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Joe had to go

Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 10:18 PM
Finally, at least 13 years too late, Penn State figured out that football can’t always come first. By announcing the immediate end of Joe Paterno’s reign and the departure of university president Graham Spanier, PSU’s board of trustees put the victims of Jerry Sandusky’s alleged... Read more

Not good enough, Joe

Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 10:23 AM
So Joe Paterno is going out on his own terms – assuming his terms are as a tone-deaf, misguided enabler of the most abhorrent behavior ever attached to a sports entity of any kind. The news that Paterno has “decided to retire” at the end of this football season would have been a... Read more

Nittany Lying

Monday, November 7, 2011, 5:57 PM
The other problem with absolute power — after it corrupts absolutely — is that it leaves its wielder with nowhere to transfer blame. That is why Joe Paterno’s cover story in this disgraceful Jerry Sandusky situation just doesn’t hold up. Paterno is Penn State. He is the king... Read more

The Golden Years

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 8:32 PM
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Hosed

Monday, December 6, 2010, 9:54 AM
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Phil Sheridan has been covering pro and college sports in his hometown since 1985. He has been a columnist at the Inquirer since 2003, after a seven-year run as the paper's Eagles beat writer. Sheridan has covered eight Olympics, numerous Super Bowls and World Series, and has seen Guided By Voices and Wilco too many times to count. He lives, cooks and pursues the ultimate margarita blend in Langhorne. Reach Phil at psheridan@phillynews.com.

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