When I finished writing a piece, I would then turn around and work a desk shift because it was a small staff. The irony is that they have turned the team they were so eager to preserve into a smoking ruin. Jenkins, on the contrary, lit reason on fire. I think the idea that Paterno had outsized power came in part from the fact that Graham Spanier attempted to force him to retire, and failed. Peyton had thought about it and would likely call me, I was told. And in return I'll show him how to check his appearance in the mirror to make sure the tilt of his hat is properly jaunty.
The University System of Maryland's board of regents announced Tuesday their recommendation that Durkin retain his job. It was also a lot more fun than The Times. When Bill Walsh, former Stanford football coach, won the Super Bowl with the San Francisco 49ers, I thought it would be a good idea to write a story about him. . Trump: Frankly, you hear these things.
Instead of sharing dorms with athletes, I now had to establish rapport with — and ask tough questions of — athletes who were often firmly perched in the world of professional sports thanks to strong confidence and self-identity hardened by years of experience in their sport of expertise. Archived from on January 23, 2012. After a year in San Francisco, I returned to the Los Angeles Examiner and took another turn away from sports, spending a year there as the assistant to the gossip columnist. Fate presented him with a catastrophic event and he made a flawed decision. He wrote a piece about Paterno when he was just 41, back in 1968, which is wonderful reading now. And I will tell you, no I have not.
By — Sally Jenkins December 22 December 22 Imagine your daughter had a physical talent, a baffling, inimitable wildflower gift beyond your understanding. Having witnessed Art Briles turn Baylor into a depraved sewer, do you think campus officials can be counted on to do the right thing by female victims? She now writes columns and features for The Washington Post. They don't know what's good for them. Her work meets the low standard of punditry at the Post. Dan Steinberg seems to accomplish this in a way that makes his quotes seem more honest, such as when he asks DeAngelo Hall during Thanksgiving week who cooks the turkey: he or his wife.
We do our best to plan to avoid it, but even the best planning does not always work. At any point, the interview could be shut down without notice, so I had to focus simply on asking as many of my questions as possible. I'm told nature abhors a vacuum, though as a woman I can't confirm that. To me, being a sportswriter meant you got to go to Europe, and watch golf tournaments and ski races, and go to press boxes and watch the most fascinating football game of the week, and then entertain yourself at the typewriter. It's not really my goal to be sympathetic or unsympathetic, but to present Paterno's account of himself for the record. But he made it look like the most glamorous job in the world. Instead of firing the donor-pet Durkin, they effectively ousted university president Wallace Loh, who was nowhere near the scene of the crime.
But what was owed to the McNairs, first and foremost, was a statement by the Board of Regents that the loss of their son was entirely unacceptable. Jenkins puts forth some good suggestions in her column. For so much of Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium against the hapless, 1-7 New York Giants, you wondered whether a Redskins offense existed. During the interview, she asked his views on the sexual molestation allegations. But shutting athletes out of the profits isn't the only way athletes can be exploited. A Coach's Life: My Forty Years in College Basketball.
I hope with time a more balanced view of JoePa will emerge. It'd sure be nice if athletes outside the big two sports, too, were able to collectively advocate for an improved system. By Paterno's own account, he and Sandusky were not close personal friends -- Sandusky was younger and they didn't socialize outside of the office. College is basically the only option. She was previously a senior writer for.
The main thing is to understand what happened and how, if Sandusky is guilty. I honestly think that was my first really grown-up job because I had to travel. Yes, who will think of the coaches when it comes to the transfer rule?! Do you think that he should be held to a higher standard given his stature at the school or is it unfair to expect that? According to the column, both Catherine and Carol have filed petitions for Emergency Temporary Guardianship over Sam. Paterno is just one of hundreds of people who failed to see that there night be a child molestor in their midst. ? But, hey, it was apparently worth it to him to retain his thin, fragile veneer of superiority.
The McNairs sent a son to play football at Maryland and expected the coaches to return him home a stronger young man. Comprehensive estate planning, probate, guardianship, and elder law is all we do. Incorrect perception on my part, or accurate? According to Paterno, he wanted the inquiry to be objective and didn't want to be seen as interfering. I honestly think journalism is stronger than ever. Ashe had a great deal of social courage in how he addressed social issues relevant to his life because of both his diagnosis and his race. He ended up being the ending of the story.