If you care to look at his book as strict reportage, an objective, obdurate desire to report Joe Paterno’s view on life, liberty, and Sandusky, then he did his job. We can’t kill Joe Posnanski for playing it safe. And yet we can.
“The real (Paterno) was tough, and he wasn’t particularly nice all the time,” Posnanski said. “His players hated him when they played for him, but so many admired him and believed that he changed their lives.”
Penn State’s trustees may not like the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctions against the university’s football program, but they say the alternative — the so-called “death penalty” — would have been worse.
Even with all that has been unearthed regarding the Penn State scandal, it is alarming to think that there are still many people throughout the country who are saddened and perplexed by the sanctions handed down by the NCAA
Joe Paterno’s statue went Sunday morning.
On Monday, the NCAA took the rest of Penn State’s tainted football program.
Many won’t understand the nuances of scholarship reductions, bowl bans and removing victories. The only thing they’ll see is that Penn State will be playing football this upcoming season.
With his statue no longer outside Beaver Stadium, late Penn State coach Joe Paterno has been dropped from his perch atop the Division I record books.
If the NCAA is sincere – and that can always be questioned – then the hammer must double as a guillotine, gutting Penn State football forever, or at least the contemporary equivalent.
After listening to the press conference LIVE on our air, Boomer and Craig offered their take on the sanctions handed down to Penn State by the NCAA.
The family of Joe Paterno released a statement Sunday morning in response to the removal of the Paterno statue outside Beaver Stadium.
The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium on Sunday, eliminating a key piece of the iconography surrounding the once-sainted football coach.
The NCAA are set to hand down ‘unprecedented’ penalties to Penn State and their football program.
It seems the fate of Joe Paterno’s statue at Penn State has been sealed. Or has it?
A company that’s towing a banner over Penn State demanding the removal of a Joe Paterno statue has a history of controversy, according to aviation records.
A mural featuring late former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has graced the walls of the Great Oak Middle School in Oxford for 20 years. But that’s coming to an end.