Sports Illustrated wasted little to no time tossing dirt on the grave of Penn State after the NCAA announced the Nittany Lions institutional fate yesterday. For this week’s cover, the magazine features a PSU helmet set in front of a pitch black backdrop with the words “We Were Penn State” hovering above. Hey, in a digital world, a mag’s gotta do what a mag’s gotta do to push paper copies. Irony shouldn’t be lost on the notion that the long-time sports bible isn’t on firm footing itself and may be losing its own way in the midst of layoffs and apparently rudderless leadership.
Sports Illustrated Thinks Penn State Is Dead