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In light of everything that has been revealed regarding the Sandusky incident, Penn State University reportedly will be taking down legendary head coach Joe Paterno’s statue over the weekend: Am told that Penn State plans to take down the Paterno statue this weekend. — Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) July 20, 2012 Given the circumstances, Penn State [...]
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The Joe Paterno statue at Penn State was officially taken down on Sunday. Here is a video along with a statement from the school's president.
The last visible vestige of Joe Paterno's 46-year tenure as Penn State's head football coach is gone. University president Rod Erickson announced in a statement released at 7 a.m. Sunday morning that the seven-foot, 900-pound statue of Paterno outside Beaver Stadium would be taken down and moved into storage, calling it a "source of division and an obstacle to healing...
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...
Paterno statue being removed in the early hours of Sunday morning
Penn State has finally made a decision, one that has been a long time coming according to many inside and outside of the Penn State community, as early this morning construction workers began the process of removing the statue located in front of Beaver Stadium.
In a statement released this morning...
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...
The aforementioned statue
Reports out of Happy Valley, PA indicate that Penn State and it's Board of Trustees have made the decision to take down the statue of former Head Coach and current NCAA all-time victory leader Joe Paterno.
The decision comes on the heels of the Louis Freeh report which indicated Paterno was heavily involved in what appears to be a coverup to...
The now infamous statue of Joe Paterno has been removed. It was first reported by Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network. Penn State University President Rodney Erickson released a statement early this morning: With the release of Judge Freeh’s Report of the Special Investigative Counsel, we as a community have had to confront a failure [...]
Reporters were barred from using a hotel restroom while Alabama head football coach Nick Saban relieved himself during a break in the action at SEC Media Days.
The Birmingham News reports that a short line formed outside the restroom while Saban was inside with University of Alabama athletic relations coordinator Cedric Burns.
Two security officials reportedly blocked the line...
Earlier today, we at Crystal Ball Run wrote on Penn State’s official decision to take down Joe Paterno’s statue on campus. Now, we may know what was behind the timing of the decision, as well as the haste with which the statue was brought down.
The reason? Well, according to a report by CBS News, the NCAA has called a press conference for early Monday morning, where they will...
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...
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...
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...