Part of the immediate fallout from the investigation of child sex abuse at Penn State is economic. Sales of hats, shirts, and other items emblazoned with the Penn State name have plummeted.
Syracuse University assistant men's basketball coach Bernie Fine has been placed on administrative leave by the school, pending an investigation.
It wasn't always like this. Throughout college football's history, students and players have boycotted games in protest of evils like segregation and racism. But what about alleged child sex abuse? Now, students seemed lulled into thinking that 'king football' must continue, at all costs.
Penn State’s head coach Joe Paterno has long been a Nittany Lion in winner’s mode. With a victory over Illinois Saturday, Paterno will have the most wins in the major-college ranks.
Nobody is more of a coaching institution than Penn State’s Joe Paterno, who is in his 46th year as the school’s head football coach, and his 62nd year on the football coaching staff altogether. His 408 coaching victories place him in a tie for the most in the major-college ranks with the late Eddie Robinson of Grambling, with a handful of games still left to play this season. To find out if you really know Joe, take this quiz:
What I learned from reading "Death to the BCS."