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Penn State Football: Major Headlines in the Aftermath of Unprecedented NCAA Sanctions

by on July 24, 2012 7:29 AM

The NCAA issued its first major sanctions in Penn State football history Monday morning.

The sanctions are:

  • A $60 million fine, with funds used to establish an endowment to support victims of child sex abuse (as well as an addition $13 million fine levied by the Big Ten).
  • Postseason ban for four years (includes bowl games and Big Ten Championship game).
  • Reduction of 10 scholarships (from 25 to 15) for four years (Penn State's scholarship cap is 65 per season from 2014-2017).
  • All wins vacated from 1998-2011.
  • Five-year probation period for athletic department to work with an academic integrity monitor of the NCAA's choosing.

Tuesday's aftermath:

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Nate Mink covers Penn State football and news for StateCollege.com. He's on Twitter as @MinkNate.
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