On Thursday morning, the results of an extensive, eight-month investigation into the sexual abuse trial at Penn State were released in the 267-page Freeh Report. The report condemned Joe Paterno and other university officials. It indicates that the sexual abuse was concealed to protect the university from bad publicity. At 10 a.m.—an hour after the report was released—former FBI Director Louis Freeh addressed the media from the Westin Hotel in Philadelphia. Here’s a roundup of Freeh Report-related coverage:
Read the full report here.
Read Freeh’s full statement to the press here.
The Paterno Family issued a response. Read it here.
Penn State issued an official response. Read it here.
You are disparaging the reputation of men and women in that office who have worked very hard to get results and take a monster off the street.
Our Michael Bradley thinks that Penn State should cancel the upcoming football season.
Nike announced it will remove Joe Paterno’s name from its child care center in Oregon.
Philly.com reported that the channels on TVs at Penn State’s Hub were changed right before the start of the press conference. Turns out they changed to a channel that was supposed to broadcast the event.
Many people are wondering what will happen to the Joe Paterno statue outside Penn State’s Beaver Stadium.
Former Florida State Head Coach and longtime Paterno rival Bobby Bowden reportedly said that Paterno’s statue should be removed.
Ed Rendell and Phil Martelli also believe that the Joe Paterno statue should be removed.
Kevin Cirilli examines what’s next for Penn State and Sandusky’s victims.