Not-So-Happy Valley Today For Penn State

Today will be a very long day for Penn State University and its football coach, Joe Paterno. columnist Jason Whitlock joined the chorus of columnists demanding JoePa’s ouster:There should be no surprise that protecting Joe Paterno, Penn State, Happy Valley and Linebacker U — profit-generating institutions at the core of big-time college athletics’ amateur myth — appears...
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November 08, 2011  |  1 Comment

Paterno's Resignation Fuels Media Fire

The media firestorm surrounding the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal at Penn State is raging uncontrolled. Joe Paterno’s lame retirement announcement only made it worse.Check out what’s happening on Twitter:Tucker Max: “Hey Joe Paterno: When TUCKER MAX is telling you that your moral choices are clearly wrong, you have really, REALLY, (screwed) up.”Jason Whitlock: “Paterno: ‘I will...
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November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn State Insanity, Captured By Twitter

As things went haywire at Penn State University, incredulous Americans watched the coverage on TV and took to Twitter to share their views.The school fired Joe Paterno. “Reporters” berated the PSU Board of Trustees for its unmitigated gall. Students rioted in protest of the firing, giving accused child molester Jerry Sandusky a free pass. The fact that child rape witness Mike McQueary...
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November 10, 2011  |  1 Comment

This Penn State Scandal Animation Is Best Viewed

After a hit of acid. The PSU think is crazy, but this depiction is even crazier.
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November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn State Students Show Their Colors

While ignoring child molestation victims while protesting the firing of Joe Paterno. Well-played?
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November 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Big 10 Removes Paterno's Name From Trophy

The first ever Big 10 Championship trophy will get a new name before it is even handed out. Big 10 commissioner Jim Delaney has announced that disgraced former Penn State coach Joe Paterno's name will be removed from the trophy. Delaney said, "We believe that it would be inappropriate to keep Joe Paterno's name on the trophy at this time. The trophy and its namesake are intended...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Sandusky Implicates Self On NBC

Accused child molester Jerry Sandusky took to NBC-TV to proclaim his innocence. His interview with Bob Costas did not go particularly well, as the commentary in the Twittervese illustrated. Here is a sampling of the instant analysis: Jason Whitlock: "Costas interview seems like Sandusky's suicide note. #24hoursandsanduskyisdone JJFromKansas: "You think maybe Sandusky's entire...
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November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Penn State Can't Buy Advertising Like This

Actually, the school could do that if it wanted to. But it probably won't.
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November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

This Will Kill Your Holiday Spirit

A musical tribute to alleged child abuser Jerry Sandusky. Yeech.
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December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Joe Paterno Remembered As A Coach Of The People

Ever since Joe Paterno's passing on Sunday, people have been sending their condolences and telling stories of the coach known as "JoePa", but I found a video that really shows who he was. The School Philly, a website run by Penn State students, posted a video on YouTube that showed that not only was Paterno remembered as a great coach, but as an institution at Penn State. ...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

So What, Exactly, Is Joe Paterno's Legacy?

The passing of Penn State coach Joe Paterno left many sports pundits feeling terribly conflicted. An unthinkably horrible scandal led to his unceremonious firing. The lung cancer ravaged his body and took his life in short order.Just how should we remember this man? America’s sporting press struggled with that topic this week:Sally Jenkins, Washington Post: “For most of his 61 years...
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January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Court Says Sandusky Can See Grandchildren

February 14, 2012   What is up sports fans! You guys may have a few questions like 'where have you been?' and the answer is...busy. Now it's my turn to ask the questions. Did the NY Giants really win the Superbowl? Did Eli Manning really defeat Tom Brady and Bill Belichick aka the hoodie again? Did Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have a showdown at Pebble Beach?   Well not...
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May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Paterno Speaks From the Grave!

(Fowl Line) Damage control...Paterno family releases purported final words from Joe Pa on PSU/Sandusky scandal, whereupon he wraps in himself in the alma mater and ignores the heart of the matter (expected), but at the end of the missive he acknowledges the realization containing the mess failed and he tries to salvage the last best compromise, (unexpected), Or in his words: "...
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July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Paterno Statue Ordered to Be Removed

Penn State president Rod Erickson has decided to remove the statue of former head football coach Joe Paterno amid the recent allegations in the Freeh Report. Construction vehicles and local police arrived at the site of the statue shortly after dawn Sunday morning. Barricades were set up along the street and sidewalk and a chain link fence was erected around the statue with a...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State Fan Compares Sanctions to 9/11

The NCAA came down hard on Penn State yesterday. Real hard. They were fined $60 million and banned from four bowl games just to say a few. Needless to say, fans didn't take the news very well. One Penn State fan and alumnus took it a step further. Tom Price of Factoryville, PA told WNEP of Scranton that the sanctions put forth by the NCAA is like 9/11 all over again. Right...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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