Franco Harris, a staunch supporter of Joe Paterno, expresses his thoughts towards the report giving his former coach and mentor so much attention. He says the focus has been on Joe Paterno and he doesn’t understand why.
In the grand scheme of Pittsburgh sports, the Immaculate Reception was a turning point. “Everyone knows where they were on Dec. 23, 1972 if they were born at that time,” Andy Masich, director of the Heinz History Center, said.
Franco Harris says the board of trustees botched the firing of Joe Paterno and the handling of the Sandusky scandal, adding they should all step down.
On Monday’s edition of the KDKA Morning News, Larry Richert and John Shumway talked with former Steeler great Franco Harris.
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is a joint effort between Columbia Gas, Equitable Gas, Peoples Natural Gas and Peoples TWP.
Franco Harris is back in as chair of the Pittsburgh Promise. His fellow board members reinstated him on Wednesday.
Franco Harris joined Robert Mangino on NewsRadio1020 KDKA tonight to talk about the recent issues surrounding Penn State and his position at the Pittsburgh Promise.
Hall of Fame Steeler and former Penn State linebacker Jack Hamm joined Bob Pompeani on his Saturday program on SportsRadio 93-7 The Fan.
Franco Harris is an iconic figure, but once he started defending Joe Paterno, people started turning on the Steeler Hall of Famer. Franco’s not backing down.
With Franco Harris voluntarily stepping aside as the board chairman for the Pittsburgh Promise, Saleem Ghubril, the executive director of the scholarship program, came to his defense while talking with NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Robert Mangino.
The board of directors met for four hours Thursday night behind closed doors in the Hill District. Harris will remain on the board but voluntarily stepped aside as chairman.
The Meadows Casino and Franco Harris are putting their business partnership on hold for the time being.
As the Penn State scandal enters its second week, more people are speaking out in support of Joe Paterno.
A gala was held in downtown Pittsburgh to honor the Negro Leagues and a man who is keeping their memory alive Saturday night.
Staring out at the Consol Energy Center today, from our broadcast spot at the Souper Bowl, I could see there was plenty of open space for the Mario Lemieux statue that will be put there one day soon. And it got me to thinking: Which Pittsburgh sports figure deserves the next statue, after Mario?
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