AUDIO: In the wake of the Jerry San­dusky child sex abuse scandal, today the NCAA ordered Penn State to pay $60 mil­lion and stripped the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno of many of his col­lege victories.

The col­lege will also be pro­hib­ited from par­tic­i­pating in post-​​season play for four years.

NCAA pres­i­dent Mark Emmert announced the sanc­tions this morning, saying, “Our goal is not to be just puni­tive, but to make sure the uni­ver­sity estab­lishes an ath­letic cul­ture and daily mindset in which foot­ball will never be placed ahead of edu­cating, nur­turing and pro­tecting young people.”

Guests:

Daniel Lebowitz, exec­u­tive director of Sport in Society at North­eastern University

 

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