1 | Arkansas news, politics, opinion, restaurants, music, movies and art

1 
Member since Dec 3, 2011


Favorite Places

  • None.
Find places »

Saved Events

  • Nada.
Find events »

Saved Stories

  • Nope.
Find stories »

Custom Lists

  • Zip.

Friends

  • No friends yet.
Become My Friend Find friends »

Stats

Recent Comments

Re: “Penn State's Sandusky talks to New York Times

A few days after news of the tragedy broke, the media reported, “The school considered cancelling the [Nebraska] game but decided it would be unfair to players and fans, board member Linda Strumpf told Reuters.”

Unfortunately, the bigger point is being missed. Coaches and administrators need to be better deterred from covering for sports programs when the sexual innocence of children is at risk. Firings and jail time are not enough. Shutting down such sports programs adds a lot. No one wants to be responsible for such an outcome. Accordingly, the Penn State football program needs to be shut down for at least the same number of years that the allegations of sexual misconduct were covered up.

Over the years, a number of collegiate basketball and football programs have been shut down for multiple years for various combinations of academic fraud, point shaving scandals, and recruiting violations. Those situations pale in comparison to what happened with the Penn State football program.

Posted by 1 on 12/03/2011 at 4:11 PM
  • Re: Sunday open line

    • When 3000 of the worlds top architects, engineers and physicist tell the American Public that…

    • on October 22, 2017
  • Re: Sunday open line

    • Record - I *am* the grandma.

    • on October 22, 2017
  • Re: Sunday open line

    • How about smoked filled pool halls with the stale beer smell and the last Place…

    • on October 22, 2017

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation