Penn State Players Loyal to a Fault

First, let me commend the football players at Penn State for vowing not to renege on their commitment and staying with the university.  They maintained that not one person built Penn State, and not one person is going to tear it down. You have to respect those young men for wanting to finish what they…

NCAA Is Headed Down a Slippery Slope

The NCAA is expected to make a ruling on Penn State at a press conference tomorrow morning at 9 AM.  NCAA president Mark Emmert made the announcement earlier today that he will announce penalties levied against Penn State in relation to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation crimes – and the school’s unwillingness to do anything…

JoePa’s Statue Had to Go

Penn State’s president decided to remove Joe Paterno’s statue early this morning.  I’ve got one thing to say to this gentleman. “Bravo”. Good for the president in making the right, albeit courageous decision.  And congrats to the Board of Trustees in backing him. Simply put, Penn State had to remove that statue because it has…

Penn State Board Made the Right – and Tough – Call on Paterno

Legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno was fired yesterday by the school’s Board of Trustees.  The Board also fired its  president Graham Spanier. While the Spanier decision was an easy one to make (the way he bungled the sex abuse allegations against a former assistant coach was sickening), the Paterno decision had to be tough. …