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Penn State is the one team no bowl wants to invite
CBS Sports ^ | November 15, 2011 | Brett McMurphy

Posted on 11/16/2011 4:49:51 AM PST by Zakeet

Penn State is toxic.

Those aren't my words, but someone involved in the college bowl selection process. And that's how he described how attractive -- or, in this case, unattractive -- the Nittany Lions are as a bowl team.

The Big Ten has eight bowl bids and could end up with 10 bowl-eligible teams. If the Nittany Lions (8-2) don't reach the Big Ten title game, it's a very real possibility they could get bypassed by all of the Big Ten bowls and be shipped to a non-Big Ten bowl that doesn't have enough teams to fill its conference obligation.

"And do you think that bowl will be thrilled?" a college football industry source said. "It's like finding out your daughter is dating Tiger Woods. What do you say: uh, congratulations?"

If the Nittany Lions win the Leaders Division -- they'll likely need a win at Wisconsin on Nov. 26 to do so -- they cannot drop any lower than the Gator Bowl, which has the Big Ten's fifth selection, according to the league's bylaws. However, if Penn State doesn't win the its division, it is treated like any other Big Ten bowl-eligible team and must wait to be selected by one of the league's bowls.

That could be a long wait.

"I can't see someone eager to take them," a bowl official said. "I don't think you want that story on your hands. When you bring a bowl team to your community, you want warm, fuzzy stories about student athletes. You don't want what's going on there."

(Excerpt) Read more at cbssports.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: absolutemorals; bowls; collegebowls; collegefootball; gay; homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes; nambla; pederastagenda; pederasts; pederasty; pedstate; pennstate; psu
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My brilliant Penn State legacy lives on ... and on ... and on ...

1 posted on 11/16/2011 4:49:52 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

Penn State should have already announced it will not be participating in a Bowl game this year.


2 posted on 11/16/2011 4:52:04 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Zakeet

Too bad there isn’t a NAMBLA Bowl...


3 posted on 11/16/2011 4:53:58 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Zakeet
Penn state needs to play its last little game, release the players and take their 5 year suspension, end of problem. Maybe someone will put up a sign no one allowed to take showers with little kids and molest them. Seems they do not know that at pedf state.
4 posted on 11/16/2011 4:54:36 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

Toilet Bowl?


5 posted on 11/16/2011 4:54:57 AM PST by battlecry
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To: ejonesie22

The teams would just consist of tight ends and wide receivers.


6 posted on 11/16/2011 4:55:37 AM PST by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
Penn State has the attitude that there is nothing going on, why all the fuss!

The very same indifferent attitude that got them into this situation.

7 posted on 11/16/2011 4:56:12 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Burke)
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To: Zakeet
And the statement, about it is like finding your daughter dating tiger woods is racists statement. Another fool is about to lose their job.
8 posted on 11/16/2011 4:56:51 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: edpc

Pee Wee team vs. Penn State...

Or is that State Pen...


9 posted on 11/16/2011 4:57:18 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Zakeet

OK one question: Why? (the report isn’t clear)


10 posted on 11/16/2011 4:57:50 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (New gets old. Steampunk is always cool)
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To: edpc
Quarter back, hand placement coach.
11 posted on 11/16/2011 4:58:21 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: Zakeet
"And do you think that bowl will be thrilled?" a college football industry source said. "It's like finding out your daughter is dating Tiger Woods. What do you say: uh, congratulations?"

Line of the day.

12 posted on 11/16/2011 4:58:41 AM PST by SoJoCo
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
Penn State should have already announced it will not be participating in a Bowl game this year.

True dat! And since they did not and the B10 has not done anything, I am now rooting for them to win the B10 Championship and make it to the Rose Bowl.

13 posted on 11/16/2011 5:01:05 AM PST by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: Zakeet

I was pondering this yesterday:

I sure hope the charges against Sandusky are true because otherwise, many an institution and individual will of been ruined for nothing.


14 posted on 11/16/2011 5:02:57 AM PST by wolfcreek (Perry to Obama: Adios, MOFO!)
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To: org.whodat

“Racist” is a stretch. Obviously they are referring to Mr Woods promiscuous sex life, not his race.


15 posted on 11/16/2011 5:03:51 AM PST by 2ndamendmentpa
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To: 2ndamendmentpa
What was it howard said, oh I recall, “watch that monkey run”. Did he get to keep his job.
16 posted on 11/16/2011 5:06:33 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: wolfcreek
I sure hope the charges against Sandusky are true because otherwise, many an institution and individual will of been ruined for nothing.

I was thinking about it, too, the other day when they were reporting that sponsors were withdrawing for last weekends game??

How many people were involved with this? Was the whole football team involved? Were all the students involved? Were all the faculty involved? Go after the people that were involved. Why penalize or punish all those that weren't? jmo

17 posted on 11/16/2011 5:10:01 AM PST by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: 2ndamendmentpa

Definitely talking about Tiger’s sex life and not his race.


18 posted on 11/16/2011 5:11:24 AM PST by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: Zakeet
you want warm, fuzzy stories about student athletes. You don't want what's going on there."

