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No Guts, No Glory:
As Penn State deals with major sanctions and attempts to move on from the Jerry Sandusky scandal, the man that sparked it all sits in jail. And according to his lawyer Joe Amendola, he’s distraught.
Not because of the damage he’s done to multiple victims. Not because of the damage he’s done to Penn State. But because of what he calls the ‘unjust’ sanctions placed on Penn State by the NCAA.
Attorney Joe Amendola told The Associated Press in a phone interview that Sandusky told him that even if people believe he is guilty of the crimes for which he was convicted in June, it would be “ridiculous” to think Penn State administrators engaged in a cover-up.
“He said, ‘To do what they’re doing to Penn State is so unjust,’” Amendola said. “He loves the program and he loves the university.”
Sandusky continues to maintain his innocence and “continues to believe that the truth will come out at some point, and that he’ll get another trial or another opportunity to establish his i
BEST OF MAXIM
While Penn State is falling into the abyss because of the sanctions placed on them by the NCAA, the USC Trojans are about to embark on their first season free of a bowl ban in the Lane Kiffin era. USC was in the news this week by landing Silas Redd via transfer from Happy Valley. [...]
Junior linebacker Khairi Fortt (ky-REE Fort) has decided to become the latest Penn State player to transfer to a Pac-12 school.
Fortt signed a scholarship agreement with California on Wednesday. He has 50 tackles in the last two seasons and ended Penn State's spring practice as the co-starter at middle linebacker on the depth chart.
In light of the sanctions from the Jerry...
Penn State top reserve linebacker Khairi Fortt is heading to California, the latest Nittany Lion to transfer in the wake of tough NCAA sanctions against the program.
The junior says in a statement Wednesday issued through his father, Guy Fortt, that he loved Cal when he visited when being recruited in high school from Connecticut. He said he would miss Penn State.
Fortt is the...
Four Penn State players are gone. Redshirt safety Tim Buckley transferred to NC State. He was the first. Then came star tailback Silas Redd who rushed for over 1200 yards last year. He’s now a USC Trojan.
Junior TE Kevin Haplea is expected to transfer to Florida State. Only had 3 catches, and 1 TD but was an integral part of their blocking scheme.
QB Rob Bolden is transferring...
Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien has been relatively mum on the idea that some of his players could be looking for greener pastures. But now that seven players have decided to transfer and Lane Kiffin and that Mercedes jet has lured Silas Redd away, O’Brien can no longer hold his peace.
In an interview with the ABC affiliate in Philadelphia, O’Brien gave his thoughts on opposing...
Penn State RB Curtis Dukes tells The Fizz he is staying in Happy Valley, and will not join Syracuse. Last night, after things had cooled down over the last 48 hours on the possible transfer front, Dukes confirmed to us via text that none his potential landing schools followed up, and that he will remain a Nittany Lion for his final two years of eligibility.
The predictions were dire but were they correct and, more importantly, how will it affect the Penn State football team on the field?
Many around the country figured that the Penn State football would, not only be decimated by NCAA sanctions but, see the current roster gutted by the liberal recruiting and transfer rules the NCAA also imposed.
To date, we've seen a few players...
Justin Brown is the second Penn State offensive starter to leave the team in the aftermath of NCAA sanctions.
The senior wideout's name was dropped from the roster Sunday. He would have been a key target in the revamped passing game under new coach and former Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien.
Nine players have now left the team the past week following the sanctions...
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The NCAA had considered giving the Nittany Lions a four-year death penalty, but once the school found out they held emergency meetings with the committee to come to a different conclusion.
In the end, the punishments were still...
“Does the punishment fit the crime?” Ricordati asked.
“I think it does,” Obama said. “I have been a big admirer of Penn State football, obviously Joe Paterno was a great football coach. But there are some things that are just more important than sports, and making sure our kids are safe is more important than sports.
“And I think it was appropriate to send that message...
What’s blue and white, and no longer Redd all over? Ouch.
*Pulls knife out of heart.
Silas Redd transferred to USC yesterday, a heart-breaker for Penn State. However, it was a tough decision for Silas and I don’t fault him for leaving. Look, how often does a star player get the chance to just switch to another major college football powerhouse in the middle of his career with...
Silas Redd deletes Twitter acct. Jump to own conclusions….
— Colin Cowherd
If true you can’t blame the kid for jumping ship. He has to look at what’s best for himself, and family moving forward. Southern California is beckoning.
Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel was one of the Lions representatives during Big Ten Media Days. Here he talks with FOXSports NEXT reporter Beth Long about the event and the past few trying weeks.