Found July 19, 2012 on Shirts With Random Triangles:
Here is yet another entry for the "Bad groom's cake" department. This was one comes from Darren Rovell's twitter feed. And this one might just be the winner: A Joe Paterno groom's cake. It's hard to tell which if the worst idea here is the actual concept of a Paterno Cake. The fact it exists, or that Paterno looks like a Muppet. Luckily, this was apparently served at a rehearsal dinner, and not the actual wedding, because this is the sort of thing that would definitely ruin the happiest day of some bride's life.  It does bring up the absurdity of people who support Joe Paterno even after all that has been revealed. It also gives me the chance to bring up that I sometimes believe the final fate of the Paterno statue at Penn State should be inspired by what Moses did with the Golden Calf in the Bible - burn it, grind it to powder, mix it with water, and make Paterno supporters eat it. (Exodus 32:20) But that's only when stuff like the a...

Grambling wants JoePa wins vacated

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Sculptor Angelo Di Maria conflicted about his Joe Paterno statue coming down

The fate of the Joe Paterno statue outside of Beaver Stadium has been at the center of a firestorm of debate since last week’s release of the Freeh Report. Now the person responsible for creating the statue has weighed in. Angelo Di Maria sculpted the seven-foot, 900-pound bronze statue, which was unveiled in 2001, and has mixed feelings on what should become of his work. “I...

Paterno statue decision expected soon

Penn State's president is methodically seeking input from trustees, alumni and other constituencies about the fate of the Joe Paterno statue outside the football stadium. The monument has becoming a lightning rod since the release of an investigative report claiming the Hall of Fame football coach concealed child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade...

Of course someone had a Joe Paterno Groom’s cake at their wedding

You’ll notice a lack of posts on here about Joe Paterno and Jerry Sandusky of the Penn State Nittany Lions. Not something I like talking about. It’s nothing you can make a joke about without being a pretty terrible person. Well, someone decided to make a cake for their Groom’s wedding rehearsal and it has gone viral. Not to make a statement on Joe Paterno because Everyday...

Cartoonist Depicts Bear Bryant Kicking JoePa Out of Heaven

After former Penn State coach Joe Paterno passed away in January, cartoonist Rob Tornoe drew a cartoon of Bear Bryant welcoming Paterno into the pearly gates. Fast forward seven months later, Tornoe updated his cartoon and this time it was less heartfelt. Much less heartfelt. Tornoe also wrote, "Like Sandusky in prison, Paterno is now in a place that knows how to deal...

Joe Paterno Statue: Leave It Up As Sobering Reminder

If you have a radio or a TV you know the big dilemma is about JoePa, moreover, the conundrum his standing statue in Happy Valley, PA presents. "Leave it up," and "take it down," each have their camp. I have listened to their supporting logic. No matter where we stand, we understand both arguments. Sure, we may not agree, but we understand. After careful consideration...

Joe Paterno's statue should stay

Over the weekend, after all the sordid details had come out on Penn State, after the Freeh report had been released, and as new information emerged that continued to paint an unflattering picture of the person that was Joe Paterno, my friend Matt (Yes, this Matt. What can I say, he’s an inquisitive guy) asked me a simple question on the whole situation. That question: Should the...

Media barred while Alabama’s Nick Saban used restroom

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Pinkel defends Paterno at SEC Media Days

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Hogg: PSU should invoke own death penalty

DETROIT -- It's time for Penn State to step up. The national debate has been whether the NCAA should give the Nittany Lions the death penalty in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky cover-up, or if it should be the Big Ten that swings the hammer. Neither one of them should get involved. This isn't about recruiting violations or athletes getting illegal benefits. That's where...

Ex-Penn St. president drops lawsuit

Penn State University's former president is dropping a lawsuit that sought the release of his university emails involving convicted predator Jerry Sandusky. Online court records show Graham Spanier moved Wednesday to dismiss the case. The May lawsuit says Spanier needed the emails to refresh his memory before cooperating with the Louis Freeh investigation. The issue now appears...

Death Penalty for Penn State: What would it solve??

There has been a lot of discussion about what the NCAA should do about the tragic situation that happened at Penn State University. Years and years of child sex crimes committed by former football coach Jerry Sandusky and the alleged cover up of those crimes by former head coach Joe Paterno (among others) have rocked an institution once known for nothing but good things. Some people...
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