Joe Paterno, Revered Coach Tainted By Scandal, Dies

Joe Paterno Dies

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, the winningest coach in major college football history who was fired in November over a child sexual abuse scandal involving an assistant that rocked America, died on Sunday of lung cancer. He was 85.

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