Browsing All posts tagged under »Penn State Scandal«

Minute with Meltdown: What I’m Thankful For…

November 23, 2011

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By Matt Melton The holiday season is the perfect time for us to slow down and spend a few moments in thought, to take stock of everything that is important to us and our lives, and to really appreciate the blessings given to us. When you are finished with that, here’s a random tongue-hand-foot-arm-shoulder-elbow-thigh-in-cheek look […]

Syracuse Basketball Coach Bernie Fine Accused of Sexual Misconduct

November 18, 2011

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By Geoff Ratliff In another disturbing sexual misconduct sure to rock the college sports landscape, Syracuse men’s assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has been accused of sexual molesting two former team ball boys over a nearly 20-year period of time from the late 1970s through the late 1990s. The Syracuse police department has opened an […]

Dispatch from the Edge: Week of 11/11/11

November 11, 2011

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By Michael Devlin Looking past the unfortunate events at Penn State, whose details have been nauseatingly rehashed over this week is no easy task. But the remainder of the sports world has hardly been quiet in the interim.  Perhaps the most compelling story on the wires is the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, […]

Penn State’s Self Inflicted “Death Penalty”

November 10, 2011

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By Jeremy Sickel Dealth Penalty: Noun: death as punishment for a crime   The “death penalty” is the popular term used for the NCAA’s power to ban a school from competing in a sport for at least one year. It is the harshest penalty that an NCAA member school can receive. The most notable instance […]

Ashton Kutcher weighs in on Paterno Firing, then Fires himself from Twitter

November 10, 2011

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By Jeremy Sickel One of the more popular accounts on Twitter will no longer be controlled by its namesake. After receiving a plethora of angry mentions directed his way Wednesday evening about his comments on the firing of Penn State Head Coach Joe Paterno, Ashton Kutcher has decided it to be in his best interest to […]