A rapid fall

If what I’ve been reading on Twitter in the past 20 minutes or so is true (and how could Twitter ever get anything wrong?), former Penn State coach Joe Paterno is close to death. It’s shocking what has transpired with him since the Jerry Sandusky story broke last fall. The fall from the lofty pedestalContinue reading “A rapid fall”

A one-time starter

It seems like it would be impossible to let the Joe Paterno situation at Penn State go without some commentary. It’s shocking what happened, and even more shocking how quickly it consumed Paterno’s career. Nobody–and I mean nobody–will come close to matching Paterno’s records for longevity and wins. And in another time he may haveContinue reading “A one-time starter”