As of last weekend, 18-year-old cornerback Ross Douglas was headed to Penn State to play football as a Nittany Lion; he's now de-committed in the wake of the NCAA sanctions on the school. He and his mother talk about the difficult decision.
This morning the NCAA announced an array of penalties against Penn State University for allegedly covering up the sexual abuse of Jerry Sandusky. The penalties include a $60 million fine, a four-year bowl game ban, and a 40 percent cut in scholarships.
This morning the NCAA handed down its penalties to Penn State for the child sex abuse scandal. The Penn State football team is barred from all bowl games for four years and faces a $60 million fine.
Until this morning the daycare facility at Nike headquarters near Beaverton, Ore., was officially called the Joe Paterno Child Development Center.
An assistant coach from the pros doesn't impress like a star coach from a big-name university, raising questions about Penn State's bottom lines: recruits, wins and revenue.
In the aftermath of the recent scandals at various universities, there have been calls for the leaders of these institutions to step down. Should higher education officials be held accountable for what happens far down the leadership chain?