Video: Penn State Alum Equates NCAA Sanctions to 9/11

Really? Crushing, sure. Demoralizing, perhaps. But 9/11? Uh, didn’t people DIE during that? Now we know where the problem at Penn State is. Watch the video below. From WNEP: The NCAA dropped the hammer on Penn State and former head football coach Joe Paterno this week. Fans were absolutely devastated by the unprecedented sanctions.  But Penn State alumnus Tom Price of Factoryville, Penn., took it to the extreme. He told…

July 25, 2012

BuzzFeed: Some People Still Don’t Understand What Joe Paterno Did Wrong

Tweet about NCAA sanctions against Penn State
July 24, 2012

What do you get when you combine the Tweet of anfy Penn State fans following the NCAA’s announcement of sanctions against the university with sections from the Freeh Report on what actually happened? A great article by our friends at that shows just how out-of-touch the Paterno apologists are. WARNING: Some of the Tweets contain Not Safe For Work language and stupidity.  Here’s one of my favorite Tweets: “Seriously…


Penn State Pounding

For Penn State students, alum, and fans who were holding their breaths this weekend awaiting word on what the NCAA will do to the football program there is good news: the Nittany Lions will not face the death penalty. The bad news? They may wish they had. According to sources, the NCAA will likely announce today some blistering punishments including the loss of scholarships, bowl appearances, and a hefty fine. …

July 23, 2012

More Trouble for Penn State: The Woman Who Stood Up to Joe Paterno

I remember reading about Vicky Triponey a few years back when she was a vice president at PSU who oversaw student discipline. Or at least the discipline of some of the students. When it came to Paterno’s football players, he reportedly thought only he knew best how to punish his boys and wanted Triponey to stay out of it.  She was told it was just the “the Penn State Way”…

July 18, 2012

Report on Penn State & the Sandusky Scandal to be Released at 9 AM Today

Will today be a new beginning for Penn State’s football program, or the beginning of the end? From The team brought in by Penn State to investigate “the facts and circumstances of the actions” at the university surrounding molestation of boys by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky will release its highly anticipated report today, with the school’s reputation and future direction hanging in the balance. The report will be…

July 12, 2012

Best Column About the Passing of Penn State Coach #JoePaterno

I’ve wanted to write something about the passing of long time former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, but couldn’t find the best way to express what I was thinking. Then I found this column at the Detroit Free Press by Michael Rosenberg and decided he could say it better than I could. If you click the link below you can read the whole thing, but basically what Rosenberg is…

January 23, 2012

Latest on Joe Paterno/Penn State Sex Scandal

So many stories out there, that I’m not going to try and compete with all of them, so we’ll just bring you some of the best/latest we’ve come across.  The Penn State Board of Trustees faces a huge dilemma this weekend: ask a living legend to step aside against Nebraska, even though he hasn’t been charged with a crime, but may have done less than he should OR let Paterno…

November 9, 2011

Penn State “Sex Scandal” Leads to Two Resignations; Incidents Involve Former D-Coordinator Jerry Sandusky

Things are not so happy in Happy Valley. Here’s the story as we understand it: Jerry Sandusky was the defensive coordinator for the Penn State football team until he resigned 1999 but continued to use the school’s facilities for his work (apparently a not uncommon practice within universities) with a foundation he established to help at-risk kids called The Second Mile. There were allegedly several incidents involving Sandusky and underage…

November 7, 2011