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    Penn St. and the media

    Why is Penn St on national TV again? They obviously aren't good. Is their fan base being rewarded for what has gone on? I don't get it.



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    Re: Penn St. and the media

    Kind of like watching NASCAR for the crashes maybe?



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    Re: Penn St. and the media

    Part of their NCAA punishment should have been to force their games to only be shown on the longhorn network.


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    Re: Penn St. and the media

    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    Part of their NCAA punishment should have been to force their games to only be shown on the longhorn network.
    I understand hating the longhorn network, but isn't that a bit much?


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    Re: Penn St. and the media

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I understand hating the longhorn network, but isn't that a bit much?
    why - it solves two problems. It gives that network football games to show and it keeps penn state off of national tv. It's a win-win!


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    Re: Penn St. and the media

    Ratings.... The Nascar crash is a good example.



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    Re: Penn St. and the media

    I agree...PSU shouldn't be on TV as part of their spanking.



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    Re: Penn St. and the media

    They won't be much then next 3-5 seasons. The media "story" will have worn off by then and they will just be your typical run of the mill bad team.



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    Why is Penn State on ABC?

    I refuse to watch this pedophile university. ABC should be ashamed of themselves putting this on TV for a money grab.



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    Re: Why is Penn State on ABC?

    their first 3 games are ABC

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    Re: Why is Penn State on ABC?

    I was flipping through the channels and noticed that as well. I felt dirty and went back the other way.


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    Re: Why is Penn State on ABC?

    simply put, there's interest.


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    Re: Why is Penn State on ABC?

    There is something wrong with having a Disney-owned company profiting off of a pedophile school situation by airing their games.



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    Re: Why is Penn State on ABC?

    Quote Originally Posted by nj829 View Post
    There is something wrong with having a Disney-owned company profiting off of a pedophile school situation by airing their games.
    That's business.


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    Re: Penn St. and the media

    Business or not, it is disgusting. There is nothing wrong with a business conforming to basic social norms. In fact, it should be expected. Unfortunately, we have come to expect the opposite, if there is money to be made.



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