Joe Paterno Breaks Pelvis: Health Issues an Overlooked Story?


Usually, a story about the all time leader in college football coaching victories breaking his pelvis and/or receiving treatment for lung cancer would be big news.

Especially when that individual will be 85-years-old in ten days. There was plenty of media coverage when it was learned that the disgraced and fired former Penn State coach Joe Paterno developed lung cancer. Everyone and their brother tweeted about how it was karma in action.

But there’s been little media coverage of how Paterno’s treatment/fight against the disease is going.

How will today’s big new development in the world of Paterno health be covered?

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