So punish the players who had absolutely nothing to do with it.......works for me../sarc

19 posted on 11/16/2011 5:11:32 AM PST by Hot Tabasco
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To: Zakeet

They won’t beat Wisconsin at Camp Randall on the 26th, so, fuggetaboutit.


20 posted on 11/16/2011 5:12:20 AM PST by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: Zakeet

21 posted on 11/16/2011 5:14:32 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: org.whodat

I believe Howard Cosell on Monday Night Football made the racist remark about a football player of color running “like a little monkey” or words to that effect; there were the usual lame excuses about since he was a far left liberal, Cosell “didn’t have a racist bone in his body” (many of the liberals I’ve known are the biggest racists I’ve ever met). Hopefully, Penn State’s next bowl invitation will be to the Tidy Bowl since that institution’s name is now mud.


22 posted on 11/16/2011 5:15:11 AM PST by laconic
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To: commish; PBRSTREETGANG
Penn State should have already announced it will not be participating in a Bowl game this year.

True dat! And since they did not and the B10 has not done anything, I am now rooting for them to win the B10 Championship and make it to the Rose Bowl.

Agree 100% with both comments. What an embarrassment to the Big 10 if Penn State makes it to Pasadena. The PSU acting president or trustees should have already taken them out of bowl consideration.

23 posted on 11/16/2011 5:16:01 AM PST by IndyTiger
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To: laconic

I agree with you, some people just do not know when to keep their mouths shut.


24 posted on 11/16/2011 5:18:18 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: Zakeet

Penn State travels well. They bring fans to the game and money to the event. And this year I would expect Penn State would bring a large TV audience. Many non-BCS bowls struggle financially. Forget this article; money talks, BS walks. Penn State will go where their record slots them.


25 posted on 11/16/2011 5:19:53 AM PST by henkster
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
Penn State should have already announced it will not be participating in a Bowl game this year.

They've probably already budgeted the anticipated funds.

26 posted on 11/16/2011 5:20:17 AM PST by glorgau
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To: Hot Tabasco
Sorry, you are punishing a school program that thought their game was more important than little kids. The players can remove themselves and if they have any pride they will and if the players do not remove themselves they need to have enabler put on their jersey.
27 posted on 11/16/2011 5:22:35 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: Zakeet

I wouldn’t be so quick to say they won’t get a bowl game.

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/post/2011/11/penn-state-nebraska-telecast-doubles-espns-tv-ratings-joe-paterno-jerry-sandusky/1

ESPN’s telecast of visiting Nebraska’s win over Penn State at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. drew a 3.8 overnight TV rating, according to ESPN spokesman Michael Humes. That’s up 120% from the comparable game telecast last season: Iowa-Northwestern.

The game had an early kickoff time of 12 noon ET. The 3.8 is the highest noontime game rating for college football on ESPN since at least 2001.


28 posted on 11/16/2011 5:25:16 AM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: Zakeet

As much as I dislike Penn State and disgusted by the entire Sandusky’s NAMBLA lifestyle, this report is bogus.

Publically, bowl officials may say their ‘nervous’ about Penn State going to their bowl, but privately they want Penn state because Penn State fans travel very well(sells tickets,hotel rooms etc) and are a good draw for TV ratings(revenue for a network).

Bottom line: Money Talks and controversy sells.


29 posted on 11/16/2011 5:26:32 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: henkster
You may be correct, what is more important here football are little kids. From the circling of the wagons at the last game, they said it was the games, to hell with the kids.
30 posted on 11/16/2011 5:27:15 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: org.whodat

I could go into a longer diatribe on this and many other issues, but I only have time for the pithy statement:

For too many people, their conscience stops at their wallet.


31 posted on 11/16/2011 5:40:12 AM PST by henkster
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
I feel badly for the innocent Penn State fans, but the NCAA should make them pay such a steep price that no college would ever think of trying to cover something up ever again - say they dismantle the football program for ten years or something along that line.
No college would ever dare harbor/protect creeps like that again.
32 posted on 11/16/2011 5:42:18 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Netizen

Penn St. should sack their cheerleaders and have a bunch of 10-12 year boys on the sidelines as cheerleaders.


33 posted on 11/16/2011 5:43:41 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

riiighttt....very funny.

Because the players had so much to do with all of this right?

good grief.


34 posted on 11/16/2011 5:45:21 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: Zakeet
Meanwhile....

Report: Paterno Transferred Home To Wife

Back in July. For a buck.

35 posted on 11/16/2011 5:46:44 AM PST by mewzilla (Forget a third party. We need a second one.)
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To: Zakeet

The young men, especially the seniors, should not be ridiculed this way. The players aren’t to blame for this mess.


36 posted on 11/16/2011 5:50:54 AM PST by Sybeck1 (Mitt Romney, a piss poor choice)
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To: Sybeck1

What about all the other players on USC’s teams that lost a national championship over Reggie Bush’s actions?

Or the clean SMU players when it got the death penalty?

I’m sick of the “don’t punish innocents” argument. You’re part of a child molesting ring even if you weren’t the actual perpetrator bad stuff comes your way. Tough.


