Posts in category "Child Sexual Abuse"

Sandusky Verdict Payout Enough for Abuse Victims?

Sandusky Verdict Payout Enough for Abuse Victims?
“We cannot undo what has been done, but we can and must do everything possible to learn from this and ensure it never happens again at Penn State.” Rodney A. Erickson, President, Penn State University As reported by the New York Times and other news outlets, Penn State has agreed to pay $59.7 million to... Read more »

Diana Nyad's Triumph Followed by Advertising Absurdity

Diana Nyad's Triumph Followed by Advertising Absurdity
  @ABCWorldNews ”I’ve got huge lacerations, it was difficult to breathe, my resolve on this thing is deep: #NeverEverGiveUp and I didn’t.” Diana Nyad’s Twitter feed, Monday, September 2, 2013 As Diana Nyad, whose last name means “water nymph,” was making history as the only individual – of any age or gender — in the world to successfully make... Read more »

Sandusky's Conviction, Appeal, and A Template for Change

Sandusky's Conviction, Appeal, and A Template for Change
This morning, in my sports commentary on WRLR 98.3 FM (http://wrlr.fm), I said the following: “On (Former Penn State Assistant Coach) Jerry Sandusky’s conviction on 45 counts of abuse: if the NCAA does not adopt stringent policies  about screening and reporting coaches, they are no better than the Catholic church when it comes to protecting... Read more »
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REHABBING THE LEGACY OF JOE PA

REHABBING THE LEGACY OF JOE PA
If there’s one thing that’s truly awful about death, it’s the unfinished business we leave behind. I recall one Lake County legislator’s quote from a news story I wrote for WKRS one Sunday morning a few years back.  From several news sources, it was reported that her final words were, “I wish I could have... Read more »

Woman on Top 3: Bob Knight and Running the NFL Round Table-WSR for 12-3-11

Woman on Top 3: Bob Knight and Running the NFL Round Table-WSR for 12-3-11
This week on the Weekend Sports Report: Who ran the table with a perfect score on our NFL Round Table? Was it…Steve Leventhal, Les Grobstein, Alison Moran? Or David Rusch (aka Packer Dave!) Sparks fly as we get into it over our stories of Bobby Knight, the NCAA, Bob Costas, Kentucky basketball, as well as the... Read more »

A Guide To Preventing Future Penn State Tragedies

The legendary Joe Paterno’s departure from Penn State  following the disclosure that retired defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky had sodomized and otherwise abused several boys who had participated in his Second Mile Foundation has been ranked along with the departures of Coach Woody Hayes from Ohio State, Bob Knight from Indiana University, Jim Tressel of Ohio State... Read more »
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