College Sports After Penn State

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The NCAA is fining Penn State $60 million and 112 wins in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. Should the penalty have been lighter or harsher? What should the role of sports be in higher education? We speak with sports sociologist Harry Edwards, who says the real issue is a college sports industry that has become too big to derail.


Harry Edwards, professor emeritus of sociology at UC Berkeley