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Member since 12 October 2011 | Blog


  • SPORTS MOMENT: January 3 2003, Tempe Arizona, Sun Devil Stadium.
  • NFL TEAM: Bengals

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Comment 15 Jul 2016

The SEC is not looking good when it comes to morals today but it is kind of a reflection of our current society, isn't it?

I feel it is a reflection of society as it has always been. Social media/mass media/communication of all types exposes everything now.

Comment 12 Jul 2016

I hate to be in a position to defend any of these people, but McQueary is the only one who has implicated himself as having seen something and not gone further than telling his boss. He admits that he saw something, which has had the effect of making himself a pariah, whereas everyone else in this situation claim to know nothing. I don't know if this means he's lying or telling the truth. It is an interesting situation though.

Comment 12 Jul 2016

He saw something and reported it to his superior. That's exactly what McQueary did.

As far as I can tell from McQueary's testimony, Schiano "reported" this to Tom Bradley who was a peer (they were both position coaches under Sandusky). 

Obviously, someone is lying. Schiano's and Bradley's stories corroborate each other. They also cover for each other and do not further implicate themselves. Make of that what you wish.

Comment 12 Jul 2016

If Bradley corroborates McQueary's testimony, he throws himself under the bus. And possibly puts himself in jeopardy of jail time depending on Pennsylvania's mandatory reporting law. It isn't happening.

Comment 12 Jul 2016

I'm a public school teacher so I know a little about this. I wasn't aware of the history, but I know I'm a "mandatory reporter". I think janitors and coaches who don't otherwise work for the school are too. I don't know about these coaches though considering they don't come into contact with minors regularly through their job. 

Comment 12 Jul 2016

Here's the thing I wonder: we talk about reporting, reporting to a peer, reporting to a supervisor etc. These men are employees of an educational institution. From my understanding, employees of educational institutions are required to report child abuse to the police. Is that not the case in this situation with these employees? 

Comment 12 Jul 2016

If some actual evidence comes out that Schiano failed to come forward, then we can talk.  

Most (not all of course, jumping to conclusions is the American way) are saying exactly what you (and I) said here. Facts. But if the facts point in the direction of Schiano doing nothing, then he can't stay. The rationalizations have already started. The worry about how this effects our football reputation have started too. It just makes me feel so icky.

Comment 12 Jul 2016

I must admit I'm a little disturbed by some of the responses in this thread, specifically the ones out of the "JoePa Truther Defense playbook" referenced above. Innocent until proven guilty and all of that, but if Schiano knew and did nothing he needs to be gone. And we need to accept that. Actually, we need to DEMAND that. 

Comment 07 Jul 2016
If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a non-working cat.
Comment 06 Jul 2016
Or maybe the 2005 Penn State game. We win that one and we might have been in the BCS championship game that year with a team that was playing better at the end of the year than either 2006 or 2007.
Comment 30 Jun 2016
Not really a jam band in my opinion. I've seen them live twice, they're pretty eclectic, that's how I would describe them. In their live shows they generally play a good mix of older stuff and new even though the only members in the current band that played on the first 3-4 albums are Tweedy and the bassist. Their sound has changed a lot over the years with that much turnover. They started in 1994 so I imagine it would get boring otherwise. My opinion: Sky Blue Sky and Wilco (The Album), while containing some quality tracks, were a bit stagnant. It's hard to churn out good album after good album for 15 years. They got a little mojo back with Whole Love. Star Wars (their most recent album) is short and quirky. It hasn't marinated in my brain long enough to form an opinion. They are one of my favorites.