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Could stiff penalties against Penn State help Maryland football program?

Could stiff penalties against Penn State help Maryland football program?

The NCAA is expected to announce signficant penalties against the Penn State football program Monday in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. Several reports suggest that the Nittany Lions won’t become the second program to be given the “death penalty,” but many figure that sanctions including the loss of several scholarships and a postseason ban lasting a few seasons could serve the same purpose. Which is where the future of Maryland football enters what is without question the ugliest scandal in the history of intercollegiate athletics. Though the schools have not played a football game in nearly 20 years, the Terps and Nittany Lions have been at times...

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