Posts tagged "Joe Paterno"

Bill O'Brien Stays: Penn State Puts A New Name On Paterno's Pedestal

Bill O'Brien Stays: Penn State Puts A New Name On Paterno's Pedestal
This is an absolutely crazy winter in both college football and the NFL. Nearly one-third of the teams in the NFL are replacing a head coach before next season, and the dominoes are in place for if/when a few elite college coaches like Oregon’s Chip Kelly take the money and run to the big time. Since... Read more »

Thoughts From a Disillusioned Sports Fan

Thoughts From a Disillusioned Sports Fan
Belief is a word that carries a lot of weight, and requires a great deal of context. Hope, for having only four letters, is a big word with a serious implications. For sports fans, both of these words have been followed by a question mark far too often lately. On Thursday night, Lance Armstrong released... Read more »

NCAA Rightfully, Appropriately Hammers Penn State

NCAA Rightfully, Appropriately Hammers Penn State
A little more than a week ago, I stated my personal feelings about Penn State’s football program receiving the “death penalty” in the wake of the pathetic institutional cover-up of Jerry Sandusky. On Monday morning, the NCAA and Big Ten made their feelings on the matter public with a number of sanctions and penalties. While... Read more »
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Why the NCAA Shouldn't Shut Down Penn St. Football

Why the NCAA Shouldn't Shut Down Penn St. Football
Let me begin by saying something as clearly as I possibly can. I know that just the premise proposed by the title of this piece will put a target on my head for comments to tear me apart. And I expect that. I’m a father of two little boys, age 5 and 19 months. I... Read more »

Penn State & Joe Paterno: The Continued Lie of Hiding Behind Process

Penn State & Joe Paterno: The Continued Lie of Hiding Behind Process
Everyone has heard about what’s going on at Penn State. On Tuesday, the university cancelled Joe Paterno’s weekly press conference when it became clear that the media was going to (rightfully) approach the coach like a pack of wolves. He is one of the most powerful and respected coaches in college athletics, but it appears... Read more »