A settlement in the NCAA may be in the offing, NBC Sports reports.
At issue? The $60 million fine Penn State must pay as part of sanctions in the Jerry Sandusky case. The lawsuit challenges a law, passed by the state legislature, requiring that $60 million to remain in state.
NBC Sports says: “Both sides filed a motion in Harrisburg federal court suggesting the time would allow for a ‘meaningful opportunity’ to iron out the details of a potential settlement, thus avoid the need to go through any court drama.”
But don’t expect any major easing of the sanctions as part of the settlement: “Penn State is still required to pay $60 million regardless of the settlement details.”