|NCAA seeks dismissal of Paterno family lawsuit|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 23 July 2013 12:41|
Some trustees, former players and coaches and current faculty members are also taking part in the same lawsuit.
But college sports' governing body said the civil suit must be dismissed in part because the university itself isn't part of the suit. The sanctions handed down in July 2012 were agreed to by the NCAA and the university president.
The NCAA also firmly denied a claim that it had conspired with former FBI director Louis Freeh's team in formulating the sanctions. Freeh led the school's internal investigation into the scandal.