Source: ESPN The NCAA has hit Penn State with a $60 million sanction, a four-year football postseason ban and a vacation of all wins dating to 1998, the organization said Monday morning. “These funds must be paid into an endowment for external programs preventing child sexual abuse or assisting victims and may not be used [...]
Source: Dylan Murphy / SportsGrid The debate is over, friends. The Joe Paterno statue has been taken down and will be moved to an unamed “secure location.” After the release of the Freeh report, intense debate surrounding the statue and its removal began, with many on either side of the issue. Ultimately, however, Penn State [...]
Source: AP / NBCSports STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium Sunday as the NCAA announced it would be issuing sanctions against the university whose top officials were accused in a scathing report of burying child sex abuse allegations against a now-convicted [...]
Source: The Detroit News Amid the fallout of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, Penn State University will remove the statue of legendary coach Joe Paterno near Beaver Stadium this weekend. Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network posted via Twitter that she was told that the statue would be removed. CBS Sports’ Bonnie Bernstein [...]
Roland Martin talks to Bomani Jones about the Joe Paterno statue and the Freeh report detailing the shameful conduct of top officials at Penn State. Subscribe to the Roland S. Martin Daily Podcast via iTunes.
By Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com After years and years of over-the-top stories attesting to the character, honor, integrity and moral fiber of the late Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno, we now know, after reading the 267-page Penn State internal report on child predator Jerry Sandusky, that the legendary coach was nothing more [...]
Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and other university leaders “repeatedly concealed critical facts” relating to assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse from authorities, according to Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who conducted an investigation for the university in the Sandusky scandal.
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Roland Martin and the Washington Watch roundtable discuss Newt Gingrich’s sudden rise in the polls and his $1.6 million paycheck from Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. Plus the Penn State Child Sexual Abuse Scandal. MR. MARTIN: New Hampshire poll out. Newt Gingrich basically tied with Mitt Romney. In the last debate, Newt talked about Freddie Mac [...]
Source: Phil Gast and David Ariosto / CNN The NCAA says it will examine Penn State’s “institutional control” of its athletics department and how it has handled the child sex abuse scandal that has tainted top university officials. “The recount of these tragic events in the grand jury report is deeply troubling,” the group’s president, [...]