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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Friday to be mostly cloudy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 91 and light winds. Friday night is expected to be cloudy, with a low around 71 and light south winds. There is a 30 percent chance...
  • No collective punishment for Penn State football sins

    No collective punishment for Penn State football sins
    Spare me. Spare me the calls to abolish Penn State's football program in the wake of findings by former FBI Chief Louis Freeh that Coach Joe Paterno and other men in power hid the crimes of child rapist/assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Spare me...
  • Penn State must pay price for elevating game above lives

    Penn State must pay price for elevating game above lives
    They knew. Those are the two words that have been going through my mind since the release of the Freeh report. After months of examination of all of the facts surrounding the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case, the Freeh report proved that the top Penn...
  • KAL's Penn State cartoon in poor taste

    Publishing KAL's most recent cartoon was in very poor taste. He singles out both Joe Paterno and the Catholic church for ridicule in the same breath. Unless he had somehow shown the entire Penn State community collectively, he was way off base. The...
  • Could stiff penalties against Penn State help Maryland football program?

    Could stiff penalties against Penn State help Maryland football program?
    The NCAA is expected to announce signficant penalties against the Penn State football program Monday in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. Several reports suggest that the Nittany Lions won’t become the second program to be...
  • NCAA's Penn State sanctions aren't enough

    NCAA's Penn State sanctions aren't enough
    The NCAA this morning announced stiff penalties on the Penn State football program, acting with unprecedented swiftness in response to a report detailing the repeated failure of officials there to act appropriately in response to long-time assistant coach...
  • Not all at Penn State have done wrong

    What a terrible time the students, graduates, teachers and faculty of Penn State are experiencing these past few weeks. To have the entire reputation of the university teeter on the choices of certain few men is very tragic indeed. A nation watches as...
  • Penn State scandal hits new Paterno bio

    Penn State scandal hits new Paterno bio
    Sometimes, launching a book amid a brewing scandal can drive sales, but the author of a new bio of Joe Paterno is suffering from the backlash against the former Penn State football coach. As fallout from the child sex abuse scandal continues, publisher...
  • 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....