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Penn State scorn versus Michigan State scorn

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Nonsense. Miami was a feel-good story in 1983 and the devil incarnate in 1987. They took on a role and unabashedly played it to the hilt.
  2. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    It was there but Oklahoma wasn’t a program everyone loved to hate like Miami. It was Miami that caused the Catholics Vs Convicts shirt. Meanwhile, Oklahoma had the Bosworth effect and, I think, a quarterback who got arrested with a gun. In the northeast Paterno was considered a guy who, “did things the right way” whereas as Switzer was considered a brash, arrogant prison warden.
  3. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Even this thread turned into a college football thread, lolz.
  4. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    To be fair there was a college football program in the subject heading.
  5. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    OK, back on topic. Shut down the MSU . . . well, whatever. Vacate the . . . well, whatever. Take down the . . . well, whatever.
  6. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    This story fits a particular paradigm that we have seen several times before, including in USA Swimming and Canadian Junior Hockey, if memory serves.

    Sadly, I think that people develop story fatigue.
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  7. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    I think the school President and a couple people in the athletic department should be setting up accounts on CareerBuilder.com.
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  8. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

  9. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    If the MSU gymnastics coach told the girl that, she should be held liable, too.
  10. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

  11. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Miami definitely played into it, but Penn State also did a lot to cultivate that idea that it was the program that did things the right way. So much for that.
  12. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Well-Known Member

    My former paper has been in the forefront of this story because the ringhead beat guy is so well connected in this sport. I haven't read much of it because he always writes 50+ inches and my interest doesn't carry that far.
    The question I have is in regard to Maroney. She apparently accepted $1.25 million to stay quiet. What is going on with that now that she is testifying?
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