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BREAKING NEWS: Joe Paterno Fired As Penn State Head Coach


After six decades of being the heart and soul of Penn State Football, Joe Paterno has officially been fired as head coach. A board of trustees meeting was held late Wednesday night in which the conclusion was made to remove JoePa from the program immediately in wake of a former assistant coach’s child sex scandal. Paterno made a public statement Wednesday which included, “I am absolutely devastated by the developments in this case. I grieve for the children and their families, and I pray for their comfort and relief,” “This is a tragedy, it is one of the great sorrows of my life. With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more.” This is a sad day for college football with one of the greatest coaches and leaders forced out of his job due to someone else’s mistakes. Stay tuned this week as we highlight Paterno and his incredible career.

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