TribLIVE

| Opinion/The Review


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Punishment pushback I

Daily Photo Galleries

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 9:00 p.m.
 

In reference to the letter “Punishment the point” by Bob Sevcik: I must say it is absurd that he recommended and supported shutting down the Penn State football program in light of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and still seems to hold a grudge against it.

While many children went through a terrible ordeal and something certainly needed to happen, the NCAA sanctions are not really penalizing the school as he says they are.

They are hurting the many young men who are now part of the football team — young men who had no involvement in the scandal, many of whom would have been too young to play pee-wee football at the time the problems were taking place.

And for the record, I am not a Penn State alumnus and never played college football, nor have I been to Penn State. I just think it is past time to quit beating down the young men who are there and trying to right the ship.

Nicholas B. Sosko

Unity

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Letters

  1. Wrong then & now
  2. Today’s big lie
  3. Fair pay for hard work
  4. Figures conflict
  5. Follow King’s words
  6. In PC we must II
  7. License, insure bicycles
  8. Conservatives, back Corbett
  9. Mitochondrial disease awareness
  10. Puzzling trend
  11. EPA proposal a threat to all
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.