ELSEWHERE: The Paterno Family Is Going To Sue The NCAA

In 2011, the college football world was rocked by revelations that former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky had been molesting young boys for years, and that Penn State officials had essentially covered it up. The NCAA handed down stiff sanctions to Penn State, and now, Joe Paterno's family is suing the NCAA, claiming the organization's sanctions are unlawful and based on flawed information. … [Read more...]

The Kiddy Pool: Karen Klein, Jerry Sandusky, and Redemption

Every week in The Kiddy Pool, Erin Newcomb confronts one of many issues that parents must deal with related to popular culture.New York bus monitor Karen Klein made national headlines last week when the video of middle-school boys bullying her went viral. I have abstained from watching the video itself, because the coverage of the incident depicts the vulgar and graphic cruelty sufficiently enough that I don’t think I can stomach witnessing it firsthand. Since the video became fodder for na … [Read more...]