Penn State, the 'death penalty' and success with less
John JeansonneJohn Jeansonne
Jeansonne has been a reporter in Newsday’s sports department since
Shutting down Penn State football altogether would not have been the answer, any more than mothballing that Joe Paterno statue can assure the kind of butterfly effect so desperately needed in the big-time college athletics' over-the-top culture.
College football is no less a religion today in such locales as Tuscaloosa, Ala., Baton Rouge, La., and Columbus, Ohio, than it was before the NCAA...