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Subject:  Penn State Avoided Death Penalty Date:  7/23/2012  7:13 PM
Author:  ChrisBuehler Number:  5236 of 5241

The Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania is reporting that Penn State accepted the NCAA penalties to avoid the death penalty:

Penn State president Rodney Erickson revealed that the university accepted the severe NCAA sanctions announced today to avoid the death penalty for the football program.

In an interview with the Centre Daily Times, Erickson said, "We had our backs to the wall on this. We did what we thought was necessary to save the program."


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