Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett will sue NCAA over ‘unprecedented and aggressive’ sanctions for Penn State

Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a professor of law at Florida Coastal School of Law and a senior director of advocacy for the Women’s Sports Foundation, told the Daily News she was struck how the Corbett press conference “focused on the amount of money and business lost,” and that there was no mention of how the sanctions “hurt the type of football or educational experience that football players were allowed to receive.

“What got Penn State into this problem in the first place was the overemphasis on its reputation, and the commercial aspect of athletics,” Hogshead-Makar said. “It’s exactly what this lawsuit is further highlighting. This lawsuit is more evidence that the business side of athletics is out of control.”

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