Franco Harris Job ‘On Hold’ For Paterno Comments

Source: USA Today

Speaking out about his former coach, Penn State’s Joe Paterno, has caused Franco Harris to lose a job, at least temporarily.

Harris was hired last month by the Meadows Race Track and Casino along with former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate Rocky Bleier to “assist the entertainment facility with various outreach activities, charitable events and public appearances.”

The group announced Tuesday Harris had been fired for his public comments.

“In light of the recent developments with Franco Harris regarding Joe Paterno’s dismissal, Franco and The Meadows have mutually decided to put their business relationship on hold at this time, while these matters are looked into further,” a release said.

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