“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.
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.
With the NCAA preparing to hand down sanctions to Penn State in a couple of hours, Boomer and Craig offered their thoughts on what will might become of the Nittany Lions following this horrible scandal.
After a weekend where both the Yankees & Mets were swept, Adam Scott bogeyed away the British Open and Joe Paterno’s statue was rightfully taken down, Boomer and Craig had plenty to talk about this Monday morning.
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.