Paterno Estate Says NCAA's Sandusky Sanctions Overreach

Law360, New York (May 30, 2013, 2:18 PM EDT) -- The estate of former Pennsylvania State University football coach Joe Paterno sued the NCAA on Thursday, claiming the athletic organization had no authority to levy sanctions including a $60 million fine against the university following the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

Several university board of trustee members and former football players joined Paterno's estate in the suit filed in Pennsylvania state court, which alleges that the NCAA overstepped its bounds in imposing the sanctions because the Sandusky scandal was a criminal matter unrelated to athletic competition....
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