NCAA sanctions against Penn State are harming innocent football players and not addressing the underlying fault. The NCAA should aim its blame on the coaches and officials who allowed this to happen.
Coming just after the removal of the Joe Paterno statue, the NCAA sanctions on Penn State will help the university make a cultural shift away from placing football first. But the NCAA itself also needs to reward schools already doing this.
Writer Joe Posnanski's biography on the late Penn State football coach comes after the infamous scandal involving Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky.
A statue of former Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno, still stands outside Penn State's Beaver Stadium. But it might not be there for long. NCAA President Mark Emmert says he doesn't want to take 'anything off the table' - even the 'death penalty' for Penn State football if their investigation finds that the university has violated the organization's rules.