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The outline of part of a football statue is visible on the wall after its removal outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa.

Statue, sanctions come down

NCAA rules on Penn State’s penalties today

Associated Press photos
Workers begin to remove the statue of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno on Sunday.

On Sunday, the same day the statue honoring legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was taken down on campus, reports surfaced that the program Paterno’s success built into a nationally recognized name was on the verge of encountering unprecedented NCAA action.

The NCAA announced in a statement Sunday that it would unveil “corrective and punitive measures” for Penn State this morning.

Update: $60 million fine, no winning games since 1998, more sanctions