On Thursday January 26th, Phil Knight who is CEO and co-chairman of Nike spoke at Joe Paterno’s Memorial Service. He not only talked about his friend and his hero but he expressed his anger of Joe Paterno’s firing and how it was handled. He also went on to say that Joe Paterno is not the villain in this tragedy. All I’d like to say is it’s about time that someone stood up for what is right and stood up to the Board of Trustee and Penn State. I will say what I wrote previously and that is Joe Paterno died of a broken heart and Penn State, Jerry Sandusky and the media are to blame for Paterno’s death and heartbreak. Here is a clip of what Phil Knight had to say.