Twain
     
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    Thats some upgrade. From dead to serious condition.
     
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    I just got a notification from my ESPN app. It's official, Joe died.
     
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    Must of had nothing else to live for. I feel bad that he went this way with just being fired. Not commending his actions by any means- but still.
     
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    Not sure if I should say RIP or you ducked out on answering all of the questions everyone had for you.
     
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    Obviously, you hate to see someone die. But, I was sick of how the entire state of PA worshipped this ass clown.
     

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