Monday, July 23, 2012

Penn State Punished


The NCAA punished Penn State today for its involvement in covering up the sexual abuse of children done by assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.  The punishment goes as follows:



  • A fine of $60 Million
  • 4 year bowl game ban
  • Scholarship reductions
  • All wins under Paterno from 1998 - 2011 are vacated
  • The program will be under probation
I am glad the NCAA took this action to make an example of Penn State.  Child abuse and the cover up of it should never be tolerated.  This story shows that this plague is everywhere not just the Catholic Church.

It is sad to think that this academic institution chose to put a football program ahead of children.    





Source:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/23/penn-state-ncaa-punishment-fines-vacate-ban_n_1694219.html

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