The Sandusky downfall of Penn State University continues with today’s NCAA punishment coming down. The punishment is as follows:
1. Banned from bowl games for 4 years.
2. Penn State will be fined $60 million
3. All wins vacated from 1998-2011- meaning that Joe Paterno is NOT the winning-est coach in Division I history
4. Scholarship reduction to only 15 new scholarships per year
5. 5 year probation
Is this punishment fair or foul?
Really feel a little conflicted about the NCAA punishment seems like students of the university are being punished for what the administration covered up. I believe that the hero worship of Paterno caused a lot of these problems and the people who let this happen have yet to face their punishment. Yes, Sandusky is in jail, but the university he represented is still reeling from his horrible actions. Everybody who ever went to Penn State is now forever associated with Sandusky’s actions. This story is still far from over and the pain will continue for years.
*Article sites information from USA Today 07/23/2012
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