HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's governor says he's disappointed a federal judge has thrown out his lawsuit against the NCAA.
Gov. Tom Corbett challenged the penalties against Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. Corbett issued a statement Thursday that said he feels strongly the claims he raised were compelling and deserved a thorough review by the courts.
Corbett says people and businesses in Pennsylvania are suffering because of the sanctions the school agreed to nearly a year ago.
The judge's order dismissing the lawsuit in its early stages calls the litigation a ``Hail Mary pass.''
The NCAA penalties include a $60 million fine, a four-year bowl ban and a loss of football scholarships.
Corbett didn't indicate if he plans to appeal the decision. His office hasn't disclosed the lawsuit's cost.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

SEC Schedule Breakdown on Thu, Jun 2017 by Blade
CFL Betting News and Notes Week 1 on Tue, Jun 2017 by Blade
College Football Conference Previews on Tue, Jun 2017 by Blade
College Football Quarterback Rankings on Thu, Jun 2017 by Blade
Handicapping 2017 Win Totals on Mon, Jun 2017 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Updated 2017 Heisman Odds Is USC quarterback Sam Darnold still favored to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy?
Thumbnail Big Ten Championship Odds to Win Are the Ohio State Buckeyes clear favorites to win the Big Ten Championship this upcoming college football season?
Thumbnail ACC Conference Championship Odds Clemson is the defending national and ACC champions but will they win the conference in 2017?

NCAAF Team Pages