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The Penn State scandal has rocked the college football and the sports world these last few weeks. The outpouring of emotion that came from the sudden revelations about what the university failed to do in response to the abuse allegations and reports that came from the alleged actions of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky. This is not the space to fully discuss the heinous actions that Sandusky is alleged to have done and all the impacts it will have on the world of sports.
In fact, this story hardly touches basketball or the NBA. Still, though it creeps in.
So, of course we can turn to Penn State alumnus and former NBA player John Amaechi for some very reasoned perspective on the matter. Amaechi joined Dan Le Batard on his ESPN show earlier this week to talk about his feelings that have come from the Penn State scandal:
The whole interview is worth a listen. Amaechi is incredibly perceptive and incredibly on point in light of the outpouring of emotion that ...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No. 21 Penn State won for the first time since coach Joe Paterno was fired, with Stephfon Green running for two touchdowns and the Nittany Lions' solid defense holding Ohio State scoreless in the second half of a 20-14 victory Saturday. Penn State (9-2, 6-1) earned a share of the Big Ten's Leaders Division title and set up a division title game next week...
The NCAA has told Penn State it will examine how school officials handled a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the campus and cost the school's former president and coach Joe Paterno their jobs.
The NCAA has told Penn State it will investigate the school in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the campus, and cost its former president and coach Joe Paterno their jobs.
The chief administrative officer of the Rose Bowl says if Penn State wins the Big Ten title, the Nittany Lions will be "embraced" by the bowl.
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The new leader of Penn State's athletic department promised change Friday for an athletic department in turmoil after former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was charged with sexually abusing eight boys over 15-year span. David Joyner was formally introduced Friday as the school's acting athletic director.
The #11/12 Penn State Lady Lions (2-1, 0-0 Big Ten) will look to rebound from their first loss of the season when they travel to South Carolina (3-0) for a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. The game will be televised on SportSouth with Andy Demetra (play-by-play) and Debbie Antonelli (color) on the call.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's trustees have hired a large Pittsburgh-based law firm to represent them in relation to the child sex-abuse scandal for which three current and former university employees face criminal charges.
The new president of a charity founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting boys says the organization is looking at three options for its future and may not close.