Drunk, Sober, High
I'm not one to believe in conspiracy theories or parse words, especially with all that's gone on at Penn State in the last year and a half. But as I started to read the NCAA's response to Pennsylvania's lawsuit calling for the sanctions to be overturned, I couldn't help but notice one glaring error on the first page that really makes me question how much the NCAA actually knows about what has happened at Penn State (as if that wasn't in question previously).
News continues to break today and this week about the Paterno family's new PR initiative to defend Joe Paterno's legacy. It was reported that an independent report commissioned by the Paterno family will be released on Sunday morning. Sue Paterno is set to appear on Katie Couric on Monday. And now, a letter has been published that Sue Paterno sent to Penn State lettermen defending her late husband.
Everyone's favorite mailman Mike Herr -- affectionately known as "Mike the Mailman" -- will be appearing on CBS Evening News which airs at 6:30 p.m.
A Penn State freshman has started a movement to give support to victims of pediatric cancer. PJ Tatano is encouraging Penn Staters, including Head Basketball Coach Pat Chambers, to shave their head as a part of the "No Hair, Don't Care" campaign.
The Paterno family is set to release its counter to the Freeh Report on Sunday morning, the Centre Daily Times is reporting. According to a CDT source, the 180 page report will be released and discussed on ESPN's "Outside the Lines" at 9 a.m. on Sunday.
The Association for Women in Sports Media has founded a student chapter at Penn State. The organization is a support network and advocacy group for women who work in sports media.