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The Chutzpah Of Jerry Sandusky

July 12, 2012

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As a reminder, he is asking for this at a time when Penn State leadership knew he had been accused of molesting children. Advertisements

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Louis Freeh’s Penn State Report Released

July 12, 2012

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It’s not good. Not for Penn State. Not for the football program. And certainly not for Joe Paterno’s legacy. Here’s the video:

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Joe Paterno’s Family Shoots Back At Trustees

March 12, 2012

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Joe Paterno’s family didn’t take kindly to the Board of Trustees’ report on why they fired Paterno and university president Graham Stanier, issuing the following statement: “The Paterno family is surprised and saddened that the Board of Trustees believes it is necessary and appropriate to explain — for the fourth or fifth time — why […]

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Penn State Trustees Report On Paterno, Spanier Firings

March 12, 2012

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The Penn State Board of Trustees issued a report Monday explaining why it decided Nov. 9 to dismiss football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier – as if they weren’t obvious. First, on Spanier: We determined on Nov. 9 that Dr. Spanier should be removed because he failed to meet his leadership responsibilities to […]

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New Sandusky Details Bring Bad News For Penn State

March 1, 2012

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Well, things just got worse at Penn State: State prosecutors have issued a court filing outlining the locations of alleged sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky and the ages — at least those they were able to confirm — of the alleged victims. Eight of the 10 alleged victims were abused on Penn State property, according […]

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Is Jerry Sandusky A Dummy?

February 21, 2012

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I very much enjoyed these sentences from award-winning journalist Sara Ganim*: The former coach has always had an aw-shucks manner about him, and those who knew him long before these allegations say he has a boyish demeanor and a silly side. But let’s get something straight: Jerry Sandusky is not a dumb guy. That’s a […]

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More Lunacy From State College

February 7, 2012

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More news from Sanduskyville: Pennsylvania state prosecutors are seeking changes in Jerry Sandusky’s bail conditions after getting complaints he’s been watching children in a nearby schoolyard from the back porch of his home, where he’s on house arrest awaiting trial on child molestation charges. The attorney general’s office argued in court papers filed today that Sandusky’s bail conditions should be […]

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In Jerry Sandusky News …

February 7, 2012

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We haven’t checked in on Jerry Sandusky in a while. Let’s see what he’s up to: BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky wants copies of secret grand jury testimony to help him prepare for trial on charges he sexually abused 10 boys. Sandusky lawyer Joe Amendola said late Monday he filed a court motion seeking transcripts […]

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Adventures In Grieving

January 23, 2012

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A letter to the editor in the Daily Collegian at Penn State: I just read that Coach Joe Paterno died of lung cancer. I hope the devil himself will hold the whole university administration accountable for Paterno’s death. Coach Paterno said that he did not even know that a man could do such a thing to a child. As dedicated as […]

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Jerry Sandusky’s Statement!

January 22, 2012

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That bundle of specialness known as Jerry Sandusky issued the following statement on Joe Paterno’s death: This is a sad day! Our family, Dottie and I would like to convey our deepest sympathy to Sue and her family. Nobody did more for the academic reputation of Penn State than Joe Paterno. He maintained a high […]

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Penn State Trustees Announce Changes

January 21, 2012

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The Penn State Board of Trustees announced some changes they’ll be making, in advance of various investigations into how Jerry Sandusky was allowed to be Jerry Sandusky in their midst: Penn State will pay for Sandusky’s accuser’s medical costs, they said, footing the bill for counseling and other abuse-related expenses. Trustees said the bills will […]

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Penn State Trustees Tell Their Story On Paterno

January 19, 2012

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The New York Times sat down for three hours with 13 members of the Penn State Board of Trustees, who laid out why they had to fire Joe Paterno as football coach in November. This included: To some trustees, Paterno failed in not reporting to the police what he had been told of Sandusky’s suspected […]

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Pennsylvania State Senator Cries Over JoePa

January 18, 2012

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Oh, dear lord. Sports by Brooks provides video of Pennsylvania state Sen. Jack Corman, who represents State College, breaking down as he defends Joe Paterno on the Senate floor. As Brooks notes, Corman closes with the following: He’s (Paterno) in the biggest battle of his life now but when you view his history he will […]

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Why Joe Had To Go

January 16, 2012

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Why didn’t Joe Paterno do more? Couldn’t he have stopped Jerry Sandusky? Did he deserve to be fired? Those are questions that have surrounded the Penn State coach for more than two months, ever since he was dismissed over the telephone after 61 years in State College. Based on comments here and his first media […]

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Joe Paterno: “I Didn’t Know How To Handle It”

January 14, 2012

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In his first interview since losing his job as Penn State’s football coach, Joe Paterno tells the Washington Post why he didn’t do more after hearing allegations against Jerry Sandusky: “I didn’t know exactly how to handle it and I was afraid to do something that might jeopardize what the university procedure was,” he said. […]

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Penn State Still Trying To Explain Things

January 12, 2012

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Nearly two months after the fact, Penn State faithful remain very cross with the university for firing Joe Paterno – for what many believe is no good reason at all. University President Rodney Erickson traveled the state to meet with alumni as a sort-of good will mission/demonstrate how transparent and open to discussion he is. […]

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