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Should Penn State Get The Death Penalty?

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So, what about the period between 1974 and 1998? Now there are more victims going back to 1974...

Its a punishment directed at Paterno's legacy, not Sandusky. Its when Paterno knew about it, not when the abuse started, at least irt Paterno's record.

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So, what about the period between 1974 and 1998? Now there are more victims going back to 1974...

The penalties imposed were not about the abuse....it was about the point in time that the PSU leaders knew (or should have known and chose not to believe it) that something was wrong. That occured in 1998.

Not that hard to understand.

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Its a punishment directed at Paterno's legacy, not Sandusky. Its when Paterno knew about it, not when the abuse started, at least irt Paterno's record.

Wasn't Paterno's record- the players won those games, not the coach. Bobby Knight had it right this morning on ESPN when he said the players on both teams in each of those 115 games knows exactly what the outcome was, and they'll always remember it.

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Wasn't Paterno's record- the players won those games, not the coach. Bobby Knight had it right this morning on ESPN when he said the players on both teams in each of those 115 games knows exactly what the outcome was, and they'll always remember it.

Paterno wanted the record, but now he doesn't have it. My guess is that the NCAA was saying, worry less about your legacy, and more about doing the right thing. And the players may remember it, but 20 years from now, when someone looks up winningest coaches, they will see Bowden or Robinson, and Paterno's name will not be anywhere near the top. He will be known as the guy who protected the perv, not as college football's winningest coach.

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