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Breaking from the New York Times Here's the quick breakdown of the NCAA punishment: $60 million Fine 4 year post-season ban vacating of all of the team’s victories from 1998 to 2011 removal of ...
by lostboyjim
Comment Count 561 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 199 Recommends
In a much dicussed diary by SwedishJewfish I made some statements which, upon reflection, I ...
by CanisMaximus
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 11:20 PM PST with 33 Recommends
I thought I would test the Paterno's assertion that this was not about restoring Joe Paterno's legacy, but rather about raising awareness of child sexual abuse. Both of Joe Paterno’s daughters ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 08:04 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Yesterday July 14th, the Penn State Board of Trustees announced that they would not be taking down the famous statue of the late Joe Paterno, an icon in Penn State football and one of the winningest ...
by FDRDemocrat
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2012 at 07:53 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
I just saw a story on CNN that left me nearly speechless with outrage. The report came from outside the Penn State football stadium, live, during the run up to today's season-ending game. The ...
by elsaf
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 09:52 AM PST with 28 Recommends
The truth of the matter is - if 1/2 the time and energy being exerted to exonerate Joe Paterno's legacy was put into preventing child sexual abuse, we could potentially save millions of future ...
by Roxine
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 07:08 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
This is hardly a diary, but I did not see this reported elsewhere here, and forgive me if it is repetitive. Penn State removed the Paterno statue overnight, apparently, and the NCAA is announcing ...
by geordie
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 07:46 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
This will be brief as it is still happening as we type.....
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 07:23 PM PST with 11 Recommends
A few weeks ago, before Joe Paterno's statue was removed, Eli wrote in a post entitled Death Penalty Eli, as some have noted, is an ancient professor, an academic if you will. He has followed ...
by EliRabett
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Aug 14, 2012 at 02:14 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Legendary coach and recently controversial figure, Joseph Vincent Paterno has passed on at 9:25 this morning. He was 85 years old. "It is with great sadness that we announce that Joe ...
by viczeba
Comment Count 177 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 08:21 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I’ve spent too much time the past few days reading about the horrible crimes committed at Penn State, both by the perpetrator and those who shielded them. Horrible, horrible stuff, and agree with ...
by mygreekamphora
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 04:58 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Last week was a pivotal week in America, for lots of reasons. The subject of this diary is one of them. Much as been made of the Special Investigations surrounding the roles and responsibilities ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 12:58 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
It's looking like the worst scandal and saddest, most bizarre tragedy imagineable. Although I haven't read the indictment, I've heard enough about it to know it's heinous what went on, but I won't ...
by mandyinseattle
Comment Count 71 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 09:02 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Sometimes it seems like there's nothing you can do that will prevent ...
by Larry Nocella
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 12:27 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I've been following the threads here, and more amusingly at FreeRepublic, concerning the issues surrounding both Joe Paterno at Penn State, and Herman Cain. I've noticed a trend. Herman Cain was ...
by ekeithj
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 01:10 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Quick heads up regarding the Penn State / Sandusky / Paterno fall out. From an article on NBC sports : A potentially explosive report into whether football coach Joe Paterno and other top Penn ...
by patchmo13
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 02:27 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
As the news travels, another scandal is in the headline. This time it is Coach Paterno, and Penn State. A sacred taboo has been crossed, and it challenges each of us with moral implications. The ...
by Kozzmo
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 07:59 AM PST with 2 Recommends