The football program turned its back on society’s smallest and weakest because it would have impacted its financial coffers and overall power. That decision was morally bankrupt. Justice needs to be visited on the Penn State football team.
Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno defended his program’s integrity in a 7-month-old letter released Wednesday, a day ahead of the report that could forever mar his legacy.
The team brought in by Penn State to investigate how the university handled molestation accusations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will release its highly anticipated report Thursday.
Joe Paterno, it turns out wasn’t Mr. Magoo, blind and banging into walls while peripheral elements ran the show behind his formerly beloved back. No, it turns out Jerry Sandusky got more help from his head coach than you thought.
The disconnect between Jerry Sandusky and what happened and, arguably, the disconnect between his lawyer, Joe Amendola, and what happened before and during the trial mark the end of an unmitigated disaster.
Never again can any head coach of an athletic program assume a role so big, a face so imposing as Paterno’s, that it steers the policies and actions of an entire university.
Sandusky showed little emotion as the verdict was read. The judge ordered him to be taken to the county jail to await sentencing in about three months.
Unless we’ve been dreaming about the ghastly revelations that swallowed Penn State and Jerry Sandusky over the last seven months, he’s going to prison for the rest of his life. Which raises a few questions…
Jurors in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial listened again to testimony from a key prosecution witness Friday as they began their second day of deliberations in the former Penn State assistant football coach’s high-profile case.
Surprisingly, the prosecution may rest as early as Friday in the state court prosecution of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
Craig believes McQueary’s father, John, should be in jail for advising his son to go home, rather than immediately report the incident.
But when it comes to getting to the bottom of what happened, it will definitely not be the final word.
A lethal penetrator, Nurideen Lindsey could be ready to take the MAAC by storm.
For a team that desperately needed a capable lead guard, getting Mark Lyons is like found money for Sean Miller and the Wildcats.
What are we, as a nation and a species, knowing that we’re branding the handling of these crimes as merely a speed bump on the road to immortality? To recall Paterno sans Sandusky is like talking Nixon without Watergate. They are essential to each man’s legacy.
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