Web Poll: The NCAA’s Sanctions, Tough Enough?

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The NCAA has penalized Penn State with:

  • $60 million fine, a whole year’s football revenue that will fund child sex abuse prevention and victims.
  • Football scholarships were reduced, 10 fewer scholarships for the next four years.
  • All wins vacated from 1998 to 2011. That means Joe Paterno is no longer the winningest coach in college football.
  • Five year probation for the football programs as the NCAA monitors the school’s progress.
  • Four-year ban from bowl games and championships, a big blow for the recruiting process.

The announcement has raised the question…