Actually, Polanski did. But he’s an admitted pedophile and child rapist, so by the logic used by the NCAA in sanctioning Penn State, he didn’t.
The NCAA, meaning to make an example of Penn State’s corrupt college football program, decided to vacate all of the team’s wins from 1998 -2011.
It makes sense to nullify victories if the team cheats in a way that gives it a competitive advantage, but Jerry Sandusky’s serial child rapes had no bearing on the games played. The student athletes who worked so hard for those victories did nothing wrong.
Mike Tyson was convicted and did time for rape. Does that mean he didn’t win 50 boxing matches? Are confessions heard by pedophile priests null and void?
When something awful happens, certain types lose their heads and make fools of themselves.
Otter, the character in Animal House, cried, “I think that this situation absolutely requires a really futile and stupid gesture be done on somebody’s part!”
The NCAA twits were the ones to do it.