Once the Freeh press conference was over, one of the stories to emerge off the beaten path regarded the television system in the “Penn State student center.” After the jump is an account of what really happened from a writer who was present.
The attorneys for Victims 3, 7, 10, Matt Sandusky and other Sandusky victims have released a statement regarding this morning's release of the Freeh Report.
At 9:00 a.m, the Freeh Report will be released to the general public at TheFreehReportonPSU.com. We will be maintaining a live blog through the day with reactions and commentary on its contents.
Nike has made the decision to remove Joe Paterno's name from its Child Development Center in Beaverton, Oregon.
The key figures in the report are Graham Spanier, Joe Paterno, Gary Schultz, and Tim Curley. And it appears that they had a tremendous amount of confidence in themselves to effectively contain the situation. But what is clear is that their final motivations were not that something deeply wrong had occurred, but instead that they must save the image of Penn State football and preserve it as it was known before 2011.
The release of Thursday morning’s Freeh report further exposed the pathetic institutional failings of Penn State University in regards to the actions of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Chapter 8 of the 267 page report offers in full detail Penn State’s failure to implement and properly train their staff on the inner workings of the Clery Act, a federal statute that requires Universities to collect crime statistics on University property.
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