With sensational headlines and shocking revelations are we missing the bigger tragedy of the Penn State scandal?

During this past weekend’s Special Edition of BTW! on Blog Talk Radio, in which I welcomed to the show renown sports psychologist Dr. Jack Singer and the National Post’s Managing Editor Jonathan Kay, an amazing revelation came to light that while maybe not surprising has perhaps been lost amidst the scandalous headlines regarding former Nittany Lion defensive … Continue reading

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Are adolescent sports and community-based organizations the harvesting grounds for paedophiles, and why one reader believes that there is a special place in hell for Joe Paterno

Thank you for your comment Ron. The results of a UK study will certainly not make you feel any better in that the study found that 52% of children were sexually abused in community-based organisations. These included sports and voluntary groups and also private tuition classes. According to the study’s author, Bernard Gallagher, from the … Continue reading

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Is Paterno as guilty as Sandusky? What may have really happened to an honourable man caught up in a predator’s web

“Evil prospers when good men do nothing” . . .  Edmund Burke In cases of child abuse where one parent remains willingly oblivious to the heinous acts of the other, I have always considered such silence to be every bit as damnable as the actions of the one perpetrating the crime.  It is as if … Continue reading

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