Pa. Gov. Corbett poised to file federal lawsuit against NCAA over Penn State sanctions

Jan 1, 2013 Full story: CFRB 6

In this Nov. 10, 2011 file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett makes remarks during a news conference after a Penn State Board of Trustees meeting in State College, Pa.

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ShutTheFrontDoor

Bryn Mawr, PA

#1 Jan 2, 2013
Tardy prosecutor who tip toed during the Sandusky investigation and enabled more abuse now wants to benefit off those fine dollars. Needed Penn State for economic and political reasons so he bowed to A percieved sacred cow.

If law enforcement had done their job in the late 90s the fine would've been lower, that football program would've been back on track and more important over a decade of fewer abused juveniles.

The University agreed to those sanctions so who the frack is the governor to protest sanction against a psuedo or quasi state university. Penn State is NOT a full fledged state college.

Political meat for his fan club.

Since: Feb 07

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#2 Jan 3, 2013
The Governor wants to put his hand into the pocket of the NCAA, It is a state issue if NCAA can stay in PA.
From the vendors to the State leadership they want to pass the quilt and close their eyes.
The damage was done to national NCAA colleges and its reputation. And, they are paying from a guilt by association.

Since: Feb 07

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#3 Jan 4, 2013
GUILT, sorry. . .
Diana

Charlottesville, VA

#4 Jan 9, 2013
RayOne wrote:
GUILT, sorry...
Well some people that are guilty are not sorry. And some that are sorry are not guilty. But I met a woman at a guilting bee once that wouldn't admit she was just as quilty as the rest of us!
Pissed Off Citizen

Bloomsburg, PA

#6 Jan 24, 2013
This is the highest priority item for his time? No way!

Cut taxes. Slash the state's payroll! Slash the state's over all costs. Get the public unions out of government! Fight for LIVING WAGE jobs. Cut legislators' salaries and benefits!!!!!! Fight for full transparency!

NCAA is a convenient distraction and a complete waste of time and dollars.
Diana

Farmville, VA

#7 Jan 30, 2013
How about the people of PA file a lawsuit against Tom Corbett for ignoring the Sandusky case on his desk when he was Attorney General many, many years ago!

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