Penn State Sanctions
The state senator who represents Penn State country says he believes there may be Congressional hearings into the harsh punishment originally handed out by the NCAA as the result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
The NCAA said Thursday it wants a judge to throw out the federal antitrust lawsuit the governor filed against it over Penn State’s $60 million fine and other penalties resulting from the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
A recent poll shows that majority of Pennsylvanians support Governor Tom Corbett’s decision to sue the NCAA for its harsh penalties against Penn State.
The comments came at a panel discussion in State College on the future of the NCAA.
NCAA officials say their sanctions are meant to punish and correct Penn State’s football program, but the impact is likely to extend much further.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Paterno family has released a statement in response to the NCAA’s sanctions against the Penn State football program. It reads as follows: Sexual abuse is reprehensible, especially when it involves children, […]
The NCAA’s punishment against Penn State’s football program brought on plenty of reaction in the Philadelphia area, including from the university’s alumni.
Penn State Acting Athletic Director David Joyner and Head Coach Bill O’Brien each issued a statement on Monday following the NCCA’s announcement of its sanctions against the University’s football program.