The latest on Penn State, Jerry Sandusky and the firing of Joe Paterno
Allegations of child abuse. Allegations of a cover-up. Firings. Student riots.
The many layers of the Penn State scandal that start with former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky are covered in full by our partners at PennLive.com, including the announcement today of Tom Bradley taking over as interim head coach. Here's a link to the days of coverage, including the firing of football coach Joe Paterno on Wednesday night.
Sports columnists across the nation are weighing in on how Penn State officials have handled the investigation and its building aftermath.
PennLive.com columnist Tom Flynn writes that Paterno "confused his place in college football and in the university."
More opinions and news:
- New York Times: Who is Mike McQueary? He's a football lifer
- SI.com: Andy Staples on Penn State: "For too long, the school and the athletic department have felt they didn't need to answer to anyone."
- Yahoo Sports: Columnist Dan Wetzel says the rebuilding at Penn State needs to start as soon as possible
- Fox Sports: "Not an ounce of joy" in the Paterno firing, columnist Bill Reiter writes
- AOL FanHouse: Columnist David Steele writes that "Penn State took its time, but on Wednesday night, it did the right thing."
- NCAA.org: The NCAA is monitoring the Penn State scandal
- CBSSports.com: Dennis Dodd writes that it's time for schools to take back their athletic programs
- New York Daily News: Columnist Mike Lupica says maybe someday Joe Paterno will properly explain why he didn't do more