Tag Archives: Joe Paterno

“The Fatal Backward Step” Analyzes Penn State’s Public Relations Fiasco

By: Tom Malone Why did Penn State’s Board of Trustees panic during the sexual abuse scandal that plagued the institution and football program earlier this year? An anonymous member of the Board admitted that the intense media pressure played a … Continue reading

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How Will Joe Paterno’s Legacy Unfold?

By: Tom Malone Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, 85, died of lung cancer complications Sunday morning. His career exemplified coaching with integrity and winning with honor. Unfortunately, a sex abuse scandal involving staff member Jerry Sandusky left a … Continue reading

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