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  • NCAA brings heavy penalties against Penn State

    INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA president Mark Emmert Monday declared that no punishment will repair the damage caused by Penn State's child sex-abuse scandal. The hope, Emmert said, is that the NCAA's penalties levied against the school's football program...
  • Were Penn State sanctions too harsh?

    Double fine, preserve wins Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune The NCAA mostly got it right and should be commended for acting swiftly. I also applaud the NCAA for not caving to the death penalty crowd that wanted blood at the cost of harming tens of...
  • NCAA sends wrong message with Penn State sanctions

    NCAA sends wrong message with Penn State sanctions
    Penn State deserved to be punished. There is no questioning that. But the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctioning of the football team – doled out by president Mark Emmert himself – solves nothing. If anything, it reinforces the wrong message:...
  • Letter: PSU board must accept responsibility to rights the wrongs, former football player and Harford resident says

    Warren Hartenstine is a Penn State graduate who played football for Coach Joe Paterno. He is a long-time resident of Harford County and a respected member of the local business community. He wrote a letter to the chair of the Penn State Board of Trustees....
  • Ralph Friedgen releases statement urging Terps to move forward, then looks back

    Ralph Friedgen releases statement urging Terps to move forward, then looks back
    An interesting e-mail was sent today to members of the Baltimore-Washington media covering Maryland  athletics. It came from former Terps football coach Ralph Friedgen, who wrote about the accomplishments of his program during his 10-year tenure. But the...
  • One reader's take on what happened at Penn State

    Here's what I think happened at Penn State: In 2001, Mike McQueary reported to Coach Joe Paterno that he witnessed a serious crime committed against a child by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky in the football building at Penn State. Based on the...
  • Bits & Pieces: Wrong priorities have caused damage to Penn State's image

    It seems that almost everywhere I go, the discussion comes around to Joe Paterno and Penn State. I met Joe Paterno here in Columbia years ago and I, like so many others, immediately thought that he was a great guy. So I am saddened by his fall from...
  • Joseph R. Carlozo, Calvert Hall football coach

    Joseph R. Carlozo, Calvert Hall football coach
    Joseph R. Carlozo, a former Calvert Hall College High School football coach whose team had a legendary closing-seconds victory at Memorial Stadium on Thanksgiving Day in 1969, died of stroke complications May 20 at Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation...
  • 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....
  • Catching Up With former Ravens safety Kim Herring

    Catching Up With former Ravens safety Kim Herring
    There's a whiff of the past in the Ravens' current playoff run. So said Kim Herring, strong safety on the Super Bowl XXXV championship team. Then as now, the Ravens rallied around linebacker Ray Lewis — but for different reasons. During the 2000...
  • What was the No. 1 sports story of 2012?

    Look toward London Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The London Olympics delivered the most compelling storylines of 2012. Gabby Douglas was not considered a contender for the women's gymnastics all-around gold medal at the beginning of the year,...