Penn State Sanctions

Posted on July 26, 2012. Filed under: Football, NCAA Sports | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Death by a different name is still death…

July 20, 2012

Last week the NCAA leveled harsh penalties at Penn State’s football program on Monday for its involvement in covering up sexual abuse by former coach Jerry Sandusky — including stripping the school of all wins from 1998 to 2011.

The penalties were directly aimed at changing a culture that put football over the welfare of children, also included a $60 million fine, a bowl game ban for four years and a scholarship reduction of 10 per year for four years.

“As we have examined and discussed this case, we’ve kept foremost in our thoughts the tragic damage that has been done to victims and their families,” NCAA President Mark Emmert said. “There is no action we can take that will remove their pain and aguish.

“But what we can do is impose sanctions that reflect the magnitude of these acts and ensure Penn State can rebuild an athletic culture that has gone horribly awry.”

For more on the sanctions, click here.

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