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By Sloane Brown | July 23, 2000
Ever want to shoot hoops with Terps basketball coach Gary Williams? How 'bout lobbing a few with tennis champ Pam Shriver? Maybe shoot pool with the Ravens' Tony Banks, or the Orioles' Brady Anderson? The Mid-Summer Fest "SportsORama" was a chance to party and play various games with sports celebs and raise money for the Joe Sandusky Fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation and the CollegeBound Foundation. The partygoers browsed a bountiful buffet from Baltimore restaurants and danced to the music of O'Malley's March, starring none other than Charm City's hip (in black T-shirt)
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NEWS
March 29, 2013
It is horrifying to open a newspaper and see Jerry Sandusky again ("Sandusky: Paterno wouldn't allow pedophile," March 26). Just when you thought the Penn State sexual abuse scandal was over, Mr. Sandusky is giving interviews to a crazed documentary filmmaker, John Ziegler. To know that Mr. Ziegler is getting coverage for the nonsense he is pursuing - namely, that Joe Paterno did not know Mr. Sandusky was a pedophile - is just one more indignity to be endured by sexual abuse victims everywhere.
NEWS
November 17, 2011
It was sad to note that even though Jerry Sandusky's boss, Joe Paterno, had heard at least one report that his subordinate was sexually abusing young boys, he never told police. Apparently he hoped the problem would just disappear. Messrs. Sandusky and Paterno, along with the president of the university, were all fired when the story came out. But despite the actions taken by the school's board of trustees, there is no way that Mr. Sandusky's alleged sexual attacks on young boys should just disappear.
BUSINESS
By LESTER A. PICKER | April 17, 1995
Ever since it was a dream, I've been following the work of the Joe Sandusky Foundation, the brainchild of veteran Baltimore sportscaster Gerry Sandusky. I look in on it every so often to offer readers a chance to observe the growth of a work of passion and dedication.A couple of years ago, Gerry was driving to Pennsylvania when he had a vision. He was going to start a foundation, an opportunity to honor his much-loved older brother who died tragically while Gerry was still in high school.
SPORTS
By JOHN STEADMAN | March 24, 1995
It was a voice he couldn't identify. Maybe it was his conscience talking or a message, as he prefers to believe, from some higher power. Distinctly it told him: "Start the foundation." Twice more it repeated itself on that July afternoon two years ago during a trip along the interstate highway . . . Baltimore to Pittsburgh.That's what sent Gerry Sandusky into action. He listened to the zTC words as a believer and took them literally. With strong resolve, ,, he organized the Joe Sandusky Foundation, to honor the memory of a brother who died while a football player at Tulsa University.
FEATURES
By SYLVIA BADGER | April 2, 1995
"Nothing but good things can come of an effort like this," Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula remarked, as he gave WBAL-TV sports anchor Gerry Sandusky a big hug. Shula was the honoree at the Joe Sandusky Foundation's recent first fund-raiser, held at the Marine Mammal Pavilion of the National Aquarium. The foundation was Gerry's creation, named in memory of his brother, Joe, a football player for the University of Tulsa who died at the age of 19. The foundation was established to raise money for Baltimore students to attend trade school or college.
SPORTS
By Phil Jackman | April 12, 1991
The TV Repairman: Apparently, a couple of the commercial channels in town, the ones with the double digits, have given up all attempts to provide fairly substantive sports reports on the late evening news.While it's true basic cable stations do a superior job with their comprehensive half-hour reports on at about the same time, to completely brush off the local fan with rock 'n' roll music and a giggle or two is clearly dereliction of duty.Tuesday night, Channel 11: In lieu of the National League baseball scores and three of four NHL playoff game results, a feature on an octogenarian jumping out of the airplane played.
SPORTS
Kevin Cowherd | June 19, 2013
Gerry Sandusky takes you to the third floor of his northern Baltimore County home and points to a book shelf. "There it is," he says. Huh? That's where he keeps his Ravens Super Bowl ring? Where's the glass display case with the spotlight shining on it? And the velvet ropes to keep the riff-raff at arm's length? And maybe a glowering security goon standing by so no one tries any funny business? I have made this trip to see what Sandusky, the long-time WBAL-TV sports director and Ravens broadcaster, plans to do with his Super Bowl ring.
SPORTS
By Mike Klingaman and Mike Klingaman,mike.klingaman@baltsun.com | November 12, 2009
He is 77, the last surviving offensive lineman from the Baltimore Colts' halcyon days of the 1950s. Half a century ago, guard Alex Sandusky made a living carving out daylight for runners named Lenny and L.G. and The Horse, and rebuffing assaults on a slope-shouldered young quarterback who had won the hearts of Colts fans. It was Sandusky's job to safeguard John Unitas, which he did for more than a decade. "You took pride in protecting John. Everyone was focused on that," said Sandusky, a Colt from 1954 through 1966.
ENTERTAINMENT
By David Zurawik and The Baltimore Sun | November 15, 2011
For all the big journalists associated with Brian Williams' "Rock Center," it was sportscaster Bob Costas who put this self-important, over-promoted newsmagazine on the map Monday with his exclusive interview of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky. What a "get" for Costas, and what a superb job of getting to the heart of the matter by Costas with the man accused of sexually abusing boys as young as 10 years old in his capacity as coach and head of a foundation that purported to mentor adolescent boys.
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