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The Penn State penalty

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Drip, Jul 23, 2012.

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  1. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    $60 million fine.
    PSU banned from post season for 4 years.
    PSU scholarships reduced from 25 to 15 for four years.
    Vacates wins from 1998 to 2011.
    5 years probation
    NCAA initiates its own investigation on individuals in addition to criminal actions.
    PSU enters integrity agreement with NCAA and Big 10.
    NCAA will appoint integrity monitor for five years.
  2. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Let the healing begin.
    Tough. I'm not a big fan of vacating the wins. Those players didn't have anything to do with what Sandusky and company did. But it could've been worse.
  3. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Could have been much worse.
  4. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Shot, at least the community will not take that big of a hit. I still don't get the vacating of the wins. I really don't think its fair.
  5. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I would have liked the death penalty, but I'm glad the NCAA came down on PSU hard on them anyways.
  6. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    I believe that means a whole lot less than you do. People are not going to remember the NCAA record book. They're going to remember the games.
  7. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    Vacating the wins seems silly to me.
  8. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    That's what I think, too. "Vacating" wins is always a ridiculous penalty to me, whether it's Coach Cal or Paterno. Silliness. What happened happened.
  9. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I hear ya. Lots of puff questions asked at the presser.
  10. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    One last thing regarding the vacating of victories: That was what Joe Paterno deserved, more than anything.
  11. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Yep. Throw the dead man under the bus.
  12. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    The man brought the bus down upon himself before he died, Drip.
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