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NCAA statement on Corman lawsuit

"In order to provide millions of dollars in aid to survivors of child sexual abuse, the NCAA Friday moved to  dismiss its challenge to the Pennsylvania Higher Education Endowment Act. The Act requires Penn State’s $60 million fine under the Consent Decree to be paid into a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania endowment, instead of being used nationally as the NCAA contemplated in the agreement. Continuing this litigation would have further delayed the distribution of the funds to sexual abuse survivors for years, undermining the very intent of the fine. Our legal case is strong, but we believe even more strongly in preventing child sexual abuse and aiding survivors. This is also an important step toward Penn State’s fulfillment of its obligations under the contractual consent decree it entered into with the NCAA. The Court has not yet ruled on the NCAA’s motion."

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