Tag Archives: Penn State

Passing Judgment: Extra Credit for Penn State

As a proud alumnus of Penn State, I have repeatedly voiced my strong opinions about the atrocities that took place on school grounds, as well as the great lengths taken to cover up such perverse and illegal activities.  I also voiced my advocacy of the penalties and punishment inflicted on the football program which was […]

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Passing Judgment – Penn State and the Death Penalty

It goes without saying that the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case and subsequent cover-up is the biggest and most heinous scandal in the history of college sports.  As a Penn State alumni, I have made my feelings about this subject and the people involved very clear.  While Jerry Sandusky deserves to spend the rest of his […]

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On the Docket – June 21, 2012

Old men fighting is awesome In what would surely be more entertaining than a Pacquiao/Bradley rematch, the main event for WrestleMania XXIX is shaping up to be Davey Johnson versus Joe Maddon in a Pine Tar on a Pole match.  The two managers have waged a war of words since Johnson had Rays’ relief pitcher […]

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On the Docket – June 13, 2012

Welcome to the debut edition of Fantasy Judgment’s “On the Docket.”  This will be a headlines-styled column where we run down the day’s most interesting and compelling stories and events.  The length of the column and the number of topics covered will be dependent on what is happening each day.  On a slow news day, […]

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Passing Judgment: We are…still Penn State

After what can only be described as a surreal week, Penn State played its first football game since the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal broke worldwide.  Football is a complete afterthought in this entire fiasco, but the symbolism behind what the team and its fans have tried to do represents an attempt to start rebuilding […]

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Passing Judgment: Joe Pa = Faux Pas

Thankfully, the Penn State Board of Trustees did the right thing and fired Joe Paterno on Wednesday night.  The fact it took so long to do it was frustrating, but in the end, they got this one right.  If Paterno was allowed to coach the Penn State football team at Saturday’s game against Nebraska, it […]

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Passing Judgment – Nittany Lyin’

As everybody knows by now, former Penn State defensive coach Jerry Sandusky has been charged with several counts of child abuse and sexual molestation of underage boys spanning over a decade.  The Penn State Athletic Director and a Vice President have also been charged with felony perjury for lying to a grand jury about what […]

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WE ARE…PENN STATE! (Everywhere in the world)

Last week, my wife and I went on vacation to Aruba.  It was our first time on that island and it was also the first time in over two years that we went away without our daughter.  Needless to say, Aruba was amazing and is a place we will definitely be going back to at […]

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Retro MLB Article – April 5, 2001

Much props go to the Minnesota Twins for their ability and willingness to re-sign Joe Mauer to an enormous contract extension with ENORMOUS dollars owed to the reigning American League MVP.  The Twins’ signing of Mauer to an 8-year, $128M contract extension got me thinking and reminiscing about a paper I did in my Honors […]

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