Penn State’s trustees may not like the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctions against the university’s football program, but they say the alternative — the so-called “death penalty” — would have been worse.
On a day when the blue and white get a black eye, it is programs like Rutgers that shine just a little brighter.
Many won’t understand the nuances of scholarship reductions, bowl bans and removing victories. The only thing they’ll see is that Penn State will be playing football this upcoming season.
With his statue no longer outside Beaver Stadium, late Penn State coach Joe Paterno has been dropped from his perch atop the Division I record books.
The NCAA are set to hand down ‘unprecedented’ penalties to Penn State and their football program.
The president of the NCAA says he isn’t ruling out the possibility of shutting down the Penn State football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Big East presidents have agreed on a policy that would bar Connecticut’s men’s basketball team from next season’s conference tournament because the Huskies haven’t qualified academically for the 2013 NCAA tournament.
NCAA President Mark Emmert says he wants investigations such as that of Auburn quarterback Cam Newton to be “as efficient and expedited” as possible, but “you’ve got to get the facts right.”