The attempt to rehabilitate Joe Paterno’s legacy was the main topic on sports talk radio and television Monday as the Paterno family responds to the Freeh report on the Penn State abuse scandal. Joe Paterno’s widow Sue appeared on Katie Couric’s talk show while son Jay Paterno appeared on ESPN and is scheduled to go on Bruce Murray’s sports talk show on Sirius/XM’s Mad Dog Channel at 1:00 p.m. today.
Bob Dvorchak, who wrote the book “Game Change” last spring and has been our go to guy on the subject on my radio show joined Don Henderson and myself last night (Monday) to provide some insight into what the Paterno family’s goal is and what to expect next. The podcast can be heard by clicking here.
WTSP General Manager Ken Tonning has announced he will retire on July 5. Tonning has been with the station since 2009. WTSP’s 10 News, Tampa Bay’s CBS affiliate, won 11 honors at last year’s Suncoast Regional Emmy awards.
Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer looks to capture her 900th career win tonight as the Scarlet Knights face DePaul at 9:00 p.m. on CBS Sports Network. Brent Stover and Debbie Antonelli call the action from McGrath Arena in Chicago. With a win, Stringer would become only the fourth women’s coach, and the seventh men’s or women’s coach to reach the 900-win mark.
USF’s women’s basketball gets the TV spotlight on Wednesday afternoon when the Bulls take on St. John’s at the Sun Dome in Tampa in a 4:00 p.m. tipoff. James Bates and Julianne Viani are the announcers on CBS Sports Network.
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