We now see why Penn State coach Bill O’Brien quickly proclaimed his commitment to Penn State in the wake of the announcement of the Penn State sanctions. According to Joe Schad of ESPN, when O’Brien agreed to take the job at Penn State, his contract had an addendum added to it that called for an […]
When Penn State was hit with sanctions, Bill O’Brien’s contract was automatically extended four years
Sounds like the fallout from the Penn State sanctions is slowly beginning to take a turn for the worse. Earlier, we were introduced to Penn State fan Tom Price who likened the sanctions to 9/11. Now we get word that Penn State employees have been getting threatening emails and calls over everything that has happened […]
In a show of their commitment to Penn State and the Penn State football program, several current Penn State players gave a brief statement on why they’re not leaving Penn State. In their statement Senior linebacker Michael Mauti explains that the Penn State program “was not built by one man and it’s sure as hell […]
Reactions to the Penn State sanctions have been as expected amongst Penn State fans and alumni. There have been words of commitment and the predictable outrage, but for the most part, we hadn’t heard anything outrageous from those that are pro-Penn State. Well, that all changed when WNEP interviewed Tom and Sally Price. The Price’s […]
Joe Paterno did a seemingly self aware interview back in 1987. In the wide ranging piece done Thomas Ferrarro, Paterno talks about how he attempted to run his program at Penn State and he even gave a rather interesting comment regarding Southern Methodist University receiving the “death penalty”. In an attempt to not just pile […]
The last remaining piece of the Joe Paterno statue site was removed earlier this morning. Construction workers demolished the wall surrounding where Joe Paterno’s statue used to stand. And now all that remains of what used to be a dedication to Joe Paterno is a pile of rubble.
Penn State Board of Trustees ‘outraged’ that university consented to sanctions without consulting them
We’ve heard reaction from the athletic department to the Penn State sanctions levied by the NCAA. Now it’s time for the internal disagreements about how the sanctions were consented to. Penn State president Rodney Erickson signed a consent agreement after finding out what penalties would be levied on the university by the NCAA. Erickson was […]
Let the piling on begin. First up, the Big Ten conference adds its own Penn State sanctions. Which involve censure, ineligibility, probation, and a fine.
Reaction to the Penn State sanctions are slowly beginning to trickle out and we’ll do our best to keep you up to date on the reactions from those affected by them. Just a few minutes ago, Penn State released statement from both acting Athletic Director David Joyner and Penn State coach Bill O’Brien. It is […]
The NCAA just dropped an atomic bomb on the Penn State football program hitting them with five years of probation. Here are the Penn State sanctions that were just announced by NCAA president Mark Emmert: