Not The Onion of the Day

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Not The Onion of the Day
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Breaking news for Penn State football fans -- Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" has been banned from the music playlist at Beaver Stadium.

Because the "touching you touching me" lyrics obviously are inappropriate in light of the Jerry Sandusky abuse scandal.

[thanks, slade!]

Sandusky Scandal Tweet of the Day

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Sandusky Scandal Tweet of the Day
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Actor Albert Brooks is no stranger to Twitter-related controversy, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that he'd have something to say after Thursday's release of the Freeh report.

The damning report implicates Penn State's "Big Four" in failing to report on Jerry Sandusky's conduct, going as far as to say they "never demonstrated... any concern for the safety and well-being of Sandusky's victims."

While Brooks didn't actually come up with the aptly worded Joe Paterno burn (a response to calls for Paterno's statue at Penn State to come down), it still carries significant weight in that takes a potshot at the man whose once-golden reputation has been obliterated in recent months.

[@albertbrooks]

RIP: Joe Paterno, at 85

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RIP: Joe Paterno, at 85
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RIP: Joe Paterno, the legendary coach of Penn State's Nittany Lions football team, passed away today of lung cancer. He was 85.

"It is with great sadness that we announce that Joe Paterno passed away earlier today," said his family in a statement. "His loss leaves a void in our lives that will ne

Twofer Tuesday of the Day

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Twofer Tuesday of the Day: ABC and NBC aired two parallel interviews last night that were both painful to watch, but for very different reasons.

On ABC's 20/20, Diane Sawyer conducted the first televised interview with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords since she was shot in the head d

This x That

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This x That
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This x That:

Know This:

  • Occupy Movement: Body found at Occupy Salt Lake leads to camp closure order; Mayor Jean Quan asks Occupy Oakland protesters to leave after man killed near encampment; "fortifications" a

Another Follow Up of the Day: Penn State Students Riot After Paterno Ouster

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Another Follow Up of the Day: Penn State Students Riot After Paterno Ouster
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Another Follow Up of the Day: Thousands of Penn State students took to the streets of downtown State College last night to protest the termination of legendary Nittany Lions coach Joe "JoePa" Paterno.

What began as a relatively calm outpouring of support outside Old Main quickly descended into a f

End Of An Era of the Day

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End Of An Era of the Day
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End Of An Era of the Day: Joe Paterno is out as Penn State's head football coach effective immediately.

The Board of Trustees announced the decision at a press conference a short while ago. Earlier today, Paterno said that he would retire at the end of his 46th season.

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