Monday, July 23, 2012
Morning Links for July 23rd
Good morning! Here are some links to get your morning started.
1) Penn State was hammered with a whopping $60 million dollar fine and other penalties for the Sandusky Scandal.
2) Joe Paterno's statue was removed yesterday and taken to a secure location.
3) Adam Rittenberg says that Penn State had to remove the statue.
4) The Big Ten may levy their own punishment against Penn State after the NCAA finishes with them.
5) Dennis Dodd says that Penn State won't be hit with the death penalty but will wish they would have been.
6) Dan Wetzel says Mark Emmert's swift justice will usher in a new era in NCAA enforcement.
7) Pat McMannamon's piece on the removal of Joe Paterno's statue talks about how the it may be gone but the scars remain.
8) Andy Staples worries that Mark Emmert's ruling is setting a dangerous precedent.
9) ACC Commissioner John Swofford says that the league is focused on the 14 teams they have right now.
10) Miami's Head Coach Al Golden says that his staff did not break any recruiting rules in response to new allegations. Here is Charles Robinson's piece on Miami that prompted the reaction.
11) Bruce Feldman had another mailbag and in it answers who Arkansas is considering for their next head coach.
12) Terrelle Pryor's mentor died over the weekend. Ted Sarniak, III was one of the key figures in the Ohio State Tattoogate Scandal.
13) Mike Huguenin continues his preseason countdown of all 124 FBS teams with #27 N.C. State and #26 Louisville. He also has a good column on the way special teams coaches are adjusting to the new kickoff rules.
14) Fox Sports continues their preseason countdown with #15 Virginia Tech.
15) Lars Anderson reflects on his time at the SEC Media Days.