Found November 15, 2011 on The Hair of the Dog Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Joe Paterno
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 are false. He says Penn St. assistant coach, Mike McQueary did not see him raping a young boy in the shower. Why would he lie? Sandusky says, “You’d have to ask him that.” Instead of raping this 10-year old, Sandusky says he and the boy were horsing around, snapping towels and sliding across the floor. Seriously? Yeah, you know, a 50-60 year old man, and an a 10 year old boy naked in the showers, you know horsing around…so what’s wrong with that? When asked about witnesses saying he performed oral sex on young boys, Sandusky said that’s also a lie, and you’d have to ask the witnesses why they would l...

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