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What ‘The Wire’ can teach us about how we handle the Penn State scandal

I don’t know Franco Harris. I’m sure he’s a great guy. As a Raiders fan, I hate his part in the Immaculate Reception, but I’m still sure he’s a class act. However, his latest role in the Joe Paterno saga … Continue reading

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Howard Stern weighs in on the Penn State scandal in true Howard Stern fashion

Howard Stern had Al Michaels on his show Monday. Here’s a clip of the two talking about the Penn State scandal. I’m sure they talked about a variety of topics (Stern interviews tend to), such as where Michaels thinks Andrew … Continue reading

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Penn State students just don’t get it

By now you’ve seen the disturbing images of student demonstrations in Happy Valley last night in wake of Penn State’s board of trustees firing football coach Joe Paterno. 

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Penn State should drop Paterno immediately and replace him with Urban Meyer

Amid a disastrous child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has announced he will retire at season’s end. But if you ask me, that’s not good enough. 

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Mothers of alleged abuse victims speak out against Penn State

The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pa., has been all over the recent Penn State child sexual abuse scandal that has been dominating the sports headlines since the weekend and also could result in Joe Paterno’s career ending with a dark cloud … Continue reading

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Joe Paterno on the outs at Penn State?

Joe Paterno, the winningest coach in Division I college football, could be out as coach at Penn State as soon as a matter of days after being embroiled in a child-sex scandal involving a longtime former assistant, according to a … Continue reading

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