RECENT COLUMNS  

3/19 Pandemic, Changing Dynamics Pose Challenges for College Towns

2/20 The Seeds of PSU Basketball Success Were Sown a Year Ago

2/6 A New Year A New Hope A New Dog

1/23 Dr King's Dream vs. 2020 Vision

1/9 Social Media Companies Must Be Accountable To The Truth

12/26 College Football: What Will Happen In The Next Decade

12/12 College Playoff Flaws and Buckeye Dominance

11/28 Penn State Games To Be Thankful For

11/14 The True Cost of Firing Your Football Coach

10/31 College Football In American Literature

10/17 Corporate Speak 101: A One-Size-Fits-All Presentation

10/3 A Beginner's Guide to Exploiting California's New NCAA Legislation

9/19 Autumn's Call to Remember

9/13 Penn State-Pitt One Last Time

9/6 Jay Paterno Reviews Malcolm Gladwell's New Book "Talking to Strangers"

9/5 Historically Speaking The Transfer Portal is a Cakewalk

8/22 End Of Summer College Football Notes

8/08 It's Time To End The Gunshot Lottery

7/25 Mr Rogers--Now More Than Ever

7/11 Valuing The Journey

6/27 No Need To Panic in College Football Recruiting

(6/13) A Team To Remember--Lessons in Overcoming Adversity  Click Here

(5/30) The Sound Of State College In A Simpler Time   Click Here

(5/16) John Urschel Is An Example of What College Football Should Be   Click Here

(5/2) We've Gotten Carried Away With Being Offended   Click Here

(4/18) In Angry Times Bridging The Divide Is Urgent  Click Here

(4/4) Media Must Be More Accountable  Click Here

 

(3/21) What A Biden Candidacy Can Bring To Our Country  Click Here 

(2/21) By The Content of Our Character  Click Here

(2/7) The Independent Push  Click Here

 

(1/24) Common Sense NCAA Recruiting and Transfer Rules  Click Here

(1/14) The Arab News: On My Trip to Saudi Arabia   Click Here

 

(1/10) George Welsh: A Legacy of Excellence   Click Here

 

(12/31) New Orleans Times-Picayune: The Sugar Bowl An Enduring Classic  Click Here

 

(12/27) Docu-Fiction Does Real Damage to Real People Falsely Portrayed  Click Here

 

(12/13) President George HW Bush--The Greatest of the Greatest Generation Click Here

(11/29) What Happens if Alabama Loses? Some Surprising Data    Click Here

(11/15) UCF Playoff Path Can Be Found In Happy Valley History. Click Here

 

(11/1) In An Era Where The Politics of Fear Reign Are We Still The Home of The Brave? Click Here

 

(10/18) On Game Day Human Intelligence Often More Valuable Than Analytics or A.I. Click Here

 

(10/4) Amid Controversial OSU Loss Do Not Forget Individual Valiant Effort. Click Here

 

(9/20) College Football's Next Big Money Grab: Click Here

 

(9/6) Penn State-Pitt Rivalry Runs Into the 9-Game Big Ten Schedule: Click Here

 

(8/23) The End of Summer and The Call of Reality: Click Here

 

(8/9) Coaching Is Far More Than What Happens on The Field: Click Here

 

(7/26) NCAA Injury Reports Exploit Athletes: Click Here

(6/30) Penn State Trustees: What Are We Hiding? Click Here

 

(6/28) The Great Revolt: Political Lessons For Our Time. Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECENT FAVORITES

(6/14) Fixes to Flawed New NCAA Transfer Rules. Click Here

 

(5/31) Debate over NFL Anthem Protests Obscures Root Issue. Click Here

(5/17) Penn State, Michigan State and The NCAA -2 Wrongs Don't Make a Right. Click Here

 

(5/3) What Is Heaven? Click Here

 

(4/5) We Still Seek The Mountaintop Click Here

 

(3/22) Political Division is A National Security Threat Click Here

 

(3/8) A Radical Response to College Basketball's FBI Scandal Click Here

 

(2/21) College Football's Cyber-Warfare Click Here

 

(12/14) To Heal Political Divisions Stop Spiking The Ball Click Here

(11/30) Lies Attack Reputations while Leadership Fails to Stand Against Social media Outrage Click Here

(11/8) Penn State Trustees Need To Get "Woke" Click Here

 

(10/26) Porter-Briggs: The State Fair of Texas and The Red River Showdown Click Here

(10/5) Gun Violence: America's Hard Truth Click Here

 

(9/21) Wanted: Ethical Journalism Click Here

(9/7) Penn State-Pitt: This Is A Rivalry Click Here

(8/24) Charlottesville: The Ghosts of Centuries Past Threaten our Future Click Here

 

(8/14) Porter-Briggs: What The South Taught This Yankee Click Here

(8/8/17) Porter-Briggs: The Legacy of Coach Bryant Part 2 Click Here

(6/29/17) WE the People: Why Our Future Must Come From Our Past Click Here

(6/28/17) Jay Paterno returns to Porter-Briggs: The Voice of the South--Off the Field and Into Eternity: The Legacy of Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant Click Here

(6/15) No Easy Answers, But Don't Cast All of Greek Life in a Negative Light Click Here

(4/28/17) College Football Playoff Is 8 Enough...Or Too Much? Click Here

 

4/21/17) Jay Paterno Debuts on Porter-Briggs "The Voice of The South" with  Charlottesville and UVA: The Past Rises From The Soil Click Here

(4/20/17) Dan Rooney--A Big Life Lived Quietly Click Here

(2/23/17) Valuable Life Lessons From an Extraordinary Life Cut Short Click Here

 

(1/26/17) A Eulogy and the Lives we Live are how We Speak For The Dead Click Here

 

(12/1/16) Breaking News: Transcripts Leaked from OSU-Michigan OT Video Review (Satire) Click Here 

 

(7/14/16) An Open Letter to Sally Jenkins Click Here 

 

(5/7/16) Defending Penn State and Joe Paterno--Swinging Back at The Clickbait Media: Click Here: 

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