Found October 11, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
[BF] – John Ziegler, a political filmmaker and radio host best known for his exuberant support of (and public fallout with) Sarah Palin, has a new mission: exposing what he believes to be the unfair tarnishing of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno’s reputation…An energetic Ziegler replied in under a minute to BuzzFeed’s e-mail query. He has no obvious ties to Penn State, and says his lifelong concerns about media bias drive his interest in the issue. “I think the Penn State story is one of the worst examples of media malpractice that we’ve ever seen,” he said. “It was very clear to me early on this was a story ripe for media malpractice, but it was worse than I ever could have imagined.”  The problem, according to Ziegler, started in November of 2011 when the NBA was on strike, football was in a lull and there was little other sports news. It’s at that point, he says, that ESPN and other outlets began to turn what was a story about Jerry Sandusky into a story about Paterno…Z...

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Bellefonte, PA (Sports Network) - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30-60 years in prison for his conviction on charges of child sexual abuse.Judge John M. Cleland handed down the sentence on Tuesday after Sandusky was found guilty in June on 45 counts charging him with sexual abuse of 10 boys over a 15-year period.Sandusky will serve no less...

Jerry Sandusky sentenced to minimum of 30 years in prison

Former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced today in regards to the 45 child abuse charges he was convicted of in June. Sandusky is charged with abusing ten boys over the period of the last fifteen years. Some of them which happened inside Penn State facilities. Lead prosecutor on the case, Joe McGettigan and victims of Sandusky were heard in court, relaying to the court...
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