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July 28th, 2012

The Reaction To Penn State’s Punishment

This week, the NCAA announced its punishments for Penn State’s role in the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. Pete Thamel of the New York Times joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the latest developments.

July 26th, 2012

Penn State: Focusing On True Fairness

On Monday, the NCAA imposed a $60-million fine and various sanctions against Penn State University football in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. Bill Littlefield thinks the debate about the penalties should include careful consideration of “fairness.”

July 14th, 2012

Penn State And The Freeh Report’s Findings

With the release of the Freeh Report this week, more has been revealed about what high-ranking officials at Penn State knew about Jerry Sandusky and how long they knew it. Bill Littlefield talked to Yahoo! Sports columnist Dan Wetzel about the findings.

June 30th, 2012

College Football: BCS Out, Playoffs In

College football will have a four-team playoff starting in the 2014 season. To discuss the end of the BCS, Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports and Matt Hayes of the Sporting News join Bill Littlefield.

January 7th, 2012

LSU, Alabama Play For BCS Title

With the college football season wrapping up on Monday night, Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News joins Bill to preview the game between LSU and Alabama.

November 12th, 2011

“Happy Valley” Reacts To Penn State Scandal

The Penn State sex abuse scandal continues to send ripples through the town of State College. Cliff White, reporter for the Center Daily Times, joins Bill Littlefield to preview Saturday’s much-anticipated football game against Nebraska, the first since head coach Joe Paterno was fired on Wednesday.

November 12th, 2011

Penn State: Administrative Failure?

In the wake of the “Sandusky Scandal,” Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports speaks with Bill Littlefield about Penn State’s failure to respond appropriately to allegations of child abuse.

November 9th, 2011

Penn State Reeling After Sex-Abuse Scandal

The celebrated football program of Penn State University has been in the news this week because of the arrest of Jerry Sandusky, a former assistant to Head Coach Joe Paterno. Sandusky is charged with multiple counts of child abuse. Bill Littlefield believes Paterno and other university officials deserve a large share of the blame for failing to respond responsibly to the circumstances.

August 17th, 2011

Corruption Allegations Can’t Shock College Football World

A Yahoo! Sports report features wide-ranging allegations about NCAA violations at the University of Miami. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou says the report should be much more shocking than it is.

August 13th, 2011

UNC-Charlotte To Play Football In 2013

Although the efforts are moving slowly, UNC Charlotte Athletic Director Judy Rose hopes that the 49ers will soon have a new stadium and a new team. WUNC’s Dave Dewitt reports on the program that currently consists of a head coach, a couple of assistants and a slick video.

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