Posts tagged "Penn State"

Now, What? Lady Vols, Summitt Face An Agonizing Decision

Now, What? Lady Vols, Summitt Face An Agonizing Decision
There is no more compelling a story out of the Des Moines Region than the University of Tennessee’s Lady Volunteers, who were eliminated last night when the unbeaten (38-0) Baylor Bears trounced the Vols, 77-58. Despite Shekinna Stricklen’s 22 points for Tennessee (27-9) and Glory Johnson’s 19, they became the first four-year Lady Vols class... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

The Weekend Sports Report's Take on Penn State, 11-12-11

The Weekend Sports Report's Take on Penn State, 11-12-11
Everybody is talking about Penn State and Les Grobstein, Steve Leventhal, and I  are no exception. Should the game against Nebraska be played? What will Joe Paterno’s legacy be? How does it compare to other college scandals?   And yet, life as we know it still goes on, with our weekly NFL roundtable discussing Bears-Lions and Packers-Vikes... Read more »
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