Posts tagged "Penn State"

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 »

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 »

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 »
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Big Ten Announces Divisional Alignment

Big Ten Announces Divisional Alignment
The Big Ten Conference, which will have 12 school in it starting in 2011, will reportedly align the schools into two divisions. One division will include Illinois, Indiana, Purdue, Wisconsin, Penn State and Ohio State. The other division will include Michigan, Iowa, Northwestern, Minnesota, Michigan State and the newcomer to the party, Nebraska. According to ESPN,... Read more »