Major Headlines in Wake of Freeh Report
Louis Freeh's eight-month investigation yielded a 267-page bombshell of a report for Penn State, publicly indicting four of the most powerful men at Penn State for a reckless concern for child sex abuse in order to protect their best interests.
It was a damning report for the university and its family, one that stated the revered culture of the university, fostered by its football program, empowered a man who raped children despite many red flags he should have been stopped.
Here are a slew of headlines on the events of July 12, 2012, a day forever stitched in Penn State's history no matter how many times it cleanses itself of the muck left on its face after years of silence.
- Joe Paterno, at the End, Showed More Interest in his Legacy Than Sandusky's Victims - Washington Post
- Joe Paterno's New Legacy: Coach Turned his Back on Helpless Boys to Protect Himself and Sandusky - Yahoo!
- Paterno Empowered a Predator - ESPN.com
- Penn State Deserves NCAA Wrath - ESPN.com
- A Failed Experiment - Grantland
- Vile Penn State Case a Lesson for Naive Fans, Power Programs - Sports Illustrated
- John Baer: Could Corbett Have Done More to Spur Penn State Action in Sandusky Case? - Philadelphia Daily News
- Penn State's Public Image Rebuilding Will be a Long, Hard Road - Harrisburg Patriot-News
- Time for Joe Paterno Fans to Open Their Eyes - Harrisburg Patriot-News
- Penn State Football Played and Lost by Its Own Rules - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
- Corbett Defends Sandusky Investigation - Citizens Voice