Paterno family wants to appeal Penn State sanctions

Story highlights

  • Paterno family wants to appeal NCAA sanctions against Penn State
  • It argues NCAA relied on flawed report, acted hastily
  • NCAA said such an appeal is not allowed in this case
Joe Paterno's family said Friday it intends to appeal the National Collegiate Athletic Association's sanctions against Penn State University in the aftermath of the child sexual abuse scandal.
But the family's plans hit an immediate roadblock.