Found August 07, 2012 on Football Nation:
With the new Penn State penalties in place, Bobby Bowden is now the winningest coach in NCAA history. Except he’s not. As one of their punishments, Penn State and Joe Paterno “officially” lost 112 wins from 1998 to this past season. However, what does this penalty actually accomplish? The answer: a whole lot of nothing. Now, I have to preface this argument by stating that I neither support what happened at Penn State, nor am I justifying or defending it. I think what occurred there is disgusting and deplorable to the highest degree, and Sandusky deserves everything that’s coming to him in prison (his kind are the lowest of low). HOWEVER, it all comes down to one basic fact – Penn State won those games. Those players beat the other teams.  It already happened. There’s no way that people will just magically forget that. There’s no way that you can actually delete that from time.   In short, the athletes themselves did not commit those crimes, and Paterno and other staff members ...
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