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Penn State player leaves team meeting (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images) after sanctions are handed down by NCAA President Mark Emmert. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Penn State President: Nittany Lions Faced 4-Year ‘Death Penalty’

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.

07/26/2012

Mohamed Sanu #6 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Dyer: A Reminder That Programs Like Rutgers Really Win

On a day when the blue and white get a black eye, it is programs like Rutgers that shine just a little brighter.

07/23/2012

Penn State player leaves team meeting (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images) after sanctions are handed down by NCAA President Mark Emmert. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Silverman: Harsh Penn State Penalties Simply Not Enough

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.

07/23/2012

A man stares at the site where the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno once stood outside Beaver Stadium. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

NCAA Hits Penn State With 4-Year Bowl Ban, Vacates Wins From 1998-2011

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.

07/23/2012

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NCAA To Hand Down ‘Unprecedented’ Penalties To Penn State

The NCAA are set to hand down ‘unprecedented’ penalties to Penn State and their football program.

07/22/2012

Joe Paterno Statue (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NCAA President Not Ruling Out ‘Death Penalty’ For Penn State Football

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.

07/17/2012

Head coach Jim Calhoun of the Connecticut Huskies  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Big East Agrees On Policy That Would Bar UConn From Conference Tournament

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.

03/30/2012

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NCAA Investigation Needs To Get The Facts Right

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.”

WFAN–11/19/2010