Fallout from the Penn State child sex abuse scandal continues. The famous bronze statue of former football coach Joe Paterno was taken down Sunday as the university braces for a major punishment to its football program.
Penn State, always slow on prudence, finally gave in to public outrage and removed the statue bearing Paterno’s visage, jogging from some, bloody, muddy gridiron, forefinger flexed in the air, mission accomplished. Victory is relative, even in football.
Christine Brennan, columnist for USA Today and bestselling author of ‘Best Seat In The House’, called into The Scott Garceau Show to talk about the upcoming Olympics and her take on Penn State.
I don’t know if there has been an uglier scandal in my lifetime in sports than Penn State. Not steroids in baseball. Not Michael Vick’s dogfighting. Not O.J. Not anything. The minute young children get involved, all bets are off.
Former Baltimore Colt & 1972 Penn State grad Lydell Mitchell joined The Norris & Davis Show to discuss the emotions he’s feeling now that the Freeh report paints a different picture of Penn State football and his mentor, Joe Paterno.
How much did other officials and universities know?
After giving his opening rant, Glenn Younes opened the phone lines for his listeners to express their opinions of the Jerry Sandusky Penn State scandal. It seemed as if everybody had a different take on what has happened at State College and what happens now.
What did the NCAA know?
Some emails have surfaced. What did Penn State officials know about Jerry Sandusky’s sex crimes against children? Glenn Younes stops by to weigh in with The Vinny and Rob Show.
Now that Sandusky has been convicted on 45 of 48 counts many believe that this tragedy is over when he is sentenced in three months. I say no, it’s far from over.
Convicted on 45 of 48 counts.
Haley Ford and Molly Fernandez each scored three goals, and Penn State surprised eighth-seed Towson 15-8 Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA women’s lacrosse tournament.