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  • One man's actions, and the incalculable damage done

    Imagine you were one of them. Imagine you were 10 years old. A coach you trusted. A man you liked. A guy with white hair. An "older" person. Imagine he led you. Imagine you listened. Imagine you didn't want to. Imagine you did what you were told....
  • Mark Russell

    How many officials at Penn State should wind up in the state pen? How can the citizens of State College, Pa., be critical of Joe Paterno when they all have little "St. Joseph" statues of him on their dashboards? Newt Gingrich acts like he thinks he is...
  • Ex-PSU coach Bradley looking forward to working Lehigh-Fordham

    Ex-PSU coach Bradley looking forward to working Lehigh-Fordham
    Tom Bradley made it clear ahead of time that he didn't want to talk about Penn State, where he spent 37 years as a player and coach — serving as the Nittany Lions interim head coach for four games in 2011 after the Jerry Sandusky scandal...
  • Sandusky, Paterno and the media, revisited

     
    Showtime's sports spinoff of the newsmagazine 60 Minutes will air a story Wednesday night about Jerry Sandusky, the trials of three former Penn State administrators and Joe Paterno. Already, documentary filmmaker John Ziegler is combing through the...
  • Rethink the sanctions, ESPN columnist tells NCAA

     
    ESPN's Gene Wojciechowski spent time with Penn State last month preparing the 'Training Days' program that provided a back-stage look at the start of camp. Now, the columnist is asking the NCAA to take another look at Penn State as......
  • UConn Looks To New Policy For Reporting Sexual Assault

    UConn Looks To New Policy For Reporting Sexual Assault
    Top administrators at the University of Connecticut are hoping that new policies and other proposals will address some of the troubling issues raised by an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by a music professor, Robert Miller. Among...
  • Charitable plaque commemorates Joe Paterno's 'final message' to his team

     
    Two former Penn State football players have developed a plaque commemorating Joe Paterno's final words to the team and are selling it as part of a charitable enterprise. Image from paternoplaques.com Andrew Pitz and Evan Lewis, both of whom went......
  • Bobby Bowden gets a chance for a Florida State happy ending

    Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden were legends and friends and headed for train-wreck finishes. There was no easy way to extricate themselves from the Penn State and Florida State kingdoms they ruled, so both men decided to hold on until fate intervened....
  • Bloomington hasn't been an easy place for Penn State to play lately

     
    Among teams it has played more than 15 times, Penn State has unbeaten, untied records against two: Lebanon Valley and Indiana. The Lions went 20-0 against Lebanon Valley from 1905-35. They are 16-0 (vacated wins notwithstanding) against the Hoosiers...
  • Success, integrity, courage mark Weaver's Virginia Tech legacy

    Success, integrity, courage mark Weaver's Virginia Tech legacy
    The morning after found Jim Weaver at peace and reflective, more convinced than ever of his life-altering decision, and moved by others' response. Weaver announced Tuesday that he is retiring as Virginia Tech's athletic director. His tenure was...
  • Chuck Klosterman examines good guys, bad guys in 'I Wear the Dark Hat'

    Chuck Klosterman examines good guys, bad guys in 'I Wear the Dark Hat'
    Most cultural critics have a natural appetite for controversy. But some subjects are so contentious that they strike fear in the most courageous writers. The nightmare scenario: Your editor calls you and says, "Kanye has a new song called 'Hitler's Shorty...
  • Warts and all: Real stories of real people can be tough to tell

    Warts and all: Real stories of real people can be tough to tell
    You should brace yourself for the Joe Paterno Story. Hollywood is quiet now, if not so much in deference to the convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky's victims as to the fear of being perceived as premature and insensitive. But you can be sure they're all...