| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:12 AM
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...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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,...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 11:10 AM
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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 5:26 PM
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....
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:03 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:27 AM
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.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 8:15 AM
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...