FSU penalties to impact wins race

Originally Published: March 6, 2009
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

The horse race between Joe Paterno of Penn State and Bobby Bowden of Florida State for the most victories in the history of major college football came to an abrupt halt Friday. Bowden, a game behind Paterno when the 2008 season ended, has pulled up lame due to a case of academic fraud.

Only in the language of the NCAA does the word "vacation" become a pejorative. The NCAA Committee on Infractions announced Friday that Florida State, where Bowden has accumulated 309 of his 382 victories, ...

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