RIP, JPP: J. P. Patches (real name: Chris Wedes) dies at 84. Cranky Goldy reports here.
Penn State Pays the Price: The NCAA fines Penn State $60 million, bans them from post-season football bowl games for four years, and strips them of all football wins from 1998 onward, among other punishments. That, by the way, means Joe Paterno is no longer the winningest college football coach in history.
Seventeen-year-old Girl from Kentucky Faces Charges After Tweeting Her Rapists' Names:
Savannah Dietrich of Louisville told the Courier-Journal she is frustrated by what she feels is a lenient deal for her attackers. After posting the names on Twitter, Dietrich wrote, "I'm not protecting anyone that made my life a living Hell."