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Author Smith, Ronald A. (Ronald Austin), 1936-
Title Wounded lions : Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky, and the crises in Penn State athletics / Ronald A. Smith.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2016]
©2016

Series Sport and society
Sport and society.
Subject Paterno, Joe, 1926-2012.
Sandusky, Jerry.
Pennsylvania State University -- Sports.
Pennsylvania State University -- Football.
Pennsylvania State University -- Sports -- Administration.
College sports -- Corrupt practices -- Pennsylvania -- University Park.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Title page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Sifting and Winnowing; Prologue; 1 Life in Happy Valley: The Name and the Paterno Impact; 2 Penn State Presidents: Cheerleading the Teams to Victory; 3 A Joe Paterno-Jerry Sandusky Connection: A Look at Penn State Coaches and Assistant Coaches; 4 Alumni and Taking Control of Penn State Athletics; 5 Hugo Bezdek's Saga-Alumni, Trustees, and Presidents; 6 The Great Experiment That Failed: Alumnus Casey Jones, President Hetzel, and Coach Bob Higgins; 7 The Ernie McCoy-Rip Engle Era and the Beginning of the Grand Experiment in College Football.
8 The Joe Paterno, Steve Garban, John Oswald Coup d'√Čtat9 President Bryce Jordan and Penn State's Entry into the Big Ten; 10 The Image of Joe Paterno's Grand Experiment; 11 Shaping Reality: Saving Joe Paterno's Legacy; 12 Insularity, The Second Mile, and Sandusky's On-Campus Incidents; 13 Rene Portland and the Culture of Athletic Silence; 14 The Board of Trustees, Insularity, and Athletic Administration; 15 Paterno, Spanier, Schultz, Curley, and the Penn State Pandora's Box; 16 From the Grand Jury to Beyond the NCAA Consent Decree; Timeline; Notes; Index.
Summary A rogue program, an iconic coach, and an unspeakable tragedy.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780252098215 (electronic bk.)
0252098218 (electronic bk.)
9780252040016
0252040015
9780252081491
0252081498
OCLC # 936463203
Additional Format Print version: Smith, Ronald A. (Ronald Austin), 1936- Wounded lions 9780252040016 (DLC) 2015029793 (OCoLC)922970586