37 posted on 11/16/2011 6:01:17 AM PST by TigerClaws
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To: Zakeet

Whichever bowl invites them can probably offer package deals (for travel, lodging and entertainment) to NAMBLA members.


38 posted on 11/16/2011 6:01:19 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: mewzilla
Paterno pension: About $500,000
39 posted on 11/16/2011 6:02:24 AM PST by mewzilla (Forget a third party. We need a second one.)
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To: org.whodat
I agree with you, some people just do not know when to keep their mouths shut.

Seem to me that the folks in Happy Valley have the opposite problem.

40 posted on 11/16/2011 6:04:30 AM PST by mewzilla (Forget a third party. We need a second one.)
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To: Sybeck1
The young men, especially the seniors, should not be ridiculed this way. The players aren’t to blame for this mess.

Indeed. The guilty - or the alleged guilty - should bear the onus, not the players. If I were in this situation, and not a senior, I would seriously look into transferring.

41 posted on 11/16/2011 6:07:31 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Scotswife

From the way this is shaping up, from student riots to the coverup it might be a representative of the school and administration.


42 posted on 11/16/2011 6:15:36 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Zakeet

In my view, there are too many Bowl games. Over 30 of the damn things now. I’m surprised there’s not a bowl game in Pocatello, ID called the Uncle Pootie’s Potato Patch Bowl.

Behold:

Sat., Dec. 17 New Mexico Bowl Albuquerque, NM
Sat., Dec. 17 uDrove Humanitarian Bowl Boise, Idaho
Sat., Dec. 17 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl New Orleans,LA
Tue., Dec. 20 Beef ‘O’Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg, FL
Wed., Dec. 21 San Diego Co. Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl San Diego, CA
Thu., Dec. 22 MAACO Bowl Las Vegas, NV
Sat., Dec. 24 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl Honolulu, HI
Mon., Dec. 26 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl Shreveport, LA
Tue., Dec. 27 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Detroit, MI
Tue., Dec. 27 Belk Bowl Charlotte, NC
Wed., Dec. 28 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman Washington, D.C.
Wed., Dec. 28 Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl San Diego, CA
Thu., Dec. 29 Champs Sports Bowl Orlando, FL
Thu., Dec. 29 Valero Alamo Bowl San Antonio, TX
Fri., Dec. 30 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Dallas, TX
Fri., Dec. 30 New Era Pinstripe Bowl New York, NY
Fri., Dec. 30 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl Nashville, TN
Fri., Dec. 30 Insight Bowl Tempe, AZ
Sat., Dec. 31 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Houston, TX
Sat., Dec. 31 Hyundai Sun Bowl El Paso, TX
Sat., Dec. 31 AutoZone Liberty Bowl Memphis, TN
Sat., Dec. 31 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl San Francisco, CA
Sat., Dec. 31 Chick-fil-A Bowl Atlanta, GA
Mon., Jan. 2 TicketCity Bowl Dallas, TX
Mon., Jan. 2 Capital One Bowl Orlando, FL
Mon., Jan. 2 Gator Bowl Jacksonville, FL
Mon., Jan. 2 Outback Bowl Tampa, FL
Mon., Jan. 2 Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO Pasadena, CA
Tue., Jan. 3 Allstate Sugar Bowl New Orleans, LA
Wed., Jan. 4 Discover Orange Bowl Miami Gardens, FL
Thu., Jan. 5 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Glendale, AZ
Fri., Jan. 6 AT&T Cotton Bowl Arlington, TX
Sat., Jan. 7 BBVA Compass Bowl Birmingham, AL
Mon., Jan. 9 Allstate BCS National Championship Game New Orleans, LA
TBA GoDaddy.com Bowl Mobile, AL


43 posted on 11/16/2011 6:36:29 AM PST by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: org.whodat

What race is it racist against?


44 posted on 11/16/2011 7:14:15 AM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Zakeet
"It's like finding out your daughter is dating Tiger Woods. What do you say: uh, congratulations?"

More like, "I'm gonna get me my shotgun."

45 posted on 11/16/2011 7:15:09 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: MrEdd
What race is it racist against?

Cablinasians?

46 posted on 11/16/2011 7:16:24 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: henkster

If I were a Penn State fan, I wouldn’t exactly be boasting about it right now, much less traveling to their games.


47 posted on 11/16/2011 7:18:16 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Penn St. should sack their cheerleaders and have a bunch of 10-12 year boys on the sidelines as cheerleaders.

Well here is their halftime show

Penn State Blue Band Tribute to Michael Jackson

48 posted on 11/16/2011 7:19:58 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: Zakeet

They have legions of mind-numbed fans and alums, who even today are circling the wagons around Paterno. They will send a huge contingent to spend money at whatever bowl they go to. And they will be chosen by one.


49 posted on 11/16/2011 7:23:41 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
Penn State should have already announced it will not be participating in a Bowl game this year.

Instead they made the utterly predictable statement that "this would not be fair to our kids".

50 posted on 11/16/2011 7:24:41 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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