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Joe Paterno statue coming down

The university said Sunday that it will take down the larger-than-life monument in the face of an investigative report by former FBI Director Louis Freeh that found the late coach, along with three top Penn State administrators, concealed the abuse claims against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago in order to shield the university and its football program from negative publicity.

Penn State president Rodney Erickson said Sunday the Joe Paterno statue outside Beaver Stadium “has become a source of division and an obstacle to healing in our university and beyond.”

A spokeswoman for the Paterno family did not immediately return phone and email messages Sunday morning.

Construction vehicles and police arrived shortly after dawn Sunday, barricading the street and sidewalks near the statue, erecting a chain-link fence then concealing the statue with a blue tarp.

A live video feed posted on the website of the Centre Daily Times of State College showed workers in white hard hats draping a plastic sheet over the statue, preparing for its removal.


Washington State head coach Mike Leach reminding you that his arch-enemy, ESPN analyst Craig James, killed five hookers while at SMU.

BCS to have a 4-team playoff starting in 2014?

Is this real life? It’s a little late for an April Fool’s Day prank!

Georgetown mascot Jack the Bulldog headed for ACL surgery

Bulldogs aren’t known for their agility: The 55-lb. dog hurt his left rear leg jumping on the couch on Selection Sunday, the kickoff for March Madness. Some fans worried it was bad luck for the Hoyas in the Men’s NCAA tournament — and indeed, the team was bounced in the second round. - Washington Post

Here’s another bracket tip.

When in doubt, go Chalky.