Shame upon shame at Penn State

Rioting Penn State Students Topple TV Van, Attack Reporter in Wake of Paterno Firing

Scott Baker
The Blaze

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police in riot gear have confronted hundreds of Penn State students who took to the streets after the ouster of football coach Joe Paterno. Crowds toppled a television news van and at least one photographer has been pelted with a rock.

Police hold back students after they reacted off campus Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in State College, Pa. to Penn State board of trustees firing of football coach Joe Paterno Wednesday. Hundreds of students gathered about two blocks from the campus, with some chanting "We want Joe! We want Joe!" Some shook a lamp post and others tipped over the news van, kicking out its windows. Police fired bursts of pepper gas. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) click the image to enlarge

The students flooded downtown State College on Wednesday night after Paterno and university President Graham Spanier were fired amid a growing furor linked to their handling of sex abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach…

The article, with additional photos, continues at The Blaze.

Related: Shocking Penn State Rumor: Jerry Sandusky ‘Pimped Out Young Boys to Rich Donors’

Sportswriter Mark Madden went on WEEI in Boston and reported a rumor that alleged child molester Jerry Sandusky would pimp out boys to rich donors.

“I hear a rumor that there will be a shocking development from the Second Miles Foundation … That Jerry Sandusky and Second Mile were pimping out young boys to rich donors.”

Madden claims it’s being investigated by “two prominent columnists.”

We’d say this is ridiculous, and that you should take it with a grain of salt. But Madden actually wrote about Sandusky for the Beaver County Times six months ago — long before the scandal blindsided everyone else this week…

…Again, label this under “RUMOR.” But Madden has been out in front of this story before, so stay tuned.

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Update: Misplaced blame: Rioting Penn State students, trying to make the point that “the media is responsible for JoePa going down.”

Update 2What the Joe Paterno Scandal and the Penn State Riots Say About America, at Big Government.

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