Found November 16, 2011 on
The Sports Bank:
According to insiders within the Penn State program, Joe Paterno was the CEO of not just college football, but everything else surrounding the team in Happy Valley. He was cold, calculating, and in control of all that went on.
So those claiming the senility defense, “oh he’s a confused old man,”- sorry that just doesn’t fly. When something happened within his empire, he knew about it. And perhaps his enhanced planning skills were at work when he “sold” his house to his wife for a $1 less than four months before the scandal broke. Was it just a typical estate planning and wealth transfer maneuver from an 84 year old man?
Or a way to shelter himself from the storm he knew was coming?
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According to Yahoo! Sports The Postgame:
Joe Paterno’s recent real estate transaction, reported by Mark Viera and Pete Thamel of the New York Times, has led some to speculate he knew his world was going to come crumbling down around him at Penn State. The winnin...
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Bob Costas and NBC nabbed the first interview with alleged child molester, and former Penn St. assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky. Here is the full interview followed by my thoughts.
First, who from Sandusky’s defense team thought this was a good idea? He comes off looking much worse, if that were even possible.
He says all of the allegations...
As more information from the Penn State scandal leaks out, I’m sure we will be uncovering plenty more pieces of shady information like this one. Joe Paterno and his wife bought a home near the Penn State campus for $58,000 in 1969. According to court documents filed in Centre County, Penn. that were uncovered by [...]
PITTSBURGH — A southwestern Pennsylvania race track and casino is putting its relationship with Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris on hiatus for comments he made in support of ousted Penn State coach Joe Paterno.
With the firing of Joe Paterno and the arrest of athletic director Tim Curley on perjury and failure to report charges, associate athletic director Mark Sherburne had taken over control of Penn State’s athletic department on an interim basis. As of Wednesday morning, any leadership vacuum that existed in that department, PSU hopes, is officially…
Franco Harris's tireless quest to win Joe Paterno his job back pretty much went the way everyone not named Franco Harris knew it would. As reported earlier today, Harris's dedication to Penn State's morally complicit former coach is so great he made a show of sacrificing his own noble calling as a casino spokesman, hopped in a car with...
Former Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris‘ public support of fired Penn State coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal has already cost him a job as a casino spokesperson. Now, it might result in similar problems with a local charity board. An Associated Press story today claims…
STATE COLLEGE , Pa. - All the familiar sights and sounds of a football weekend at Penn State were on display: Crowded sidewalks and restaurants, fans dressed in the blue-and-white of their cherished Nittany Lions, scalpers pestering passers-by for extra tickets.
But something was clearly missing.
Happy Valley is anything but these days.
"There's no life here," Homer...