Thread: OT: PSU Death Penalty?
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07-22-2012, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris Shafer View Post
It's not whether or not the NCAA has the ability to come up with their own conclusions about the guilt of various parties, it is whether or not the NCAA has the right to get involved to such an extent when they are in fact not a court of law.
Why wouldn't they have the right? They are a private organization with the ability to police its own members. Courts of law can punish or not punish based on their laws and the orgs can do the same irrespective of each other.

No NCAA regulations were violated from my limited understanding of this case, nor was the University's athletic programs getting an unfair advantage.
There is a sanctionable act known as lack of institutional control. I d
Have not read thr NCAA by-laws but that is what all reports say is where this would come from.

As I said earlier as far as unfair advantage goes, I think hiding this scandal gave them an advantage as far as not having to deal with the fallout of reporting the scandal.

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