Don Van NattaJr., ESPN.com is reporting that the family of Joe Paterno has sent a letter of appeal concerning the NCAA's Penn State sanctions. The letter, received by the NCAA on Friday, asks that the sanctions against Penn State and Joe Paterno for covering up the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal be appealed. A copy of the letter has fallen into the hands of ESPN’s … [Read more...] about Joe Paterno’s Family Appeals Penn State Sanctions
Will the Big 10 give Penn State the boot?
In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky trial and the cover-up by Penn State officials of the fact that Jerry Sandusky was sexually abusing children, there has been much speculation on what the future holds for the Penn State football program. What sanctions will the program face? Will the Paterno statue be taken down? Will the NCAA remove the football team from the school … [Read more...] about Will the Big 10 give Penn State the boot?
Penn State covered up Jerry Sandusky? New emails imply it
Newly released emails from 2001 by the disgraced Penn State trio of former officials (Gary Schultz, Graham Spanier and Tim Curley) discussed Jerry Sandusky and appeared to reference Joe Paterno. Check that, they imply deference not reference to Paterno. As if to say what Joe Paterno wanted, Joe Paterno got. CNN's Anderson Cooper reported on emails exchanged between Penn … [Read more...] about Penn State covered up Jerry Sandusky? New emails imply it
Update: Jerry Sandusky on Suicide Watch; Sanctions possible for PSU?
Update from MSNBC: Karl Rominger said Sandusky was under individual guard at the county jail, known as suicide watch, and was apart from the general prison population, Reuters reported. It was not clear if Sandusky had acted in a way that threatened his own life, or if the move was standard procedure in such a high-profile case. Rominger reiterated that the former … [Read more...] about Update: Jerry Sandusky on Suicide Watch; Sanctions possible for PSU?
More Penn State coaches say they showered with young boys
Just when you thought the details of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, and the Penn State cover-up of his alleged child rape couldn't offend your sensibilities and morals any further, we learned today during the Sandusky trial that other coaches, in addition to Jerry Sandusky used to shower with little boys in Happy Valley. Yes, this only gets creepier, sicker and weirder. … [Read more...] about More Penn State coaches say they showered with young boys