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  • Ray Lewis statue? Not so fast

    Ray Lewis statue? Not so fast
    What's more embarrassing than to have to take down a commemorative statue? Accomplished individuals may encounter situations over a lifetime that overshadow the acts that brought them recognition. William Donald Schaefer's statue was dedicated at a...
  • The truth about the Paterno scandal

    The truth about the Paterno scandal
    Your recent article about the Joe Paterno sex abuse case missed the mark ("Report by Paterno family rebuts scandal accusations," Feb. 11). Buried on page 8 was the following dismissive remark: "The 238-page review, conducted by former Pennsylvania Gov....
  • Ravens TV: A painful game to watch, but not because of CBS Sports

    Ravens TV: A painful game to watch, but not because of CBS Sports
    As appealing as it might be to vent my own frustration and play to the rage of tens of thousands of Ravens fans by ripping the TV coverage of Baltimore’s agonizing 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots, facts are facts. And the fact of the matter...
  • Edsall ranked 65th among college football coaches by The Sporting News

    Edsall ranked 65th among college football coaches by The Sporting News
    The 2012 college football season is still months away, but those who oversee its coverage at The Sporting News did their best this week to turn some of the attention away from the NFL’s concussion controversy, the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs,...
  • Gilman's Gaia declines to discuss his commitment to Penn State

    Gilman's Gaia declines to discuss his commitment to Penn State
    Brian Gaia committed to play football at Penn State in the spring, but this week that’s not something the Gilman lineman wants to talk about. Gaia is set to play defensive tackle at Penn State next fall, but in light of the sex abuse scandal that...
  • Crisis consultants encourage Morgan State officials to speak up about alleged cannibal

    Crisis consultants encourage Morgan State officials to speak up about alleged cannibal
    As Morgan State University has been splashed across the news because of a sensational homicide involving a student's alleged cannibalism, Stephanie Morgan worries about how the world will view her alma mater. In recent days, the East Baltimore woman has...
  • After Penn State, Md. may examine strengthening child abuse reporting law

    Educators, health practitioners, social service workers and police officers are required under Maryland law to report suspected child abuse to local authorities and to their bosses. But the state has no power to prosecute when the law is not followed....
  • Penn State's board did the right thing

    Three cheers for the Board of Trustees of Penn State University for cleaning house in the aftermath of the revelation that assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused a number of young boys over a 15-year period. I am appalled by those who...
  • NBC sportscaster Bob Costas scores with Jerry Sandusky exclusive

    NBC sportscaster Bob Costas scores with Jerry Sandusky exclusive
    For all the big journalists associated with Brian Williams' "Rock Center," it was sportscaster Bob Costas who put this self-important, over-promoted newsmagazine on the map Monday with his exclusive interview of former Penn State football coach Jerry...
  • Staff Q&A: What's the best way to quit a job?

    Staff Q&A: What's the best way to quit a job?
    During the past week,¬†Joe Paterno was fired, Eddie Murphy and Brett Ratner quit the Oscars and Greece’s prime minister stepped down. Just in case the trend continues, we asked our staff what they think is the best way to go out. •••...
  • Jerry Sandusky's final defense will sputter meekly

    Jerry Sandusky's final defense will sputter meekly
    As bad as last week was, this one will be worse. All the stories we heard of how former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky befriended young boys, made them aware of his vast power in the State College and then, when they were acutely aware...
  • Paterno put football ahead of children

    I am appalled at the reactions of Penn State supporters who continue to stand behind Joe Paterno and aren't certain whether he did the "right thing" or not. Mr. Paterno was told that his right hand man and close friend sodomized a 10-year-old boy and...