The young man whose claims of abuse began the criminal investigation that put Jerry Sandusky in prison said he contemplated suicide because authorities took so long to prosecute the former Penn State assistant football coach.
Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.
The former Penn State assistant football coach is set to be sentenced on Tuesday, but spoke out from prison Monday, claiming to be a victim of a conspiracy.
Ballantine Bantam Dell said that “Silent No More: Victim #1′s Fight for Justice Against Jerry Sandusky,” is coming out Oct. 23.
It will be quite the scene in East Lansing on Saturday night as the Spartans take on the Irish in what is an enormous test for both teams.
Al Pacino, best known for his roles in Scarface and the Godfather series, is set to play Joe Paterno in a movie being shopped around Hollywood, according to Deadline.com.
I know Syracuse likes to market themselves as “New York’s team” and there are a lot of Orange fans in the area—but this one will be U-G-L-Y.
The school insists that the song was cut from the cue because it is outdated and played at many other stadiums and arenas across the country, with no genuine, historical ties to the university.
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.”
For NFL players with careers longer than five years, their life expectancy is less than 60. Maybe an incredible 40 beats an indifferent 80. That’s an important choice for us to make. But it is our choice, and it always will be.
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
On a day when the blue and white get a black eye, it is programs like Rutgers that shine just a little brighter.
Joe Paterno’s statue went Sunday morning.
On Monday, the NCAA took the rest of Penn State’s tainted football program.