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  • For all those he touched, Joe Paterno will remain a great man

    When my brother died in Vietnam in 1967, my father reached out to Joe Paterno in his grief. He wrote to Joe and asked what Joe would do if he lost a player from injury. Mr. Paterno wrote back and expressed his sympathy and how he would handle the...
  • It's not about Paterno's legacy, it's about child abuse

    Today we have witnessed a complete and total failure of the American higher education system ("Paterno fired," Nov. 10).  I am embarrassed that the educational system that I am a part of was responsible for affecting the lives of children in a negative...
  • Confront child sex abuse

    Confront child sex abuse
    Child abuse demands that we choose sides. The victim demands that we speak up and take action; the perpetrator demands that we remain silent. Do-nothing bystanders collude with the abuser, enabling him to continue devouring children. That's what is...
  • Lenny Moore supports Paterno, says coach was there for him

    The photograph hangs in Lenny Moore's club basement, amid the hundreds of trophies, plaques and keepsakes that chronicle the life of the Baltimore Colts Hall of Fame running back. But few treasures mean as much to Moore as the black-and-white snapshot...
  • The tragedy at Penn State

    The tragedy at Penn State
    The Penn State student rioters who overturned a TV truck and reacted so angrily at Wednesday night's firing of Coach Joe Paterno picked the wrong villain. The media did not take down their longtime coach, the winningest in college football history. It was...
  • How much has Fine damaged Syracuse?

    What is Boeheim's role? Mike Anthony Hartford Courant Any damage to Syracuse, or more specifically its basketball program, will come down to whether head coach Jim Boeheim faces any fallout. Assistant coach Bernie Fine is out. Good. The program can...
  • Paterno deserved better treatment

    The unfortunate aspect of all these new ways to communicate is that it gives rise to people believing that they have a right to pass judgment on anyone who makes a mistake and doesn't live up to perfection. Joe Paterno has helped many people over a...
  • Do not keep silent in face of child abuse

    The scandal currently rocking Penn State and its beloved football coach Joe Paterno sheds important light on how we respond to child abuse. It's a reminder that the impact of remaining silent in the face of sexual abuse can be devastating. We mourn...
  • Should Boeheim keep job with Team USA?

    What has he done wrong? K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune Jim Boeheim's only crime thus far is one of ignorance — and arrogance. Unless it comes out that he had direct knowledge of Bernie Fine's lifestyle, he should keep his jobs with Syracuse and the...
  • Vanderlinden not interested in Terps' defensive coordinator job

    Vanderlinden not interested in Terps' defensive coordinator job
    Penn State assistant Ron Vanderlinden says he won't be coming back to College Park as Maryland's new defensive coordinator. Days after one of his former assistants returned as the team's new offensive coordinator, Vanderlinden wrote to The Baltimore Sun ...
  • A final visit with Joe Paterno for two old Baltimore Colts

    A final visit with Joe Paterno for two old Baltimore Colts
    Lenny Moore and Lydell Mitchell were two of Penn State's greatest players, and not surprisingly, became two of the greatest Baltimore Colts. Two weeks ago they drove to State College, Pa., to pay their respects to Joe Paterno, who died Sunday and who they...
  • Calvert Hall's Da'Quan Davis, Trevor Williams commit to Penn State

    Calvert Hall's Da'Quan Davis, Trevor Williams commit to Penn State
    Even though Calvert Hall All-Metro football players Da’Quan Davis and Trevor Williams have been playing football together since they were 12, they never set out to go to Penn State together. They started playing together at Roland Park Middle...